Associate Professor Lillian Mwanri graduated in Medicine from the University of Dar es Salaam and held senior positions in both clinical and public health in Tanzania before migrating to Australia. Lillian has also worked in a wide range of settings including: governments, communities and in academia, both in Africa and Australia. In addition to medical degree, Lillian has a Masters of Community Nutrition Degree from the University of Queensland and a PhD from the University of Adelaide. She is also a Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (FAFPHM). Currently, Lillian works at Torrens University Australia within the Research Centre for Public Health, Equity and Human Flourishing, in Adelaide Australia. Professor Mwanri’s research interests include a wide range of areas in general public, global health, migrants and vulnerable populations, infectious illness including HIV, Social determinants of Health, chronic conditions and health inequities. Her research utilises mixed methods, comprising both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.
Key Words: Public Health, Global Health, Health inequities, Migrants Health, Qualitative and quantitative research