Retired Physician & Adjunct Professor, Monash University

Kerry Breen AM is a specialist physician, a past President of the Australian Medical Council and of the Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria and a past Chairman of the Australian Health Ethics Committee of the NHMRC. He has a long term interest in ethics and law in medicine and in doctors’ health, and is co-author of the textbook “Good Medical Practice: Professionalism, Ethics and Law”. He holds an appointment as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Forensic Medicine at Monash University, is a part-time member of the Federal Administrative Appeals Tribunal and a member of the Australian Research Integrity Committee of the NHMRC/ARC.
In 2007 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia ‘for service to medicine through the advancement of medical ethics and professional standards of training and practice and to the specialty of gastroenterology as a clinician and teacher’.

Honours

Member of the Order of Australia