XV World Forestry Congress


Maxine A. Whittaker

James Cook University

Dean, Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences


Maxine Whittaker, MBBS, MPH , PhD, FAFPHM , Professor and Co-Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for VBD and NTDs at James Cook University, has academic foci on One Health; animal and human health systems; medical anthropology with a focus on equity and community engagement. For over 35 years she has worked in global health in Africa/Asia-Pacific, published 120 peer reviewed publications, been involved in national and international competitive and industry grants and awarded the RACP International Medal in 2017.