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Connected Conversations | Elise Przytula
After a whirlwind adventure working on a Disney Cruise ship, Elise Przytula sailed back to her hometown of Adelaide four years ago. Now, instead of helping Captain Hook find his hook, doing the Macarena with Goofy, and washing Mickey Mouse’s underwear, Elise is busy visiting high schools, organising OSCE practical exams, and chasing after her 18-month-old daughter, Aubrey. Meanwhile, she's also working towards completing her '40 countries before turning 40' list, collecting headstand photos in front of the world's famous landmarks along the way.
Connected Conversations | Roger Byard
A prosperous career in forensic pathology has made Professor Roger Byard a well-known name around the world. Recently named the world’s top researcher in forensic science by the Australian, Roger is passionate about blending the disciplines of forensics and medicine. Having made his mark in Bali, Thailand, Canada and the US, Roger is also a frequent visitor of local Adelaide restaurants with his golden retriever, Lucy (who loves papadums).
Connected Conversations | Huy Pham
A medicine degree at the University of Adelaide usually takes six years to complete. However, this year, Huy Pham took the unconventional path of pushing pause on his medical studies to pursue a passion for research in an Honours Degree of Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences. Not wanting to stray too far from his roots, he is also the Adelaide Medical Students’ Society’s Education Programs Coordinator and Deputy Convenor for the Australian Medical Students’ Association’s 2021 National Convention. A strong advocate for mental health wellbeing, Huy’s hope is to have a positive impact on the world in some small way.
Connected Conversations | Tracy Merlin
Growing up through adversity and hardship inspired Professor Tracy Merlin to help create better access to affordable health care for the disadvantaged. This aspiration led Tracy down the path of public health practice and research and now, being Interim Head of the School of Public Health and Director of the Adelaide Health Technology Assessment (AHTA) during the first pandemic in 100 years, all she can do is take life one step at a time.