Pip graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Master of Public Health in 2018, specialising in sexual and reproductive health and epidemiology. She gained experience as a research assistant at the School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, working for the Victorian State Trauma and Victorian Lung Cancer Registries, and subsequently joined SPHERE in 2019 as a PhD candidate. Pip has also been involved in research using multimedia to deliver information about the emergency contraceptive pill to young people.
With SPHERE, Pip’s research is focused on the design of effective decision aids for broadening women’s contraceptive choice in general practice and pharmacy.
Edwina has Bachelor Medicine & Surgery and Bachelor of Applied Science from The University of Sydney. She has worked clinically in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology for over 10 years, both in the United Kingdom and Australia, and completed the membership exams of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2014. She has clinical research experience in the field of reproductive health and is a Lecturer at The University of Sydney, coordinating units for the Masters of Sexual and Reproductive Health.
Seema is a current honours student at the Department of General Practice at Monash University.
She has completed four years of her undergraduate medical degree and is completing a Bachelor of Medical Science Honours in 2019. Her honours project focuses on current models of GP-led medical termination of pregnancy care in Australia, which falls under the abortion stream of SPHERE research program.
Ridmi is a Biomedical Science Honours student who has a passion for women's health. She joined Professor Danielle Mazza's research team because she was captivated by Danielle's passion for women's sexual and reproductive health.
Ridmi is currently completing her honours project on 'Women's attitudes and practices relating to contraceptive use change over time' under the supervision of Professor Mazza and Dr Asvini Subasinghe. She will be investigating women's contraceptive histories along with their bleeding patterns, side effects, levels of satisfaction and reasons for discontinuation.