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Professor Ian Anderson is an outstanding public health physician with a primary focus on Indigenous health and policy. Over the last five years, as an academic leader and researcher at The University of Melbourne, this focus has broadened to other areas of Indigenous policy including higher education leadership.
He has been a key national leader in the development of an evidence based approach to Indigenous health policy with a particular focus on systems reform, research and evaluation systems, data and performance measurement. He has also played a leadership role in the development of an international research and policy agenda for Indigenous health.