Dr John Corbett
graduated dux of his
year at the University of Queensland Medical School
before travelling to Oxford University
as the Queensland Rhodes Scholar of 1965.
He then spent nine years in study and research in Neurology at Oxford, much of this as an Oxford Don, before becoming a Visiting Professor at Harvard University.
then returned to Australia in order to practice neurology.
In 1994, Dr Corbett
studied sleep disorders as a Visiting Scientist at John Hopkins University
, and has practiced ever since in Queensland in Neurology and Sleep Medicine.
He is one of only three Neurologists in Australia who is also a Credentialled Sleep Physician.
is the Queensland Patron of the Sleep Disorders Association of Australia
and in 2003, was awarded a Centenary Medal for 'Distinguished Service to Medicine'.
In addition, Dr Corbett is a Director of the Brain Foundation, a National foundation which supports research into a wide range of neurological disorders.
has also been active in forging links between the Brain Foundation and the Queensland Muscular Dystophy Association
Click here to visit the brain foundation website.
is also the Queensland Patron of Sleep Disorders Australia, Australia's national patient-support group.