Dr Christopher Bourke, Australia

Strategic, Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association

Dr Chris Bourke is Strategic Programs Director for the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association.  Chris is a Gamillaroi man and Australia's first Indigenous dentist.  From 2011 to 2016, Chris was a Member of the ACT Legislative Assembly with various ministerial portfolios.  Chris has held clinical positions in the private and public sector including his own private dental practice, Aboriginal Medical Services, public hospitals and state/territory health departments.  He is an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Melbourne.  In addition to his dental degree Chris has postgraduate diplomas in Public Health, Clinical Dentistry and an MBA.

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