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Category: Medical Science

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From medical laboratory science to Médecins Sans Frontières

Griffith Alumnus Tanya Constantino shares what it’s like to work in Ethiopia with Doctors Without Borders  Tanya began her career in laboratory medicine as a foundation year… Read More

From biomedicine to rural medicine – alumnus Dr Daniel Wilson

Daniel Wilson was born and raised a country boy and says it was inevitable he’d end up back in the bush once he finished medical… Read More

Turning a love of anatomy into a career as a paramedic

When Tomoaki Shiratsuchi began his undergraduate degree, his plan was to become a doctor, but a turn at paramedicine changed his career path entirely  When Tomoaki began his… Read More

Doctor of Medicine as the foundation for a career in medical research

Michael Evans plans to combine his passion for research and education into a career built on life-long learning and development  Michael Evans is currently in his third year of medical school and… Read More

Does breathing kill? PhD candidate investigates

A PhD candidate in Neuroscience and Microbiology, Heidi Walkden provides some insights into her research discoveries and shares her passion for public outreach to promote science. Read More

Bachelor of Biomedicine leads to unexpected career in embryology

When Lee-Sarose Orevich started her Bachelor of Biomedical Science, she was looking for a way to explore her love of science. What… Read More

Finding a passion for Environmental Health – one students’ story about choosing a major

When Katharina Gutjahr-Holland graduated high school, she tried her hand at university, TAFE, living abroad, and an apprenticeship. When she felt something was missing, she enrolled at Griffith University… Read More

What COVID-19 has taught me as an intern doctor

Hayman Lui is in her first post-graduate year since finishing her Doctor of Medicine / PhD concurrent pathway at Griffith University. Here, she shares… Read More

Seeking participants for a clinical trial testing different formulations of a meningococcal vaccine

The Griffith University Clinical Trial Unit is currently seeking participants for a clinical trial comparing different formulations of a meningococcal vaccine. You may be eligible… Read More

Can our gut bacteria reduce the impact of shift work on our health?

People who work night shifts can suffer from higher rates of illness and chronic disease, such as type 2 diabetes, anxiety and depression. Read More