Author, Speaker, Policy Advisor, Health Reform Advocate and Researcher.
Dr Aletha Ward PhD. MBA. BNurs. R.N. gAICD. mACN.
Dr Ward integrates a unique approach to health system reform as a strong advocate for health equity and self-determination. Aletha has leveraged her professional reputation as a leader in public health, social health policy and health system reform to be a leading national and international advocate for climate health, chronic disease prevention within a determinants of health framework and social health policy approach.
Aletha has been embedded in the public discourse to shift legislation and population health responses for the most vulnerable populations. She has been a key speaker for the World Health Organisation and a moderator for the United Nations. As a chair of a number of advisory groups and a Director for two Not-for-Profit Organisations, Aletha uses her skills to shift health outcomes for her community.
Dr Ward has 20 years of experience
within the health field as a Registered Nurse, Health Researcher, Health Advocate and Policy advisor to shift health outcomes and drive health reform.