Health Group winner 2018
Ajitha Naidu Sugnanam is squadron leader in the Royal Australian Air Force and one of only a handful of dentists Australia-wide to hold the position.
Ms Sugnanam has excelled in her chosen profession of dentistry and dedicated herself to humanitarian work nationally and internationally. Ms Sugnanam has volunteered her services in Vietnam, India and Cambodia, assessing and treating hundreds of children, and in 2014, went on a humanitarian mission to Nepal to teach medical interns dental procedures. Every year Ms Sugnanam returns to India on self-funded trips, bringing basic health care to remote areas in India.