Educational background and achievements

Psychiatrist, Residency at: University of Indonesia-Cipto Mangunkusumo National General Hospital, 2012-2016

  • Best Paper Presentation, Department of Psychiatry Scientific Session, 2013
  • Chief of of Chief Residents, Department of Psychiatry, 2015-2016

PhD in Medicine (Psychiatry), Australian National University, 2007- 2011

  • Australian Development Scholarship, ANU Medical School Scholarship
  • Dissertation: “Riding the Waves”: Dealing with Disasters – A Study of Lived Experiences of the 2003 Canberra Bushfire and the 2004 Tsunami in Aceh
    • Designed and applied innovative intercultural (Indonesia-Australia) research to analyse social factors and facilitate shared conceptualisations of disaster mental health
    • Developed and maintained networks with various groups for research collaboration
    • Conducted research and managed research assistants
    • Published and presented research findings, currently adapting thesis for publication
  • Chief Supervisor: Prof Beverley Raphael
  • Excerpts of examiner comments:
  1. A challenging study to have undertaken. The recommendation is that the candidate be awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy unconditionally.
  2. Well presented and well argued piece of research and of significant relevance to current debates in the field and in the broad area.
  3. The thesis is very well written… I do hope the researcher writes up her thesis as a book.

Master of Women’s Health (coursework with minor thesis), University of Melbourne, Jan-Dec 2004

  • Australian Development Scholarship
  • Minor thesis titled “Educating Young People Against Sexual Assault: A Study of the Underlying Ideas in the Educational Sessions Run by Centres Against Sexual Assault in Secondary Schools in Metropolitan Melbourne”
  • Graduated with High Distinction (H1), with H1 in all course subjects:
  • Health Effects of Violence against Women
  • Determinants of Women’s Health
  • Psychological Practice in Women’s Health
  • Research Project Development

Medical Doctor (dr.), University of Indonesia, Aug 1999 Feb 2002

  • 1st place, National Scientific Paper Competition for Most Outstanding Students (formerly “Mahasiswa Teladan Nasional”): “Hydatidiform Mole in Indonesia: The Contribution of Social and Cultural Issues in the Development of Disease”, 1999
  • Sanwa Bank merit-based scholarship, 1999
  • Selected representative for Indonesia, 4th Hitachi Young Leader Initiative, 2000

Bachelor of Medicine (S.Ked), Universitas Indonesia, July 1995 July 1999

  • 1st place, Most Outstanding Student – University of Indonesia, 1999
  • 2nd place, Scientific Paper Competition of the University of Indonesia: “The Readiness of Medical Students for Globalization in Healthcare”, 1998