Research Associate, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program
Camila is a General Practitioner from Colombia with experience in primary health and community care. Camila’s research focus has been on cultural safety and cultural safety training for medical students. More recently, she has developed a special interest in the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Her research focuses on addressing health inequalities and the impact of colonisation and intergenerational trauma on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. She completed a master’s degree in Public Health and joined the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program at the George Institute for Global Health in 2021. Currently, Camila is involved in the design, implementation and evaluation of diverse research projects that work at the knowledge interface to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes from diverse settings including medical education, healthcare, and community settings.