Professor Sue Kildea is the Professor of Midwifery and Clinical Chair of Midwifery for the ACU and Mater Health Service.
She is a registered nurse and midwife with clinical, management, policy, education and research experience across both acute care and primary health care settings. Together with Molly Wardaguga, a Senior Aboriginal Health Worker from Maningrida, Professor Kildea was the joint recipient of the UTS Human Rights Award in 2004 for contribution to advancing reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. She has performed World Health Organisation and other consultancies in Vietnam, Mongolia and Indonesia and worked as a midwife in South Africa. She is currently a chief investigator on 3 NHMRC grants, 4 government funded grants and tenders, 3 internal grants (evaluations). Professor Kildea will be presenting at the Normal Birth conference in Vancouver in August 2010.
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