HMIP Vic 2nd year interns


Hannah Kennedy

Hannah is a 2nd Year Management Intern who commenced the program in 2015. Hannah is currently on her third placement at Alfred Health, and completed her first rotation at Cabrini Health and her second at Albury Wodonga Health.

Hannah completed a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Public Health before commencing the program and has previously worked in aged care and home and community care and software implementation.

Hannah joined the program to gain more exposure to the health system and develop her skills; accompanied with a Master of Health Administration she believes this experience will assist her to pursue a career in health management.



Jane Dinh

Jane is a 2nd Year Management Intern who commenced the program in 2015. She is a motivated, energetic and organised individual who is able to work independently and as part of a team.

Jane completed a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Laboratory Medicine) at RMIT University. Prior to being accepted into the ACHSM HMIP Jane worked in internet security, forensics and administration. Her diverse experiences form a solid platform for a career in health management.

Jane has completed the first two placements of the program at the Department of Health and Human Services in the Performance and Governance unit, followed by a placement at Cabrini Hospital in the Change and Innovation Office. Her current placement is at South West Healthcare where she will be working on the implementation of Kronos to the hospitals in the South West region.

Since joining the program Jane has developed the knowledge and confidence to make a difference in healthcare. Jane aims to gain operational and strategic knowledge and experience in her placements and is excited to see where her career takes her.

Laura Creaton

Laura is a 2nd year management intern who commenced the program in 2015. She is an organised, detail-oriented, and conscientious self-starter, able to prioritise effectively to accomplish multiple tasks and organisational objectives.

She is tertiary qualified, successfully obtaining a Bachelor of Health Information Management / Bachelor of Health Science (Public Health) from La Trobe University in 2012. Prior to being accepted into the ACHSM HMIP Laura worked as a project officer with a focus on data management and general practice accreditation and has had various roles in Victorian public and private hospitals.

Laura has completed the first 2 placements of the program at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in the Transformation and Quality team followed by a 6 month stint at the Austin Hospital in the Infrastructure and Commercial Services team. Laura is currently placed at Epworth Richmond in the Human Resources team and will be working on the roll out of the Recruitment Service Centre and various workforce planning initiatives.

Since being involved in the program Laura has created a strong network and obtained a wealth of knowledge about health care and managing people from her preceptors. She is looking forward to the challenging yet rewarding year ahead.

Maria Cazar

Maria joined the ACHSM Health Management Internship Program in January 2015 and is currently at KPMG Australia in the Policy, Programs & Evaluation unit.

Maria’s other rotations includes the Department of Health & Human Services in the Rural Health Policy & Projects unit and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne in the Planning and Government Relations department, where she gained experience in improving hospital access, process redesign and the development of an innovative electronic patient management system.

Prior to the program, Maria successfully completed a Bachelor of Nursing at Australian Catholic University in Melbourne and spent the majority of her nursing career in one of Victoria’s largest hospitals, specialising in cardiac and thoracic surgery.

Having extensive frontline experience, Maria joins the program to develop technical and strategic healthcare business acumen, essential for navigating today’s complex and rapidly changing healthcare environment.

Neil Besimi

Neil is a 2nd Year Management Intern who commenced the program in 2015. His current placement is at Alfred Health in Strategy and Planning. His previous placements include; Department of Health and Human Services and Monash Health.

Neil has a Bachelor of Exercise Science and Human Movement/ Psychological Studies as well as a Masters in Exercise Rehabilitation. Prior to the program, Neil was working in a private practice as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist.

Neil joined the program to gain broader experience in the health care system, while developing his leadership and management skills. He hopes to be a part of making a positive change to the health care system, with a particular interest in Chronic Disease Management.

Rubin Ng

Rubin is a 2nd Year Management Intern who commenced the Program in 2015. His current rotation is at Health Purchasing Victoria. He has previously rotated to Austin Health and the Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria.

Rubin holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) from Monash University as well as a Master of Management from the University of Melbourne - Melbourne Business School. He has previously worked in public, not-for-profit, private and consulting healthcare organisations.

Rubin applied for the Program as it offers local and global network connections, management and leadership development and broad exposure to Health Management. His interests include business, service delivery, health analytics and digital health. Rubin aspires to work in an innovative organisation to unlock value for businesses and the community.


Yilin Zhang

Yilin Zhang is a 2nd Year Management Intern who commenced the Program in 2015, currently at Cabrini Health - Change and Innovation.

She is a registered pharmacist with extensive experience in community pharmacies and retail management. She holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy and a Graduate Certificate of Clinical Pharmacy (Dermatology and Geriatrics).

Having completed placements in Department of Health and Human Services – Rural Health and Monash Health – Innovation and Improvement, she continues her learning journey in health industry through this program and the concurrent Master of Health Administration.

Yilin has joined the Program to develop knowledge in health systems and management skills, she is passionate to combine these with her clinical expertise to improve our health system and its delivery.