Dr Mabel Chew

Lancet Australia Editors

Dr Mabel Chew qualified in medicine with honours from The University of Sydney (Australia) and is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Before joining The Lancet as Senior Editor, she was Practice Editor at The BMJ for 10 years, following 8 years as Deputy Editor at the Medical Journal of Australia. She is a Council Member of COPE (Committee of Publishing Ethics) and co-Chair of the Lancet’s Group for Racial Equity (GRacE), which advocates for the opportunities and resources needed to achieve racial and ethnic equity within and outside The Lancet Group. She has been working as a part time general practitioner in Sydney, Australia since 1995, with an interest in chronic pain, mental health, and women’s health, and previous experience in palliative medicine, care of older people, and microbiology. She has also been a Lecturer in the Department of General Practice, The University of Sydney (Australia).