Program Committees

Three Program Committees have been established to ensure the Institute has high level advice from individuals with significant expertise in each of our research program areas. These Committees are a critical part of the Institute's research governance.

Program Committee members

Program 1: Community capability and the social determinants of health

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Professor Kerry Arabena

Professor Kerry Arabena (Chairperson)

Chair of Indigenous Health
Director, Indigenous Health Equity Unit
Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
The University of Melbourne

Biography

Dr Roxanne Bainbridge

Dr Roxanne Bainbridge

Senior Research Fellow
College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences
James Cook University

Biography

Ms Vanessa Harris

Ms Vanessa Harris

Executive Officer
Northern Territory Mental Health Coalition

Ms Suzanne Ingram

Ms Suzanne Ingram

Senior Research Fellow
Communication and Engagement, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
The George Institute for Global Health

Biography

Dr Ray Lovett

Dr Ray Lovett

Research Fellow
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Heath
Australian National University

Biography

Professor Adrian Miller

Professor Adrian Miller

Professor of Indigenous Research
Griffith University

Biography

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Program 2: A health workforce to address Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

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Professor Cindy Shannon

Professor Cindy Shannon (Chairperson)

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education)
The University of Queensland

Biography

Mr Scott Avery

Mr Scott Avery

Policy and Research Director
First People Disability Network

Associate Professor Marion Kickett

Professor Marion Kickett

Director
Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Curtin University

Biography

Ms Janine Mohamed

Ms Janine Mohamed

Chief Executive Officer
Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives

Professor Roianne West

Professor Roianne West

Professor Indigenous Health and Workforce Development
Griffith University

Biography
Dr Michael Wright

Dr Michael Wright

Early Career Research Fellow
National Drug Research Institute
Curtin University

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Program 3: Health policy and systems

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Dr Mark Wenitong

Dr Mark Wenitong (Chairperson)

Public Health Medical Advisor
Apunipima Cape York Health Council

Ms Donisha Duff

Ms Donisha Duff

National Manager Indigenous Affairs
Kidney Health Australia

Dr Jill Guthrie

Dr Jill Guthrie

Research Fellow
National Centre for Indigenous Studies
Australian National University

Biography

Dr Kim O'Donnell

Dr Kim O'Donnell

Research Associate
Health Care Management, School of Medicine
Flinders University

Biography

Associate Professor Ted Wilkes

Associate Professor Ted Wilkes

Associate Professor, Aboriginal Research Programs
National Drug Research Institute
Curtin University

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Created: 26 October 2015 - Updated: 18 December 2015