Professor Sue Woolfenden

Sue began her role as Director of Community Paediatrics at the Sydney Local Health District in November 2021 and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in child health and addressing health care inequities in Australia and globally.

She is a NHMRC Senior Research Fellow with the University of New South Wales School of Clinical Medicine, Discipline of Paediatrics. She has led research that investigates the impact of inequitable health service provision on child health outcomes in the early years of childhood in Australia and globally. Her research has strong translational components. Sue co-chaired the Royal Australasian College of Physicians working group that developed the first Child Health Equity Policy Statement in Australia. She holds a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship in " Overcoming health inequity by using integrated models of care for children with neurodevelopmental problems" in the Population Child Health Research Group at UNSW School of Clinical Medicine, Discipline of Paediatrics.

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