Dr Marisa Gilles is a public health physician with 20 years experience in Aboriginal, rural and remote health. She holds a Masters in Public Health, a Masters in Applied Epidemiology and is a Fellow of The Australian Faculty of Public Health Medicine.
Since 1998 Marisa has been managing a small cohort of HIV positive Aboriginal people in rural and remote Australia. A driving force is to display and address inequity. Together with her passion for rural and Aboriginal health interests include prison health, blood borne virus, sexually transmitted infections and the use of arts for health.