Shawana Andrews is a Palawa woman of the Trawlwoolway clan, Trowunna (Tasmania). Shawana has a social work and public health background and has worked in Aboriginal health for 17 years doing project management, program development, teaching, research, community development and clinical work. She currently works as Lecturer in Indigenous Health at the Melbourne School of Health Sciences and leads several projects including the Indigenous Curriculum Framework development for the School and the Billibellary's Walk project as part of broader university efforts to develop Indigenous pedagogical tools to facilitate Indigenous curriculum development. Shawana is also the current lead CI of the Aboriginal Fathering Project which is one stream of a broader ARC-funded research collaboration and collaborates with community and local hospitals on various projects including the Cardiac Care Yarning Model at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne.
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