Associate Professor Mathew Coleman
Associate Professor Mathew Coleman is a clinical academic with the Rural Clinical School of WA (University of WA) and consultant psychiatrist with the WA Country Health Service. As a devoted rural medical specialist and academic living and working in country WA, he also runs a small farming business grazing sheep with his young family. Mathew has qualifications in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and health service management. He is an active researcher into the mental health of rural and remote Australians, and is an advocate for locally available and sustainable services for people and communities who live in the bush. He is actively engaged in developing and educating health clinicians for regional, rural and remote Australia. Mathew also draws on his past military experiences to better inform and educate civilian health services to build capacity and expertise in military and veteran mental health.