Our Students

Current Students

Tiffany Patterson Norrie

PHD STUDENT, WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

BMedHlthSci, MNutrDiet | Tiffany's PhD explores the role of dietitians in oral health promotion among people with an eating disorder.

Jacqueline Rojo

PHD STUDENT, WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

BN (Hons), GradCertEmerg, BSc (Adv Sc)(F Sc), MN (CL) | Jacqueline's PhD aims to integrate oral health in the undergraduate nursing program.

Alisha Johnson

PHD STUDENT, WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Namitha Thomas

PHD STUDENT, WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

BDS, MSC (Forensic Odontology) | Namitha's PhD project is focused on improving the oral health needs of women in menopause.

Vipin Jain

PHD STUDENT, WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

BDS, MDS. Vipin’s PhD is focused on capacity building the healthcare professionals to promote oral health among palliative care patients.

Donna Wang

PHD STUDENT, UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

Julia Le

Doctor of clinical dentistry student, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Ashwin Rathesh

Doctor of clinical dentistry student, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Amanda Lin

Doctor of clinical dentistry student, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
Andrea Fenwicke

Andrea Fenwicke

Doctor of clinical dentistry student, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Tanya Mahony

MASTER OF RESEARCH STUDENT, WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Past Students

Prakash Poudel

PHD GRADUATE (2016-2022), WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

MPH, MA | Prakash's PhD research informs the development of an oral health program in diabetes care.

Ariana Kong

PHD GRADUATE (2018-2022), WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

BHSc (Hons), MPodMed | Ariana's PhD adapted a model of antenatal oral health care to promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Reecha Acharya

MRES GRADUATE (2019-2021), WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

BDS | Reecha's MRes explored the experiences of foster/kinship carers in relation to the oral health of out-of-home care children.

Paula Sanchez

PHD GRADUATE (2015-2021), WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

BN(Hons), GradCertIntCare, GradDipAcuteCare | Paula's PhD highlighted the need for a new oral health model of care in the cardiac setting.

Amy Villarosa

PHD GRADUATE (2019-2023), WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

B NutrDiet, MBiostat | Amy's mixed-methods PhD focuses on childhood obesity in the dental setting.

Nidhi Saraswat

PHD GRADUATE (2019-2023), WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

BDS, MDS | Nidhi's PhD is focused on exploring the oral cancer risk behaviours of Indian immigrants in Australia.

Interns

Julia Farley

SUMMER SCHOLAR, 2015-16 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Zhen Lin

SUMMER SCHOLAR, 2016-17 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Joel Woodmass

RESEARCH INTERN, 2017 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Caleb Ngoh

RESEARCH INTERN, 2018 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Clarity Chua

RESEARCH INTERN, 2018 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Boaz Villarosa

RESEARCH INTERN, 2018-19 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

David George

SUMMER SCHOLAR, 2017-19 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Camila Sanchez

SUMMER SCHOLAR, 2019 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Brandon Smith

SUMMER SCHOLAR, 2019 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Josh Tan

RESEARCH INTERN, 2019 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Tina Lin

SUMMER SCHOLAR, 2020 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Chris Chamod Garumuni

SUMMER SCHOLAR, 2021 | WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY

Jessica O’brian

Bachelor of Public Health INTERN, 2022 | UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

Jason Wachira

Master of Public Health Intern, 2024 | University of Wollongong

Devika Roka

Master of Public Health Intern, 2024 | University of Wollongong