Menzies School Health Research
Vicki Wade [Dip App Sc, BHsc N, MN
Ms Wade is a proud Noongar woman and has lived and worked in NSW on the lands of the Cabrigol people of the Darug Nation for over fifty years. She has dedicated over 40 years to improving the health of all Australians and for over twenty-five years she has been dedicated to closing the health gap of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. She is a respected leader and advocate in Aboriginal health.
Ms Wade has taught undergraduates and postgraduates Aboriginal health and cardiac health, been an ICU/CCU nurse educator, Cardiac Rehabilitation nurse, Clinical Nurse Consultant Cardiology, After Hours Manager of Bankstown hospital, Area Director for Aboriginal Health, NSW State Manager of Aboriginal Vascular Health, Cultural Advisor to the National Heart Foundation of Australia and current Senior Cultural leader of RHDAustralia.