Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Learning about Aboriginal health and wellbeing at the postgraduate level: novel application of the Growth and Empowerment Measure

Sally A Fitzpatrick

Ms Sally Fitzpatrick

qualifications: MPH

contribution: Conceptually posed the research question and initiated the process, analysed the data and drafted majority of content, member of teaching team who undertook the research

position: Research Fellow

Sally Fitzpatrick is a Research Fellow at the Translational Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University, and a team investigator in the Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Stream of Maridulu Budyari Gumal - The Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise. Sally grew up in Sydney, where she currently lives on Bediagal Land. She is fifth generation Australian with ancestry including Danish, English and Irish and the proud co-parent of two amazing young women. Sally has over a decade experience designing, delivering and researching curriculum in Aboriginal health, as well as empowerment, community based healing, social and emotional wellbeing, community development and oral health. She has served in community organisations for many years promoting social justice and reconciliation as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander oral health and services for young women and girls at risk of homelessness.


Melissa R Haswell

Prof Melissa Haswell

qualifications: PhD

contribution: Contributed actively to refinement of analysis, structure, and editing, member of teaching team who undertook the research

position: Professor

Australia

Keen interest in finding ways to promote empowerment and social and emotional well being as a mechanism toward achieving better physical and mental health and greater connection and caring for the environment.


Megan M Williams

Dr Megan Williams

qualifications: PhD

contribution: Contribution to structure, writing, interpretation of findings and development of argument; member of teaching team who undertook the research

position: Senior Lecturer

Megan is a Wiradjuri descendent with over 20 years’ experience in justice health. She has NHMRC, ARC and industry funding for prisoner health research, including for workforce development and program evaluation using her Ngaa-bi-nya Aboriginal framework. Megan is a commissioning editor of Croakey.org, helping produce social journalism series #JustJustice.


Sally  Nathan

Dr Sally Nathan

qualifications: PhD

contribution: Commenting on analysis and interpretation and editing

position: Senior Lecturer


Lois  Meyer

Assoc Prof Lois Meyer

qualifications: PhD

contribution: Provided advice on pedagogy and contributed to structure and editing of content, member of teaching team who undertook the research

position: Senior Research Fellow


Jan E Ritchie

A/Prof Jan Ritchie

qualifications: PhD

contribution: Involved in developing the objectives that this research addresses and in preparation of the paper for publication

position: Honorary Associate Professor


Lisa R Jackson Pulver

Prof Lisa Jackson Pulver

qualifications: PhD

contribution: Provided cultural supervision and advice on structure and editing of content, member of teaching team who undertook the research

position: Professor


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