Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite
University of Birmingham
BA UNE, DipLab Rels and the Law Syd, MIR Syd, MBA Macq, PhD UNSW, FAIM, FCHSE
Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite is Founding Director of the Australian Institute for Health Innovation and Director of the Centre for Clinical Governance Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia. Jeffrey is working with HSMC to develop a joint portfolio of research around health care quality, patient safety and health system reform.
His research examines the changing nature of health systems, particularly patient safety, leadership and management, the structure and culture of organisations and their network characteristics, attracting funding of more than AUD$36 million [£21million], chiefly from researcher-initiated National Health and Medical Research Council and Australian Research Council grants.
He has contributed multiple papers in the British Medical Journal and The Lancet. His research appears in journals such as Social Science & Medicine, Quality and Safety in Health Care, International Journal of Quality in Health Care, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association and many other prestigious journals. Jeffrey has received numerous national and international awards including a Vice-Chancellor’s award for teaching from U NSW, a Gold Medal of the Uniting Church of Australia for services to older people and six separate awards for research papers in 2007 and 2008.