Associate Professor Grant Blashki

Grant has been a practicing GP for 25 years and is the Lead Clinical Advisor for beyondblue. He is an Associate Professor at the Nossal Institute and the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne. He is an Honorary Professor at Luohu Hospital Group in Shenzhen, China and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Grant’s research has three themes: General Practice/Primary Care, Sustainability and Mental Health. He has co-authored 125+ publications in peer reviewed journals, six books and more than 20 government/policy reports. He has co-convened conferences about GP Psychiatry in Australia, Italy and Israel and leads the Master of Public Health subject, Environmental Challenges and Global Health.

He has been a Board Director of the Australian Conservation Foundation, a mentor in the Al Gore Climate Leadership Project, a co-founder of Doctors for the Environment Australia, Chair of the Environmental Working Group of the World Organisation of Family Doctors and a Member of the Strategic Advisory Group of the Climate Institute.

In 2008, Grant was co-recipient of the Fundraisers Institute of Australia’s Major Grants fundraising award for philanthropic work. In 2009, he was co-recipient of an Australian Evaluation Society Award for Excellence in Evaluation in relation to the evaluation of major primary health care reforms in Australia. In 2012, Grant graduated from the Sidney Myer Asia Link Leadership Program.

He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is Medical Director of health education website

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