Caroline West

Dr Caroline West is one of Australia?s best-known media doctors. Her credits as a TV presenter and producer include Beyond Tomorrow, Good Medicine, Beyond 2000, 60 minutes, Sex/Life, Living Longer, Everybody and George Negus Tonight and Guide to the Good Life. She is the GP expert for ninemsn and has written regularly for the Sun Herald and Australian Doctor.

Dr Caroline West is a GP and a Director of East Sydney Doctors. Caroline has a special interest in lifestyle medicine.  Her areas of expertise include nutrition, stress management, healthy lifestyle behavioural changes, sleep, and exercise and preventative medicine. Dr Caroline remains committed to the latest developments in lifestyle medicine believing that prevention is the key for better health. She is a leader in this field and communicates the latest in medical advances not only to her patients but also to a broader audience through her work as a media doctor, health broadcaster, corporate speaker and consultant.
 
Dr Caroline West is currently the President of the Australian Lifestyle Medicine Association (ALMA). Around Australia she regularly presents workshops on Lifestyle Medicine and prevention. She is an adjunct professional fellow at Southern Cross University.
 
Dr Caroline is an ambassador for cycling in the City of Sydney appearing in the "Everything's connected, Caroline "series. She enjoys keeping active with surfboard riding, cycling to work and kayaking. She was the world masters gold medalist in the marathon kayaking 2009. She also has a love of art, music and the ukulele.

Caroline is also a vocal champion of preventative medicine and has been an ambassador for Global World Sight Day promoting prevention of vision loss.
 
Dr Caroline West holds a Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery from the University of NSW. On graduation she was awarded the prize for most outstanding achievement in community medicine.

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