Dr Peter Tait

Clinical Senior Lecturer
ANU Medical School
Althea Wellness Centre, Level 6, Cosmopolitan Centre, Woden
 02 6132 4800

Profile

Qualifications

MBBS DipRACOG MClinChng FRACGP FPHAA

Specialisation

  • General Practice
  • Population Health

Biography

Peter Tait has been a General Practitioner for 36 years, 30 in Aboriginal health in Central Australia. He was the 2007 Royal Australian College of General Practitioners General Practitioner of the Year. He attained a Masters of Climate Change at the Australian National University (ANU) in 2010. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Population Health at ANU Medical School. Peter believes a person’s health is grounded in a healthy society, and a healthy society on a healthy ecosystem. He is on the Board of the Public Health Association Australia and convener of the PHAA Ecology and Environment Special Interest Group, Chair of the Frank Fenner Foundation, active in the Canberra Alliance for Participatory Democracy, and the Climate and Health Alliance.

Research

Research interests

Governance as a determinant of health

Teaching

Environmental Health, Global Change, Human Ecology and Public Health

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