Dr Danielle Medek PhD, BSc, MD

House Officer, Waitemata District Health 

Danielle received a BSc from the University of Queensland (Botany and Ecology) and a PhD from the Australian National University, exploring cold tolerance in subantarctic grasses. After a postdoctoral fellowship relating her findings to Australian heathland plants, Danielle completed a medical degree (MBBS), at the Australian National University. During her medical degree work, she advocated for the health of Indigenous Australians, while also researching the impacts of climate on seasonal pollen and allergic disease.

She completed a post-doctoral position at the Harvard University School of Public Health investigating the effects of climate change on human nutrition. Danielle completed her medical residency at Canberra Hospital and is now a House Officer with Waitemata District Hospital, New Zealand.