Matthew Peters Back

Matthew Peters is a son, husband of one, father of five and grandfather of two. He obtained his FRACP in 1988, completed a higher degree and then spent an impoverishing three years in London as a Research Fellow. He is Senior Staff Specialist and Head of Respiratory Medicine at Concord Hospital and Professor of Respiratory Medicine at Macquarie University. He has served TSANZ in a number of roles including as President and also worked for an extended period with Lung Foundation Australia. He has made a particular contribution in the area of Tobacco Control. He became a member of the Order of Australia in 2019 recognising the significant contributions in these areas. Outside Medicine and the love of his family, 2023 will be his 23rd year of coaching an Under 13 Rugby team at St Joseph’s College in Sydney. No Wallaby yet but one Australian Rugby 7s representative!