Collaborative research on a wide range of diseases in PNG

PNGIMR Council

The Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research is governed by a 14-member Council. The Council meets regularly to discuss matters of importance to our work. Members are drawn from IMR, University of PNG School of Medicine and Health Sciences and School of Natural and Physical Sciences, Department of Health, Medical Society of PNG, National AIDS Council Secretariat, Goroka General Hospital, Community representative with a particular interest in women’s and children’s rights, and parliament.

The Council members are:

Council Chairman Professor Sir Isi Kevau

University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS)

Professor William Pomat

PNGIMR Director

Dr Evelyn Lavu

Director of Central Public Health

Professor Nakapi Tefuarani

Dean of School of Medicine and
Health Science, UPNG

Mr Tony Lupiwa

Proxy member to Dr Nick Dala

Dr Moses Laman

PNGIMR Deputy Director

Professor Frank Griffin

Vice Chancellor of University of
Papua New Guinea

Dr Nick Dala

National AIDS Council Secretariat

Dr Osborne Liko

Health Secretary, National Department of Health

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