Thursday, December 2, 2021
Home Health professionals

Health professionals

Health is far more than nursing and doctors! Meet people working in all areas of health from vaccine development to remote healthcare services.

Mingmei Teo

Epidemic Modeller
Arming herself with numeracy knowledge is Mingmei's key to career success in defence and security

Charishma Kaliyanda

Liverpool councillor | Community engagement officer
Charishma is a mental health professional, community service expert and budding politician making a difference for the community.

Dr Clara Chow

Cardiologist and digital health expert
Cardiologist and digital health expert Dr Clara Chow is using smart technology to keep patients heart-healthy.

Mary Poniard

Biomedical engineer
Biomedical engineer Mary Poniard is making sure 2000 new ventilators for Australian intensive care wards are ready to care for COVID-19 patients.

Jane Shrapnel

Principal Data Scientist
Hospitals are employing experts like Jane Shrapnel to help them save lives by digging into the data.

Dr Nicola Angel

Laboratory Operations Manager
Nicola is the Laboratory Operations Manager for Brisbane-based Microba’s production laboratory and NATA accredited clinical test.

Katie Tooley

Human sciences analyst, DST
Katie Tooley is researching how good bacteria in the gut can improve cognition for our defence force.

Tim Cassettari

Accredited dietician
Ever picked the brain of a nutrition scientist? Here’s 9 things you need to know about accredited dietician Tim Cassettari.

Dr Alisa Glukhova

Structural biologist
Dr Glukhova is investigating the molecular behaviour that’s responsible for causing disease, such as cancer.

Dr Valerie Sung

Paediatrician and postdoctoral research fellow
L’Oréal--UNESCO For Women in Science fellow, Dr Valerie Sung, is using her STEM smarts to improve the lives of children with congenital hearing loss.  

Professor Amanda Leach

Microbiologist
From a degree in agricultural science to becoming a celebrated science leader, Amanda has overcome many challenges as a woman in STEM

Michael Seo

Digital Metal-maker
Tech is everywhere – and scientists like Michael Seo increasingly spend as much time in front of a screen as in the lab.

Quiz: What’s your outdoor STEM career?

Outdoor STEM career
If working underwater sounds better than a 9-5 office gig, this quiz is for you!

The STEM jobs with the fastest-growing salaries: new report

salaries 2021 Australia STEM jobs
According to a new report released by consulting firm, Mercer, jobs in Australia's high tech and life...

Meet the 17-year-old entrepreneur developing the coolest study app 

Eric Rametta
Eric Rametta is setting out to change the game for students tackling multiple subjects, timetables and exams to cram for