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26th January 1949, Wynnum, Brisbane, Queensland
The University of Queensland, 1967 - 1972
MB, BS (Hons) 1972, FRACP 1979, GAICD 2014
1975 - RMO
1976 -1979 – Paediatric Registrar
1973 - 1974 RMO Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane (with rotations to Maryborough, Emerald & Barcaldine Hospitals)
1979 - Senior Paediatric Registrar RCH, Brisbane
1980 – 2015 Visiting Consultant Paediatrician, Toowoomba Hospital
1980 – 2016 teaching of medical students. Appointed Associate Professor in 2000.
2012 – 2016 Member of the Board Darling Downs Hospital & Health Service and Chair Board Safety & Quality Committee
2007 - 2016 Examiner for Australian Medical Association
Jeff's primary interest was general paediatrics in regional and rural Australia.
He met his wife Robyn when she was nursing at Princess Alexandra Hospital and their relationship continued in Melbourne where Robyn trained as an Ansett Airlines hostess. They married in 1976. They had 3 children (Cameron, Scott and Andrew). Sadly, Cameron passed away in 2008. Scott & Andrew became accountants in Brisbane and Robyn & Jeff have 5 grandchildren.
The College - He has held positions on the Queensland state committee and federal council of the R.A.C.P.
Toowoomba A.M.A. – he has served on the committee as member, treasurer, secretary and president.
O.S.J. - Jeff became a Knight of the Sovereign Order of St John in 2003 and has played an active role. He has been the Darling Downs Vice Chancellor since 2006.
Major interests have been tennis, gardening and drumming.
He retired from clinical practice in January 2016 to focus on gardening for his sons and spoiling his grandchildren.
Order of Australia Medal 2002
Australian Centenary Medal 2003
John Sands Medal of R.A.C.P. 2004