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Ms Rose Gilby

Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University

Rose Gilby is a Wiradjuri woman and has been working as a Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University since 2006. She has a background in health education and direct clinical services and is a member of the Cultural Educators and Cultural Mentors Network. In this capacity Rose undertakes the important role of guiding registrars, junior doctors and health care and other staff to feel safe, comfortable and confident in the way they work and interact with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their communities. Trained in the Critical Incident and Stress Management model, Rose is equipped to provide debriefing sessions to individuals and groups experiencing traumatic events.

Rose is also a key member of the team responsible for organising the ‘Welcome Baby to Country Ceremony’, ensuring the continuation of old traditions in a contemporary way for families and community in Mildura and the surrounding areas.