Dr Erin Lalor AM

Dr Lalor was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Alcohol and Drug Foundation in 2017.

Erin has over 20 years of leadership experience in the health sector, working in clinical, academic and executive roles, and was previously CEO of the National Stroke Foundation and a Director of the World Stroke Organisation.

She sits on a number of advisory committees in relation to public health, clinical improvements and evidence-based approaches to healthcare delivery.

Erin has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech and Hearing Science) and completed her PhD in 1997.

About Dr Erin Lalor AM

Organisation

Alcohol and Drug Foundation

Job Title

Chief Executive Officer

Qualifications

BAppSci (Hons) (Speech and Hearing); GCCM; PhD, GAICD Dr Lalor has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech and Hearing Science) and completed her PhD in 1997. Erin was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2019 for significant service to community health through not-for-profit organisations.

Topics

Policy, Cannabis, Alcohol, Methamphetamine (ICE), Alcohol and drug related harm, Prevention, Stigma, Research, COVID-19, Drug use and mental ill-health

Industries

Workforce, Regional and remote communities, Lived experience, Emergency services, Media, Medical

Demographics

Children/youth, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, Men, Women, Veterans, Older persons, LGBTI people, Carers, Families


Recent Media Commentary

  • Alcohol and other drug use during Covid-19
  • Pregnancy warning labels on alcoholic products
  • Tips for parents to talk to their children about alcohol and other drugs
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