Roxanne is a Palawa woman, PhD candidate and Research Associate at the Australian National University, and holds an NHMRC postgraduate scholarship.
She is a Social Epidemiologist and Registered Nurse with a passion for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child health and wellbeing. Roxanne also has research interests in the areas of racism and discrimination. Roxanne has experience as a Research Fellow in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program at the National Centre of Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University.
She is also an experienced Registered nurse, working in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit/Special Care Nursery/Paediatrics at ACT Health, Centenary Hospital for Women & Children, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Queensland Health, Queensland Children’s Hospital and as a Graduate Registered Nurse Emergency and General Ward at Queensland Health, Thursday Island Hospital.
- Doctor of Philosophy Australian National University, Current
Thesis: The epidemiology and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children admitted to Paediatric Intensive Care Units in Australia
- Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology, Australian National University, 2019
Thesis: The epidemiology of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, health and wellbeing
- Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research, The University of Melbourne, 2018
- Bachelor of Nursing & Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic), Queensland University of Technology, 2014