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Gregory Phillips

Adjunct Professor, Griffith University

Gregory Phillips is Waanyi and Jaru from North West Queensland. He is a medical anthropologist with a PhD, a research masters in medical science and an arts degree in Aboriginal studies and government. He established an accredited Indigenous health curriculum framework for medical schools in Australia and New Zealand, the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Network and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation in the wake of the federal apology. He publishes and presents regularly on issues of race, whiteness, power and cultural safety, and consults in transformational learning and leadership. He is CEO of ABSTARR Consutling.


  • 2018–2020
    Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine, Griffith University


  • 2015 
    Monash University, PhD
  • 2001 
    The University of Queensland, MMed SC
  • 1994 
    The University of Queensland, BA


- Australian Leadership Award, ADC Forum - Indigenous Allied Health Professional of the Year Award 2017