A/PROF Marie Bismark

A/PROF Marie Bismark




  • Dr Marie Bismark is a public health physician and health lawyer. Her research focuses on the role of clinical governance, regulation, and patient complaints in improving the quality and safety of healthcare. 

    Marie works within the Law and Public Health, a unit of the Centre for Health Policy within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

    Marie is an experienced company director and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Her current governance roles include serving as a non-executive director of the Young and Well CRC, Summerset retirement villages, Family Planning, and GMHBA health insurance.

    Marie has previously worked as a doctor in a number of New Zealand hospitals, served as a legal adviser to the Health and Disability Commissioner, been a solicitor with a leading New Zealand law firm, and completed a Harkness Fellowship in Healthcare Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health. She has published widely on no-fault compensation, patient safety and healthcare complaints resolution.”

    See more at: http://www.youngandwellcrc.org.au/about/our-team/dr-marie-bismark/#sthash.4bW1wHj8.dpuf


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Education and training

  • MBHL, University of Otago 2014
  • MPH, University of Otago 2010
  • LLB, Victoria University of Wellington 2001
  • MBChB, University of Otago 1997

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, 2017
  • Fellow of the Australian Faculty of Public Health Medicine, 2013


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