Alicia graduated from the University of Melbourne and received her Fellowship in Paediatrics through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. She has trained through the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and has also worked at Starship Children’s Hospital, Auckland. Her subspecialty is in Community Child Health. Alicia has also worked in various paediatric specialties including neonatology, adolescent health, mental health, forensic medicine, emergency medicine and general paediatrics. She has completed a Master of Public Health through Monash University and is passionate about advocacy for children and their families both locally and abroad.

Alicia’s clinical interests include newborn and infant issues, developmental and learning difficulties, refugee health and general paediatrics such as asthma and eczema. Her non-clinical interests lie in research and program development for refugee populations and children in developing countries.

Alicia is a mother of two children and enjoys spending her time off with family and friends.


Quach A, Laemmle-Ruff IL, Polizzi T, Paxton GA. Gaps in smiles and services: a cross-sectional study of dental caries in refugee-background children. BMC Oral Health, 2015, 15:10.