Roianne F West Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2016

Roianne F West

Biography Professor Roianne West (PhD MMHN BN RN) Dr Roianne West is Griffith University's Inaugural Professor and Director of the First Peoples Health Unit. Roianne has over 20 years of experience in Indigenous Health where she commenced as a health worker in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service in her home town prior to completing a Bachelor of Nursing, Masters of Mental Health Nursing and then onto a PhD which produced a model of excellence for increasing Indigenous nurses in Australia. Roianne’s expertise is in health workforce development including recruitment and retention of an Indigenous health workforce and building the cultural capability of the Non-Indigenous health workforce.

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