Professor Sandra Eades
Contact Details
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Role:
Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)
Bio

Professor Sandra Eades is a Noongar woman from Mount Barker, Western Australia. She is Australia's first Aboriginal medical doctor to be awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy (2003). She started her career in health research at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research where her focus was on the epidemiology of Indigenous child health in Australia. Over the past decade she has made substantial contributions to the area of Aboriginal health and has provided leadership at a national level in Aboriginal research. She is acknowledged as a leader and role model in Indigenous health research. Professor Eades is the Head, Indigenous Maternal and Child Health and Associate Head, Preventative Health Research, at the Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute and currently based in the Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney.