Dr Gabrielle McCallum

Senior research fellow


PhD, Charles Darwin University, 2015; Masters of Public Health, Charles Darwin University, 2010; Graduate Diploma of Public Health, Charles Darwin University, 2008; Bachelor of Nursing, University of South Australia, 1998


Darwin - Royal Darwin Hospital campus


Gabrielle is an NHMRC Early Career Researcher, Senior Research Officer and Program Leader of Menzies’ child health respiratory. She oversees large complex multi-centre NHMRC-funded clinical trials both nationally and internationally (New Zealand, United States, Alaska and four states in Malaysia) with a strong team dynamic of research nurses, physicians and scientists.

Gabrielle has a particular interest in improving lung health and well-being of Indigenous children, by improving evidence-based programs, education and translating research findings into meaningful and culturally appropriate outcomes.

Gabrielle mentors and trains many researchers in both ear and respiratory programs, including PhD and Master of Public Health students. She is also a member of the Human Research Ethics Committee of Menzies and the NT Department of Health.

In 2017, Gabrielle won the Vice-Chancellor’s Emerging Researcher award at Charles Darwin University.

She has received numerous other awards over the years, including the BUPA Health Foundation Emerging Health Researcher Award (2015), the inaugural Harry Christian Giese – Research into Action Award (2013), and the NT Government Nursing and Midwifery excellence award, in the category of Education, Research and Innovation (2012).

Gabrielle was also invited to attend the First Commonwealth Science Conference in India in 2014.