Kerryn Phelps


NICM Adjunct Professor

NICM Advisory Board Member

Professor Kerryn Phelps AM is a general practitioner with a particular interest in integrative medicine. She is a highly respected academic, one of Australia's best known doctors and an advocate for public health and human rights. Professor Phelps joins NICM as an Adjunct Professor and Advisory Board member, bringing a wealth of knowledge from her experience in the health care sector.

Professor Phelps has been a general practitioner for over 30 years and is a pioneer in the fields of health communication and integrative medicine in Australia. She has authored several books, written regular health columns for The Australian Women's Weekly, and appeared and been the subject of several television programs. Her opinion is regularly sought by the broader media, where she is able to bring messages about healthy lifestyles to the attention of the public.

Professor Phelps was named a Member of the Order of Australia in 2011 for her service to medicine, education and community health, and as a general practitioner.