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General Practitioner, Gurriny Yealamucka Health Service; Lecturer and Research Fellow, Australian National University

Jason is a GP and an epidemiologist who has worked mainly in the field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Since graduating from medicine he has worked in rural Australia with a focus on child health and does clinical work at Gurriny Yealamucka, an Aboriginal community controlled heatlh service in the community of Yarrabah in far north Queensland.

Through his training as an epidemiologist Jason has worked at the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and the National Health Performance Authority (NHPA) before coming to the ANU. At the ANU his research focuses on improving prevention of cardiovascular disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and understanding the health needs of ACT's children. He has an interest in the use of routinely collected data to improve health services and continues to be involved in national reporting through his position on the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare's Primary Care Expert Advisory Group.

Experience

  • 2016–2020
    Lecturer, Australian National University