Ramona would like to acknowledge the Bunurong peoples who are the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the unceded land on which she lives today.
Ramona (she/her) is a Scholarly Services Librarian at Deakin University, Australia with a background as an Information Specialist for the UK National Health Service, as well as the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Healthcare Libraries. Passionate about combating racial bias in medical research, Ramona has delivered talks at institutions and conferences internationally, including NIHR, CALC, and ALIA, and authored papers on this topic. Ramona’s tool for critically appraising antiracism has been shared and utilised by various institutions, including the University of Cambridge. She is a lead author of Health Education England’s health equity eLearning module, and collaborated with Cardiff University to develop a program aimed at fostering antiracist practices among undergraduate medical students. Ramona has developed Open Education Resources for critical appraisal instructors, available via https://www.criticallyappraisingantiracism.org/