Professional Staff

 

Jasmine Katakos

As Senior Manager of Operations and Strategy, Jasmine Katakos manages NICM Health Research Institute's operations, implementing the Institute's strategic plan, further developing our business model and guiding the next phase of development. Ms Katakos joined NICM Health Research Institute in 2019.

Natalie Connor 

Natalie Connor

Ms Connor joined NICM Health Research Institute in 2015 as the Institute's Communications Strategy Manager. Her role is responsible for driving awareness of the Institute's research and activities amongst key external and internal audiences and managing the Institute's communication channels and platforms.

 

Jule Forti

Mrs Forti joined NICM Health Research Institute in 2019 as the Institute Coordinator. She is responsible for the day-to-day administration, and oversees all administration, office management, space allocation and human resource functions of the organisation.

 

Angelo Di Sapia

Mr Di Sapia is NICM Health Research Institute's Commercial Manager. His skill set spans clinical practice, product design and development, research, regulatory affairs, education and course development, business development, sales and team management skills.

 

Dina Vadassery

Mr Vadassery is Laboratory Manager for NICM Health Research Institute’s commercial, preclinical and research laboratories. In addition to their day to day operations, he is responsible for the preparation of validation and stability protocols, quotations and work schedules.

 

Jennifer Rodda

Mrs Rodda joined NICM Health Research Institute in 2018 as the  Institute's Communications Officer. Her role is responsible for the delivery of events and the development of marketing and communications collateral and support.

 

June Knight

Mrs Knight joined NICM Health Research Institute in March 2020 as an Administration Officer. She is responsible for administration support related to Higher Degree Research students and to the Institute’s academics, senior management and executives.

Kate Corcoran

Ms Corcoran is NICM Health Research Institute’s Research Policy Officer. She is responsible for providing support to research projects and collaborations related to policy work in integrative medicine.

 

Lisa Focas

Ms Focas provides day-to-day administration and executive support to NICM Health Research Institute's Director and assists with special projects.

 

Melissa Jordana

Ms Jordana joined NICM Health Research Institute in 2018 as an administrative officer. Mrs Jordana provides day-to-day administrative support to all staff and students, as well as travel and expense management for executive staff.

Martha Ibrahim

Ms Ibrahim joined NICM Health Research Institute in 2016 as an Analytical Chemist in our Herbal Analysis Laboratory. She brings to her role over eight years of laboratory experience from working previously in the pharmaceutical industry.

 

Rick Romero

Mr Romero joined NICM Health Research Institute in 2018 as the Research Management Officer. In this role he provides preclinical, clinical and translational research support.

Suzannah Bourchier

Suzannah Bourchier

Ms Bourchier is NICM Health Research Institute's Clinical Trial Manager. She is provides clinical research support across various projects.