Dr. Geordan Shannon has worked as a global medic in various settings including remote Indigenous Australia, post-Tsunami Sri Lanka, the Peruvian Amazon, and rural Kenya. Her clinical interests include reproductive medicine, sexual and domestic assault services, rural and remote health, Indigenous health, and social determinants of health. At the UCL Institute for Global Health, her doctoral research explores the construction of an individualised gender equality measure in Peru using existing household survey data. She is engaged with a participatory action research project against gender violence led by a network of community health volunteers in the Peruvian Amazon, and is also overseeing a complex community intervention to improve the quality of service engagement for homeless Indigenous Australians. She concurrently works as the Medical Director of the NGO DB Peru
, and is the Co-Founder of Global Health Disrupted
, an organisation that enhances global health communication through research, technology, and the arts.