Professor Andrew Bonney

University of Wollongong (Professor)

Professor Andrew Bonney is a general practitioner and Roberta Williams Chair of General Practice in the School of Medicine at the University of Wollongong. He has been in clinical practice on the NSW south coast since 1992 as a GP to a rural town and Aboriginal community. He has been involved in medical education and clinical leadership roles for over 20 years.

Andrew completed his Master of Family Medicine (Clinical) degree through Monash University and his PhD through the University of Wollongong. He has been published both nationally and internationally on aspects of primary care and is on the review panels of national and international primary care and medical education related journals. Andrew is an Associate Editor for the Australian Journal of Rural Health, Director of the Illawarra and Southern Practice Research Network (ISPRN) and Co-Director of the Health Impacts Research Cluster (HIRC) within the Faculty of Science Medicine and Health.

Andrew’s personal research interests are practice-based research, patient-centred health care and health equity and he is currently involved in a diverse range of related research projects. Andrew is a Chief Investigator on the SIMLR Cohort study, a longitudinal investigation of the socioeconomic and geographical distribution of cardio-metabolic risk factors in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven region of NSW.