Dr Kerry Chant
Dr Kerry Chant was the winner of the NSW Woman of Excellence Award at the 2021 NSW Women of the Year Awards.
Dr Kerry Chant is the longest serving NSW Chief Health Officer, dedicated to improving lives and building a healthier state through her leadership across numerous public health issues.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, Dr Chant has been on the frontline of the state’s pandemic health strategy to keep the community safe.
Dr Chant has held senior positions in NSW Health since 1991. She has a keen interest in communicable diseases prevention and control, Indigenous health and blood borne virus infections.
An active member of the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee, Dr Chant embraces evidence-based population health interventions to achieve results.