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Meet the team: Kelly Stanton

Meet the team: Kelly Stanton

When HRI researcher Kelly Stanton took three months off her PhD to take part in a humanitarian mission in the Asia Pacific, she didn’t know what to expect. Deployed as the defence force cardiologist on board the USNS Mercy, the only thing Kelly knew was that they were looking for a cardiologist.

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Supporting cardiology care across the Pacific

Supporting cardiology care across the Pacific

Researcher and cardiologist at the HRI, Dr Kelly Stanton, is taking her skills across the seas to treat patients in East Timor and beyond for cardiovascular conditions.  

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Tuesday May 31: World No Tobacco Day

Tuesday May 31: World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on May 31, an initiative from the World Health Organisation (WHO). The aim is to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe as well drawing attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and its negative health effects.

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Reversing the risk factor in babies with early interventions

While we know that the earliest changes of atherosclerosis can begin in children and teenagers, our recent studies, in collaboration with Dr Michael Skilton at The University of Sydney, have shown that the origins of heart disease and vessel disease can begin even earlier – in the foetus. 
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Young at heart - preventing heart disease in kids

"Thought heart disease is often consider a disease of old age, evidence of athlerscreosis has been found in the arteries of adolescents and young adults"
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