Christine Jenkins is a thoracic physician with clinical and research interest in airways diseases, in particular how to improve treatments for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma. She joined The George Institute for Global Health in 2012 following a 25-year career of designing and implementing clinical trials.
Lawyer and public health researcher Alexandra Jones traded the promise of a career in a large corporate firm to use law to promote public health, joining The George Institute for Global Health four years ago.
Anne-Marie Eades is an Aboriginal woman, public health and health service researcher specialising in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women’s health and wellbeing. Following a 30-year career in health, 19 of which focussed on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, she joined The George Institute for Global Health in 2011.
Robyn Norton began conducting research on how best to prevent and manage injuries 30 years ago. Her passion and dedication to improving the health of communities globally led her to establish The George Institute for Global Health 20 years ago.
The George Institute for Global Health is pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership with the NCD Alliance (NCDA). The partnership will foster dialogue and dissemination of research on evidence-based policy interventions to address noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and promote knowledge sharing within the global health community.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are almost twice as likely to be hospitalised for unintentional injuries such as falls, burns and poisoning than non-Aboriginal children, a new study has shown.