Headshot of director of IHEHU Mitchell Anjou

About IEHU

The University of Melbourne’s Indigenous Eye Health Unit (IEHU) was established in 2008 at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health to undertake world-leading research that has established an evidence base and policy framework and is now implementing systems reform and health promotion to support improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islander eye health in Australia.

The director of IEHU is Associate Professor Mitchell Anjou.

The leadership team at IEHU comprises Lose (Rose) Fonua, Shaun Tatipata, Nick Wilson, Emma Stanford and Mitchell Anjou.

About IEHU

Our Team

Our team comprises knowledge translation scholars and researchers, health promotion and community engagement officers and administrative staff.

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The IEHU Advisory Board was established in 2008 and provides strategic direction and leadership for IEHU.

Supporters and Donors

The work of the IEHU is generously supported by a number of private donors, philanthropic trusts, the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care and The University of Melbourne.

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