Researcher biography

Dr. Bushra Nasir is an early career researcher with a substantial career trajectory in health research.

Her substantial career trajectory is evidenced by growing publication and research output metrics. Her expertise and instrumental involvement in multiple large-scale grants are demonstrated through multiple top-tier publications, media and news citations, and recognition in national and international policy documents. She has contributed to the development of several global health policy recommendation publications, including a recent World Health Organisation review investigating the retention of the health workforce in rural and remote areas. Her contribution to this discipline is further substantiated by her peer-review activities and international and national collaborations with wide outreach and engagement initiatives.

Her collaborative networking qualities contribute to numerous current roles in various research committees, including as Chair of the Faculty of Medicine Early Career Researcher Committee. Her work has also resulted in increased research capacity building in regional, rural areas across South East Queensland supporting clinicians, medical educators, and other health care service providers conducting clinical and epidemiological research projects. She is also a research mentor and member of several national organisations, including the National Suicide Prevention Network, and Suicide Prevention Australia. Her ongoing leadership, management, networking, and knowledge expertise, contribute to the progress of research practices with academics, Indigenous experts, and clinical scientists.