Adjunct Associate Professor Cheryl McCullagh


Adj A/Prof Cheryl McCullagh was appointed Interim Chief Executive of the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network in April 2019.

Previously Cheryl was the Director of Clinical Integration for the Network. And the Director of Clinical Operations for the children’s hospital at Westmead

She has worked in health for 30 years, including roles in nursing, research, education and executive management in specialist referral hospitals in Sydney and Adelaide. She has a Diploma in Applied Science, a Bachelor of Nursing, a Masters of Health Service Management and is a Student of Lean. Her research interests include, health technology, patient centred health, data use in health and implementation Science.

Cheryl is an Adj A/Prof in the Sydney Medical School and Faculty of Health Sciences at The University of Sydney, and an Adj. Fellow at Macquarie University in the Australian Institute of Health Innovation. She is committed to developing people and their processes to evolve models supporting great service, while enabling innovation in healthcare.