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Professor Gracelyn Smallwood AO

Board member, Townsville Hospital and Health Board

Biography

Professor Gracelyn Smallwood

Board member

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.

Last updated: 29 May 2017

Professor Gracelyn Smallwood

Professor Gracelyn Smallwood