Prof Lisa Jackson Pulver University of Sydney Sydney, Australia

Professor Jackson Pulver is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Strategy, and Services at the University of Sydney.

She entered Public Health via the MPH here in Sydney and did graduate studies through the NSW Dept of Health’s Public Health Officers program. Following this, she worked as an epidemiologist at the South East Sydney Public Health Unit before moving back into the academy at UNSW.

Lisa grew a team of committed public health researchers and academics who together developed the Murri Marri Indigenous Health Unit within the Faculty of Medicine at UNSW Australia.

She was instrumental in developing an Indigenous Master elective and an eventual Master Public Health stream (2012).  During this time, she engaged vigorously with many communities and organisations to develop residential scholarship programs for Aboriginal students at UNSW.

In 2011 Professor Jackson Pulver was made a member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for:

‘service to medical education, particularly through the Muru Marri Indigenous Health Unit at The University of New South Wales and as a supporter of educational opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.’

In 2022, Professor Jackson Pulver became a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Science.

Professor Jackson Pulver is an academic leader, a recognised expert in public health, a prominent researcher, a visionary, and a tireless advocate for Health and Education.