RACGP Foundation Grant success

Rita has been awarded the RACGP Foundation Diabetes Australia grant and the Walpole-Grieve travel scholarship. These grants will support the research Rita is doing as part of her PhD and further develop a research collaboration with the Steno Diabetes Center in Copenhagen.

Rita was a previous RACGP Academic registrar within the Department last year and is a current PhD candidate within the Department. Her PhD aims to understand Australian GPs’ and people with diabetes barriers to addressing diabetes distress in general practice to then co-design solutions.