Vasso joined the Board in 2022.
Growing up in Melbourne’s west, Vasso has worked both overseas (England, USA) and across Australia (Qld, ACT, VIC) in medical research in the area of health and chronic diseases for 30 years. Having a passion for Melbourne’s west Vasso returned to work in the west and is currently employed at Victoria University.
Having worked at a range of medical research institutes, at universities and with industries and translating vaccines and drugs to human clinical trials, this has enabled Vasso to collaborate and partner with organisations, trusts, foundations, governments, not-for-profits, pharmaceutical companies, industries, universities, researchers, medical doctors and community organisations to deliver and support medical health products and education programs for the community.
Vasso is passionate to develop and translate medical products from lab bench to bedside to help people suffering from chronic diseases. She is also active in delivering community as well as educational programs to people of CALD (culturally and linguistically and diverse) backgrounds.