Major General Jeffrey Rosenfeld

Surgeon General Defence Health Reserves

MAJGEN Jeff RosenfeldMajor General Jeffrey Rosenfeld joined the Australian Defence Force in 1984 and is currently Surgeon General Defence Health Reserves. His postings have included Medical Officer to 4th/19th Prince of Wales Armoured Regiment, SMO 4th Brigade and Officer Commanding 6th Mobile Field Surgical Troop (6MFST). He was SO1 Health Administration in RHSA Victoria 1998-2000. He attended Reserve Staff College and Army Logistic Training Centre, and has been Chair of the General Surgery Consultative Group and Consultant in Neurosurgery to the Surgeon General. He is also Adjunct Professor to the Centre for Military and Veteran’s Health (CMVH), University of Queensland and Assistant Editor of ADF Health. He was awarded the Geoffrey Harkness Medal in 2001 for outstanding service to Royal Australian Army Medical Corps (RAAMC). He is the recipient of the Michael E DeBakey International Military Surgeons’ Award for Excellence for 2009. He is one of Australia's senior military surgeons and has served on seven operations including Rwanda, Solomon Islands, East Timor, Bougainville and most recently in Iraq. In his civilian work he is the Professor and Head of the Department of Surgery, Monash University and the Alfred Hospital and is a leader in Australian neurosurgery with an international profile. He was President of the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) Victoria and Commissioner of St John Ambulance Australia (Victoria) from December 2001 to June 2005. He is married to Debbie and has three teenage children.