Dr Caroline Harvey MBBS (Hons) MPM MPH Grad Dip Sexology DRANZCOG FRACGP
Caroline completed her medical degree and GP training in NSW where she worked until moving to Qld in 1998. She has worked in Sydney, Cairns and Brisbane in various settings including general practice, Aboriginal Medical Services, Family Planning Qld (FPQ), FP NSW and Qld Health. She currently works with the Institute of Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) as Senior GP in sexual and reproductive health. As well as being active in clinical practice and teaching for the past 25 years she is a recognised expert in contraception, and has published research in implants and IUDs. She is a co author of 3 editions of “Contraception: an Australian clinical practice handbook”.
As Medical Director at FPQ from 2002 -2014, Caroline led a decade of expansion and innovation of education programs to medical and nursing professionals including the delivery of courses and workshops to regional areas, the development of an IUD insertion clinical training program, the annual Reproductive Refresher conference, the introduction of flexible tailored clinical attachments and the Pap Smear Provider module for nurses. The development of partnerships with organisations and training providers was key to this work and she maintains a strong passion for responsive and collaborative approaches to health professional education