Dr Andrea McKivett is a Gija health academic from the Kimberley with Scottish and Irish ancestry.

Andrea graduated in medicine from the University of Western Australia. Since then she has had deep involvement in Aboriginal Health Professional research and education activities that promote health equity and social justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Dr McKivett has worked as an academic and researcher at the University of Notre Dame Fremantle, the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, the University of Adelaide and Flinders University.