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Dr Julie Owen

Earbus Foundation Board Member Dr Julie Owen is originally from Adelaide but has lived and worked in regional WA for 30 years.

Dr Owen has extensive qualifications, experience and engagement in Aboriginal health, education and women’s issues across Australia.  She has teaching qualifications, a Masters in Population Health and counselling degree.

Julie’s roles have included teaching positions from primary school to university, managing health service providers, co-ordinating health education teams and being an early childhood advisor for Aboriginal Families as First Educators.

Julie was the first Aboriginal graduate from UWA’s School of Population Health, completing a Ph D in Aboriginal Health.

In 2007, Julie won a Fulbright Scholarship to study diabetes education in Native American populations in the U.S.  We welcome Dr Julie Owen to our Board of Directors.