Professor Elizabeth Sullivan is Assistant Deputy Vice Chancellor Research University Technology Sydney (UTS), Professor Public Health and the Director of the new Australian Centre for Public and Population Health Research at UTS which has a focus on social justice and improving the health of Australia’s vulnerable populations and socioeconomically disadvantaged and under-served communities. She is public health physician with over 25 years’ experience as a medical epidemiologist, specialising in the fields of perinatal, maternal and reproductive health at a national and international level. Professor Sullivan established and is chief investigator of AMOSS that researches severe maternal morbidity and mortality. She is internationally recognised for her innovative program of population health and health services research that focuses on vulnerable reproductive populations and justice health.
Professor Sullivan is a member of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) for the triennium 2015-2018. Professor Sullivan is Chair of the inaugural UTS SAT for the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) National Pilot of Athena SWAN and is committed to the advancement of gender equity in the workplace. She has a nationally successful track record of research development and management, with more than $20 million in research funding as a chief investigator, longstanding national and international collaborations, and over 180 peer review publications and AIHW and WHO reports.