Principal advisor: Professor Marina Reeves

Division: Health Promotion & Equity

Thesis title: Obesity and triple-negative breast cancer: an epidemiological study

Larissa Vaz Goncalves is a second-year PhD student at The University of Queensland (School of Public Health). She is a Nutritionist, having obtained a Master’s in Health Science in 2018 in Brazil (where she is from).  

Larissa’s current research is related to breast cancer focus on triple-negative breast cancer and overweight/obesity, prevalence, and prognosis (outcomes).  

Larissa’s supervisor team is Professor Marina Reeves (primary), Dr Melinda Protani, and Dr Jodi Sanus.