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Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

St Edmund Hall Oxford | 1969-1972

BA natural science, converted to MA 1981

University College Hospital London | 1972-1976

MBBS (London)

Lloyd Bland prize for medical student with best all round qualities

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners | 1984

FRACGP

CURRENT INTERESTS AND EMPLOYMENT

Remote Area General Practice

Working at Leigh Creek on FIFO basis

Emergency Medicine

Locum work at public hospital emergency departments

Disability Sector

Director of joint venture Jobedge Pty Ltd delivering employment services to people with disabilities

Training Sector

Director of Momenta delivering evidence-informed behavioural science to the insurance and workers compensation sectors to reduce worklessness and optimise return to work in the interests of all parties.

EXPERIENCE

Operator | Leigh Creek Medical Practice | 1987 – on going

Single doctor remote area rural practice managed on behalf of owner of township and mine. Rostered to work in the practice one week in four.

Partner | Fountain Corner Family Practice | 1987 – 2009

Multi-disciplinary private general practice of 7 FTEs

Owner | Roxby Downs Medical Practice | 1987 - 1998

Set up and managed practice in newly developed mining town in far north South Australia. Advisor to mining company on occupational health and workers’ compensation matters

Owner | Jobfit Medical Services | 1997 - 1999

Set up company to perform pre-employment medical examinations for industry, especially the mining industry.
Developed software to store data from pre-employment medicals and to facilitate these medicals to be performed in remote areas by nurses (where there were no doctors) and for the data to be reviewed on screen by occupational health doctors in Adelaide. Software now used by a number of companies nationally

Owner | Independent Medical Examination Centre | 1997 - 1999

Developed a centre where specialists used facilities provided by IMEC to write independent medical reports for various employers, solicitors, WorkCover Corporation etc

Practice Principal | Broken Hill Medical Practice | 1978 - 1986

Owner and operator of busy general practice in mining town.
Concurrently employed as Chief Medical Officer for the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia - NSW Branch (1982-3)

Aviation Medical Examiner | CASA | 1978 – on going

Certified DAME for all grades of pilots from private to airline.

Examiner | Royal Australian College of General Practitioners | 1989 – on going

Examine candidates for the Fellowship of the College

Examiner | Confederation of Australian Motor Sports | 1987 - present

Examine all grades of licences from local to international including rally, superkart and racing

SKILLS

Occupational medicine
All aspects of general practice - VR
Emergency medicine
Rural and remote medicine
Aviation medicine
Surgical assisting
Medico-legal reporting

SKILLS UPDATING

RACGP Triennial requirements
Emergency medicine course RWAV, Melbourne, December 07
GP refresher course Queen Elizabeth Hospital Adelaide May 08
Emergency Skills Workshop – neurology and ENT July 09
Medico-legal report writing course February 2010
Emergency Ultrasound course May 2010
Australian and New Zealand College of Occupational Medicine seminar November 2010
Emergency Medicine & Resuscitation Update (inc CPR) RACGP, November 2010
MRI training, March 2011
RWAV course May 2011
Emergency Medicine Course September 2011
Emergency Medicine Course May 2012
SAPMEA Conference September 2012
Emergency Cardiology Course June 2013
CASA DAME meeting April 2014
ANZSOM Scientific Conference August 2014
Emergency Medicine Integrated Induction Course (Online) June 2015
RESP Course Port Augusta July 2015
Licence to Operate an Ionising Radiation Apparatus February 2016
CEMP Advanced Emergency Medicine course September 2016
GP17 conference October 2017
Advanced Paediatric Life Support 3 day course June 2018
ASAM conference August 2018

APPOINTMENTS

ReturnToWorkSA accredited permanent impairment assessor for spine, upper extremity and lower extremity
Independent Medical Advisor to the South Australian Employment Tribunal
Accredited Assessor for the Motor Accident Commission SA

INTERESTS

Aviation
Computing
Medical Infomatics
Medico-legal reporting
Golf