Dr James Best
FRACGP and Chair RACGP Specific Interests Child and Young Person’s Health
Dr James Best is Chair of the RACGP Specific Interests Child and Young Person’s Health Network and he has been a general practitioner for over twenty years. His medical practice has a special focus on child development, child behaviour, parenting and children with disabilities. He has been widely published in medical and mainstream publications on these and other child health topics
Dr Kate Walker
Kate Walker has worked as a GP with diverse CALD communities in a western Melbourne community health centre since 2003. She enjoys delivering refugee health training to GP registrars, GPs and other primary care providers. Kate has contributed to the Australian refugee health guide, and the Australian guidelines for post arrival health assessments for people from refugee backgrounds. She has conducted research looking at Sudanese community members’ experiences of GPs and what keeps GPs satisfied with their jobs. Kate enjoys the challenges and rewards of working with disadvantaged communities, and the opportunity of sharing this with you.
Dr Lara Roeske
GP, Chair RACGP Specific Interests
Dr Lara Roeske is a GP and practice owner, Chair RACGP Specific Interests and RACGP Board Director and has held many senior positions at the RACGP, including Deputy Chair Victoria Council, inaugural Chair of RACGP Specific Interests Sexual Health Medicine group, and past Chair of the Women in General Practice RACGP Victoria committee.
With a career spanning more than 20 years, Dr Roeske has worked in advisory roles to key stakeholders, on steering committees, guideline working parties, representing the RACGP across a range of domains relevant to sexual and reproductive health, cervical cancer prevention and translation of evidence into practice at state and national levels.
Dr Paul Nguyen
Senior Medical Officer at the Centre for Developmental and Disability Health,
Paul Nguyen MBBS, FRACGP, DCH is a Senior Medical Officer at the Centre for Developmental and Disability Health, and a GP by training. He has previously worked as an educator for the Monash University medical school and Eastern Victoria GP Training. He has a special interest in developmental disabilities, especially Autism Spectrum Disorder as he and his 2 children have all been diagnosed with it.
Dr Tim Senior
Dr Tim Senior is a GP at the Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation in South West Sydney. He is Medical Advisor to the RACGP in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and is a clinical senior lecturer in general practice and Indigenous Health at the University of Western Sydney.