Dr Bronwyn Gould has post graduate qualifications in both paediatrics and psychological medicine.
Dr Gould has experience spanning over 35 years in general practice specialising in work with children, parents and young people. In addition to her regular practice, she established and provided an on site medical service for homeless women and women with children at Lou’s Place, Darlinghurst for 12 years from 2000.
She has been involved with training in NSW Department of Community Services (now FACS). Initially this was as a face to face trainer (2000 – 2004) and subsequently through developing and delivering video presentations for the Case Worker Child protection Dynamics course about inflicted injuries and about brain development.
In her capacity as a member of the NSW Child Death Review Team she works as a review officer at the NSW Ombudsman’s Office. Previously she was a member of the Commonwealth Ministerial Advisory group, Australian Council for Children and Parenting, serving as chairperson for two years. She has been involved in reviewing SUDI deaths since 2004.
She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Australian Parenting Website (www.RaisingChildren.net.au) and is a member of the external advisory group for the International Research Centre for Communication in Healthcare (IRCCH).
She has been involved in a range of publications in peer reviewed journals and was a member of the steering committee for WHO burden of Disease (Child Sexual Assault Study)
Bronwyn was the recipient of the 2014 University of NSW Alumni Award for Medicine and Health. In 1998 she was awarded the Member of the order of Australia (AM) for service to youth in NSW through Guides Australia and the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN).She was a participant in the Sydney Leadership programme in 1999.
Bronwyn is actively involved working with children and young women in a voluntary capacity through Guides Australia. She has been a leader with the local Junior Guides since 1989, and has worked at State and National level in the organisation.
Dr Bronwyn Gould is a Fellow of the Australian College of Psychological Medicine, a member of the Chapter of Community and Child Health (Royal Australian College of Physicians) and a member of the International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN).