Aunty Kerrie Doyle

Professor Aunty Kerrie Doyle is the Associate Dean, Indigenous Health in Western Sydney University’s School of Medicine. A Winninninni/Cadigal/Irish woman, Professor Doyle was one of the first Indigenous women to graduate from Oxford University. She is also the Chair and Research Lead of the Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Clinical Academic Group at Maridulu Budyari Gumal, the Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE); member of the Elders’ Circle for the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM); and founding board member for Ngaramura Indigenous Corporation.
Professor Doyle has spent her career dedicated to improving outcomes for Australia’s Indigenous population. Her research interests include: cross-cultural education, applied cultural proficiency, burden of disease, social determinants of health, and Indigenous health and well-being. She has published extensively in academic journals, presented papers at national and international conferences and co-authored book chapters on Indigenous issues. Professor Doyle’s extensive research and teaching experience has made her a sought-after speaker at conferences, and she is a well-known media spokesperson on Indigenous issues.

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