The Public Health Collaboration Australia is a non-profit corporation dedicated to informing and implementing healthy decisions for better public health.
Dr Peter BruknerChair
Dr Peter Brukner OAM is a world-renowned Australian sports medicine clinician and researcher. Until recently the team doctor for the Australian cricket team, he has held similar positions at Liverpool FC, Melbourne and Collingwood AFL clubs, the Socceroos and with the national Olympic athletics team.
A professor of sports medicine at La Trobe University, Peter is also the author of several books, including Clinical Sports Medicine and Food for Sport, and a founder of the SugarByHalf public health campaign. He lectures on health all over the world and appears regularly in the media, including Fox Footy TV, SEN Radio, ABC Radio and The Age.
Dr Maryanne DemasiDirector / Secretary
Dr Maryanne Demasi is an award winning investigative journalist and former medical scientist. She completed a PhD in Rheumatology at the University of Adelaide and has worked in television and print media for the last 15 years. She continues to write in academic journals and present at scientific conferences. Dr Demasi is currently a consultant and senior researcher for the Nordic Cochrane Collaboration in Denmark, Copenhagen.
Dr Troy StapletonDirector
Dr Troy Stapleton is a radiologist from Brisbane, Australia. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as an adult and effectively managed his condition with a low carbohydrate diet.
Dr Joe KosterichDirector
Dr Joe Kosterich is a Perth based General Practitioner. Previously Dr Joe held senior positions in the Australian Medical Association and sat on numerous industry and government boards. He has extensive corporate experience in the setting up and management of medical centres and in helping businesses maintain a healthy workforce. Dr Kosterich has written for numerous medical and mainstream publications and website and is regularly sought for comment by the electronic and print media.
Dr David LimDirector
Dr David Lim is a General Practitioner based in Newtown, Sydney. His areas of interest include medical education and the management of obesity and type 2 Diabetes.