Doug Turner

Mr Doug Turner

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Research Biography

Doug Turner joined the Flinders Rural Health SA Barossa team in 2016 after a lifetime of developing and nurturing cultural connections and links between Aboriginal communities and business/government/wider community/wellbeing programmes. Holding various positions on the Nukunu Peoples' Council and the Wongi-ahrah Pastoral Association Board for the last twenty years plus representing the interests of Native Title Claimant groups as a member of the Native Title Executive Committee since 1990, Doug has continually promoted respectful collaboration between all stakeholders. His energies are now focussed on engaging with medical students to broaden their cultural awareness of Aboriginal health while seeking to build pathways for Aboriginal students to study health sciences and subsequently enter the health workforce.