Anna is a clinical doctor, undergoing cardiology training. Her physician training and medical internship has been completed at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. Her research activities have included a Bachelor of Medical Science degree at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, which she undertook in 2011. Since then, Anna has continued to carry out clinical research in parallel to patient care. Her particular interest is in heart failure, which was inspired by managing patients with complex heart conditions, some with mechanical hearts and heart transplants, at The Alfred. She's currently undertaking a PhD in the field of heart failure through the Geneva University Hospital in Switzerland.
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Straight to the heart
Although the “normal” heart rate is anywhere between 60 to 100 beats per minute, there’s increasing evidence a rate at the lower end of the spectrum is better for you.