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Prof Eleanor Holroyd

Eleanor is a Professor in Nursing and Associate Dean of International, and Engagement, the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Co-director of the AUT Centre For Migrant and Refugee Health Research(CMRHR), and has a Ph.D. in Medical Anthropology, She has 30 years of experience working in the international university sector, predominantly in Asia (the Chinese University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore, University of Hong Kong campus Shenzhen) and Australia as well as more recently in East Africa, (Aga Khan University). Her research and teaching focus on health equity, human rights, and social justice has spanned nursing, public health, and social sciences academic disciplines. She has been focusing on social impact, with community outreach projects and NGO board memberships as well as contributing to the set up of steering committees, building relationships and partnerships with key community organizations, and writing joint publications and proposals.

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