Associate Professor David Mills

Associate Professor David Mills
 Position Rural Academic
 Org Unit Adelaide Rural Clinical School
 Telephone +61 8 8313 6280
 Mobile +61 4 2791 4137
 Location Floor/Room G 34 ,  Helen Mayo North ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    David Mills is Associate Professor and Director of the Adelaide Rural Clinical School at the University of Adelaide. He has been a practicing GP on Eyre Peninsula in rural South Australia since 1988, and has been a committed undergraduate and postgraduate teacher since 1990.
    His MD was in rural diabetes care in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities. He has worked in the Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service,  served on the Eyre Regional Health Board and is passionately committed to community engagement, improving health outcomes for rural communities and improving the rural medical workforce.
    His current role with the Rural Clinical School includes placement of University of Adelaide medical students across the North and West of South Australia, in community based longitudinal integrated clerkships.

    His major interests are in:
    • Chronic and complex disease care management
    • Diabetes management and ambulatory care in rural communities
    • Aboriginal health interventions
    • Medical education
    • Rural Anaesthetic practice
    • Clinical reasoning


    1984       Diploma in Obstetrics - Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
    1987       Diploma in Anaesthetics (London)
    1988       Member Royal College of General Practitioners (UK)
    1988       Diploma in Child Health (Edinburgh)
    1989       Fellow Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
    2005       Doctor of Medicine
    2013       Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (Adelaide)



The information in this directory is provided to support the academic, administrative and business activities of the University of Adelaide. To facilitate these activities, entries in the University Phone Directory are not limited to University employees. The use of information provided here for any other purpose, including the sending of unsolicited commercial material via email or any other electronic format, is strictly prohibited. The University reserves the right to recover all costs incurred in the event of breach of this policy.

Entry last updated: Saturday, 3 Aug 2019

To link to this page, please use the following URL: