Dr Phillip Fourie

Senior Lecturer - School of Science and Technology

Phillip Fourie

Phone: +61 2 6773 1758

Email: jfourie2@une.edu.au


Phillip completed his undergraduate studies in South Africa and qualified as a Medical Doctor (MBBS) in 1993. As a General Practitioner, he undertook several hospital placements in General Medicine, Accident and Emergency, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Oncology in South Africa, the United Kingdom and later in Australia.

Phillip began his career as a General Medical Practitioner in Australia in 1999 and completed a Post Graduate Diploma of Counselling in 2001 in line with his growing interest in applying an holistic approach to dealing with medical disease. In 2013, Phillip completed a Doctorate of Counselling at Bond University which focused on patient-centred assessment and treatment of anxiety disorder within the allied health context. During his tenure at Bond University Phillip held several administrative positions including Head of School of Social Science, Associate Dean (Staffing) and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Society and Design from 2007 - 2016.

Dr Fourie is continuing his academic career in the School of Science and Technology at UNE where he teaches into the Medical programme and runs the Depression Clinic which offers evidence-based treatment to members of the community.



Teaching Areas

  • Clinical Neuroscience
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Year 1-3 Medical Students in the JMP - Biochemistry and Pathology

Research Interests