Dr Josh Munn grew up in South-East South Australia before attending Adelaide University and completing his medical degree in 2000.
After residence years in Adelaide he joined the army and worked with the tank regiment in Darwin followed by joining the infantry battalion in Townsville.
During this time he gained a Fellowship in the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and worked for several years as a GP in Townsville.
With a high workload in workplace injury management, he undertook a Masters’ degree in Science and Technology (Occupational Medicine), completing this in 2009.
He commenced training with the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, gaining fellowship in 2013.
He has extensive medical experience in mining, smelting and refining, transport (road, rail and aviation), manufacturing and sugar processing. Working in sawmills during university holidays also provided excellent exposure to the timber industry.
Current areas of interest and practice are primarily:
- Injury management and return to work planning, particularly early intervention.
- Independent medical examinations
- Fitness for work assessments
- 2013 – Fellowship of Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, AFOEM (RACP)
- 2009 – Masters in Science and Technology (Occupational Medicine), University of NSW
- 2007 – Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education, James Cook University
- 2005 – Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, RACGP
- 2000 – Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Adelaide.