Mrs Candace Angelo

B.NursingCradCertN(Child&FamHealth)GradCertN (Paediatrics)GDIHP M.Phil (Medicine) candidate
Associate Lecturer - Indigenous Health, Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health

A27 - Edward Ford Building
The University of Sydney

Website Faculty of Medicine and Health
Indigenous Health Promotion

Biographical details

Candace Angelo is an Assocociate Lecturer within Sydney Universities Faculty of Medicine and Health.

Candace is also a Clinical Nurse Specialist/ Registered Nurse who has a Bachelor of Nursing, Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing, graduate Certificate in Child and Family health, Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion.

Research interests

Public Health, Indigenous Health Promotion, Health inequalities, Child and Family Health.

Teaching and supervision

  • Lecturer on the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion program within the Sydney Medicine and Health Faculty.

  • Course Coordinator for INDH5213- Goals, Objectives andStrategies

  • Academic Lead- GDIHP Lismore cohort

  • Academic Lead- Classroom in the Field international (Philippines)

  • GDIHP Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme coordinator

Current projects

Candace is currently working on a collaboration between the University centre for rural health (UCRH) in Lismore and The Sydney University school of public health with research under the title of ' Developing engagement in research in the regional Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health workforce in the UCRH local health district by understanding workforce, service, delivery and community needs and research interestes'

Candace is also working with The Poche Centre for Indigenous Health looking at 'Enhancing culturally safe, appropriate and accessible mental health and alcohol and other drug (AOD) services to improve outcomes for the Aboriginal comminuty by increasing the Indigenous workkforce'.


Current member of:

  • Australian Health Promotion Association
  • The Australia and New Zealand Mental Health Association
  • The Aboriginal Chronic Conditions Network, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation.
  • Public Health Association of Australia


Paediatrics and Child Health; Public health; Indigenous health; Health inequalities; Preventive health services

International links


(University of Toronto) Education and research partnership on Indigenous Health


(United Nations Family Population fund) Classroom in the field Student Placements


(University of the Philippines Manila) Classroom in the Field Student Placements


(Zuellig Family Foundation) Student placements

Selected grants


  • Sharing Indigenous knowledge in Public Health: co-delivered online learning; Dickson M, Negin J, Birt A, Merchant J, Angelo C; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.

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