South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
Associate Prof James Ward has over 25 years’ experience working within Aboriginal health and communities in Australia. He is a descendent of the Pitjantjatjara and Narrunga clans of central and South Australia and is current Head of Infection and Immunity- Aboriginal Health at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute in South Australia. Much of James’s work is in the area of sexually transmissible infections, blood borne viruses, alcohol and other drugs in the disciplines of health services research, population health and more recently biomedical interventions. He has published over 100 peer reviewed articles and continues to work in partnership with communities nationally. In 2019 was awarded a prestigious Viertel Senior Medical Research Fellowship.