Prof Jim Wilkinson - Curriculum Vitae

  • Name:  

    James Leonard Wilkinson

    Nationality:  

    British / Australian (Dual nationality)

    Marital Status:  

    Married (wife: Helen. Children: 4 sons)

    Qualifications / Diplomas:  

    • MB, ChB, (Birmingham) 1966
    • MRCP (U.K.) 1971
    • FRCP (London) 1984
    • FRACP 1991
    • FACC 1993
    • FRCPCH 1997
    • FCSANZ 2004

    Education:

    • School - Clifton College, Bristol
    • University - University of Birmingham, England
    • Academic - Distinction in surgery. Proxime - Accessit for the Leith-Newman prize in pathology
    • Honours in Anatomy and Histology, Pathology and Bacteriology, Paediatrics and Child Health

    Appointments

    1. House Surgeon, General Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. July, 1966-Jan 1967.
    2. House Physician, General Medicine / Diabetes, General Hospital, Birmingham. Jan-July, 1967.
    3. House Physician, General Paediatrics, Birmingham Children's Hospital. July, 1967 - Jan 1968.
    4. Senior House Officer (R.M.O.) General Paediatrics and Paediatric Cardiology, Birmingham Children's Hospital.February, 1968 - July, 1968.
    5. Senior House Officer, Neonatal Paediatrics, Birmingham Maternity Hospital. Jul 1968-Jan1969.
    6. Senior House Officer, Neurology, Midland Centre for Neurology and Neuro-surgery, Smethwick. January, 1969 - July, 1969.
    7. Medical Registrar, General Medicine with special interest in diabetes and cardiology, Cheltenham General Hospital. July, 1969 - April, 1971.
    8. Registrar in Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. April, 1971 - July, 1972
    9. Lecturer in Child Health, University of Liverpool and Honorary Senior Registrar, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital. August, 1972 - July, 1975.
    10. Locum Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital.
      July 1974 - June1975. (On leave of absence from Lectureship).
    11. Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital. Aug 1975-Dec 1987.
    12. Director, Regional Paediatric Cardiac Unit, Liverpool.January, 1987 - December, 1987.
    13. Director of Cardiology, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, 1988 - 2001

    Other Appointments

    1. Clinical Lecturer in Child Health (Honorary) 1979 -1987.
    2. Research Fellow (Honorary), Department of Child Health, 1979 - 1987.

    Current Appointments

    • Professorial Fellow, Dept of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne
    • Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.
    • Cardiologist (Honorary), Royal Melbourne Hospital.
    • Cardiologist (Honorary), Monash Medical Centre.
    • Cardiologist (Honorary), St Vincent's Private Hospital, Melbourne.
    • Cardiologist (Honorary), Geelong Hospital.
    • Cardiologist (Honorary), Goulburn Valley Base Hospital, Shepparton.

    Membership of societies

    • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ)
    • Paediatric Research Society of Australia
    • Australian Medical Association (AMA)
    • British Cardiac Society (BCS)
    • Association for European Paediatric Cardiology (AEPC)
    • British Medical Association (BMA)
    • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant (ISHLT)
    • International Society of Invasive Cardiology in Congenital Heart Disease (ISICCHD)

    Editorial Boards

    • Member of Editorial Board - Int.J.Cardiol.1985 - 1995
    • Member of Editorial Board - British Heart Journal, 1985 - 1988
    • Member of Editorial Board - Paediatric Cardiology. 1990 - 1997
    • Member of Editorial Board - Cardiology in the Young.
    • Member of Editorial Board - Indonesian Journal of Pediatric Cardiology
    • Member of Editorial Board - Indian Heart Journal
    • Paediatric Cardiology Editor - Heart Lung and Circulation.

    Other non-clinical responsibilities (past and present)

    1. Chairman, Liverpool Paediatric Club (1979 - 1980)
    2. Secretary , Division of Paediatrics (South/Central Hospitals) 1979 - 1981 (Liverpool)
    3. Convenor, Paediatric Cardiology Group, British Paediatric Association, 1979 - 1983
    4. Organiser of Poster Sessions, 1st World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology - London, June 1980
    5. Secretary for Ordinary Meetings, Liverpool Medical Institution, 1981/1982, 1982/1983
    6. Member of Council, Liverpool Medical Institution, 1981/1982, 1982/1983
    7. Member of Library Committee, Liverpool Medical Institution, 1981 - 1985
    8. Paediatric Division Representative, M.E.C. (South/Central Hospitals), 1979 - 1981 (Liverpool)
    9. B.M.A. Place of Work Accredited Representative (P.O.W.A.R.) 1980 - 1987
    10. Secretary - Paediatric Medical Executive Committee - 1982 - 1984 (Liverpool)
    11. Treasurer - Liverpool Medical Institution, 1985 - 1987
    12. Chairman - Liverpool - Paediatric Medical Executive Committee 1987
    13. British Paediatric Association representative on Joint Cardiology Liaison Committee between Royal College of Physicians & Department of Health. 1986 - 1987
    14. Member of Health Advisory Committee, National Heart Foundation (Australia) 1996-97
    15. Council member, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 1997-2004
    16. Paediatric representative. Cardiology Specialist Advisory Committee, RACP. 1999-2005
    17. Medical Staff Association representative to AMA (VIC) Council. 2001-2004
    18. Chairman of Medical Staff Association, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. 2002-2005

