Prof Gail Garvey University of Queensland Queensland, Australia

Professor Gail Garvey is a Kamilaroi woman and Professor of Indigenous Health Research in The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine.

With a career spanning three decades of highly valued research collaborations, Gail currently leads the First Nations Cancer & Wellbeing Research program where she works to understand the psychosocial aspects of cancer care for First Nations Australians and measure the dimensions of wellbeing important to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Gail’s instinctive leadership and collaborative approach brings First Nations consumers, researchers, and clinicians together to actively promote the translation of research knowledge into Australian public health policy and practice.