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Anna Roberts holds a Master in International Public Health and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Sydney, Australia and a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology from Furman University, South Carolina.
Anna worked internationally in Bulgaria and Uganda in humanitarian development positions before moving to Australia to complete her MIPH and Law degrees.
While studying law, Anna was a research officer at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) at the University of New South Wales where she worked on the Global Burden of Disease project where she was involved in estimating the burden of disease attributable to drug use and with the UN Reference Group on HIV and Injection Drug Use where she particularly focused on the particular issues around women who inject drugs.
On completion of her law degree, Anna practiced with Legal Aid, NSW in their civil law Human Rights team looking at matters such as immigration, police and corrective services torts, discrimination and other matters of public interest.
After leaving Legal Aid, Anna served as DCEO of ASHM, Australia’s peak body for medical practitioners working in HIV, viral hepatitis and sexual health.
Anna most recently undertook a Fellowship at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC where she worked on a range of human rights for health and global health law topics and projects.