Research Officer, CREATE
Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research Unit, SAHMRI
Janet is a Yidinji-Jirrbal woman from the Cairns region who grew up in Brisbane. Janet has worked in community development, community services, clinical, project and program management, policy and research roles across the Aboriginal community controlled, public, non-government organisation and university sectors.
Janet joined the Wardliparingga team in May 2014 to work on the Cancer Data and Aboriginal Disparities (CanDAD) project and during this time, completed a 12 month secondment with SA Health to work on the development of the SA Aboriginal Cancer Control Plan 2016-2021. Janet is currently working as a Research Officer on the Centre of Research Excellence in Aboriginal Chronic Disease Knowledge Translation and Exchange (CREATE) project. Janet is currently studying a Graduate Certificate in Public health.