Discipline of General Practice-Camperdown Campus

The Discipline of General Practice offices are located in the Edward Ford Building of the Camperdown campus.

Discipline of General Practice
Room 132, 133 Edward Ford Building (A27)
The University of Sydney

P: +61 2 9036 5023
E: andrew.barr@sydney.edu.au

Academic Staff

Name Position Phone Email

Professor Lyndal Trevena

Co-Head of Discipline of General Practice

Professor Lyndal Trevena  co-leads the Discipline of General Practice at the University of Sydney and has been a practising GP for almost thirty years. She currently runs specialised research translation clinics at our academic health centres and provides pro bono care at the Asylum Seekers Centre in Newtown. She teaches primary health care within the international public health masters program and co-leads an NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence with international recognition for her research in shared decision-making.

+61 2 93517788  Email

Associate Professor Narelle Shadbolt

 Co-Head of Discipline of General Practice

Associate Professor Narelle Shadbolt is a general practitioner at Hornsby, the Subdean of the Northern Clinical School –Hornsby, Head of the Academic General Practice Unit at Hornsby Hospital and Head of the Discipline of General Practice at the University of Sydney. Medical education, curriculum development and assessment are special interests with a focus on high quality teaching and learning in community primary care.

Associate Professor Shadbolt has a long-standing interest in the health, mental health and well-being of doctors and students and has published, presented and taught extensively in this area.

9036 5061  Email

Dr Marguerite Tracy

Senior Lecturer of Postgraduate Study

Marguerite is a senior lecturer with the Discipline of General Practice. She is a general practitioner with interests in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' health, women's and children's health, and drug health. She is a GP supervisor with the Remote Vocational Training Scheme and is a member of, and examiner for, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

9036 5061  Email

 Dr Michael Tam

 Senior Lecturer


Dr Michael Tam is a senior lecturer at the University of Sydney, and specialist family doctor at the GP Unit, in Fairfield Hospital, South Western Sydney Local Health District.  He has a passion for medical education and is active involved in the teaching, supervision, and assessment of medical students, junior doctors, and family medicine trainees.  His special clinical interest is in the whole-person care of people living with comorbid substance use disorders and mental illness.  His research is in the field of alcohol risky drinking detection in primary care, and in integrated care.

9036 5061  Email

Hankiz Ekpar



Associate Lecturer

Hankiz joined Discipline of General Practice as part-time associate lecturer in 2016. She holds Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from Fudan University of China. She has been involved in developing and coordinating discipline's international programs and engagement activities. Apart from being an associate lecture, she is also a full-time PhD candidate, supervised by Professor Lyndal Trevena. Her PhD topic mainly explores improved methods of adapting contraception shared decision-making approaches and tools to vulnerable populations, in particular Chinese migrants and temporary residents in Australia.

 9036 6306 Email

Professional Staff

Name Position Phone Email
Mr Drew Barr Senior Administrator 

Mr Drew Barr is the Senior Administrator with the Discipline of General Practice at the University of Sydney. He has been involved with supporting the activities of the Discipline since 1998 and worked as a practice manager at an inner city general practice.

+61 2 9036  5023 Email

Ms Sandy Haydon


 General Practice Clinical Placements Network Co-ordinator


 +61 2 9114 1304  Email