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. A/Prof Whop research program focuses on addressing the inequity in cervical cancer outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – and is Chief Investigator on several associated grants and sits on a number of key strategic policy committees.