Constituency:South Australia (Coming up in 2013)
Current Place of Residence: Adelaide
University: University of Adelaide
Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Other information: Mark has won a series of scholarships during his studies at the University of Adelaide, most recently the Royal Australian College of Physicians’ John Snow Scholarship. In addition, he has been selected for medical electives in Oxford and in Cambridge in 2012. Mark is an accomplished public speaker, runs marathons and sails. In 2010 he won the Young Endeavour medallion for 'excellence and leadership' and was short-listed for the South Australia 'Man Alive!' male role model award. Longer-term Mark aspires to become a medical specialist and leader in Indigenous public health, with the specific aim of closing the Indigenous Australian life expectancy gap.