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Ms Poliana Medeiros

PhD Candidate

Poliana is a clinician currently undertaking her PhD with the Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence.

She had her neonatal training in Brazil at the Faculty of Medicine – University of São Paulo (FMUSP) and is a neonatologist both in Brazil and Australia (FRACP in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine), currently working at Mater Mothers’ Hospital. She values the potential of medicine to help people, and on research and science to enlighten and continuously improve prevention and treatment.

As a PhD student, she believes that improving knowledge of causes and contributors to stillbirth can lead to better perinatal outcomes. Therefore, in her thesis she wants to investigate perinatal mortality audits and classifications to drive practice change in perinatal death and “neonatal near-miss”.

Poliana’s long-term goal is to combine an academic and a clinical career to contribute to reducing perinatal adverse outcomes.

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