Dr Fiona Britten
Fiona Britten is an Obstetric Physician and Endocrinologist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and the Mater Mothers’ and Private Hospitals. She completed a dual degree Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in 2000, with majors in foreign languages and biomedical science. She completed her Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery in 2004, followed by physician training and advanced training in Endocrinology and Obstetric Medicine. Fiona also has a keen interest in teaching and research and has worked as Course Coordinator for the Third Year Medical Students at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. She has a special interest in lactation and is currently completing a Masters of Philosophy at the University of Queensland examining breastfeeding rates in women with type two diabetes, and factors influencing lactation outcomes in this population. She has been awarded a grant from the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) Foundation, as well as scholarships from the RBWH Foundation and Diabetes Queensland to support this research.