Dr Liz Sturgiss
Dr Liz Sturgiss is a clinical general practitioner and primary care researcher at Monash University, Melbourne. Liz leads an emerging research program on the management of complex and stigmatised health issues in primary care, focusing on translating guidelines into real-world practice. Her clinical practice focuses on caring for people with substance dependence and complex multi-morbidity. One of the things Liz enjoys most about academic practice is engaging with people from diverse backgrounds, discussing exciting new ideas, and being involved in research that changes clinical practice. She has representative roles with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, the Australasian Association for Academic Primary Care, and on the International Committee of the North American Primary Care Research Group.