Liggins Institute


Career pathways

Liggins graduates come from a wide range of backgrounds and go on to careers in research, clinical medicine, business and other areas.

  • Dr Sarah Hopkins

    Faculty Instructor, Dept of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, Saint Louis University, USA

  • Dr Kitty Bach

    Neonatologist, National Women’s Health, Auckland Hospital

  • Dr Graham Howie

    Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine and Emergency Management, Auckland University of Technology

  • Dr Privahini Bradoo

    Co-founder and CEO of BioMine (a US based biotechnology start-up company)

  • Revati Darp

    Research Associate at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston (USA)

  • Jibran Wali

    PhD student, The University of Melbourne, Australia

  • Dr Martin De Bock

    Paediatric Endocrinologist and researcher University of Western Australia

  • Dr Chris McKinlay

    Senior Lecturer, Liggins Institute, University of Auckland. Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis 2012.  

  • Dr Amita Bansal

    Postdoctoral Fellow, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

  • Dr Amber Milan

    Now a research fellow at Liggins, Amber Milan was part of the close knit team in the Institute’s Human Nutrition Research Programme.