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Biographical entry Phelps, Kerryn (1957 - )

Born
14 December 1957
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Physician

Summary

Kerryn Phelps has been a general practitioner in Sydney since 1984. She is known for her work in health communication and medical politics and has appeared on television and been a magazine health columnist. Phelps was appointed as President of the Australian Medical Association Ltd (AMA) in 2000.

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Events

1981
Education - Medical graduate at the University of Sydney
c. 1981 - c. 1984
Career position - Postgraduate training at the Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
1984 -
Career position - General practice in Sydney
1985
Career position - Medical Consultant on the TV show 'Good Morning Australia' on Channel 10
1990
Career position - Host of 'EveryBody' on ABC TV
1991
Career position - Health Editor on the 'Today' Show on Channel 9
1995
Career position - Health Columnist with the Australian Women's Weekly
1999 -
Career position - Australian Medical Association (AMA) Federal Councillor
1999 - 2000
Career position - President of the Australian Medical Association, New South Wales branch
2000 -
Career position - Member of the Australian Medical Council
2000 -
Career position - President of the Australian Medical Association Ltd.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on Kerryn Phelps, President of the Australian Medical Association, 2000-, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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