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Your QRGP support team is a group of senior experienced rural medical advisors and administrators who work in consultation with leading training partners. On our team you’ll find practising Rural Generalists, Staff Specialists, past Directors of Clinical Training and senior rural medical academics from Queensland universities who support and advise all trainees. We are passionate and dedicated to preparing you for the adventure and challenge of life as a Rural Generalist and we look forward to working with you. Find out more about our team below.

Dr John Douyere

John and his family moved to the Gold Coast in 2019 after 23 years working in Longreach as a rural generalist with obstetric and anaesthetic advanced skills.

Dr Leanne Browning

Leanne grew up in rural Queensland south of Mackay near Sarina and Carmilla.

Dr James Telfer

James is a Rural Generalist Senior Medical Officer at Stanthorpe Hospital. He graduated from Flinders University in 2003.

Professor Tarun Sen Gupta

Tarun is Professor of Health Professional Education and Head of the Townsville Clinical School at the James Cook University College of Medicine and Dentistry.

Dr Dale Hanson

Dale graduated from the Flinders University of South Australia in 1982, initially pursuing a career in Rural General Practice, and subsequently in Emergency Medicine.

Dr Natasha Coventry

Dr Natasha Coventry is currently DMS – East, based in Cooktown Hospital. As a John Flynn Scholar, she elected to go to Cooktown throughout her undergraduate training, an experience which critically influenced her future career decisions.

Dr Michael Clements

Dr Michael Clements commenced his studies at Sydney University through the RAAF Graduate Medical Scheme.

Professor Scott Kitchener

Professor Kitchener graduated from medicine at UQ with a Defence Scholarship. His junior years were occasionally in Brisbane, but also Hughenden, Biloela, Toowoomba and Inala Community Health.

Dr Prue Dawson

Prue grew up in the Wide Bay region and spent her childhood weekends on the family dairy farm outside of Biggenden.

Dr Felicity Constable

Felicity is based in Toowoomba working as a general practitioner at Middle Ridge Family Practice, Senior Clinical Editor for Darling Downs HealthPathway and a casual SMO in the Western Downs, Queensland.

Dr Claudia Collins

Claudia is currently working as Senior Medical Officer and Lead Clinician at Yulu-Burri-Ba in the Bayside of Brisbane – servicing Capalaba, Wynnum and North Stradbroke Island, as well as providing regional relieving services in partnership with IUIH to rural and remote sites across Western QLD.