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BARNARD, Prof Amanda : Past chair WWPWFM


Professor Amanda Barnard is Associate Dean of the School of General Practice, Rural and Indigenous Health at the Australian National University Medical School, and Foundation Head of the Rural Clinical School. Amanda has practiced as a General Practitioner in both rural and urban areas, and commenced her academic career with the University of Western Australia in 1996. She established the Medical Women in Western Australia group that year, and has been involved with the Wonca Working Party on Women and Family Medicine since the initial meetings in Dublin in 1998, and became chair of the Working Party in July 2009. An awarded teacher and educator, Amanda currently serves on a number of state and national bodies with education, training, rural workforce and health system briefs, and tries to bring a gender perspective to her work on them.