Associate Professor Alan Gijsbers MBBS, FRACP, FAChAM, DTM&H, PGDip Epi, retired in Sept 2022 from being a specialist physician in Addiction Medicine in Melbourne, Australia. In the mid-1980’s he worked as a general physician at the Christian Medical College and Hospital Vellore, South India, with Interserve Australia. He is a past National Chairman of the CMDF Australia, and he is a current board member and chair of the governance committee of the ICMDA. He is past-president of ISCAST – an Australian Organisation for the dialogue between science and the Christian Faith. He is married to Lois. They have three children and seven grandchildren.