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Georgia Richards

BSc (Hons)

DPhil Student

Georgia is a joint NIHR SPCR, Naji and Rotary Scholar studying for a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Primary Health Care under the supervision of Professor Carl Heneghan and Dr Kamal Mahtani.

Georgia’s research interests include the management of pain, particularly the prescription of opioid analgesics in the community, evidence surrounding polypharmacy (the taking of multiple drugs for multiple conditions, often in untested combinations) and methods to reduce unwarranted variation in commonly prescribed medications.

Georgia gained a BSc in Biomedical Science from the University of Queensland before completing an Honours Research Program in Pharmacology where she attained First Class Honours. In 2016, Georgia was awarded the Australian Women of the Future Award, Judges Choice Winner, for her passion and dedication to continue medical research and help others. Prior to starting her DPhil, Georgia worked as a medical researcher in Australia.

Follow Georgia on Twitter to keep up to date on her DPhil research and all things Women in STEM. 

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