Dr Alex Turner

 

NATIONALITY: English / Pommie

CURRENT POSITION:
Junior doctor Weston Super Mare.

FAVOURITE SURF DESTINATION:
Indo

PREVIOUS BENEVOLENT WORK:

Sri Lanka 2005: Project Galle. Refugee camp maintenance and building permanent housing for tsunami refugees

Vale Festival 2005-2008: Site Manager for Vale Festival, a 5000 capacity charity festival raising money for health and environmental causes.

Sri Lanka 2007: Working with Impact Aid on mobile medical vans to tsunami refugee camps and undertaking research to assess the health impact of refugee camp living conditions on the internally displaced people living in them.

G Land 2010: Letting Dr Millard beat me at pool.

TRAVEL EXPERIENCE:
UK / Ireland / France / Spain / Portugal/ Morocco / Indo / Australia / South and Central America / Sri Lanka.

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE:
2007 BmedSci (intercalation) Public Health and Epidemiology
2011 MBCHB Birmingham University
2011 Expedition and Wilderness Medicine course

ANECDOTAL STORIES:
Many and varied depending on the audience!

ANY OTHER INFORMATION THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADD ABOUT YOURSELF:
I grew up in Glastonbury and have the festival, surf and outdoor lifestyle ingrained in me. As well as surfing, I’m a keen climber and mountain biker. I’m not quite sure how I ended up being a doctor, but I am determined to make it work for me!

1 Comment

  1. Christian says:

    Hey bro!! I forgot 3 CD with my pictures in the room can you please get them and I’ll get them from you at home! Thanks!!!

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