Peter Hunter

Adj ClinAssProf

20112022

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Biography

Peter Hunter is a senior geriatrician, the Director of Aged Care and the Clinical Program Director of Rehabilitation, Aged and Community Care at Alfred Health. He is an Associate Professor of Aged Care at Monash University.

Peter has over 25 years experience as a clinician. Peter has been involved with the development of a number of initiatives and polices with the Victorian Department of Human Services including the Hospital Admission Risk Program and Improving Care for Older People Policy. He is currently the chair of the Clinical Leadership Group for the Care of Older People in Hospitals.

Currently Peter maintains an active clinical role as a geriatrician and is responsible for managing a range of sub-acute and community services across Alfred Health. Peter sits on the executive of Alfred Health. He chairs the Improving End of Life Care Steering Committee for Alfred Health. He is involved with clinical teaching at an undergraduate and postgraduate level with Monash University, health professional leadership development and research.

Peter has completed a Masters of Business Leadership. He completed Leadership Victoria’s Williamson Community Leadership Program in 2006.

Peter has completed his 2 year term as the President of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine in 2007. During his term Peter provide oversight to the amalgamation of the Australian Society for Geriatric Medicine and and The New Zealand Geriatric Society under the umbrella of one organization.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • Aged Care
  • Geriatrics

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