Dr Janice Yeon is a Dermatology Research Fellow at The Skin Hospital doing clinical research and assisting with clinical work - she also is the Programme Coordinator for Pacific Dermatology here in Australia. During the COVID19 pandemic, Dr Yeon helped adapt the Pacific Dermatology Training Centre teaching program to a largely online format.
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When Dr Va‘a-Fuimaono returned to Samoa, with her Postgraduate Diploma of Dermatology, she started the first skin clinic for Samoans at the main hospital in Apia, Samoa.
Dr Temea Kibae Bauro was born and raised in Makin, the northern island of Central Kiribati. In 2019, he was among the first four students to graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Dermatology from Fiji National University.
PJ Twomey Hospital was the site of celebration with three nurses and a pharmacist trained to be the first practitioners to use donated specialised equipment from Australia.