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    Dr Tamara Nation

    MBBS FRACGP PhD

    Background

    Tamara graduated from the University of Melbourne medical school in 2002. She then spent a number of years working at St Vincent’s hospital and the Royal Children’s hospital, Melbourne. She completed a PhD at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in 2011, further developing her special interest in pediatrics.

    Tamara then went on to undertake general practice training and became a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.

    She is experienced in women’s health and has a certificate in Sexual and Reproductive Health with Family Planning Victoria. She is also an antenatal shared-care provider with the Mercy Hospital for Women and a member of the Australian Menopause Society.

    Tamara believes that good health lays the foundation to a good life and loves sharing her knowledge and skills with clients.

    Special Interests:

    • Paediatrics: infant Colic and irritability, immunization, skin and sleep issues
    • Adolescent Health Issues: anxiety and depression, gender identity, contraception
    • Womens health: irregular menstrual cycle, menopause and body identical hormone Ante-natal shared care, perinatal depression.
    • Gut health and the Microbiome.

    Qualifications:

    • MBBS (University of Melbourne)
    • Fellow of Royal College General Practitioners
    • PhD  (Dept Paediatrics, University of Melbourne)
    • Sexual and Reproductive Health certificate (Family planning Victoria)
    • Ante-natal shared-care provider (Mercy Hospital for women)
    • Primary modules Australian College of Environmental and Nutritional Medicine
    • Bio-Balance training
    • Advanced Lifesaving Skills (ALS) 
     
    Memberships:
    • Royal Australian College of General Practioners
    • Australian Medical association
    • Australian Menopause Society
    • Australian Society of Lifestyle Medicine
    • Australian College of Environmental and Nutritional Medicine