Mina is a non-Indigenous woman and research coordinator who has worked in varying capacities within First Nations health research and curriculum. Her research experiences have focused broadly on cancer and wellbeing, and primary healthcare challenges.
She is passionate about the role of education in health equity and has worked across several projects within the University of Queensland designing and developing new curriculum that integrates Indigenous Knowledges within health-related programs (BEnvSci, MPH, MEpi, MD). Most recently, she completed a pilot course and evaluation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Wellbeing (INDH7002) which will be the first compulsory First Nations heath course in a Master of Public Health and Master of Epidemiology in Australia (2023).
Mina is currently the Senior Project Coordinator (Services) for the Let’s Yarn About Sleep program.