Dr Paul Saunders

Paul SaundersPosition

Research Fellow, Translational Health Research Institute


Dr Paul Saunders is a Biripi man with connections to the Kamilaroi nation also. Paul is a local Western Sydney Aboriginal man who holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and a Master of Public Health (MPH), and is currently undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Medical Education, all of which are through Western Sydney University. Paul has experience in clinical medicine, medical devices, and Aboriginal health research, including research project management. His research experience is broad, encompassing clinical and social health research, primarily relating to surgical prosthesis efficacy and Indigenous models of healthcare.

Research Interests

  • social determinants of Indigenous health
  • Indigenous care coordination pathways
  • Innovative models of care for Indigenous communities

Qualifications and Recognition

  • MBBS Western Sydney University
  • MPH – Western Sydney University
  • Research Consultant – Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation Aboriginal Medical Service
  • Member Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Yarramundi HDR Scholar

Research & Publications

  • For a complete list of my publications please see my publications page (opens in a new window)

Contact Details

Telephone+61 2 4620 3569