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Professor Kerryn Phelps

Professor Kerryn Phelps is Adjunct Professor at Sydney University in the Faculty of Medicine in the Schools of Public Health and General Practice. A busy GP herself, Dr Phelps became interested in medical politics several years ago and...

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Professor Kerryn Phelps's Biography

Professor Kerryn Phelps is Adjunct Professor at Sydney University in the Faculty of Medicine in the Schools of Public Health and General Practice.
A busy GP herself, Dr Phelps became interested in medical politics several years ago and in 1999 was elected to the position of NSW AMA President.


In May 2000 Prof Phelps was elected Federal AMA President, becoming the first woman ever to head this organisation and serving a maximum term of three years.
Kerryn Phelps has been a familiar face to many Australians over the last twenty years during which time she has appeared regularly on television, radio and the print media informing the Australian public on important health issues. She is also a keen advocate of Human rights and leading health and lifestyle speaker.
Professor Kerry Phelps acts a consultant to various organisations and is currently very involved in educating the public on the integration of traditional and complementary medicine. She has recently opened a new Integrative Clinic and health food store in Surry Hills which brings together doctors, naturopaths, nutritionists, fitness assessors, massage therapists and healthy food to meet all dietary requirements. She practises between her Double Bay Clinic and Uclinic in Surry Hills.
Professor Phelps has been the health writer for the Australian Women’s Weekly for fifteen years and she also writes regular political commentary for Medical Observer Magazine.
In 2007 she will be appearing regularly on Channel Nine’s “The Catch Up” as their visting doctor.
Aside from practising as a General Practitioner, Professor Kerryn Phelps also lectures at the University, has been an Australia Day Ambassador for many years and in 2003 was awarded the Centenary Medal for services to Health and Medicine.

Speaking Topics Include

Health and the Media
Human Rights
Men's Health (Secret Men's Business)
The Politics of Medicine
Women in Leadership
Women's Health (Secret Women's Business)