The Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, Darwin would like to welcome local Wardaman woman from the Katherine region, Trish Maroney. Trish will provide academic teaching across the Northern Territory Medical Program (NTMP) and student support to our Indigenous students.
Trish is a trained Speech Pathologist and has worked for Aboriginal Medical Services and remote communities in and around Katherine for many years and currently runs the ‘Speaking Easy for Living and Learning (SELL)’ Program as clinical supervisor with the Katherine team, in collaboration with James Cook University, local schools, service providers and Aboriginal Communities in the Katherine Region.
The SELL program offers unique clinical placement opportunities for final year Speech Pathology students from a range of universities, to support both clinical and cultural competence and confidence for new graduates, while ensuring local community have access to best practice speech pathology services.
Trish has significant clinical, policy and governance experience within the primary health care setting in South Australia as well as the NT.
We welcome Trish to the team and hope you enjoy working with us.