Kylie O'Brien

Victoria UniversityAustralia

Dr Kylie O’Brien currently works as Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) in the Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. In addition to a PhD (Medicine) from Monash University, Kylie also holds a Masters degree in Public Health, a BSc (Optometry) and B App Sci (Chinese Medicine). Having worked as a clinical optometrist for 14 years, Kylie career changed and moved into the field of Chinese medicine (CM) in 2000, where she has been involved in clinical practice, teaching, course coordination and curricula development. She was responsible for the development of three of Australia’s Masters degree programs in Chinese medicine, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Kylie is actively involved in educational and complementary medicine research, with a focus on Chinese medicine.

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