Clinical Medicine or Public Health? Do Both.


Interested in completing an MOH or pursuing a career in public health? Unsure of how you’ll combine a public health career and medicine? Well here’s your chance to learn about the different types of careers you can pursue alongside medicine and examples of how people got there!


Dr Elizabeth Peach

Dr Elizabeth Peach is a Senior Research Officer in Maternal and Child Health at the Burnet Institute. Elizabeth’s professional interests relate to operational research and public health action to reduce health and social inequalities in maternal and child health, health system strengthening and partnerships for development. She has a background in clinical medicine and holds a Master of Social and Economic Sciences, specialising in international development, and a Master of Public Health.


Professor Danielle Mazza

Professor Danielle Mazza is an Australian leader in implementation research and knowledge translation in the general practice setting. She holds the Chair of General Practice at Monash University where she has been Head of Department since 2010. Over the course of her career, Danielle has made significant, sustained and ongoing contributions as a researcher and educator to advance general practice and primary health care in Australia in the fields of women’s sexual and reproductive health, cancer research and preventive care. She is also a proponent of evidence based quality improvement through guideline development and implementation.