Associate Professor Peter Schattner
MD, MMed (Melb), MBBS, FRACGP
Telephone: +61 3 9579 2077 (clinic)
Associate Professor Peter Schattner is a GP in East Bentleigh and has an adjunct appointment in the Department of General Practice.
His previous academic interests were mainly in:
- teaching research methods especially by distance education, particularly through the Masters degrees;
- supervising higher degree research students (Masters and PhD);
- conducting health service research (in primary care, and especially in chronic disease management); and
- promoting and conducting research into information management in general practice.
Peter first gained a part-time appointment in the Department in the late 1980s and has an extensive list of medium-sized research grants and publications in the field of general practice. He has run workshops for GPs on research methods, evidence based practice and information technology.
Peter was a previous chair of the Marketing and Promotions Committee, and the Academic Seminar Series Committee.
He has also conducted consultancies for the Commonwealth Government, presented at numerous international conferences and written a book on the use of computers in general practice. He was a chair of the international Wonca Informatics Working Party.
Peter remains interested in consultancy work for postgraduate education and research projects. Contact details are above.