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Professor Edward Weaver (OAM), MBBS, FRANZCOG, FACM (Hon)

Board Member, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Board

Edward (Ted) Weaver is a Senior Medical Officer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital. He is Clinical Sub-Dean Griffith University School of Medicine Sunshine Coast. He is a Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at both University of Queensland and Griffith University.

He co-chairs the Qld Maternal and Perinatal Quality Council with Professor Leonie Callaway. The Council oversees the quality of maternity and perinatal care in Qld, reporting to the Qld Minister of Health.

From 1990 to 2011, he was a private specialist in obstetrics and gynaecology in Nambour and a visiting medical officer at Nambour and Selangor Private Hospitals.

In 2001 he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Australian College of Midwives in recognition of work developing collaborative systems of maternity care.

Ted was Vice President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) form 2006, and President from 2008, during a time of significant maternity care reform in Australia.

Ted sits on the Education Strategy Committee and is the Vice Chairman of the Queensland Training Accreditation for RANZCOG.

In 2011, Ted was awarded the University of Queensland Medical Society and School of Medicine Distinction in Clinical Teaching Award for the Sunshine Coast Clinical School and

in the 2016 he was awarded an Australia Day Achievement award for excellence in medical practice, and in the Australia Day Honours he was awarded an Order of Australia Medal (General Division) for his service to medicine and to medical education.

Last updated: 19 February 2021