Congratulations to Dr Rinky Giri and Dr Neville Tan who received the inaugural Arlene Wake Fellowship, to pursue further research studies in the area of chronic disease.
Clinician-scientists Rinky and Neville gave compelling presentations that demonstrated a strong commitment to building their research expertise to address some of the most pressing health problems facing the people of Melbourne's west.
Rinky is an Endocrinology Fellow and a Research Fellow at the Centre of Digital Innovation and Transformation of Health. Her research will focus on a smartphone and internet-based interactive glucose management system for women with gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnancy. This research is an important development in improving maternal and foetal outcomes for our population.