Dr. Zafar Smith is an Emergency Medicine FACEM currently residing in Townsville, Queensland, Australia with his wife and three children.
Zafar is passionate about indigenous health and international emergency medicine in the Pacific Islands. His Samoan heritage and upbringing in Papua New Guinea inspire him to continually work towards bridging the health inequality gap that exists between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.
Zafar completed his medical degree in Otago University, New Zealand. He has worked as a retrieval doctor, and is actively engaged in EMST and APLS. He holds a diploma in Paediatric Emergency Medicine and is working towards a Masters of Public Health in Tropical Medicine. He works at Mount Isa Hospital and as a lecturer at James Cook University.