Dr Faye McMillan

Deputy National Rural Health Commissioner, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Associate Professor Dr Faye McMillan is a Wiradjuri
yinaa (woman) originally from Trangie, NSW. Faye
has received numerous accolades for her leadership
and contribution to population health, education,
equity and the community. In 2019 she was named
as the NSW Aboriginal Woman of the year; in 2017
she was recognised in the Who's Who of Australian
Women; and in 2014 she was included in the
Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 women
of influence.

Faye holds a Doctor of Health Science, Master of Indigenous Health Bachelor of Pharmacy,
Graduate Certificate Wiradjuri Language, Culture and Heritage, Graduate Certificate
Indigenous Governance, and Graduate Certificate in Education. She is a Senior Atlantic Fellow
for Social Equity and founding member of Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) and was
a board member of IAHA from 2009-2017. Faye is the first registered Aboriginal Pharmacist.