Dr Sanchia Shibasaki (Phd)

Dr Sanchia Shibasaki (PhD) was born and raised on Waibene (Thursday Island) and is of Torres Strait Islander and Asian descent.  

She has over 25 years’ experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, primary health care policy and practice, research and knowledge translation to impact, and continuous quality improvement.  

Sanchia has successfully held roles in organisational governance, executive management, physiotherapy, research and knowledge translation, training and development, project leadership and management, and consultancy. 

She has lived and worked in urban, rural, and remote communities in Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia. She has and continues to work with representatives from government departments;  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled health affiliates, peak organisations, and services;  research institutes; consultants; not for profit community organisations and various community groups.  

More information about Dr Shibasaki can be found at https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanchia-shibasaki-77a932123

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