Staff Bio

Dr Jonathan Bullen (PhD) is a Wardandi Noongar man with family ties to the south-west of WA. He is currently a Senior Lecturer within Curtin University’s School of Medicine where he leads the teaching, embedding and integration of Indigenous curriculum across the five years of the MBBS. His professional role and research has a focus on both the development of non-Indigenous health professional’s capabilities to effectively work with Indigenous Australians in health contexts, and associations between the physiological and psychological health of Indigenous Australians. He is an investigator on small- and large-scale nationally funded research projects broadly focused on improving Indigenous health and well-being. Reflecting an interest in leadership and Indigenous governance, Jonathan is Chair of Curtin’s Indigenous Leadership Group, a member of Curtin’s Indigenous Policy Committee, and a member of Curtin University’s human research ethics committee. Jonathan has connections to a range of health service providers, clinical mental health providers and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations in Perth, and is closely affiliated with each of the medical schools in Perth.

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