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Professor Paul Torzillo

Clinical Associate Professor
C39 - Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
University of Sydney NSW, 2006
Tel: (02) 9550 2626
Fax: (02) 9516 3759
 

Biography

Paul J Torzillo AM MB BS FRACP FJFICM

Paul Torzillo is a Senior Respiratory Physician and Intensive Care Physician at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney and is also the Clinical Director for Critical Care Services in Sydney South Western Area Health Service. He is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Sydney.

Paul has been involved in Aboriginal health since he was a medical student in the early 1970s. He was involved in a number of western NSW Aboriginal communities then and worked on the National trachoma and eye health program. In 1983, he helped establish Nganampa Health Council working as a medical officer. He has had a continuous involvement with that organisation since then and is currently the Medical Director. He has been a member of many national committees on research, policy and service implementation in Aboriginal Health. He has had a major interest in health services development for remote Aboriginal communities. His other main area of work has been in environmental health and housing maintenance programs - known as Housing for health projects. He has published widely in Aboriginal health and served on a range of national committees covering many issues in Aboriginal health. He was awarded an AM - Order of Australia in 2005.

 
Last updated: 1 November 2012
 
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