Dr Mike Williams is a Primary Care Physician in Rotorua since 1997. He completed his post graduate training at Rotorua Hospital and elected to stay locally.
He established Hinemoa House Medical Centre which has recently amalgamated with another practice to become Ruatahi Medical Centre. He has an active interest in metabolic medicine and clinical governance and is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the PHO.
He has a passion for both Primary Care and Clinical Research and has shown how these can be integrated to form a successful research business.
He leads LCT with a “hands on” approach and is now applying this philosophy into the development of a clinical network.
Philippa is from Rotorua and returned home after her physiotherapy training in Auckland.
She worked in the hospital specialising in neuro-paediatrics then cardiorespiratory eventually the unit manager and professional adviser.
After a few years off for family she then applied her management skills and along with Dr Mike started Lakeland Clinical Trials.
Her position is now full time in coordinating all clinical trial management.
Karen is a registered nurse working in General Practice in Rotorua since 1989.
Working in the office at a large supermarket for 3 years then she transferred the skills of this high pressure environment to clinical research.
Deidre came to nursing later in life. She completed her Bachelor of Nursing in 2011 and then further training with Post Graduate Diploma in Health Sciences in 2015.
Dr Dean trained in Auckland with his post graduate experience in Rotorua Hospital.