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Lisa Maher

A superb idea which will provide a much needed platform for harm reduction in Australia. I am delighted and honoured to be invited to become a member.

Lisa Maher is a Program Head at the Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity, Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at UNSW Australia, and a NHMRC Senior Research Fellow. She has international experience in research, program development and service delivery with people who inject drugs, sex workers, men who have sex with men and marginalised youth. Her current research focuses on the prevention of infectious disease in vulnerable populations.  In 2015 Dr Maher was awarded the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to medicine in the field of epidemiology, particularly through academic research into illicit drug use.

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