Full Name
Associate Professor Shawana Andrews
Job Title
Director of the Poche Centre
Indigenous Health at the University of Melbourne.
Speaker Bio
Dr Shawana Andrews, a Trawlwoolway woman of Tebrakunna Country in north-east Tasmania, is the Director and Associate Professor at the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health at the University of Melbourne. Dr Andrews has more than 20 years experience in the design and delivery of Aboriginal health programs. Her career spans clinical, academic, policy and research roles. Her work at the Poche centre focuses on Aboriginal doctoral advancement and health leadership. Dr Andrews earned her PhD exploring urban Aboriginal women’s experiences of family violence through traditional cultural practices. She continues to research Aboriginal mothering practices, family violence, Aboriginal feminisms, gendered knowledges and cultural practice-based methodologies.
Associate Professor Shawana Andrews