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Christine Kilpatrick

Professor Christine Kilpatrick

DMedSci(Hons) MBBS MBA MD FRACP FRACMA FAICD FAHMS Board Director
Alliance position: Chief Executive, Melbourne Health View alliance profile

Professor Christine Kilpatrick commenced as Chief Executive, Melbourne Health in May 2017. Previous appointments include Chief Executive, the Royal Children’s Hospital from 2008 – 2017, Executive Director Medical Services, Melbourne Health and Executive Director Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Health 2004-2008. Prior to these appointments she was a neurologist, specialising in epilepsy.

Christine is a member of several boards including Orygen, National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC).  She was awarded a Centenary medal in 2003, in 2014 was included in the Victorian Honour Roll of Women, in 2017 was a recipient of the Inaugural Distinguished Fellow’s Award, Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators and in 2018 inducted in the top 50 Public Sector Women.

Professor Kilpatrick has been a Director from 1 July 2010 through to 20 April 2017 and again from 1 May 2017.