Doctor Paul Saunders

Doctor Paul Saunders

Research Fellow,
Translational Health Research Institute



  • MBBS Western Sydney University

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Medical Council Member (2021 - 2024)
  • LIME Reference Group Member (2022)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Translational Health Research Institute


Phone: (02) 4620 3569
Location: 3.1.67

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Chapters in Books

  • Pitt, C., Doyle, K., Mpofu, E., Saunders, P., Doyle, R. and Zarb, L. (2021), 'Leadership for sustainable organizational health and well-being : Indigenous community perspectives', Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Well-Being and Sustainability in Organizations, Springer 9783030867089.
  • Doyle, K., Hungerford, C., Pitt, C., Saunders, P. and Wilkey, K. (2020), 'Indigenist leadership in academia : towards an aspirational model of mindful servant leadership', Cultural Competence and the Higher Education Sector: Australian Perspectives, Policies and Practice, Springer 9789811553615.

Journal Articles

  • Raeburn, T., Zugai, J., Liston, C., Saunders, P. and Doyle, K. (2023), 'How to use microhistory methodology in mental health research', Issues in Mental Health Nursing, vol 44, no 1 , pp 71 - 78.
  • Raeburn, T., Sale, K., Saunders, P. and Doyle, K. (2022), 'Aboriginal Australian mental health during the first 100 years of colonization, 1788-1888 : a historical review of nineteenth-century documents', History of Psychiatry, vol 33, no 1 , pp 3 - 20.
  • Saunders, P. and Doyle, K. (2021), 'Gambling interventions in Indigenous communities, from theory to practice : a rapid qualitative review of the literature', Journal of Gambling Studies, vol 37, no 3 , pp 947 - 982.
  • Raeburn, T., James, M., Saunders, P. and Doyle, K. (2020), 'The importance of local history for nurses : an Aboriginal Australian microhistory', Collegian, vol 27, no 6 , pp 613 - 619.

Current Projects

Title: Indigenous Pathways to Medicine: An Indigenist multi-institutional study
  • University Clinical Aptitude Test for Australia and New Zealand
Western Researchers: Wendy Hu, Paul Saunders, Ryan Dashwood and Aunty Kerrie Doyle
Years: 2022-12-12 - 2023-12-22
ID: P00027921
Title: Revisiting the `Gambling Bug' during COVID isolation: Developing and evaluating a holistic Aboriginal public health awareness strategy to improve service access and wellbeing in a rural and urban Australian setting
  • University of Melbourne
Western Researchers: Paul Saunders, Aunty Kerrie Doyle and Phillipa Hay
Years: 2021-01-12 - 2023-06-30
ID: P00026803

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