Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Dr. Diksha Sirohi is a PhD (Medicine) Candidate at the Adelaide Medical School, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide. She is working on the co-creation of the Endometriosis Digital Platform Project as a part of her PhD.
Dr. Diksha completed her medical training in alternate / complementary medicine and holds a Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery from Goa University, India. She has clinical experience of 8 years with a special interest in the holistic management of women's health conditions such as PCOS, endometriosis, uterine fibroids and other gynaecological disorders. She also completed the Master of Business Administration degree from Goa University, India and has worked in the healthcare and hospital management sector in the area of Quality Management. She holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Queensland, Australia. During this time, she studied epidemiology, environmental health and health promotion and completed a dissertation on Environmental Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Their Role in Endometriosis - A Systematic Literature Review.
Prior to starting her Ph.D. candidature, Dr. Diksha worked in the capacity of a researcher at the Robinson Research Institute, Adelaide Medical School on the Endometriosis Digital Platform Project. She is an early career researcher with skills spanning across medicine, public health and healthcare management.
Dr. Diksha Sirohi is working on the co-creation of the Endometriosis Digital Platform Project as a part of her Ph.D. using the Design Thinking Framework. The project is a mixed method study involving quantitative and qualitative research methods. The platform will be developed in consultation with various stakeholders including endometriosis patients and their supporters, advocacy groups, clinicians, bioinformatic specialists and researchers. The project is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Jean Hailes for Women's Health.
Date Position Institution name 2020 - ongoing Research Officer University of Adelaide 2014 - 2016 Management Consultant Self Employed 2012 - 2014 Executive - Quality Management Manipal Hospital 2011 - 2012 Executive - Quality Management Vivus SMRC Heart Centre 2009 - 2016 Allied Health Practitioner Self Employed Private Practice
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2020 Scholarship Australian Research Training Program Scholarship Australian Government Australia 2017 Award Dean's Commendation for Academic Excellence (Master of Public Health) The University of Queensland Australia 2017 Distinction High Distinction (Master of Public Health) The University of Queensland Australia 2016 Award Dean's Commendation for Academic Excellence (Master of Public Health) The University of Queensland Australia 2012 Award Third Rank (Master of Business Administration) Goa University India 2008 Award Gold Medal (Human Physiology) Goa University India
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review French Can read and understand spoken German Can read and understand spoken Hindi Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 2016 - 2017 University of Queensland Australia Master of Public Health 2009 - 2011 Goa University India Master of Business Administration 2003 - 2009 Goa University India Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery
Date Title Institution Country 2011 - 2012 Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Healthcare Management Symbiosis International University India 2011 - 2012 Post Graduate Diploma in Medico Legal Systems Symbiosis International University India
Ph.D. (Medicine) - Australian Research Training Program Scholarship (2020-2023)
Endometriosis Digital Platform Project - Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Jean Hailes for Women's Health (2020-2021)
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