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Associate Prof Veronica Matthews

University Centre for Rural Health, The University of Sydney

Veronica is a Quandamooka woman from Minjerribah who lives and works on Bundjalung Country at the University Centre for Rural Health, The University of Sydney. Her work centres on improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander holistic health care systems (incorporating environmental, social and cultural determinants of health) through systems-thinking and community-based participatory research. She co-leads the Indigenous Knowledges theme within the Healthy Environment and Lives (HEAL) National Network and the Centre for Research Excellence in Strengthening Systems for Indigenous Health Care Equity (CRE-STRIDE). Both collaborations are multi-jurisdictional and transdisciplinary networks of service providers, policymakers and researchers working to embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges and methodologies into inter-sectoral research to achieve health equity. 


Join Veronica at the 2022 Better Futures Forum:

Tuesday 6 September, 4:00pm - 5:00pm AEST | Sector Workshop & Submissions: Tackling climate change and health - advancing the national climate and health strategy + building sustainable and climate resilient healthcare system