Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine (Central Regulation of Body Composition)
Garvan Institute of Medical Research & University of New South Wales, Australia
Graduate Certificate in Research Management and Commercialisation
University of New South Wales, Australia
Bachelor of Medical Science (Major in Physiology)
University of Sydney, Australia
Doctor Amy Nguyen is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research (CHSSR) at Macquarie University, with a conjoint position at UNSW Sydney. Amy has a background in both qualitative and quantitative research, and has conducted research in chronic disease management, primary care, mobile health, and user involvement in health technology design. She also has a keen interest in effective scientific communication and is an active STEM Mentor for The New York Academy of Sciences. Amy was awarded her PhD in Neuroendocrinology undertaken at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in 2014, where she investigated the central signalling pathways involved in appetite regulation. Her first postdoctoral position at UNSW focused on co-designing a smartphone app for and with gout patients to self-manage their condition. Currently, Amy is working with the CHSSR team across multiple projects in primary, aged and community care, and telehealth services.