Dr Pamela Douglas has worked in general practice since 1987, with a special interest in women’s health. She is founder of Possums for Mothers and Babies, Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of General Practice at the University of Queensland, and Adjunct Associate Professor at the Maternity and Family Unit at Griffith University. Her crying baby research has been supported by various scholarships and fellowships, and she is the author of internationally published medical research in this field.
She lives with her husband in Brisbane, Queensland. They have five adult children and stepchildren, and four grandchildren.