Dr Jordan Cory

Dr Jordan Cory is a medical doctor and leader in Indigenous health and gender equity, with a strong background in community engagement through programs and not-for-profit boards. Dr Cory is an early career surgical unaccredited registrar at The Royal Melbourne Hospital with an interest in academic research and remote outreach.

As a Kamilaroi woman with a broad concept of health and its social determinants, Dr Cory has experience in governance in the not-for-profit sector. She has been a board director of the Australian Indigenous Doctor’s Association (AIDA) working to achieve a medical workforce reflective of the diversity and needs of Australian communities. Dr Cory is currently a board director of Children’s Ground; empowering Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory to strengthen and celebrate the wellbeing of the next generation, through early childhood education and community programs.

In 2018, Dr Cory was recognised for her passion and contribution to improving health equity, as one of only ten emerging Indigenous health leaders awarded the coveted Poche Centre for Indigenous Health fellowship at the University of Melbourne and Kings College London. In 2019, she was honoured as one of the University of Queensland’s Distinguished Young Alumni of the year.

In 2020, she was admitted to a Master of Public Health at Harvard University, as a both a Fulbright Future Scholar and Aurora Roberta Sykes Scholar. Dr Cory aims to translate ethical research into evidenced-based policy to improve health outcomes for minority populations.


Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Medicine
Bachelor of Surgery