Dr Melissa Kang (Australia)

Dr Melissa Kang’s career has been devoted to the health and health care of adolescents and young adults, with over 20 years’ experience working in popular media as an educator, interacting with and learning about young people’s health concerns. She is a strong advocate for young people’s rights, especially their rights to health: health literacy, health access, and youth participation. She is currently in her second term as President of the Australian Association for Adolescent Health. Her first book, co-authored with Yumi Stynes is Welcome To Your Period.