Associate Professor Jane Freemantle OAM

Board Director


Associate Professor Freemantle is a paediatric epidemiologist. Her academic career has focused on developing population data sets that use linked population data. These data have enabled the development of a sound and comprehensive evidence base to guide policy and evaluate clinical practice and public health initiatives, particularly in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, children and communities. She currently holds the position of (Hon) Principal Research Fellow at the School of Population and Global Health, the University of Melbourne and Associate Professor Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at University of Western Australia.

Dr Freemantle is an Examining Chaplain within the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne and holds numerous lay positions within the Anglican Dioceses of Melbourne and Wangaratta. Dr Freemantle was appointed to the BSL Board in December 2017, and is a member of the Quality & Care Governance Committee and the Nominations, Governance and Peoples Committee. She is the Ambassador for the Tucker’s Gift Supporter Circle.