General Practitioner and Research Fellow
Alan is a specialist general practitioner who completing dual fellowships in occupational & environmental medicine and public health medicine. Currently, he is a research fellow at Monash University, where he is examining the mental health impacts in a population cohort who have had to work from home due to the covid-19 pandemic. From May 2020, he worked as medical officer for NSW Health as part of the covid-19 public health response.
From 2003 completing a Bachelor of Economics (Social Sciences) in international relations at Sydney University, Alan started studying Japanese language. In 2006, he was selected as one of 12 delegates to attend the 18th Ship for World Youth program, administered by the Japanese Government.
He is interested in the similarities and differences between the Australian and Japanese health systems. Alan would like to identify opportunities for sharing of best-case practice in community based clinical programs, medical workforce training and health system integration. In 2019, he visited the University of Occupational and Environmental Health, based in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka.
Alan completed graduate medical studies at the University of Queensland; a Master in Public Health at Sydney University and; a Graduate Diploma in in Occupational & Environmental Medicine at Monash University.