A/Prof Lisa Whop is a Research Fellow at the Australian National University. She trained as an epidemiologist and conducts equity focused research. She holds a Bachelor of Medical Science, Master of Applied Epidemiology and a PhD in Epidemiology. She has expertise in epidemiology, study design, record-linkage, and mixed methods analysis particularly with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Her research program focuses on cervical cancer control (screening and vaccination) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. She is Chief investigator on the Centre for Research Excellence on Targeted Approaches To Improve Cancer Services (TACTICS) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians where so co-leads the Prevention and Screening stream and Principal Investigator on an ARC Discovery Indigenous grant focused on understanding the modifiable factors that influence uptake and completion of HPV vaccination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescents.