Ambitious medical officer, strong health advocate and government advisor
Dr Shannon Nott is a medical officer with Orange Health Service in Central West, NSW. He has a strong interest in health advocacy especially in rural, Indigenous and global health. His work in health leadership has seen Dr Nott take on many different roles including Indigenous Officer for the Australian Medical Students’ Association, Co-Chair of National Rural Health Students’ Network, inaugural Co-Convenor of the National Rural Leadership Development Seminar, as well as founder of the Rural Appreciation Weekend. His work in rural and remote health has seen him be awarded Medical Student of the Year 2009, Student Leader of the Year 2009, NSW state finalist for Young Australian of the Year 2010 and Junior Medical Officer of the Year runner up in 2012.
Dr Nott’s work within the field of leadership has seen him be the founding Co-Chair of Future Health Leaders Incorporated, the organisation whom is organising this conference. He currently also sits on various councils and committees including the NSW Australia Day Council and the Minister’s Men’s Health Advisory Group.