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Date and place of birth
12 November 1936, Brisbane, Australia
The University of QueenslandHarvard School of Public Health
B.Sc.(Hons 2), MB BS (Hons.1), MD, FRACP
Paediatric respiratory illness including cystic fibrosis.
Endoscopy of the paediatric respiratory tract.
Respiratory physiology of infants and children.
Epidemiology of asthma.
Factors effecting survival in cystic fibrosis.
Facilitating the appointment of Professor Bob Williamson as Director of the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Publication of 4 editions of co-authored textbook “Respiratory Illness in Children”.
Foundation Associate Editor of “Pediatric Pulmonology”.
Chairmanship of the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges and
from that the introduction of accreditation by the Australian Medical
Council of Medical College Education and Training Programs which
effectively moved most Colleges from being simply certifying bodies to
being publicly accountable for their training and professional
Chairing the Board of Cabrini Health.
Training of most of the next generation of paediatric thoracic
physicians in Australia and paediatric thoracic physicians from the UK,
Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, NZ, Canada, USA, Costa Rica,
Brazil, Chile, Singapore, Thailand, China, and Japan.
Seeing more than 20 of former fellows and staff members achieve full professorial status in Australia and overseas.