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Senior Research Fellow


Dr Rosemary Wyber is a general practitioner and researcher focusing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cardiovascular health. Dr Wyber completed her medical training in New Zealand, her Master of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health and general practice training in Aboriginal Community Controlled Clinics in the Northern Territory of Australia. Dr Wyber’s research has focused on rheumatic heart disease, in Australia and internationally. She was the lead author of the RHD Endgame Strategy to eliminate RHD in Australia by 2031 and her PhD thesis addresses policy options to address RHD. She is a Chief Investigator on the NHMRC STARFISH Synergy grant. Dr Wyber is a Senior Adjunct Research Fellow at The University of Western Australia.

Dr Wyber is also a Research Fellow at Australian National University on chronic disease risk assessment and management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within the National Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing Research.