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Senior Staff Specialist, Alice Springs Hospital. Purple House Medical Advisor. Honorary ANU., Australian National University

Simon has worked as a doctor in remote Northern Territory for the past two decades. He is engaged in ongoing locally collaborative impact research that addresses deficiencies in housing and subsequent poor health outcomes. Simon is working to develop sustainable solutions for remote healthcare provision for people in the tropical North of Australia. The focus of his research, through ANU and with the many organisations in the remote NT, is on heat and health, and how communities can prepare for a warming climate.


  • 2013–present
    Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians, Flinders University, senior lecturer
  • 2019–present
    Visitor, Australian National University


  • 2013 
    Royal Australian College of Physicians, Fellow
  • 2004 
    University of Sydney, MB BS, MPhilPH
  • 1997 
    University of Sydney, Bachelor of Engineering