Jon Baines ToursKerryn Phelps

Professor Kerryn Phelps is an Australian medical practitioner and public commentator on integrative medicine, public health, and human rights issues. Professor Phelps was president of the Federal Australian Medical Association (AMA) where she pioneered their first position statement on complementary medicine. She also raised awareness of issues such as Aboriginal health problems, the medical workforce shortage and environmental health. She is current President of the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association and Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health at the University of Sydney. She is the health writer for the Australian Women's Weekly, writes political commentary for Medical Observer Magazine and narrates for Last Chance Surgery on Australia's Channel 7 network. In 2011 she was named a Member of the Order of Australia for service to medicine.