Prof John B. Saunders

Title: Professor and Consultant Physician

Qualifications: MA; MB; BChir; MD; FRACP; FRCP; FAChAM

Special Interests: Addiction Medicine, See my website:

John B. Saunders is a Professor and Consultant Physician in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine, with appointments at the University of Queensland and University of Sydney, and with several private hospital groups. He graduated in pharmacology and then medicine from the University of Cambridge, and undertook specialist medical training in internal medicine, gastroenterology and addiction medicine. His career as a clinician, service director, researcher and academic in addictive disorders extends back over 40 years, and he has extensive clinical experience in hospital and community settings. He has been a member of many state and federal Australian government committees, including the Australian National Council on Drugs (2001-07). He has worked with the World Health Organization since 1981 and was responsible for developing the AUDIT Questionnaire. He is a member of WHO’s Expert Advisory Panel on Substance Abuse and the ICD 11 Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders Workgroup. He has published four books and over 330 scientific papers, reviews and book chapters. He is an ISI highly cited scientist.

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