Dr Elizabeth Moore


Dr Elizabeth Moore was born in Malaya, educated in England and Australia, completing her undergraduate medical degree at the University of Adelaide before attaining Fellowship of the RANZCP in 1990. She has special interests in codesign and governance of mental health services as well as the social and cultural determinants of health and wellbeing and their influence through a systems thinking lens.

Dr Moore has worked in both public and private hospital and community settings, holding clinical and administrative positions in psychiatry in South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia and is the inaugural ACT Coordinator-General of the Office of Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Dr Moore has been active in RANZCP activities for many years, including most recently as the Chair of the Western Australian Branch Committee (May 2015-October 2018). In this role, Dr Moore was a member of the Members Advisory Council and the Australian Branch and New Zealand National Committee Chairs Forum and established the WA Section of Leadership and Management. Dr Moore also completed a full six year term of the Corporate Governance and Risk Committee (2013-2019) and has been a member of the Committee for Continuing Medical Education and the Committee for Examinations. Dr Moore’s earlier representation included the WA Branch Representative on General Council (2009-2013), as well as educational activities through examining and sitting on assessment and examination sub-committees.

Dr Moore initially joined the Board in May 2019 as a Casual Vacancy Director for a 12-month term and was elected to the Board in June 2020. Dr Moore assumed the role of President Elect from May 2021 for a two-year term, during which time she will chair the Members’ Advisory Council and Audit Committee.

Dr Moore is the Chair of the Members’ Advisory Council and Audit Committee and member of the Finance Committee and Practice, Policy and Partnerships Committee.

Dr Moore can be contacted via president-elect.ranzcp@ranzcp.org and elizabeth.moore@ranzcp.org

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