BSc, B Nursing Practice, BMBS, FRACGP, Grad Certificate of Wound Care.
Vira grew up in Adelaide. She began her career in teaching, the progressed to medical research at Flinders Medical Centre and the CSIRO. She obtained a nursing degree from Flinders University in 1994 and worked as a registered nurse at Noarlunga Hospital for several years. Vira has a strong interest in rural medicine and studied for a medical degree at Flinders University, graduating in 2000. After internship at QEH and Lyell McEwin hospital she moved to Tasmania in 2002 where she spent 16 years as a rural GP mainly in Latrobe, north western Tasmania where she was a senior partner. Vira was involved in teaching medical students and GP Registrars. Vira moved back to Adelaide in 2018 to be close to her two daughters.
Special Skills: Wound Care
General Skills: Chronic disease management including diabetes, women’s health, full scope of family medicine.