Currently a Staff Specialist at Royal Darwin Hospital, I graduated from The University of Medicine with an MBBS and a Bachelor of Medical Sciencen 1999. I was an intern at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne and undertook anaesthesia training at the same hospital, as well as Box Hill Hospital, Goulburn Valley Base Hospital, Peter MacCallum Hospital, The Mercy Hospital for Women and the Royal Children’s Hospital. I obtained Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 2008 and was also a Provisional Fellow at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. After obtaining Fellowship I was a Senior Lecturer at the Fiji School of Medicine and a volunteer at Angkor Hospital for Children in Cambodia.
I have maintained an interest in trauma management and medical education, and have been an EMST and Primary Trauma Care Instructor since 2006. As a PTC Instructor I have taught in Fiji, Vanuatu, China and Cambodia and hope to facilitate more courses in the Asia-Pacific region. I am currently undertaking a Masters of Health and International Development and am involved with health improvement projects in Cambodia.
This award recognises that the individual has organised at least 4 PTC Course cascades and has trained at least 10 instructors.