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Professor Kathleen Clapham holds the position of Professor (Indigenous Health) in the Australian Health Services Research Institute (AHRSI) at the University of Wollongong. She is also a Visiting Professorial Fellow within the Injury Division of The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Sydney. Kathleen has a BA (Hons First Class) and PhD in Anthropology and is a descendent of the Murrawarri people of New South Wales.
Her research interests include: the social determinants of health; Indigenous injury prevention and safety promotion; Indigenous child health and resilience; and community based participatory research. Kathleen has been Chief Investigator on numerous National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and Australian Research Council (ARC) funded and other studies with an Indigenous health focus.