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Dr James Muecke AM – “Diabetes”
February 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm$48
Dr. James Muecke AM graduated with Honours from Adelaide Medical School in 1987. James lived and worked as a doctor in Africa and subsequently as an eye surgeon in the Middle East, battling malaria, wild animals and rebel soldiers. He founded ‘Sight for All’ in 2008,’ which is dedicated to fighting blindness in the Aboriginal and mainstream communities of Australia and some of the poorer countries in Asia and Africa.
Dr. Muecke’s commitment to social impact and humanitarian endeavours has earned him many awards, including an Order of Australia in 2012, the Australian Medical Association’s President’s Leadership Award in 2013 and the Ernst & Young’s Social Entrepreneur for Australia in 2015 and most recently Australian of the Year 2020.
James is a researcher, an author, a musician, a photographer and a film producer. He uses his many skills to deliver passionate, fascinating and sometimes confronting presentations. A neurological condition impacting on his dexterity has forced Dr. Muecke into premature retirement from surgery. James has redirected his vigour to crafting films and has already produced a number of documentaries and several compelling projects in productionBook Online