Meet the Executive team

Dr Quentin Reeves, President

BHB MBCHB (Auck) FRANZCR

Quentin Reeves was a founding member of AMSIG and was convenor of the Annual Scientific Meetings in Auckland in 2004 and 2015.

Quentin graduated from University of Auckland Medical School in 1983 and completed his radiology training in Auckland in 1990. He was a fellow in Musculoskeletal Radiology at University of California Los Angeles 1990-91. He worked in Sydney as a partner at Castlereagh Radiology from 1991-2000 and was also a VMO at Prince of Wales Hospital. Quentin was a member of the radiology team at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and the 2006 Commonwealth Games. He returned to New Zealand in 2000 and currently works at Auckland City Hospital as a musculoskeletal radiologist and is also the managing radiologist at Specialist Radiology and MRI, a subspecialty musculoskeletal radiology practice.

Particular areas of interest for Quentin include MRI and Spinal intervention as well as musculoskeletal nuclear medicine, including SPECT CT. He has published in peer reviewed journals and lectured in New Zealand and overseas.

Quentin is a member of the RANZCR New Zealand Branch Executive and a member of the NZ RANZCR Musculoskeletal Reference Committee, which liaises with Orthopaedic and other specialist colleges as well as funding providers.

Dr Tim Dickson, Vice/Incoming President

BMed, MMed, FRANZCR

Tim Dickson gained his medical degree from The University of Newcastle in 2004 and completed his internship and basic training at the John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle. He also spent two years as an unaccredited orthopaedic registrar for the Hunter New England Health Service and two years as an accredited orthopaedic registrar on the Queensland Orthopaedic training scheme. Tim ultimately switched career paths to Radiology and relocated to Melbourne where he completed his radiology training at The Alfred Hospital in 2015 followed by an MRI, musculoskeletal imaging and intervention fellowship with Dr George Koulouris in East Melbourne.

Tim currently works in private practice in East Melbourne focusing on musculoskeletal imaging and in tervention as well as holding a visiting medical officer position at the Alfred Hospital in MR imaging. Tim has presented at previous AMSIG meetings and was the co-convener for the most recent AMSIG ASM in Melbourne 2017.

Dr Lara Sweetman, Secretary

MBChB BAO, BA, FRANZCR

Dr Lara Sweetman graduated from the School of Medicine in Trinity College Dublin in 1996 and after gaining postgraduate experience in Ireland and Queensland, completed her radiology training in Auckland. She attained fellowship of the Royal Australian and NZ College of Radiologists and was appointed a Consultant Radiologist in 2008.

Lara subsequently undertook subspecialty training in Musculoskeletal Radiology through a combined Auckland Radiology Group/Auckland City Hospital fellowship. Areas of expertise include sports and orthopaedic imaging, with a particular interest in image-guided musculoskeletal and spinal intervention. In addition to working in ARG, Lara is also a Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist at Auckland City Hospital.

Dr Sally Sojan, Treasurer

MBBS, FRANZCR

Dr Sally Sojan graduated from the University of Queensland in 1996 with a Bachelor of Surgery and a Bachelor of Medicine and undertook her training in radiology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Queensland. She completed a Fellowship in nuclear medicine at the Royal Brisbane Hospital and at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. This was followed by a Fellowship in MRI and musculoskeletal imaging at Queensland X-Ray in Brisbane, Queensland. She joined South Coast Radiology on the Gold Coast and works in their Toowoomba practice, Darling Downs Radiology.

Dr Greg Cowderoy, Outgoing President

MBBS FRANZCR

Greg Cowderoy trained in radiology at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Greg has published in peer reviewed international journals and has been invited to present musculoskeletal imaging topics throughout Australia.

He has worked as a radiologist in Brisbane Private Hospital since 1992 and was director of the diagnostic imaging department for the hospital from 2005-2010. Brisbane Private Hospital provides specialist orthopaedic and sports medicine services in Brisbane. Since 2010 he has had the pleasure of practicing in a specialist musculoskeletal imaging practice, Brisbane Private Imaging, with three like-minded colleagues. He has also enjoyed working and teaching at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital diagnostic imaging department in recent years.

Greg is the President of the Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group. He has served on the Brisbane Private Hospital Medical Advisory Committee since 2006 and the Queensland Branch Committee of the RANZCR since 2004. He is an associate member of AO Spine Australia. His areas of special interest include musculoskeletal imaging, image-guided procedures and vascular access.

The Education
Subcommittee

The Education Subcommittee is composed of AMSIG members appointed by the AMSIG Executive. Its role is to assist with planning future events and educational material at the request of the executive. This includes assisting with the appointment of conveners and suggesting themes and speakers for meetings that AMSIG hosts or with which the organisation is involved, such as the Annual Scientific Meeting and International Intersociety Meetings. Members of the Executive may also sit on the subcommittee when required.

The chair of the subcommittee should be a convener of the next Annual Scientific Meeting and reports directly to the Executive at the regular Executive Committee Meetings.

Current Members of the Education Subcommittee are:

Dr Tom Entwistle, Chair
Dr Emily Davidson
Dr Al Eason
Dr David Dow
Dr Peter Counsel