    Contributions to scientific meetings and visits to other centres

    Papers/Posters contributed to:

    • American College of Cardiology
    • American Heart Association
    • Association of European Paediatric Cardiologists
    • Asian Congress of Paediatric Cardiology
    • Asian Pacific Congress of Cardiology
    • Australian College of Paediatrics
    • British Cardiac Society
    • British Paediatric Association
    • Brown's Club (Surgical) (U.K.)
    • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
    • Cardiac Surgical Research Club (U.K.)
    • European Society of Cardiology
    • Liverpool Medical Institution (U.K.)
    • Manchester Medical Society (U.K.)
    • Paediatric Cardiology Group (U.K.)
    • Paediatric Visiting Club (U.K.)
    • Paediatric Research Society (U.K.)
    • Royal Society of Medicine (Anaesthetic section) (U.K.)
    • Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
    • World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology
    • World Congress of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
    • World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery
    • World Congress of Cardiology

    Invited lectures/papers

    • Symposium on congenital heart disease - Milan (March, 1978)
    • Symposium on univentricular heart - Munich (May, 1978)
    • Paediatric Cardiology Symposium - London (1978)
    • Postgraduate cardiac surgical course - London (1978)
    • Postgraduate course on Paediatric Cardiology - London (1977,1978)
    • Echocardiography course - Newcastle (1978, 1979, 1985, 1986)
    • Paediatric Cardiology Symposium - London (1981)
    • Royal Society of Medicine (Anaesthetics section) 1978
    • Gloucester branch B.M.A. (1979)
    • British Heart Foundation Lecture - Blackpool, 1979
    • British Heart Foundation Lecture - Isle of Man, 1981
    • British Heart Foundation Lecture - Llandudno, 1980
    • British Council Course - Cambridge, 1981
    • British Council Course - Cambridge, 1983
    • British Council Course - Cambridge, 1985
    • British Council Course - Cambridge, 1987
    • Manchester University, 1982 (Dental Faculty)
    • Manchester (Hope Hospital) 1980
    • Blackburn - Postgraduate Centre, 1981
    • Stafford - Postgraduate Centre, 1980
    • Echocardiography course - Harefield Hospital (1984, 1987)
    • British Heart Foundation Lecture - Stowerbridge, Postgraduate Centre, 1984
    • British Heart Foundation Lecture - Leighton (Crewe), Postgraduate Centre, 1985
    • British Heart Foundation Lecture - Macclesfield, Postgraduate Centre, 1985
    • Symposium on Cyanotic Heart Defects - Prague, 1986
    • Neonatology symposium - Srinagar, Kashmir 1986
    • Extension Lecture - Aligarh, India 1986
    • Paediatric Cardiology Symposium - Newcastle, 1986
    • John Agar Memorial Lecture - Geelong 1989
    • Cardiac Society of India (Delhi Branch) 1989
    • Postgraduate meeting, Warrnambool, Victoria, 1990
    • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Auckland N.Z. August 1990
    • International Workshop - "Updates in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery", Madras, India. January 1991
    • Paediatric Cardiology Symposium, Jakarta, Indonesia. April 1991
    • James Hutchinson Memorial Lecture, Hong Kong, April 1993
    • Paediatric Cardiology Symposium, Liverpool UK, May 1994
    • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Adelaide. Aug 1994
    • Indonesian Heart Association, Bandung, July 1994
    • International Congress of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Liverpool, UK, May 1995
    • Asian Pacific Congress of Cardiology, Bali. 1995
    • Symposium on Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Tokyo. 1995
    • Indonesian Society of Paediatrics, Bukittinghi, Sumatra. 1996
    • Cardiac Surgery / Cardiology Symposium, Okayama, Japan. March 1997
    • 13th Biennial Asian Congress on Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Sydney 1997
    • 3rd National Symposium on Paediatric Cardiology, Jakarta 1998
    • Hong Kong Paediatric Society. Nov 1998
    • Indonesian Association of Paediatric Cardiologists. Jakarta. Nov 1998
    • Inaugural meeting, Indian Society for Paediatric Cardiology, Delhi. March 1999
    • 'Non Coronary Intervention' meeting, Bangalore, India. April 1999
    • Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, Monterey, California. May 1999
    • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand. Aug 1999
    • 7th Asian Congress of Paediatric Cardiology, Lahore, Pakistan. Oct 1999
    • International Conference on Transcatheter Interventions. New Delhi, India. Jan 2000
    • 1st Annual Paediatric Cardiology Symposium, Pakistan Paediatric Cardiology Society. Karachi, Pakistan. Feb 2000
    • Millennium Intervention Meeting. Novotel, Melbourne. August 2000
    • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Melbourne Aug 2000
    • 1st Meeting of the South African Heart Association.Stellenbosch, South Africa. Nov 2000
    • 12th Japanese Pediatric Interventional Cardiology (JPIC) meeting, Matsumoto, Japan. Jan 2001
    • Symposium on Echocardiography / Morphology Correlations, Sydney. Oct 2001
    • 11th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Melbourne. Oct 2001
    • 14th World Congress of Cardiology, Sydney. May 2002
    • 4th THIC symposium in Paediatric Cardiology. Bali, Indonesia. June 2002
    • 12th National Congress of Child Health, Bali, Indonesia. July 2002
    • 12th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Indonesian Heart Ass. & 6th Interventional Cardiology Workshop. Jakarta, Indonesia. April 2003.
    • Symposium in Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound. Melbourne. July 2003
    • 3rd International Symposium of Pakistan Paediatric Cardiology Society. Karachi, October 2003.
    • Cardiac Society of India. Kolkata. Dec 2003
    • Gulf Heart Association. Muscat, Oman. Jan 2004.
    • 14th James Hutchinson Memorial Lecture, Hong Kong, May 2004
    • 37th Edgar Mannheimer Memorial Lecture. AEPC, Munich. May 2004
    • IJN Live Workshop. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. June 2004
    • 1st Indonesian Interventional Pediatric Cardiology Symposium. Batam Island. July 2004.
    • PICS VIII & ENTICS II, Chicago. Sep 2004.
    • 5th THIC symposium in Pediatric Cardiology. Beijing. Oct 2004 
    • 5th Biennial Conference of Pakistan Society of CV Surgeons. Lahore, Pakistan. March 2005
    • 5th World Congress of Paediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, Buenos Aires. Sep 2005
    • 17th Biennial Congress of Cardiology, Karachi, Pakistan. Dec 16th - 18th 2005
    • National Conference on Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. Muscat, Oman. Feb. 7 - 9, 2006
    • IJN Live Workshop. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. July 2006
    • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. 54th Annual Meeting,Canberra. Aug 2006
    • PICS 2006, Las Vegas. Sep 2006.
    • Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine 36th Annual meeting. Melbourne. Sep 2006
    • 1st Asia-Pacific Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, Bangkok. Nov 2006
    • 1st All African Conference on Cardiology, Diabetes and Stroke. Nairobi, Kenya. May 2007
    • PICS 2007, Las Vegas. July 2007.
    • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. 55th Annual Meeting, Christchurch, NZ Aug 2007
    • 19th Annual Saudi Heart Association Meeting. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Feb 2008
    • 2nd Asia-Pacific Congress of Pediatric Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, Jeju Island, S Korea. May 2008
    • PICS 2008, Las Vegas. July 2008
    • Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. 56th Annual Meeting, Adelaide. Aug 2008
    • Dobell Day Meeting, Montreal Children's Hospital. October 2008
    • XX Congresso Brasiliero de Cardiologia Pediátrica, Florianopolis, Brazil. Nov 2008

