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Congratulations to Dr Anna Buckeridge, winner of the Colgate New Graduate Speaker Award for 2023. Here is a full transcript of her winning presentation, 'Registrar burnout in paediatric dentistry: affliction, or reality?'
Our New Zealand specialist paediatric group hosted a study day in Wellington on Saturday 24 September 2022.
Our Reconnext 2023 Conference in Melbourne in early March was a roaring success. With around 140 members attending, including over 30 DCD students, there was a real sense of enthusiastic collegiality across the entire weekend. Here, AAPD President A/Prof Nicky Kilpatrick shares her recount of the event.
An eager and excited group of postgraduates and recent graduates in paediatric dentistry gathered at the Royal Childrens’ Hospital Melbourne on Friday 3 March to kick off the biennial AAPD post-graduate study day. Dr Dharini Ravindra shares an update on the day.
Make a career plan, build your networks – and find what you love to do outside of dentistry. Established AAPD member Dr Noren Hasmun has a wealth of knowledge and advice for our members at the start of their career. Here, we chat to Noren about herself and her career.
Seasoned bird watcher, marathon runner, viola player – and AAPD president. A/Prof Nicky Kilpatrick’s has many feathers in her cap! And she’s living the career that she’s been dreaming of since age 10. Here, we chat to Nicky about herself and her career.
While working as a general dentist, Dr Jana Nikolovski found it fulfilling treating children and was surprised by their bravado and candidness in such a vulnerable environment. Now as a paediatric specialist, Jana aspires to develop the reach of public specialist paediatric dental care in the Blue Mountains. Here, we chat to Jana about herself and her career. This news item is part of an ongoing series introducing both new and established AAPD members.
A medical mission trip to the Philippines was a career turning point for Dr Yu-Lynn Lee. Meeting countless young children and adolescents in rural villages with no access to dental services propelled her to be the oral health advocate she is today. Here, we chat to Yu-Lynn about herself and her career. This news item is part of an ongoing series introducing both new and established AAPD members.
NZ expat Dr Olivia Dazell currently calls bustling Toronto home – and has big aspirations to take back the international expertise she’s gaining to the children of New Zealand. Here, we chat to Olivia about herself and her career. This news item is part of an ongoing series introducing both new and established AAPD members.