The RMA is comprised of a Chairperson and four other members. All members are appointed by the Minister on a part-time basis and at least one member must have 5 years experience in the field of epidemiology. The current membership consists of Professors Saunders (Chairperson), Cicuttini, Byrne, Doust and Kaldor.

The Ministerial appointment of the RMA Members is as follows: Professors Saunders and Cicuttini until 30 June 2021, Professor Byrne until 30 June 2022, Professor Doust until 30 September 2020 and Professor Kaldor until 1 February 2019.

Professor Terence Campbell


Professor Terence Campbell AM, MD (UNSW), DPhil (Oxon), FRACP is Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

Professor Gerard Byrne


Professor Gerard Byrne, BSc(Med) 1978 UNSW, MBBS (Hons) 1980 UNSW, PhD 1997 UQ, FRANZCP. Professor Byrne is Head of the Discipline of Psychiatry within the School of Medicine at the University of Queensland and Director of Geriatric Psychiatry at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.

Professor Flavia Cicuttini


Professor Flavia Cicuttini AM, MBBS (Monash), PhD , FRACP, MSc (Lond), DLSHTM, FAFPHM, FAAHMS. Professor Cicuttini is Head of Rheumatology, Alfred Hospital and Head of Musculoskeletal Unit, School of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University.

Professor Jenny Doust


Professor Jenny Doust BA, BEcons, BMBS, Grad Dip Clin Epi, PhD, FRACGP. Professor Doust is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology in the Centre for Research in Evidence Based Practice at Bond University and also works half-time as a general practitioner in Brisbane.

Professor Michael Hensley

Professor Michael Hensley MBBS, PhD, FRACP is Director of Medical Services at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney  and Emeritus Professor of Medicine of the University of Newcastle. Professor Michael Hensley MBBS, PhD, FRACP was appointed to the Authority in April 2022.