Dr Peter W Tait

Senior Lecturer (Clinical), Level C, ANU Medical School
ANU College of Health and Medicine
T: 0429386186


Peter Tait has been a General Practitioner since 1983, with 30 years of that in Aboriginal health in Central Australia. He was the 2007 Royal Australian College of General Practitioners General Practitioner of the Year and the 2017 PHAA Sidney Sax Medalist. He attained a Masters of Climate Change at the Australian National University (ANU) in 2010. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the 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 co-convener of the Public Health Association Australia Ecology and Environment Special Interest Group, a past Chair of the Frank Fenner Foundation, secretary of the Canberra Alliance for Participatory Democracy, and active in the Climate and Health Alliance.


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