UoA: Tom Eldredge
PhD: commenced 2018
Supervisors: Kiroff G, Shenfine J, Myers JC
Thesis title: Bile Reflux Post-Bariatric Surgery
Scholarship: RACS RP Jepson Scholarship 2018
Dr Tom Eldredge is a General Surgery trainee with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. After completing his medical degree (MBBS) at The University of Adelaide in 2014, he undertook his internship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, taking a keen interest in teaching and subsequently was appointed as a Clinical Lecturer at The University of Adelaide. Tom is currently undertaking a PhD and is researching bile reflux in the setting of weight loss surgery and the effect this has on oesophageal function and the development of cancer.
August 2019: Tom was a finalist for the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences 3MT competition at The University of Adelaide.
October 2019: Tom received the prize for the Best Poster and Mini-Oral Presentation for Clinical Projects at the 2019 TQEH Research Expo. Here he is receiving his award ($500, sponsored by The Hospital Research Foundation) from The Honourable Stephen Wade MLC, South Australian Minister for Health and Wellbeing.