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Patrick Burselum and Mary Estelle Healy Medical Research Foundation Research Committee

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The constitution of the Patrick Burselum and Mary Estelle Healy Medical Research Foundation Research Committee.

Constitution

1. The committee consists of:

(i) the Vice-Chancellor of the University for the time being as Chair;

(ii) a professor of medicine of the University appointed by the Senate of the University (hereinafter called 'the Senate') from time to time;

(iii) a professor of surgery of the University appointed by the Senate from time to time;

(iv) a professor of biochemistry of the University appointed by the Senate from time to time;

(v) a member or fellow of a Royal College of Physicians appointed by the Senate from time to time on the recommendation of the local State Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians;

(vi) Doctor Carl Georgeff and on his ceasing to be a member of the committee, a fellow of a Royal College of Surgeons appointed from time to time by the Senate on the recommendation of the local State Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons;

(vii) a general medical practitioner appointed by the Senate from time to time on the recommendation of the Western Australian branch of the Australian Medical Association;

(viii) one other person to be appointed from time to time by a majority vote of the other members of the committee which person shall hold office for such period as the majority vote of the committee shall from time to time decide.

2.(a) Doctor Carl Georgeff shall remain a member of the committee until he resigns or dies.

(b) Subject to paragraph (a) above, each of the members of the committee appointed pursuant to paragraph 1(ii) to (vii) inclusive shall hold office for a period of three years or until he or she dies or resigns within that period and shall at the expiration of his or her period of appointment be eligible for reappointment.

(c) In the event of any member of the committee, appointed pursuant to paragraph 1(ii) to (vii) inclusive above, ceasing for any reason to be a member of the committee then the Senate shall and where necessary, on the recommendation of the appropriate body, fill such vacancy.

(d)(i) The committee may, subject to sub-paragraph (ii) hereof, from time to time grant leave of absence to any member appointed pursuant to paragraph 1(ii) to (viii) inclusive for such period as the committee sees fit.

(ii) In the event that a member granted leave as herein provided was appointed pursuant to paragraph 1(ii) to (vii) inclusive hereof then the Senate shall and where necessary, on the recommendation of the appropriate body, appoint a nominee to fill the temporary vacancy so arising.

(iii) In the event that a member granted leave as herein provided was appointed pursuant to paragraph 1(viii) then the committee by a majority vote of the other members of the committee may appoint a nominee to fill the temporary vacancy so arising.

Note: Information about the role of the Committee may be found in the deed of trust for the Arnold Yeldham and Mary Raine Medical Research Foundation.

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