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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

From Goondiwindi to an internship with the Gold Coast Suns

Currently a final-year exercise science student, Zoe cites her rural upbringing and her large family as a big motivator for her passion for sports and exercise and her choice to move to the Gold Coast from her home town of Goondiwindi to study a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Griffith University. Read More

Advocating for mental health in the dental profession

Inspired by his father’s dedication and compassion towards his patients, Chrishan Fernando always wanted to become a dentist. Read More

Unconventional assessment gives occupations a chance to shine online

First-year Griffith University student occupational therapists have been using photography exhibitions as part of their assessment since 2014 but the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is providing a new opportunity for their work to be seen across the country and the globe. Read More