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Summary

Medical Doctor with an interest in Critical Care, Medical Education, Social Media and the interactions between healthcare  and technology. I have several years of experience working in teams both professionally, and through various  volunteer initiatives. I’ve taken opportunities to be actively involved in research, and have enjoyed presenting at a number of medical conferences.

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Education

Jan 2010Present

MBBS

University of Queensland

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is equivalent to; BMBS, MB BCh or MD (USA)

Activities and Societies: University of Queensland Medical Society, Towards International Medical Equality, Towards Rural and Outback Health Professionals in Queensland, UQ United Nations Student Association (UQ UNSA)

20072009

BSc

University of Queensland

Deans Commendation for High Achievement 2009 Research Project in Lavidis Lab (The impacts of chronic restraint stress on the renal cortex) 2009

Activities and Societies: University of Queensland Law Society (2007-2009), UQ United Nations Student Association (UQ UNSA), Engineers Without Borders (2007-2008)

Presentations

Medical Blog

Interest

Sport

  • Running
  • Cycling (Road & MTB)
  • Tennis
  • Soccer aka. Football

Other

  • Music (Drumkit)
  • The beach and camping
  • Global Health

Community & Professional Development

First Aid Certificate

St John's Ambulance

Blue Card

Entertainment Director

AMUNC 2009 Inc.

October 2008 - July 2009

Worked with the events team of AMUNC 2009 Inc. to organise events associated with the Australasian Model United Nations Conference 2009.

Human Resources Director

YA.co (A Young Achievement Australia Business)

April 2008 - November 2008

Contributed to the establishment and operation of YA.co in accordance with Young Achievement Australia requirements.

Certificate III in Information Technology - ICA30199 (Software Applications)

This certifies competency in advanced features of computer applications, installing, maintaining and customising software applications, basic system administration and creation of web pages.

Information Technology Systems Subject Award 2005 & 2006 St Peters Lutheran College

Work Experience - Event Management/Project Development

John Holland Group Pty Ltd

September 2006

Worked directly with Executive Manager of Project Development and Sales Representatives in organising and preparing the launch of Satori Resort projects.

International Computer Driving License (ICDL)

Certificate in MS Office 2003 Fundamentals

Work experience

Jul 2010Present

Physiology Teaching Assistant

The University of Queensland

Assist students in understanding principles of physiology through instruction and demonstration. Evaluate students and provide feedback so as to further facilitate learning.

May 2009Aug 2010

Laboratory Assistant

Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology

Worked in collaboration with other team members (e.g. Scientists) to provide medical diagnostic services in the field of microbiology.

Had a responsibility for preparing specimens for further analysis via the correct allocation of specimens and the use of appropriate tests (e.g. gram stains, enrichment broths and so on). This required a knowledge of suitable tests, methods of specimen identification and the appropriate equipment to utilise.

Nov 2006Nov 2009

IT Support

John Holland

Worked directly with IT Manager and other support staff, in managing the Information Technology systems within the John Holland workplace.

As part time IT Support, I performed hardware and software installations and provided a high-level of customer care, technical support and problem solving to Queensland and Northern Territory Regions.