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Doherty Institute Indigenous Health Webinar
At this webinar chaired by Dr Simon Graham, lead of the Indigenous cross-cutting theme at the Doherty Institute, hear from Aboriginal clinical and public health researchers about their work with Aboriginal communities. The seminar will have a Q&A.

Chair
• Dr Simon Graham
Department of Infectious Diseases, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

Speakers
• Professor Yvette Roe
Co-Director of the Molly Wardaguga Research Centre, Charles Darwin University
• Professor Jaqui Hughes
College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University and Royal Darwin Hospital

Nov 30, 2022 02:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Speakers

Dr Simon Graham
Lead of the Indigenous Health cross-cutting theme @Doherty Institute
Simon is a Narungga man from South Australia and a National Health & Medical Research Council Fellow (NHMRC) in the Department of Infectious Diseases, Melbourne Medical School, University of Melbourne. He is the lead of the Indigenous Health Cross-cutting Discipline at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. His work focusses on sexual health, infectious diseases and Aboriginal health.
Professor Yvette Roe
Co-Director of the Molly Wardaguga Research Centre @Charles Darwin University
Professor Roe is a proud Njikena Jawuru woman from the West Kimberley, Western Australia. She is the Co-Director of the Molly Wardaguga Research Centre, at Charles Darwin University. Her current research has a specific focus on ensuring that maternal and infant services are mother-child focused and are informed by an Indigenous epistemology and ontology. This involves describing and assessing the impact of community investment by empowering First Nation communities to activelybe involved to redesign health services that are cultural safe, underpinned by First Nation values and provides an operational framework of First Nation relationality and connectedness to place, people, ceremony and improved health and wellbeing outcomes.
Professor Jaqui Hughes
Clinical Researcher @College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University and Royal Darwin Hospital
Professor Jaqui Hughes is a Torres Strait Islander woman, and Darwin-based clinical researcher at Flinders University and the Royal Darwin Hospital. Her research program focusses on health-service strengthening and optimal patient centred-renal care which is aligned to the values of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and community.