Dr Sue Mackersey

Dr Sue Mackersey is a graduate of the University of Otago Medical School and completed Fellowship training in Australia in 1994. Dr Mackersey’s work experience has been in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, public and private practice, metropolitan and rural settings and across a range of sub specialities. In the twelve years since moving back to Aotearoa New Zealand from Melbourne, she has been based in Tauranga and has been Clinical Director and Director of Area Mental Health Services for the Bay of Plenty and Hauora Tairawhiti.

Dr Mackersey has served three terms on the RANZCP Finance Committee and is a member of the investment subcommittee and Aotearoa NZ branch committee. She has supported development of education and research and been active in training as a supervisor and examiner. In 2017 she convened the Aotearoa NZ RANZCP conference.

Dr Mackersey participates in a broad range of leadership and governance activities. In recent years her clinical focus has been in the field of addictions, adolescent and maternal mental health. She has a research interest interest in psychosocial response and recovery from disaster and rural health.

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

Dr Sue Mackersey can be contacted via sue.mackersey@ranzcp.org.

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