Emeritus Professor
Gerard Fitzgerald

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Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work

Personal details


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health,
School of Public Health & Social Work


Disaster, Emergency medical systems, Emergency medicine, Health Management, Emergency health systems, Ambulance


Public Health and Health Services

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Medicine (University of Queensland)
  • Bachelor of Health Administration (University of New South Wales)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (University of Queensland)


Professor FitzGerald teaches in healthcare systems management and disaster health management at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  He leads the Health Management Group at QUT and is Course Coordinator for the Master of Health Management and Graduate Diploma of Health Management programs. Professor FitzGerald  coordinates the following units:

  • PUB104 - Australian Health Care Systems
  • PUN640 - Health Care Delivery and Reform
  • PUN451 - Introduction to Disaster Health Management
  • PUN452 - Health Disaster Planning and Preparedness
  • PUN453 -Health Disaster Response and Recovery
  • PUN454- Leadership in Disaster Health Management


Selected publications

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Research projects