A/Prof Kootsy Canuto


A/Prof Kootsy Canuto is a Wagadagam man (Mabuiag Island, Torres Strait), who was born and raised on Yidinji Country (Cairns, Far North Queensland). He is also an A/Prof of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Male Health and Wellbeing at Flinders University. Through his male health research and innate ability to listen and learn, A/Prof Canuto has developed strong, meaningful relationships with many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people including Elders, Traditional Owners, leaders of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and community organisations across the country. These relationships are of the upmost importance and will continue to guide all elements of his research and personal development.

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