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Nabita Singh is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, Monash University. She coordinates several units in the Bachelor of Radiography and Medical Imaging (Honours) programme, Bachelor of Radiation Sciences programme, Grad Cert MRI programme, and the Master of Radiation Therapy programme. Her teaching speciality is in evidence based practice for health professionals, research methodology and research and healthcare ethics. As part of her role in the Department she is also supervising Bachelor of Radiography and Medical Imaging students in a research environment.

Nabita is also a part-time PhD candidate with the Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. Her research is investigating the role of central nervous system pathways in patients with chronic cough hypersensitivity syndrome via functional magnetic resonance imaging. She is being supervised by Dr Matthew Dimmock (Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, Monash University), Dr Sharna Jamadar (Monash Biomedical Imaging Institute and the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health) and Professor Stuart Mazzone (Department of Anatomy and Physiology, University of Melbourne). 

Nabita joined the Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences in November 2013 as a Research Assistant. In this role she coordinated a national multi-hospital NHMRC funded project examining the thermal effects of cranial ultrasound in premature neonates. Previous to this she was a Research Assistant in the Department of General Practice, Monash University and coordinated projects examining the role of General Practitioners in managing compensable work related physical and mental health injuries. Prior to her role as Research Assistant, Nabita worked at two different pharmaceutical companies in New Zealand in the areas of Research and Development, Intellectual Property and Change Management as an intern.

Research interests

Medical Imaging and Allied Healthcare 

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)

Cognitive Neuroscience

 

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

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Biomedical Science, University of Auckland

Master of Bioscience Enterprise, University of Auckland

Research area keywords

  • Primary Health Care
  • Radiation Safety
  • Medical Imaging
  • Ultrasound
  • Compensation (injury)
  • functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Cognitive control
  • Cough
  • Allied health

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