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Associate Professor, The University of Melbourne

Forbes McGain is an anaesthetist and intensive care physician working at Western Health, Melbourne, Australia. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Sydney's School of Public Health (Planetary Health Platform). Forbes is a keen member of the Doctors for the Environment Australia. His research focuses upon the overlap and interplay between environmental, financial and social sustainability in healthcare.

Forbes enjoys exploring with clinicians, engineers, chemists, et al ways to make healthcare more patient centred, less polluting, less expensive and more environmentally sustainable. The research foundation for healthcare environmental sustainability is at a beginning...


  • 2007–present
    Doctor, Western Health
  • 2011–present
    DEA Member, Doctors for the Environment, Australia
  • 2017–present
    Associate professor, University of Sydney
  • 2018–present
    Associate professor, University of Melbourne


  • 2016 
    University of Melbourne, PhD