Ms Angeline Ferdinand works within the Evaluation and Implementation Science, a unit of the Centre for Health Policy within the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. Her PhD thesis explores intercultural and Aboriginal-focused models of health developed in Latin America and their appropriateness for Australian hospital contexts. This research is supported by an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship.
Ms Ferdinand’s main interests lie in the health of disadvantaged populations. She is particularly interested in the health and well-being of Aboriginal and migrant populations as well as the effects of and approaches to intersectional systems of discrimination and oppression. She has strong research skills in the areas of health inequities and publications in the fields of proteomics, epidemiological research and Aboriginal and migrant health. Ms Ferdinand has substantial experience in working with marginalised populations in direct practice as well as research contexts.