Tony White


Tony White was born in Australia but grew up in Kenya. He studied medicine at Cambridge and Sydney universities then took up a short service commission in the Australian Army. He served in Vietnam alongside Robert O’Neill for 12 months (1966–1967) as the Regimental Medical Officer in the 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, and was awarded a mention-in-despatches. Returning to civilian life, he specialised as a dermatologist, practising in Sydney. He did an annual stint in the outback with the Royal Flying Doctor Service and was involved in dermatology clinics and workshops in the Pacific Islands and Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. In 2009, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for contributions to remote area dermatological practice and education. Following his retirement in 2010, he completed a Master of Medical Humanities degree at Sydney University

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31 May 2016

This is a collection of essays in honour of eminent Professor Robert O’Neill. Each chapter was written by prominent academics and practitioners who have had a professional connection with Professor O’Neill during his long and distinguished career. The overarching themes running throughout the book are...

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