Dr Elizabeth Sturgiss

Lecturer ANU Medical School, AUGP
PhD Candidate
Academic Unit of General Practice, Bdg 4 Canberra Hospital
 02 6244 4941



FRACGP, FHEA, B.Med, MPH, MForensMed


  • General Practice


Liz works clinically as a GP in Canberra where she has a strong interest in chronic disease management and mental health.  She has been a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners since 2012. In 2014 she became a Founding Fellow of Clinical Forensic Medicine (RCPA).

Liz completed her undergraduate medical degree at the University of Newcastle, NSW in 2003.  She has since completed a Master of Public Health at the University of New South Wales and a Master of Forensic Medicine at Monash University, Victoria. She commenced her PhD at the ANU in February 2015 looking at the management of obesity by general practitioners.


Research interests

  • Obesity care in general practice
  • Nutrition education for medical students
  • Improving outcome measures for general practice


Current supervisor

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