• The University of Western Australia (M315), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


John is a health researcher who began his career as a medical practitioner, gaining experience predominantly in acute hospital care and later in clinical trials. His research has focused on the quality and equity of health services provision for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, particularly in relation to palliative care (the topic of his UWA PhD) and cardiovascular disease. His skills include quantitative analytic methods and systematic reviews. Recently, his involvement in research projects has extended to the topics of (i) family and domestic violence (of which he has childhood lived experience) and (ii) education and training for the health professions in rural settings.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

PhD W.Aust

Research expertise keywords

  • Health services research
  • Population health
  • Epidemiology
  • Indigenous health
  • Palliative care research
  • Cardiovascular disease epidemiology


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