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27 Mar Professor Sandra Eades was the first Aboriginal medical doctor to receive a PhD. This is her inspiring story: https://t.co/BsBSVbBpib
Renowned Aboriginal researcher Professor Sandra Eades has led an extraordinary life, including being the first Aboriginal medical doctor to receive a PhD (which she completed at Telethon Kids!).
Our team of almost 600 dedicated researchers and support staff are passionate about discovering causes, cures and treatments for the illnesses and diseases that target our kids and young people.