Pamela S Douglas

General Practitioner, Researcher, The University of Queensland

Dr Pamela Douglas MBBS FRACGP IBCLC PhD is a Brisbane-based GP and Medical Director of the multi-disciplinary Possums Clinic, a charitable organisation which specialises in evidence-based care of mothers and babies, children with learning and developmental challenges, and parent mental health. Possums Education offers workshops in Neuroprotective Developmental Care in the Community and other online products. Pam is an Associate Professor (Adj) at the Maternity Newborn and Families Research Centre MHIQ, Griffith University, and a Senior Lecturer with the Discipline of General Practice, The University of Queensland. She researches and publishes in the fields of unsettled infant behaviour, clinical breastfeeding support, and maternal mental health. She is author of 'The discontented little baby book: all you need to know about feeds, sleep and crying.'


  • –present
    General Practitioner, Researcher, Writer, The University of Queensland


  • 2012 
    University of Queensland, PhD
  • 2009 
    Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Fellowship
  • 1994 
    International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners, IBCLC
  • 1985 
    University of Queensland, MBBS