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Philip Norrie

Family Physician

University of New South Wales



Philip NORRIE MBBS, MA, MSc, MSocSc[Hons], MPhil[Med}, PhD, MD, FRSN, FRSM, FRHistS is a family physician from Sydney, Australia whose main interest is medical history. This medical history interest is in two parts. Firstly in the history of wine as a medicine for the past 5,000 years which was the topic of his PhD. After this Dr. Norrie developed the world’s first fully Resveratrol Enhanced Wine [REW]. The second interest is the role of infectious disease in the demise of ancient civilizations, which was the basis of his MD thesis and his M.Phil thesis. 
Dr. Norrie is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of New South Wales in Australia; as well as being a past Affiliate in Medical History at the University of Montana, USA, a past Adjunct in the National Institute of Complementary Medicine at the Western Sydney University [relating to REW]and the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at the Northern Beaches Cancer Care unit in Sydney.
He lives in the Northern beaches of Sydney with his wife Belinda. They have two sons [ the eldest is a barrister and the youngest is a lawyer ] and two grandsons.

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