Dr Jan Shanthosh

Project Lead

Dr Shanthosh is a public health law researcher. With a background in children’s law and human rights, she is most passionate about using the law to shape healthy, more equitable environments, especially for vulnerable populations.

She completed her PhD at the University of Sydney, supported by the Prevention Centre and The George Institute for Global Health. In June 2012, she represented Australia at the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child Review of Australia.

Born in Zimbabwe, Jan has spent much of her life in various parts of Australia and the world. She says her upbringing has inspired her to be a proactive and assertive public health advocate.

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