Monday, September 20, 2021
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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.

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.

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.

Louise Samios

Medical tech student manager
Louise Samios’ own medical experiences led to her study pathway at UTS and an amazing career.

Lina Abd Rahim

Biomedical engineer-to-be
Lina Abd Rahim originally wanted to be a doctor, but then she discovered biomedical engineering.

5 trivia quizzes to keep your STEM skills sharp during the holidays

STEM quiz
Bored yet? Test your STEM smarts these school holidays with five, fun trivia quizzes

Quiz: Which social media platform are you?

Social media
Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok or LinkedIn? Suss your most compatible platform 

Want to make a difference? Get an IT degree

IT degree
If you’re keen to get into tech and use your skills for good, get yourself an IT degree from QUT.