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When her own chronic illness inspired Chloe Caire to pursue nursing, she knew she wanted to help other women through health issues that are often overlooked. Now in her third and final year, Chloe hopes her passion for health care and education will set her up for a rewarding career. In Chloe’s spare time, you’ll find her curled up with a good book, with her pet cats not far away.
Tassia Oswald’s strong sense of environmental and social justice stemmed from a young age. After discovering that framing environmental issues in terms of health is a powerful way to influence decision-makers to take action, Tassia undertook cross-disciplinary studies in psychology and public health. Recently taking home both the People’s Choice Award and Student’s Choice Award at the 2021 University of Adelaide 3MT Finals, Tassia hopes her research into psychological impacts of ‘screen time’ and ‘green time’ for children and adolescents can help her secure a place as an international postdoctoral researcher or policy-maker in the future.
Sometimes, you have to try something else before finding your true passion. Former bank employee turned oral health student, Edward Miller, is proof of this. Hoping to now contribute to oral health care and education, Edward is excited to jump into his career and start helping people. When he’s not in the clinic, you’ll find him enjoying the great outdoors or sipping on a good old oat milk matcha.
Second-year occupational therapy student, Breanna Papagni, has always wanted to help others one-on-one so a career in health was a clear path for her. After an initial interest in public health, Breanna has now discovered the world of occupational therapy and hasn’t looked back since. In her downtime, you might find her at the UniBar or running her own luxury styled picnic business.