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Careers with Health

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.  

Dr Alice Motion

Chemistry lecturer
Dr Alice Motion, chemistry lecturer at the University of Sydney, is on a mission to make science something everyone can enjoy.

Elizabeth Blackburn

Molecular biologist
Australian molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn is a Nobel laureate who discovered the secret to the immortality of cells

Kris Rallah-Baker

Ophthalmologist
Kristopher Rallah-Baker is Australia's first Indigenous ophthalmologist. He's breaking new ground for Aboriginal health thanks to an inherited 'dream the impossible' attitude.

Tuguy Esgin

Sport scientist
Let's get physical: Tuguy Esgin is improving Indigenous health through sports science

Ann Damien

Technology scout
Technology scout, Ann Damien found her happy medium combining her skills in marketing and business with a career in medtech

Luke Stutter

Sports psychologist
Exercise science and psychology are less chalk and cheese than you might think. Luke Stutter is making a stunning career out his dual degree from QUT.

Melanie Sefton

Occupational therapist
A determination to help others steered Melanie Sefton towards a career in occupational therapy

Weber Liu

VR in the ER
Weber Liu has a fascination with virtual reality, and has set his sights on pioneering VR in medicine to improve patient outcomes

Hannah Thomas

PhD preacher
Hannah knows her PhD thesis back-to-front, since representing the University of South Australia in the international "3 Minute Thesis" competition

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The flower fly
With the Aussie insect population declining fast, scientists are calling out for our help this summer.

STEM + wellness: 8 health apps you could work for one day

Health apps
What jobs are there in health for computer science grads? Open your phone and start with your apps.