Kalinda is an early career Scientia Fellow at the Centre for Big Data Research in Health at UNSW and a Science and Technology Superstar of STEM. She holds honorary fellowships at Menzies School of Health Research and the University of Sydney and is also deputy editor of the Health Promotion Journal of Australia. Kalinda is an epidemiologist who has worked in the research sector for over 20 years. Her interest is in empirically addressing complex health disparities in populations through existing data. Her research currently addresses issues of quality and the utilisation of data pertaining to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Her areas of focus include the governance of existing data utilisation and the measurement of health disparities, with particular interest in cancer treatment and outcomes.