Professor Peter Brukner, HD12 Scholar

 

Prof. Brukner's life saving eating tips - La Trobe Sport and Exercise  Medicine Research Centre

 

Hilliard Discussion 12 has been POSTPONED until Fall 2022 due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19!

 

Peter Brukner OAM is a specialist sports and exercise physician whose most recent position had been Australian cricket team doctor from 2012-2017. Peter is the founding partner of Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre in Melbourne and Professor of Sports Medicine at LaTrobe University. A founding Executive Member of the Australasian College of Sports Physicians, he served two terms as president and played a key role in extablishing sports medicine as a medical specialty in Australia. Peter is the co-author of the widely used text book Clinical Sports Medicine and has been team physician for professional football clubs as well as national athletics, swimming, soccer and men’s hockey teams including Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Peter was the Socceroos Team Doctor at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and subsequently became Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science at Liverpool Football Club. He is the co-founder of the public health campaign SugarByHalf and is committed to the challenge of improving the nation’s health with improved diet and increased physicalactivity. His most recent book A Fat Lot of Good was published in May 2018. Peter is also the Chair of Defeat Diabetes, an app-based program, aimed at improving diabetes control through diet.

 

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