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KYLIE ROBB - Practice Services Manager MHSM (Clinical Leadership), GradCert InfecPrev&Cont, CICP – P, MAICD, FACIPC

Kylie Robb heads the Australian Dental Association's (NSW Branch) Practice Services division and has been instrumental in advocating for best practice in infection prevention and control (IPC) standards for the oral health profession in Australia and around the world.

Kylie is a Fellow and Board Director of ACIPC with post graduate qualifications in IPC and Health Services Management. Kylie is a Credentialed Infection Control Professional (CICP-P) and an Adjunct Lecturer for the University of Newcastle among many achievements.  Kylie is a respected presenter across Australia, routinely providing education and leadership on IPC, dental practice sustainability, quality improvement and clinical governance. Kylie has been recognised by the World Health Organisation's Western Pacific Regional Office for her dental IPC expertise and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America through her appointment onto their International Ambassadors Program.
 


     

REBECCA JENKINS - Practice Services Advisor  
BHlthSci (Health Services Management)

As key member of the Practice Services Team, Rebecca believes in the benefits of accreditation and understands the challenges a practice faces to implement compliant infection control protocols. Rebecca works closely with Kylie to develop and deliver consistently high quality services to our members. Utilising over 15 years of dental experience and a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Health Services Management from Western Sydney University, Rebecca enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience to assist practice teams while conducting our onsite infection control review services and supporting practice teams to achieve accreditation.
 


VANESSA LANE - Practice Services Coordinator

Vanessa supports both Kylie and Rebecca in the administrative functions of the team. She brings with her many years' experience working for health associations, including six years working in the ADA NSW Advisory Services team. Vanessa enjoys assisting members to ensure their practice runs more efficiently. 




 
 
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KAREN SMITH - Consumer Relations & Engagement Advisor

Karen brings with her 15 years' clinical experience as a dental hygienist, graduating from Cardiff University Dental Hospital with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene. Karen enjoys speaking to members of the community about their dental concerns. Karen gathers information and feedback received from consumers, to help in advising and supporting our members to continually improve and maintain high standards.