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PhD Program

Child and Adolescent Health

      Where will this take me?

      Overview

      Your PhD experience will be enriched by joining a large and active group of graduate researchers working towards a doctorate in child and adolescent health. Your connection with your peers, as well as the expertise of clinicians and researchers at the Melbourne Children’s Campus, will expose you to the many disciplines involved in achieving better health outcomes, and the many employment options possible through interdisciplinary engagement.

      You will be supported to develop research capabilities specific to child and adolescent health and skills in communication and project management to use wherever your career takes you.

      As a member of the graduate researcher group, you will help shape the program and activities on offer.

      Recent PhD graduates have been awarded:

      • a competitive Fellowship to undertake ground-breaking genomic research at Yale University
      • a national Public Sector Innovation Award for a new digital platform to monitor pharmaceutical supplies in lower resource countries
      • the Gustav Nossal Award, for the highest ranked application for an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship in the field of medical and dental research.