Dr Astuti is a medical Doctor with a Master of Public Health.
She has studied in Indonesia and Australia, and is currently undertaking her PhD at The University of Sydney, Australia. Ayu’s PhD is focused on the promotion of tobacco, advertising and sponsorship and exploring how to strengthen tobacco promotion bans within Indonesia.
Ayu has been working in the area of Tobacco Control for several years and recognises the need to reduce tobacco smoking within the adolescent population of Indonesia. Ayu is also a lecturer and researcher at School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana in Bali, Indonesia.