Peter studied Medicine and was awarded his postgraduate MD from the UWA. He did post graduate study in Melbourne and Harvard University, Boston. Peter is Clinical Professor in Medicine and Population Health at UWA. Peter is Consultant Cardiologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital where he is Director of the Heart Research Institute. He is also Deputy Director of the Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research.
Peter's special interests are acute coronary syndromes and prevention of atherosclerosis. He also has a special interest in community control of coronary heart disease.