Professor Gracelyn Smallwood AO
Board member, Townsville Hospital and Health Board
Professor Gracelyn Smallwood
Townsville Hospital and Health Board
Professor Smallwood is a registered nurse, a registered midwife, and has also completed a Diploma in Indigenous Mental Health and was the first Indigenous Australian to receive a Masters of Science in Public Health (James Cook University).
In 2011, Prof Smallwood completed a PhD Thesis Human Rights and First Australians Well-being. In 2014, Prof Smallwood became a member of the Queensland Mental Health and Drug Advisory Council. In 2015, Prof Smallwood was appointed as Member of the Harvard FXB Health and Human Rights Consortium, a Member of the North Queensland Primary Healthcare Network (NQPHN) Clinical Council for the Townsville-Mackay region, and a Member of the Federal Ministerial Advisory Committee on Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections.
Prof Smallwood is a Professor of Nursing and Midwifery at Central Queensland University.