Christine Hendricks

National advocacy: FH Australia

Christine Hendricks is the co-Founder of FH Australia, a recently established patient-led national health promotion charity and Peak body dedicated to advancing health by improving Australia-wide awareness, understanding and access to diagnosis and treatments for individuals and families with Familial Hypercholesterolaemia.

FH is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder that affects approximately 1 in 250 people. If undiagnosed and untreated at an early age, FH increases the likelihood of having premature coronary heart disease (CHD).
Christine has extensive experience in the not-for-profit community and human services sectors, and the tertiary education sector. She is a dual Australian-Canadian citizen.