Co-presenting with Dr Lin is Associate Professor Juli Coffin who is a prominent Aboriginal researcher with research expertise in cultural security, education and research across diverse range of topics chronic diseases, nutrition, contextualising bullying, and health promotion. Dr Coffin was educated in Australia through Edith Cowan University (Western Australia) and James Cook University (Queensland). She has completed a degree in education, Masters in Public health and tropical Medicine (with distinction) and a PhD with an award in excellence. In addition to this she has also completed an orthography course of her family’s traditional Aboriginal language (Nyangumarta) and combines her education and cultural learning’s to deliver the outstanding translation of research into practise that is always of an impeccable standard. She is highly regarded by her peers and as being creative and innovative around some of the particularly controversial and complex areas in Aboriginal health and education.
Dr Coffin is an Aboriginal Western Australian who has traditional ties to her grandparents Nyangumarta country in the Pilbara region. Juli was born in Ngala, Western Australia and lived the majority of her life in the Pilbara. She is the proud mother of three children.
Associate Professor Juli Coffin will present beside Dr Lin, speaking on “His stoic indifference to pain” and Other Myths: Musculoskeletal Pain in Aboriginal Australians.
We are delighted to have Associate Professor Juli Coffin involved in APS 2017, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this conference has to offer.
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