    Other invited visits

    • Ancona, Italy, 1979 - Consultation, Postgraduate teaching
    • Benghazi, Libya - Consultation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Teaching. 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982 (Twice), 1983 (Twice), 1985
    • Amman, Jordan, 1985 - Postgraduate Teaching
    • Delhi, India, 1989 - Postgraduate teaching
    • Jakarta, Indonesia, 1991 - Teaching, consulting
    • Jakarta, Indonesia, 1993 - Teaching, consulting
    • Jakarta, Indonesia, 1994 - Teaching, consulting
    • Hong Kong, 1996 - Teaching, consulting
    • Hong Kong, 1998 - Teaching, consulting
    • Bangalore, India. 1999. 'Non Coronary Intervention' meeting
    • 7th ACPC, Lahore, Pakistan. 1999 Interventional live workshop
    • Hyderabad, India. 2000. Interventional live workshop
    • Karachi, Pakistan. 2000. Interventional workshop
    • Lahore, Pakistan. 2000. Interventional workshop
    • Suva, Fiji Sep 2000. Consulting, Teaching
    • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong - Interventional Proctoring,Teaching, Dec 2000
    • Taipei & Kaohsiung, Taiwan - Interventional Proctoring, April 2001
    • Taichung, Taipei & Kaohsiung, Taiwan - Teaching / Proctoring, Oct/Nov 2001
    • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong - Proctoring,Teaching, Feb 2002
    • Taichung, Kaohsiung & Taipei, Taiwan - Teaching / Proctoring, April 2002
    • Jakarta and Surabaya, Indonesia. - Teaching / Proctoring, Sep 2002
    • Lahore, Pakistan. 2000. Interventional workshop. Sep 2003
    • Karachi, Pakistan. 2000. Interventional workshop. Oct 2003
    • Hong Kong. Teaching, proctoring. April/May 2004
    • Karachi, Pakistan. Interventional workshop. Mar 2005
    • Lahore, Pakistan. Interventional workshop. Mar 2005
    • Faculty member. PICS / ENTICHS 2005. Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sep 2005
    • Multi-Societal Database Committee Montreal, Canada. Oct 2008   

    Publications

    Website: www.jimandhelen.com