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Veronica is a practicing and Academic Endocrinologist with an interest in pituitary tumours, thyroid disease, obesity and diabetes.  She is excited being part of the development and teaching of new medical program at Macquarie. Dr Preda has a passion for teaching. She was the course co-ordinator for the Masters of Internal Medicine Endocrinology Program at the University of Sydney. She is actively involved in regular medical student teaching at Sydney University and previously UNSW, UWS, along with general practitioner training.

Veronica completed a clinical and research fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism. Her Doctor in Philosophy identified new genetic mutations in sellar masses in both clinical patients, along with specimens from across the UK, stored in the large Thomas Willis Brain Collection in Oxford. She has over 35 peer publications in international Journals and book chapters in Internal Medicine.  She continues to publish in collaboration with international neuroendocrine centres on tumour pathways.  She hopes to set up further research here at Macquarie.

She has been with Macquarie since 2016 and has set up with the team, the multidisciplinary Healthy Weight Clinic in collaboration with bariatric surgeon, Professor Lord.  Bariatric research from this clinic is bringing the bench to bedside in patient outcomes.   Dr Preda also has established with her colleagues, a specialty pituitary clinic, medical device diabetes clinic, general endocrine clinic and inpatient service with teaching ward rounds at Macquarie University Hospital.  Dr Preda is looking forward to being part of Macquarie’s vision for excellence in medical education and research.  She is excited to be part of the teaching staff for the new generation of doctors to be taught with the mission of heal, learn and discover. 

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine, BSc(Med)MBBS (Hons)

Medicine Population Health, MPH

Physicians, FRACP

Medicine, PhD

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Research Output 2006 2018

  • 297 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 4 Review article
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Short survey

Primary ovarian carcinoid: extensive clinical experience with an underrecognized uncommon entity

Preda, V. A., Chitoni, M., Talbot, D., Reed, N. & Grossman, A. B., 1 Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Gynecological Cancer. 28, 3, p. 466-471 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Carcinoid Tumor
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Carcinoid Heart Disease
Teratoma
Neoplasms

What's new in weight loss management and surgery?

Preda, T. C., Preda, V. A. & Lord, R. V., 1 Oct 2017, In : Medicine Today. 18, 10, p. 54-60 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Combined Modality Therapy
Bariatric Surgery
Appetite
Gastrectomy
Life Style

Evaluation of blood glucose meter efficacy in an antenatal diabetes clinic

McGrath, R. T., Donnelly, V. C., Glastras, S. J., Preda, V. A., Sheriff, N., Ward, P., Hocking, S. L. & Fulcher, G. R., Feb 2016, In : Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. 18, 2, p. 68-74 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Is there a role for an ultrasensitive thyroglobulin assay in patients with serum antithyroglobulin antibodies? A large (Australian) cohort study in differentiated thyroid cancer

McGrath, R. T., Preda, V. A., Clifton-Bligh, P., Robinson, B., Sywak, M., Delbridge, L., Ward, P., Clifton-Bligh, R. J. & Learoyd, D. L., Feb 2016, In : Clinical Endocrinology. 84, 2, p. 271-277 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A new association: multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor

Preda, V., Sywak, M. & Learoyd, D. L., 2015, In : Clinical case reports. 3, 1, p. 29-31 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1
Neurilemmoma
Ganglioneuroma
Adrenal Glands
Neoplasms