Academic Registrars 2022
Matthew Suen is based in the Shepparton campus of University of Melbourne.
Research: Matthew will be working with Associate Professor Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis. His project is titled: Developing a Clinical Decision Support Tool for Appropriate Oral Hypoglycaemic Agents in Australian General Practice: A Simulation Study.
Teaching: His teaching will also focus on diabetes, as this is his passion.
Fun fact: Matthew has travelled to all but one continent, plays two musical instruments and speaks three languages!
Eleanor Bulford is a second year GP registrar and is excited to join the department.
Research: Eleanor will be working with Professor Kelsey Hegarty in the area of trauma-informed primary care for survivors of family violence. Her project is titled: Supporting resilience and recovery: understanding GPs' perspectives on trauma-informed care for survivors of intimate partner violence.
Teaching: Eleanor looks forward to being involved in teaching with the MD3 students. She is currently working within an Aboriginal Health Service and is looking forward to participating in the First Nations health workshops.
Fun fact: Eleanor loves bushwalking, gardening, and riding her bike around town.
Research: Naomi will be working with Professor Sanci. Her project is titled: How do General Practitioner's manage infant colic in Australia? Naomi plans to start at the ‘cradle’ end of the ‘cradle to grave’ metaphor, by studying the enigmatic condition that is Infantile Colic. This area of interest comes from her experience working as a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit registrar for twelve months, in addition to the completion of the Sydney Children’s Health Program.
Teaching: Naomi will focus on teaching within the areas of young people and sexual health.
Fun fact: Naomi has spent approximately half of her life in Tasmania and half of her life in Victoria, however, not all of those years were spent consecutively in one location.
Research: Caroline will be working with Associate Professor Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis. Her project is titled: Exploring barriers and facilitators to implementation of a new quality improvement program targeting the reduction of cardiovascular risk in chronic kidney disease in general practice.
Teaching: Her teaching will focus on mental health and back pain.
Fun fact: Caroline has a tortoiseshell rescue cat named Garnet, who according to the vet is 'somewhere between the ages of 2 and 7'.