To be eligible, nominees must meet the following selection criteria:
Dr Elizabeth Elliot (AM FAMHS FRSN FRACP FECPCH FRCP) is much more than a paediatrician; she is a remarkable research leader, public health advocate, and a beacon for global change.
Her work on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is recognised as world-leading, and she has built a reputation as a leader in the research and management of FASD, rare childhood disorders and child health in developing communities. She is a powerful human rights advocate, and her dedication to the wellbeing children in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and refugee children living in detention has drawn the attention of both government agencies and the general public.
She currently serves as a Consultant Paediatrician at Sydney Children's Hospital Network and a Medical Research Futures Fund Fellow, leaving an indelible mark on the world's most vulnerable populations and reshaping healthcare on a global scale. Elizabeth's vision for improving lives continues to drive her toward a brighter, healthier future for all.
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