Professor Geoff McColl is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Queensland. Prior to joining UQ, Geoff was the Head of the Melbourne Medical School at the University of Melbourne, where he led the development and implementation of the Melbourne MD.

Geoff completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Melbourne and attained his FRACP in rheumatology in 1992 before completing a PhD focusing on rheumatoid arthritis at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in 1996.

Geoff is currently the President of the Australian Medical Council, Chair of the Therapeutic Goods Administration Advisory Committee on Medicines, past Chair of the AMC’s Medical School Assessment Committee and a past member of Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee.

Geoff’s current research interests are related to the teaching and assessment of diagnostic reasoning skills in medical students, topics on which he completed a Master of Education in 2008.


Jacqui Pedler
Faculty Executive Officer
Executive Assistant

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