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Health at Melbourne Stories
Doctor of Medicine student Andrew Feehan’s relationship with the University of Melbourne began when he was a Year 10 student at home in the north-eastern Victorian town of Wangaratta.
Clare Pratt, originally from Ballina on the north coast of New South Wales, moved to Melbourne to study a Master of Nursing Science after stints living in Brisbane and overseas.
Bachelor of Biomedicine student Zunayed Kabir moved to Melbourne from Western Australia’s Port Hedland, the second largest city in the Pilbara region.
Isabella Pozzi moved from Cairns in northern Queensland to study a Bachelor of Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne.
Sam Edgar moved to Melbourne from Bendigo, although he is originally from Swan Hill in the north west of Victoria. He enjoys the fast pace of Melbourne and gets around the city on his bike.
When a cricket ball struck Aditya and chipped his tooth, it was the start of a long and winding road towards a career in dentistry in Shepparton.
Catherine knew she was made for a medical career while she was studying at school in Albury.
Danielle is a familiar face around Bendigo and she’s on a mission to help improve women’s health in the regional city.
When Holly found herself in Tanzania helping to deliver babies and treating people who’d walked many kilometres for medical aid, she knew where her future lay.
Josh, a first-year Doctor of Medicine (MD) student, will return to his rural roots as soon as he qualifies as a GP.
For Masters of Speech Pathology graduate Shabana, placement at Ballarat Specialist School working with children was a favourite moment during her studies.
Tracey is a Practice Nurse working in a small general practice in the town of Moe and can’t imagine moving away from the Latrobe Valley.
Michael chose to study the Graduate Diploma in Psychology as he wanted to make a positive impact.
For Master of Public Health student Jomy, the breadth of the course and range of specialisations really appealed to him.
Lindiwe chose to study the Master of Social Work as she wanted to make a difference in people's lives.
Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health student Jason is passionate about breaking down stigmas around sexual health.
Robyn chose to study the Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health to educate the community about sexual and reproductive health.
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