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Associate Professor Janelle Brennan (FRACS Urol) is a urological surgeon and the Director of the North West Victorian Regional Training Hub at Monash Rural Health. In this role, Associate Professor Brennan and her team are focused on increasing access to speciality training and improving career opportunities for junior doctors across the Loddon Mallee region

Associate Professor Brennan has a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours from the University of Melbourne. She completed her training in both surgery and urology at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and currently heads the Urology unit at Bendigo Health. She also runs her own practice and provides urological surgery services within a number of regional health services. 

Associate Professor Brennan is actively involved in research focused on female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, benign prostatic disease, and health service delivery. She has been the Principal Investigator on a number of clinical trials in Bendigo and her work has been published in the World Journal of Urology, BJU International and the Medical Journal of Australia. Associate Professor Brennan currently serves on a number of professional committees including the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons’ Rural Health Equity and Advisory Group.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research area keywords

  • female pelvic medicine
  • reconstructive urology
  • Uro-oncology
  • health service delivery
  • Rural Health

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