Dr Ekeuda Uchenna (Ben) Nwankwo

Director of Clinical Training (DCT)

Dr Ben Nwankwo is a dual Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) with advanced skills in Emergency Medicine, Public Health and Child Health. He is certified in clinical teaching and supervision for the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine Associateship trainees, is a mentor and supervisor of training for ACRRM and RACGP and participates in ALS2 instruction for ACRRM. Ben is a strong advocate for rural generalist training and is devoted to supporting rural generalist trainees. He has interest in research, quality, training, and clinical leadership as an Associate Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators. In his spare time, Ben loves singing in choirs and playing golf.



Jo Potts

Medical Education Officer (MEO)

Jo Potts lives in the Shire of Cuballing (near Narrogin) on her husband’s family farm bordering the beautiful Dryandra Woodlands and has been passionately involved with the rural medical student program since 2016. She is also employed as the Medical Education Officer for the WA Country Health Service in Narrogin and as the Wheatbelt Project Officer for the WA Regional Training Hubs supporting doctors in training in the region. When Jo isn’t working, she enjoys running, cooking, travelling and spending time at home on the farm with friends, family and her beloved Kelpie, Jess.


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Last Updated: 19/03/2024