Maddison Sims

Project Coordinator, The Communicate Study Partnership


Master of Global Health, The University of Sydney 2023 Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Advanced), The University of Adelaide 2018 Diploma of Languages (French), The University of Adelaide 2018


Darwin - JMB


Maddison Sims is the Project Coordinator of the NHMRC- and MRFF-funded Communicate Study Partnership, which works to ensure more Aboriginal patients receive culturally safe healthcare to ensure better health outcomes. 

Previously at Menzies, Maddison was Project Coordinator for the RHD Guidelines, which maintains the 2020 Australian clinical guidelines for acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease, and associated ARF diagnosis app and eLearning program.

Prior to commencing at Menzies, Maddison worked across SA and the NT in the COVID-19 public health responses, particularly focusing on outbreak prevention and control in high risk settings such as the disability sector. She has recently completed her Master of Global Health, after spending 3 months in Timor-Leste working on two quantitative research projects with the RHD and TB teams at Maluk Timor.

Maddison Sims
Research Themes
  • Communications
  • Indigenous Health
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease