General Practice Research and Education Network (GPREN)

The Graduate School of Medicine (GSM) General Practice Academic Unit (GPAU) and General Practice Research and Education Network (GPREN) strive to promote excellence in general practice medical education and research, particularly emphasising the healthcare needs of rural and regional communities.

Meet the team 

Professor Andrew Bonney
Roberta Williams Chair of Practice

Professor Judy Mullan
Associate Head of School Research

Associate Professor Rowena Ivers
Chair of Phase 3

Dr Fiona Williams
Senior Lecturer General Practice

Dr Christine Metusela
Senior Lecturer Public Health

Dr Diane Harland
Research Officer


Miss Cassarn Monroe
Administration Officer (Rural Research and General Practice)

Miss Monroe assists with the administration of rural and primary care research at GSM. While new to the Graduate School of Medicine, Cassarn has spent six year at the University of Wollongong, supporting the Faculty of Business and Law across departments including Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, Operations, Marketing, and Law.