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Current Work

Staff Specialist in Palliative Medicine, Gold Coast University and Robina Hospitals


Expertise Keywords

  • Christian theology
  • End of life ethical issues
  • Palliative and supportive care
  • Point of care ultrasound
  • Prognostication
  • Spirituality in healthcare

Research Publications and Outputs

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship


Education and Training

  • BTheol Bachelor Of Theology, Australian College of Theology - 2011
  • MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Adelaide University - 2001

Awards and Honours

  • Sir Trent Champion de Crespigny Memorial Prize for Medicine, University of Adelaide - 2001
  • William Gardner Scholarship for Surgery, University of Adelaide - 2001
  • Most Supportive RMO, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital - 2005
  • Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Adelaide - 2011
  • Innovation in Care, Palliative Care Queensland - 2018
  • Graduated Medicine with Honours, Adelaide University - 2001

Professional memberships

  • Member, Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine -
  • Ordained, Baptist Churches of South Australia - 2013
  • FAChPM Fellow, Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine - 2014
  • FRACP Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians - 2012

Clinical roles

  • Staff Specialist in Palliative Medicine, Gold Coast Health -