A child psychologist by training, Dr. Tim Moore is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Community Child Health at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne. He heads a small team with responsibility for monitoring, reviewing and synthesising research literature on a wide range of topics relating to child development, family functioning and service systems. He has been the principal writer on numerous Centre for Community Child Health reviews, reports and policy briefs, many of which have had a significant impact on policy and practice, nationally and internationally. Prior to joining CCCH, Tim worked as an educational and developmental psychologist in a variety of settings, including early childhood intervention services for young children with developmental disabilities and their families. He has taken a leading role nationally in the development of policy and training in the early childhood intervention field.
Rachel Robinson – Manager, Centre for Community Child Health
Rachel Robinson is an evaluation, policy and service development specialist at the Centre for Community Child Health where she has been working with communities to improve the conditions for families raising children since 2007. Rachel is currently working on By Five, an ambitious collaboration in Victoria’s Wimmera Southern Mallee region. By Five aims to create an environment where families have a voice in design of the services they need to thrive in their unique rural and regional communities. Rachel brings to her role considerable experience in federal government and community services and is a passionate volunteer in roles spanning health, education, sport, housing and the arts.
Annie Moulden – Clinical Lead, Victorian Paediatric Clinical Network
Annie Moulden is a General Development and Behavioural Paediatrician. Having commenced working as a Consultant in 1994, Annie has over 25 years of clinical experience as a paediatrician. She studied Medicine at Melbourne University, commenced her paediatric training at the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) in 1984 and completed her training in Nottingham, UK. Annie is also a self-described Quality and Safety activist with a long-held passion for improving how we deliver healthcare. She was awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in 2011 for her contribution to Paediatrics and to Patient Safety. Her previous roles include being the Director of Quality at RCH and the Clinical Director, Innovation and Quality at Monash Health and she is currently the Clinical Lead, Victorian Paediatric Clinical Network and the Medical Lead, Quality & Safety, RCH. She is a past Director of the Latrobe Hospital, Traralgon and Very Special Kids and is currently on the Boards of Children’s Healthcare Australasia and Koala Kids Foundation. Annie is passionate about health care that results in patients and their families receiving excellent clinical care alongside a positive and enabling experience. She works with children and their parents to build resilience and capacity in improving their physical and mental health. Annie has watched with surprise and delight her three children become young adults and spends her free time running, entertaining, being entertained and planning holidays.