Vera Dimitropoulos - Co-Director
With a background in Health Information Management, Vera was the Executive Manager, Classification Development at the National Centre for Classification in Health at the University of Sydney until 2017 and now leads the Centre as Co-Director, together with Richard Madden. She is also a member of the Education and Implementation Committee within the World Health Organization’s Family of International Classifications Network and is working on ICD-11 as part of the International Joint Task Force.
Vera is currently on the Board of the Health Information Management Association of Australia (HIMAA) and is a Visiting Fellow at Western Sydney University working on the development of the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management). Vera is also Director for the Western Pacific Region, International Federation of Health Information Management Associations.
As well as her teaching roles within the University of Sydney and Western Sydney University, Vera has in the past managed major classification projects for the University of Sydney, most recently, the development of the AR-DRG Classification System which incorporates ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS and the AR-DRG classifications.