Dean of Medicine
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
University of Auckland
John is Dean of the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland, with oversight of a complex faculty of 6 schools with 1000 staff and 4500 students with diverse teaching and research activities in medicine, biomedical science, health science, pharmacy, nursing and optometry.
He encourages for stronger inter-professional relations between the traditional disciplines of medical, biomedical and health sciences and across faculties. John is a biomedical scientist by training specialising in immunology and infectious disease. He is a advocate for equity and inclusion and the role of science in society and the importance of research led teaching in medical education.