Professor Shaun EwenProfessor Shaun Ewen

LIME Network Program Lead
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous)
Professor and Director Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

Executive Assistant: Jennifer Johnston

Phone : +61 3 8344 3389
Email : jmjohn@unimelb.edu.au

Professor Shaun Ewen provides the academic and Indigenous leadership for the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network project. He is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous) at The University of Melbourne and the Foundation Director of the Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Shaun has a clinical background in physiotherapy, and holds postgraduate qualifications in international relations and education. His area of research expertise relates to Indigenous health and health professional education.


Odette MazelOdette Mazel

LIME Network Research Fellow and Program Manager

Phone : +61 3 8344 9160
Email : omazel@unimelb.edu.au

Odette Mazel is the Research Fellow and Program Manager for the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network.  Odette manages the overall activities of the LIME Network and contributes to the research aspects of the project.

Odette has a Bachelor of Law and Arts and a Masters of Law. She is currently undertaking her PhD and has previously worked on the Agreements, Treaties and Negotiated Settlements Project with Professor Marcia Langton and others.


Samantha SmithSamantha Smith

LIME Network Project Coordinator

Phone : +61 3 8344 8713
Email : samantha.smith@unimelb.edu.au

Samantha is a Darug woman and is the Project Coordinator for the Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network Project. She works with the LIME team to develop and consolidate the LIME Network, develop the project website, and coordinate the LIME Connection Conference. Samantha has a Bachelor of Health Sciences – Aboriginal health and community development and a Graduate Diploma in Indigenous health promotion from the University of Sydney. Her work history includes roles in both health and justice settings working with Aboriginal youth, victims of crime and children and families. Immediately prior to joining the LIME Network, Samantha worked on projects relating to the role of psychology in reconciliation and supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal children in schools and early learning services.


Caitlin Ryan

LIME Network Project Coordinator (Currently on Leave)

Phone : +61 3 8344 8713
Email : samantha.smith@unimelb.edu.au

Caitlin Ryan is the Project Coordinator for the Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network Project. This position is responsible for working with other members of the LIME team to develop and consolidate the LIME Network, develop the project website, and coordinate the LIME Connection Conference.

Caitlin has a Masters of International Development from RMIT University, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne. Prior to joining The LIME Network, Caitlin has worked in various community development roles, including coordination of youth advocacy and women’s leadership projects with International Women’s Development Agency.