COSA 2016November 15 - 17, 2016 Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Phanthira Simapivapan

Phanthira is a final year medical student completing the Doctor of Medicine program at The University of Melbourne, and will be joining the public healthcare system as a junior doctor starting next year. Phanthira has recently undertaken a Scholarly Selective research placement at Cancer Council Victoria under the supervision of Dr Anna Boltong and Dr Allison Hodge, where she completed a two part research project exploring the association between alcohol consumption and breast cancer recurrence, as well as the provision of alcohol advice in the clinical setting by health professionals to breast cancer patients.