Sonia Allan holds degrees in law, psychology, public health and global health law.
In 2019 she was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for her contribution to tertiary education and the law. She is also a Churchill Fellow (2011); Global Health Law Fellow, Georgetown University (2011/2012); and a AMP Foundation ‘Tomorrow Maker’ (2014). In 2012 she won the CALI Award for Health and Human Rights Law at Georgetown University Law Center. She was a Melbourne PhD Research Scholarship recipient from 2003-2009 (P/T).
Sonia is active in community outreach and has been influential in law reform. She is available for legal and policy research projects, consultancies, and reviews for government, non-government organisations, lawyers, individuals, health practitioners, and/or businesses. As an educator and speaker, Sonia Allan is also experienced in presenting short seminars, lectures, and workshops on health ethics, law and policy matters. She has taught small and large groups in higher education and business settings, and has much experience in educating people of all ages and backgrounds.