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Professor Nicola Spurrier PSM

Professor Nicola Spurrier PSM

Recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award 2022, Professor Nicola Spurrier PSM, is a staunch advocate for preventing illness and promoting health across the whole of community. A dual qualified medical specialist, public health physician and paediatrician, Professor Spurrier was instrumental in South Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as the state’s Chief Public Health Officer.

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Dr Angela Alder-Price

Dr Angela Alder-Price

Recipient of the James McWha Rising Star Award 2022, Dr Angela Alder-Price is an orthopaedic researcher, senior lecturer and the only female upper-limb surgeon in South Australia. Her dual pursuit of surgery and science is driven by a passion for improving patient outcomes.

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Tiahni Adamson

Tiahni Adamson

Recipient of the Tirkapena Indigenous Award 2022, Tiahni Adamson, a Torres Strait Islander woman descended from the Kauareg Nations of Thursday Island, is a passionate wildlife conservation biologist. Ms Adamson is focused on sustainable aquaculture production as the Lead Community Engagement Officer at CH4Global.

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Dr Roshanak Amrein

 Dr Roshanak Amrein

Adelaide dental surgeon and University of Adelaide alumna, Dr Roshanak Amrein arrived in Australia from Iran in 1994 with only limited English. The Baha'i community was among the most severely persecuted religious minorities in Iran. She learned English, restudied year 12 and applied to the University of Adelaide Bachelor of Dental Surgery program.

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Legally funny

Shaun Micallef

Uncovering the real Shaun Micallef

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Sniffing out the pandemic

Anne-Lise Chaber and COVID detector dog

Meet our labs in lab coats

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Hall of fame

Anna Butterss

Three distinguished Elder Con alumni share their inspiring career journeys

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Baby making

Christine Kirby

How Christine Kirby became a pioneer in fertility treatment and created thousands of families

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Bringing together the best minds to fight cancer

Professor Christopher Sweeney

The cancer institute enticing some of the world's best cancer researchers to Adelaide

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Disrupting stereotypes

Luisa Panuccio

Meet our Distinguished Alumni Award winner who is leading the way for women in STEM

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