Helen Milroy

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Helen Milroy
Winthrop Professor and Director, Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health / University of Western Australia
Helen Milroy is a descendant of the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia and was born and educated in Perth. She studied medicine at the University of Western Australia, worked as a general practitioner and consultant in childhood sexual abuse at Princess Margaret Hospital for several years before completing specialist training in child and adolescent psychiatry. Professor Milroy is currently Winthrop professor and director of the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health at the University of Western Australia.

In 2013 she was appointed one of the six commissioners for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. In 2018 she became the AFL's first indigenous commissioner.

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