Dr Andrew Rochford
Andrew Rochford is one of Australia's most popular media personalities and medical health experts, best known for his winning appearance on Channel's Nine's The Block and his current position with Channel Seven News as National Health Editor.
A graduate of The University of Sydney Medical School, Andrew completed an undergraduate degree in Medical Science, followed by a Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery (Honours). He then worked as a surgical trainee at Brisbane's Princess Alexandra Hospital, followed by the position of Emergency Registrar at Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital. Andrew has also worked on a number of medical research projects, with his work published in prestigious journals including the Journal of Neurosurgery. His specific areas of medical interest include trauma and critical care, public health and preventative medicine, as well as health innovation and technology.
Andrew first appeared on TV screens as a contestant in the 2004 series of The Block. Following on from this success, Andrew's media profile continued to build. He hosted a number of other popular Channel Nine programs including What’s Good For You, The Waiitng Room, You Saved My Life and Amazing Medical Stories, allowing him the opportunity to combine both his medical expertise and television presenting skills. Andrew then joined Channel 10's The Project in 2009 as the resident medical expert, covering the latest medical news, and health issues, along with general news in his co-hosting role. In 2011, Andrew took up a role as co-host of Sydney's Mix 106.5 radio station’s breakfast program, The Brighter Side of Breakfast. More recently Andrew joined the team at Chanel 7 in June 2014 as their National Health Editor, covering special reports for Seven's news and public affairs program, Sunday Night and Sunrise.
A husband and father of three young children, Andrew is passionate about family, fitness and health. He is an ambassador for a number of causes and charities, including the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and DrinkWise, which primarily focus on health related issues in our community and the promotion of an active lifestyle for all Australians.
Andrew Rochford travels from New South Wales Australia
- Men's Health
- Leadership, Teamwork and Crisis Management
- Work-Life Balance
- The Essential 20
- The Secrets to Living Longer
- Brain Training
- Healthy Workers are Productive Workers
- Investing in your Health Future
- The Secrets of High Performers
Topic SynopsesDrawing on his vast professional and life experiences, as well as his expert medical knowledge, Dr Andrew Rochford is available to speak on various topics, including:
The simple health checklist that every man needs to follow.
Leadership, Teamwork and Crisis Management
Andrew reflects on his time in emergency, with some fascinating anecdotes and stories and how they relate to the modern day business and organisational environment.
How to maximise your time so that you can stay healthy, have fun and achieve more at work without sacrificing your life. Dr Rochford draws on his own experiences working two sometimes three busy jobs, whilst having a young family and looking after his health, to show how it is possible to have it all.
The Essential 20
Dr Rochford shares his top 20 proven health tips and tricks that everyone should know and practice for a productive and healthy life.
The Secrets to Living Longer
Learn from what the longest living, healthiest communities on the planet do to live a longer, happier and healthier life.
Dr Rochford explains how you can harness the untapped power of your mind to help tackle life's tough decisions, think clearly and get ahead.
Healthy Workers are Productive Workers
How to use simple health tricks to maximise productivity in the workplace.
Investing in your Health Future
Discover the simple things you should be doing now to get the most out of your life today, tomorrow and beyond based on predictions about what the future of health looks like.
The Secrets of High Performers
Exploring an area of biology and medicine called chronomedicine. It focuses on the natural biological cycles of the human body, i.e. sleep, activity, eating, hormonal etc and how different high performers have maximised their success by harnessing these cycles. It' s been a fascinating area to research and one that i think everyone can apply their own lives.
Each topic can be tailored to suit the particular audience, and additional topics are available on request.
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