Geoff Sims has been a health statistics consultant for over 10 years, specialising in patient registry management.
From 1996 to 2002 Geoff was Head of the Health Division at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, with responsibility for national statistical programs including hospital morbidity, mental health, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, the national death index and population health. He managed the production of numerous health statistics reports, including Australia’s Health 1998 and Australia’s Health 2000.
From 1988 to 1995 Geoff was senior executive manager of the social statistics program at the Australian Bureau of Statistics, managing development and outputs for national health, disability, mental health and nutrition surveys, private hospital statistics, national mortality data processing, demography and a range of social statistics programs outside the health field.
Leticia Good has worked with Geoff since mid-2010, coordinating data collection and more recently undertaking a management role of the Australian Cystic Fibrosis Data Registry. She is the first point of call for all data registry users and also conducts a wide variety of quantitative data analysis for reporting and research purposes. Leticia has a passion for educating data registry users about how to most efficiently and effectively extract, prepare and use the data they contribute. She is qualified in quantitative and qualitative analysis.
In 2011 Leticia completed a Masters of Social Research (specialising in Social Research Methods) at Australia National University and as well as a Bachelor of Psychological Science in 2009 at Latrobe University. Prior to working with Geoff, Leticia undertook various roles within the health care field.