Professor Tony Broe graduated in social science (Anthropology, Geography) and Medicine from the University of Sydney. He trained in General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Neurology in Sydney, Glasgow and the Mayo Clinic (1966 to 1973). He was head of the University Clinical School and the Department of Neurosciences at Lidcombe Hospital (1975 to 1985); Prof of Geriatric Medicine at Concord Hospital and University of Sydney (1985 to 1999) and University of NSW (1999-2016). He has published some 200 papers, 20 book chapters and four Books on neuroepidemiology, neurodegenerative disorders and Aboriginal health and ageing. He has set up Health Services in Neurosciences, Aged Care, Community Health & Aboriginal Health. Tony is currently SPRF at Neuroscience Research Australia (2000 to 2016). He is also Conjoint Professor of Geriatric Medicine of UNSW.