Dr Mitchell Smith
Dr Mitchell Smith is a public health physician who has been involved in the health care of refugees for 25 years, both overseas and in Australia. Since 1999, he has been Director of the NSW Refugee Health Service, a NSW Health-funded unit based in South Western Sydney. The Service undertakes health assessments, health education, teaching and research regarding people of refugee background living in NSW. He has conjoint appointments at University of NSW and University of Sydney.
Dr Smith provides advice on refugee health policy at local, state and national levels. He is a member of the NSW TB Advisory Committee and of the Refugee Health Network of Australia.