Our people

We are a multidisciplinary team, consisting of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous researchers working together to enhance understandings of diverse health issues affecting Indigenous peoples, focused on transforming health inequities and improving health outcomes.

Poche Centre Staff

PhD candidates

  • Trudie Broderick

    UQ Poche Scholar
    PhD Candidate
    TC Beirne School of Law

    Tracy Hardy

    UQ Poche Scholar
    PhD Candidate
    Faculty of Medicine

    Stephen Harfield

    Senior Research Fellow
    UQ Poche Centre

    Natasha Lee

    UQ Poche Scholar
    PhD Candidate
    Faculty of Medicine

    Amy McQuire

    UQ Poche Scholar
    PhD Candidate
    School of Political Science and International Studies

    Max Mitropolous

    PhD Candidate
    UQ Poche Centre

    Mitch Rom

    UQ Poche Scholar
    PhD Candidate
    School of Education

    Lee Sheppard

    UQ Poche Scholar
    PhD Candidate
    School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences

    Shea Spierings

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    UQ Poche Centre
    PhD Candidate
    School of Political Science and International Studies

    Janet Stajic

    UQ Poche Scholar
    PhD Candidate
    Faculty of Medicine

Affiliates

  • Morgan Brigg

    Associate Professor Morgan Brigg

    Associate Professor
    School of Political Science and International Studies
    Affiliate Associate Professor
    UQ Poche Centre

    Professor Luke Connelly

    Professor of Health Economics
    Centre for the Business and Economics of Health
    Affiliate Professor
    UQ Poche Centre

    Dr Leanne Coombe

    Program Leader, Education and Research
    UQ Poche Centre
    Dr Emma Crawford

    Dr Emma Crawford

    Lecturer in Occupational Therapy
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
    Affiliate Lecturer
    UQ Poche Centre

    Dr Katherine Cullerton

    Research Fellow
    School of Public Health
    Affiliate Lecturer
    UQ Poche Centre

    Mr Carl Francia

    Associate Lecturer in Physiotherapy
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
    Affiliate Associate Lecturer
    UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

    Professor Bronwyn Fredericks

    Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement)
    Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement)
    Affiliate Professor
    UQ Poche Centre

    Professor Charles Gilks

    Head of School & HIV/STI Prof Chair
    School of Public Health
    Affiliate Professor
    UQ Poche Centre

    Professor Louise Hickson

    Associate Dean (External Engagement)
    Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

    Dr Anne Hill

    Senior Lecturer in Speech Pathology
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
    Affiliate Senior Lecturer
    UQ Poche Centre

    Ms Lorelle Holland

    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
    Associate Lecturer in Nursing
    Affiliate Associate Lecturer
    UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

    Professor Amanda Lee

    Professor in Public Health Policy
    School of Public Health
    Affiliate Professor
    UQ Poche Centre

    Mrs Kathryn Martin

    Associate Lecturer in OT
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
    Affiliate Associate Lecturer
    UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

    Mr Jared Miles

    Lecturer
    School of Pharmacy
    Affiliate Lecturer
    UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

    Mr Curtley Nelson

    Associate Lecturer in Physiotherapy
    School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
    Affiliate Associate Lecturer
    UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

    Associate Professor Gary Osmond

    ARC Future Fellow
    School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
    Affiliate Associate Professor
    UQ Poche Centre

    Dr Steven Rynne

    Senior Lecturer in Sports Coaching
    School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
    Affiliate Senior Lecturer
    UQ Poche Centre

    Dr Keane Wheeler

    Lecturer
    School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
    Affiliate Lecturer
    UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

    Mrs Hayley Williams

    Research Officer
    School of Psychology

Adjunct and Honorary Staff