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Associate Professor Adrienne Torda

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Research Interests:
There are two main areas of interest. One is in clinical infectious diseases and the other is teaching - both clinical ethics and clinical medicine.

Broad Research Areas:
Clinical Research, Medical Education, Infectious Diseases

Qualifications:
GradDip Bioethics, GradCert University Learning & Teaching, MBBS (Hons), PhD, FRACP. SFHEA, AFANZAPHE

Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
FRACP, Australian Society of Infectious Diseases; infectious diseases society of America; Australasian Bioethics Association; ANZAPHE, HERDSA

Specific Research Keywords:
Medical eduction; Clinical Ethics; Infectious Diseases; Immunology and Infectious Disease; Clinical education; Immunisation

Awards: 

2017 - Faculty of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award

Keywords: 
medical education
clinical medicine
infectious diseases
curriculum design
curriculum development
innovation
bioethics
Research
Research activities: 

Immunisation of patients with special needs; surgical infections; influenza immunisation

Clinical infectious Diseases

Impact of ethics learning modules on student knowledge and moral sensitivity;

Curriculum design - evaluation of innovation

 

Socio-economic Objective (SEO) tags: 
Education and Training
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Bioethics
Teaching & Supervision
Areas of supervision: 

ILP, Honours, PhD

Currently supervising: 

ILP, PhD

Supervision keywords: 
bacterial and fungal diseases
virus diseases
medical education
immunisation
immunisation programs
medical ethics
antibiotics
Teaching: 

Convenor of Foundations

Convenor of ethics in the medical program

Clinical tutor phase 1

Clinical supervisor phase 3

Mentor - Bioethics society

Mentor - Women in Medicine society

Educational innovator - involved in the digital uplift of teaching materials across the program

Media & Expertise
Areas of expertise: 

Teaching in medicine - both campus and clinical teaching; Medical ethics; curriculum design; clinical medicine and infectious diseases. Innovation in Education; VR learning in medicine

Facebook: 
https://www.facebook.com/DrAdiTorda/?ref=bookmarks
LinkedIn: 
https://www.linkedin.com/in/adrienne-torda-49a29119/
Blog Feed URL: 
https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/sllim-pickings/id1299389993?mt=2