Lowitja Institute has supported scholarships for a number of researchers working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Some of our past scholars, funded from 2010 onwards, are listed below. Lowitja Institute’s associated CRC associated organisations have supported a new cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers since 2000, listed in our Changing the Narrative publication.

Past scholars since 2010 have included:

  • Graham Gee, 2011, PhD, Understanding resilience and recovery from trauma in an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community (The University of Melbourne)
  • Kim O’Donnell, 2011, Professional Doctorate, Aboriginal community controlled health organisations and government funders: Accountability to whom and for what? (Flinders University)
  • Shirley Nirrpurranydji, 2011, Masters by Research, Enhancing strengths, researching with the community of Gapuwiyak (Charles Darwin University)
  • Megan Williams, 2011, PhD, Post-prison release support experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Straut Islander people in an urban setting (UNSW)
  • Julie Fraser, 2011, Masters by Research, Enhancing strengths, researching with the community of Gapuwiyak (Charles Darwin University)
  • Bo Remenyi, 2011, PhD, Standardisation of diagnostic protocol for early detection of Rheumatic Heart Disease: Closing the Gap in Indigenous health outcomes (Menzies School of Health Research)
  • Anita D’Aprano, 2011, PhD, TRAK Study – Talking about Raising Aboriginal Kids (Menzies School of Health Research)
  • Sarah Ireland, 2011, PhD, Reproducing history: Aboriginal women in a remote community in the Northern Territory, Australia (Menzies School of Health Research)
  • Elizabeth Orr, 2011, PhD, Telling the good stories: Partnerships/relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal allied health workers in hospital settings (La Trobe University)
  • Kalinda Griffith, 2011, PhD, Disparities in care and outcomes for people with lung cancer (the DOC project) (The University of Sydney)
  • Michael Hemingway, 2011, PhD, COmmunity control: Aboriginal self-determination and liberal democracy (The University of Melbourne)

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