Position: Head of Unit, Western Health.

Dr Jon Cook is an Addiction Medicine Specialist, holding Fellowship for the Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine. He has a background in Community Health, and also holds Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

Dr Cook has experience in Indigenous Health through the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service, and an interest in working with young people developed through working at YSAS (Youth Support and Advocacy Service). His interests developed in supporting health care for people with a range of co-existing psychosocial complexities, with an ultimate focus and specialization in Addiction Medicine.

Dr Cook has been Head of Unit at Western Health since 2017, and is focused on service development, work with young people, and education of junior medical staff.