Russ Schedlich graduated from the University of New South Wales in 1979 and started working in the Royal Australian Navy the following year. After time at sea and in major shore Establishments, he specialised in underwater medicine, and in 1986-88 undertook a posting to the Institute of Naval Medicine in the United Kingdom. Returning to Australia, he served as Fleet Medical Officer from 1989-90 and then completed a Master of Public Health the following year.
* Medical Officer RAAF Williamtown
* Senior Medical Officer RAAF Williamtown
* USAF Flight Surgeon Primary Course
* Chief Instructor RAAF Institute of Aviation Medicine
Vice-Marshal Bruce Short
Surgeon General, Australian Defence Force
Dr (LCDR) Fabian Purcell
Dr Dave Emonson
Group Captain Emonson was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1958 and grew up in Victoria. He entered Monash University in 1975 and graduated with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Degrees in 1981. He subsequently underwent his intern training at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne (where he was born).