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Dr Gabriel Scripcaru studied medicine at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr.T.Popa”, Iasi Romania. After graduation he commenced training in neurosurgery working in Cluj, Romania and Newcastle, England. He subsequently became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh upon completion of the required examinations. Gabriel’s clinical experience prior to anatomical pathology also included working in emergency medicine, intensive care and surgery both in Australia and Scotland.
His training in anatomical pathology comprised rotations at the The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Royal Women’s and Royal Children’s Hospitals in Melbourne. Before joining Australian Clinical Labs, Dr Scripcaru worked at Southern Sun Pathology in Sydney where he gained experience in dermatopathology.
Dr Dissanayake completed her medical studies (MBBS, 2000) and postgraduate specialist training (MD Histopathology, 2007) in Sri Lanka, and migrated to Australia in 2012. She completed a year of fellowship in Liverpool Hospital, Sydney and then worked as a Clinical Fellow at School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney in 2013.
Dr Dissanayake then undertook further Anatomical Pathology training at SA Pathology and at Australian Clinical Labs. She obtained her Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in August 2017.
Dr Nikolic is a consultant histopathologist with an interest in lung pathology, breast pathology, dermatopathology and molecular diagnostics. Dr Nikolic completed his undergraduate medical degree and his masters degree (immunopathology) in Belgrade, Serbia and subsequently moved to New Zealand where he obtained a PhD degree at the University of Auckland, working on purinergic signaling and programmed cell death. He worked as a lecturer and as a medical officer in Auckland and moved to Australia to train in anatomical pathology.
He received his pathology training at Monash Medical Centre and at Healthscope (now Australian Clinical Labs) and obtained his FRCPA in 2011. On completion of his training he stayed at Australian Clinical Labs as a consultant.
Dr Jenny Grew joined our team at Australian Clinical Labs as Clinical Director Anatomical Pathology for WA in 2017. A graduate of the University of Otago (MBChB, 1992) Jenny began pathology training at Christchurch Hospital (NZ), gaining RCPA Fellowship in 2001.
Jenny moved from New Zealand with her family (husband Keith and son Dominic) to Queensland in 2007, taking up the role of Pathologist in charge, providing service to 6 public and private hospitals. Jenny’s areas of professional interest include breast, gastrointestinal, gynaecological and cutaneous pathology, cytology, molecular pathology and medical administration. She is a keen educator and champion of multidisciplinary patient care in private pathology.
Dr Jenner completed his studies in chemistry and biochemistry in 1992 followed by a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1997. Following three years of clinical practice, he commenced training in Chemical Pathology in 2001 and obtained the Fellowship from the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa in 2004 and a Master’s degree in Chemical Pathology from the University of Pretoria in 2005.
Later that year Dr Jenner moved to the UK where he worked as senior registrar in Clinical Biochemistry at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and then as Consultant Clinical Biochemist at the NHS Borders Hospital (Scotland) for a few years. Following a return to South Africa he held a position as consultant chemical pathologist in private practice for five years.
In 2012 he relocated to Australia and worked as a senior registrar at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Dr Jenner obtained his Fellowship from the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 2013 and joined Australian Clinical Labs (formerly Healthscope Pathology) in early 2014.
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