Dr Stella Heley
Dr Stella Heley - Senior Liaison Physician

BA(Hons), MB BS, DipVen (Lond),FAChSHM

Dr Stella Heley is a Sexual Health Physician and the Senior Liaison Physician at VCS. Well known to the GP and nursing community, Stella has spoken to hundreds of health practitioners over the years giving support to enable the best management of both the cervical screening program and sexually transmissible infections. Stella was a member of the HPV Vaccine Working Party of ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunization) prior to the introduction of the HPV vaccine onto the National Immunization Program in 2007. She has written on these topics for a number of medical journals and is regularly invited to speak at medical meetings.

Dr Siobhan Burke
Dr Siobhan Burke - Liaison Physician

MB BS, FAChSHM, MPH, Grad Cert PH (Sexual Health)

Dr Siobhan Bourke, a Sexual Health Physician, joined VCS in 2006 as a Liaison Physician to support VCS’s commitment to providing educational services to Pap screen providers across Victoria. Siobhan’s strong interest in medical education led her to work in Medical and Humanitarian Aid in a number of countries including India as part of an HIV prevention program. She has expertise in the development of online education and is pursuing post graduate training in Clinical Teaching at University of Melbourne. Having worked with Family Planning Victoria for several years, Siobhan also has particular expertise in the area of contraception and adolescent health.

Dr Lara Roeske
Dr Lara Roeske - Liaison Physician

MB BS Hons, FRACGP, DipVen

Dr Lara Roeske is a General Practitioner/ practice owner and an accredited education activity provider with the RACGP, who joined VCS as a Liaison Physician in 2009. Her interests include preventative health, women’s health and sexual health. Lara is actively involved in medical education at all levels, including presentations to staff, parents and students in schools.

Lara is current Chair of the Sexual Health Medicine Network, National Faculty of Specific Interests, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.