Meet our Students

We have recently welcomed five graduate research students into the department. The students and their projects are as follows:

  • Allison Drosdowsky – Understanding patterns of care across the cancer trajectory using a linked Victorian dataset
  • Tatiana Zecher - A study of psychosocial support made available for early term miscarriages undergoing medical intervention for removal in a large tertiary hospital in Victoria, Australia.
  • Kelly Champane – Discussing contraception: The perspectives of young women and primary care physicians in rural/remote areas of Botswana
  • Katie Henderson-Brooks – Resistance strategies of female international students in Australia experiencing sexual violence and intimate partner violence
  • Shakira Milton – Trial of a decision aid to support informed decision making about aspirin to prevent bowel cancer and other chronic conditions

We have also welcomed eight Doctor of Medicine Year 3 students who have successfully completed a three-month research activity in the area of primary care and general practice, under the supervision of DGP academic staff. The students and their projects are as follows:

  • Mathew Agnew - Clinician-guided Psychotherapy via Telemedicine for Anxiety and Depression in Rural Primary Care Settings: A Narrative Review
  • Jade Chan - What are the Effects of Mindfulness for Women who have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence or Sexual Violence?
  • Molly Cookson - The need for and provision of psychosocial support following termination of pregnancy by choice (not for a medical reason)
  • John Hew - Gaming as a tool to promote improved hand hygiene practices in children: a narrative review
  • Alexander Hossain - Men’s health in the spotlight: the case of men who use intimate partner violence
  • Alexandra Jolley - Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare – What do we know about nurse-led care?
  • Emil Khalid - A narrative review (using a systematic approach) to explore how oral health education occurs in medical schools
  • Jacob Park - The adverse events associated with Medicinal Cannabis use: A review of systematic reviews