Dr Maria Tomasic has broad experience in rural and remote psychiatry and forensic psychiatry, the latter currently involving criminal and victim impact assessments and a special interest in the area of Indigenous offenders.
She works in private practice, as well as at the Centre for Disability Health in South Australia, dealing with mental health problems in people with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorders and brain injury. Maria has been visiting psychiatrist to traditional Indigenous communities in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in central Australia since 2003.
She is on the Executive Committee of the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC), and is the Chair of the CPMC Indigenous Health Subcommittee.
Maria is also involved in examining overseas-trained doctors for the Australian Medical Council, and has previously served as the College’s Honorary Secretary, the Chair of the Committee for Continuing Medical Education, and as a member of the South Australian Branch Committee. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.