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Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Dr Helen Faddy

 

Senior Research Fellow, Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Dr Helen Faddy is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service. She also holds adjunct positions at The University of Queensland, and the Queensland University of Technology.

Helen’s research evaluates the risk of emerging infectious risks to the safety of the Australian blood supply. Dr Faddy has authored over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles.

South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute

Associate Professor James Ward

Head of Infectious Diseases Research Program,
Aboriginal Health, at the South Australian Health and Medical Research
Institute. 

 Associate Professor James Ward is a Pitjantjatjara/ Narungga man, and a national leader in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research. He is currently the Head of Infectious Diseases Research Program, Aboriginal Health, at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. 

James has a long history working in Aboriginal communities, beginning as a men’s health educator for 29 remote communities in central Australia in the late 1990s.

James has been awarded funding applications in the area of STI’s/ BBV’s/ AODtotalling $23M since 2013; including $7.14M as CIA on NHMRC funded grants and has authored 100 publications.