Associate Professor Ian Anderson
VicHealth and University of Melbourne
Ian has worked in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health for many years. He has undertaken a number of roles and gained achievements in a number of dimensions working as a clinician, as an Aboriginal person and advocate himself, as a policy maker, a health educator and as a scholar. Ian is leading the development of an integrated health services research and community development program primarily to focus on research action on gaps in knowledge critical to the improvement of health care delivery to indigenous people.
Professor Anderson, is the foundation Chair in Indigenous Health at the University of Melbourne, the first Aboriginal Australian to hold the position.