Dr Jean Pepperill is a Kaytetye woman from Barrow Creek in the Northern Territory. She has been living and working in Mparntwe (Alice Springs) since her third year as a medical student. Her current role is a Psychiatry Registrar with the Royal Australian New Zealand College of Psychiatry.
Dr Jean Pepperill is passionate about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health including the health and wellbeing of our doctors. AIDA has been critical throughout her journey in Medicine. It stands to improve the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical Workforce. The mentorship and advocacy that AIDA does is fundamental to Closing the Gap and improving the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.