Dr Lachlan McIver is a rural generalist and public health physician, with over ten years of experience working in remote, indigenous and tropical communities around Australia, Africa, Asia and the Pacific.

Lachlan has a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery degree from Monash University, a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (with Distinction) from James Cook University and a PhD with The Australian National University.  He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine, the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine and the Australian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (Royal Australasian College of Physicians).

Lachlan is the Medical Advisor for Infectious Diseases, Epidemic Response and Antimicrobial Resistance for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) in their International Office (Access Campaign) in Geneva, Switzerland.  Lachlan is also the Chair of Directors for Rocketship Pacific Ltd – a small global health not-for-profit organisation focused on primary healthcare systems strengthening in developing countries.  

Lachlan's research interests include public health, tropical medicine, infectious diseases, primary healthcare, acute care, indigenous health, disasters, climate change and global health.  


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  • 2012 - International volunteer of the year - Fiji
  • 2014 - Research Fellowship - L'institut de recherche pour le developpement (Montpellier, France)
  • 2010 - Research Fellowship - Robert Graham Center (Washington D.C., USA)

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