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Anna Roberts

Anna Roberts, LL.B., MIPH is a Law Fellow with the O’Neill Institute. She 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 has worked internationally in Bulgaria and Uganda in humanitarian 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 in Sydney, Australia where she worked on the Global Burden of Disease project and with the UN Reference Group on HIV and Injection Drug Use. On completion of her law degree, Anna practiced with Legal Aid, NSW in their Human Rights team looking at matters such as immigration, police torts and public interest. Anna’s most recent position was as DCEO of ASHM, Australia’s peak body for medical practitioners working in HIV, viral hepatitis and sexual health. Anna’s research interests include human rights, infectious diseases and enforceability of international obligations.

In Her Own Words Q & A