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From Nursing to Rural Medicine: Emma’s calling

Emma van Hougenhouck-Tulleken is in her final year of Doctor of Medicine at Griffith University. She completed her two years of clinical placement in rural settings and calls this experience a privilege. Read More

Medicine Alumnus to join Ivy League thanks to Fulbright Scholarship

Currently a doctor working in the emergency department of the Townsville University Hospital, Grace Yeung is a Griffith alumnus of the Bachelor of Medical Science… Read More

Representation in healthcare – Griffith Health Alumni discuss

We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni in a virtual event to talk to us about the positive impacts on the health of the individual and… Read More

Five years later – Griffith Health Alumni share their stories

Ever wondered where your career in health care might take you? We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni in a virtual event to talk to us about how… Read More

Creating a future for all – Griffith Health Experts discuss

If you’d like to build a career in health but you’re not sure where you’d like to work, our panelists highlighted a range of innovative career options where they expect to see growth in the next five years - the perfect place to build or start your career in health! Read More

Equity and compassion – Harrison’s hope as a doctor

After spending his first two years at university completing the Bachelor of Medical Science, Harrison took the next step into the Doctor of Medicine. When he looks to the future, Harrison says his goal is simple. 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 school, even if he wasn’t sure the exact role he’d play. 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

Becoming an Endometriosis advocate with Public Health

In 2016, Anika Buining was diagnosed with Endometriosis, a chronic pelvic pain condition which affects an estimated 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years*. It is the widespread prevalence of this chronic condition and the lack of any long-term treatment options that led her down the path of Public Health at Griffith University. 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