Primary Care

The Primary Care Committee advises the MACH Board on the capacity and integration of primary care translational research, education, clinical advances, and policy activities with the partners to best meet the needs of the community. The committee informs and guides the key priorities and implement strategies to achieve these.


  • Reviewing other MACH subcommittee activities to identify opportunities to increase integration of primary care and community-based research

  • Influencing best practice primary care research/engagement methodologies for the MACH partners

  • Informing and supporting the MACH strategy with regard to primary care and enabling data integration

  • Working with Monash Partners and other Australian Health Research Alliance (AHRA) partners to influence policy at a state and federal level

  • Enhancing awareness, participation and collaboration with  primary care clinical trials units


50-100 words summarising the breadth of expertise across the committee membership 


Dr. Mukesh Haikerwal
Prof. Allison McKendrick
Prof Jane Hocking


Prof. Lena Sanci
Prof Harriet Hiscock
Jane Henty
Prof Kelsey Hegarty
Dr Ines Rio
A/Prof. Douglas Boyle
A/Prof Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis
Annie Hayward
Dr Ewa Piejko

For more information about the MACH primary care network, our priorities and activities, please address your query to the  MACH Manager,  

Michelle Iddles:


MACH is an NHMRC recognised Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre.

The mission of MACH is to improve health and wellbeing by integrating medical research, education and clinical care.


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