- Research Focus
PhD Student, The University of Adelaide: commenced February 2021
Supervisors: Professor Guy Maddern and Professor Karen Jones (NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health, The University of Adelaide)
Thesis Title: Characterisation of Gastrointestinal Recovery After General Surgery
Scholarship: The Hospital Research Foundation/Basil Hetzel Institute/The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Postgraduate Research Scholarship
Joshua was awarded a First Class Honours Bachelor of Health and Medical Science degree from The University of Adelaide in 2020.
Joshua’s thesis seeks to characterise postoperative gastrointestinal recovery after general surgery, the factors that influence it and its effects, through literature review, prospective audit, clinical evaluation, economic analysis, and non-invasive methods of objective monitoring.