Jon Jureidini, MD – Long Bio

HEALTHY SKEPTICISM

Jon Jureidini is a child psychiatrist at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, where he works with ill and disabled children and their families. He has also trained in philosophy, and is a professor in psychiatry and paediatrics at the University of Adelaide. He is spokesman for Healthy Skepticism, an organisation devoted to countering misleading drug promotion, and chair of Australian-Palestinian Partnerships for Education as well as HealthSiblings Australia, an organisation which advocates for individuals with ill and disabled siblings. His interests include quality use of medicines, immigration detention, suicide, medical education and child abuse.