Ian is a Consultant Psychogeriatrician, working with the Kingston Aged Mental Health Community Team (Southeastern suburbs of Melbourne) and a Senior Lecturer with the Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Heath Sciences, Monash.
Aside from his clinical work (mostly patients with Mood Disorders, dementia complicated by behavioural or psychological problems and a smaller number of patients with psychotic illnesses).
He is interested in education, some post graduate (chiefly psychological conditions and their presentation/management in Primary Care i.e. General Practice) but mostly undergraduate (Clinical Reasoning, Mental State Examination and Community Psychiatry in Old Age) and in particular assessment.
He attended a Harvard medical School course for Health Professional Educators (in 2004) and recently completed a Graduate Diploma in Health Professional Education (in 2008).