Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Sarah completed her bachelor’s degree in Applied Science - Medical Radiations in the field of Nuclear Medicine in 2015 at RMIT University. She then went on to complete her internship at the Austin Hospital, Bendigo Hospital and John Fawkner I-MED. After completing her internship, Sarah took up a position as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist at the newly built Bendigo Hospital. During her time here, she helped establish the new PET/CT service and assisted with the implementation of new cold lab nuclear medicine services within the hospital.
After moving back to Melbourne, Sarah accepted a Nuclear Medicine position at the Austin Hospital where she worked as a senior technologist and lead student supervisor. During her time at the Austin, Sarah made substantial contributions to quality and education projects. She also focused on the refinement of VQ lung scintigraphy and went on to present her VQ project at the ANZSNM conference where she won the Curium Award in 2020. She subsequently went on to present her project internationally at the SNMMI 2022 Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada. She is also a co-author on an article based on her project which was published in the Austin Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy in 2022.
Sarah is an enthusiastic senior technologist with 7 years of experience who is dedicated to delivering great quality patient care. Given her extensive experience working in clinical and research Nuclear Medicine and PET in metro and regional public hospitals, Sarah has a strong clinical background and is passionate about delving further into education, research and innovation at MTIC.