CNSA 19th Annual Congress |12-14 May 2016 | Cairns Convention Centre | Bridging the gap - Distance, Culture, Workforce and Knowledge
Gail Garvey

Associate Professor Gail Garvey

Associate Professor Garvey plays a leadership role in Indigenous cancer research nationally and has been instrumental in bringing together key cancer researchers, clinicians, cancer services, government departments, community organisations and Indigenous consumers to identify and address research priorities. She has a strong track record of research translation into policy and practice and advocates involving the relevant stakeholders throughout the research process to achieve maximum impact.  She has an impressive record that spans many years in building capacity among Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, researchers, and health professionals.

She currently leads, DISCOVER-TT, a NHMRC funded Centre of Research Excellence and a Cancer Council NSW Strategic Research Partnership Grant, both with the aim of conducting research to improve cancer outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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