Stephen Leeder

Professor Stephen Leeder

Professor Leeder is an emeritus professor of public health and community medicine at the Menzies Centre for Health Policy and School of Public Health, University of Sydney.

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About 40 years ago, I shared lunch at a restaurant in London with our then federal Minister for Health. He asked me how I…
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With Ukraine certainties are few. We cannot predict how far the mass destruction will spread, nor for how long. We cannot…
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The dozens of passionate comments left on the AusDoc website as to whether schools should open shortly reveal how difficult…
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In their splendid 1200-page book (no kidding!) on ethics and the law for the health professions, Professor Ian Kerridge, a…
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Several weeks as a patient in a surgical ward of a Sydney teaching hospital recently gave me an opportunity for ‘participant…
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Tobacco smoking remains prevalent in Australia – current estimates suggest that we have about two million adult smokers. …
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Australian Doctor is starting a series on retirement: if you have any ideas on what we should cover please contact paul…
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