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Dr James Fitzpatrick


Director of PATCHES

Dr James Fitzpatrick

Dr James Fitzpatrick - Paediatrician
James was the 2001 Young Australian of the Year and is the Director of PATCHES Paediatrics, a member of the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs, and inaugural Chair of the Australian FASD Clinical Network. His PhD on FASD prevalence in the Fitzroy Valley was described as the best of all clinically oriented doctoral theses that I have read over the last forty years by reviewer Professor Ken Jones, the University of Washington dysmorphologist who first coined the term Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in 1973. James is a finalist for the 2017 WA Australian of the Year awards and is an invited Ambassador for NOFASD Australia.

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