Associate Professor Mark Lane
Associate Professor Mark Lane is currently a senior medical officer in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Auckland Hospital. He was Clinical Director of this Department for 17 years before stepping down from the role in 2008.
His subspecialty interests include inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease, colon cancer screening and therapeutic endoscopy. Other roles held previously include Secretary and President of the New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology.
He has been a patron of the Coeliac Society of New Zealand and on the board of Crohns and Colitis New Zealand. He was a former member and chair of his local high school board of trustees for more than 10 years.
Within the College he has held various roles including Chair of the Specialist Advisory Committee for Gastroenterology in New Zealand, Chair of the Specialties Board and more recently Chair of the New Zealand Adult Medicine Division Committee. In this position he was the NZ representative of the Adult Medicine Council, and on the Adult Medicine Executive and Policy and Advocacy Committees.
He was appointed New Zealand President-Elect in 2012 and in this role he joined the College Board where he has been a member for 6 years. While on the Board he has chaired the Fellowship and College Policy and Advocacy Committees.
Associate Professor Lane was awarded FRACP in 1982 and his post-Fellowship training was in Auckland as Gastroenterology Research Fellow at Auckland Hospital (1982-83) and in Birmingham UK as fellow supported by the Ileostomy Society of the UK.More information soon
Wednesday 8th May
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