Postdoctoral research fellow, Monash University

Gemma Sharp completed her PhD thesis in Clinical Psychology at Flinders University in 2016. Her PhD thesis addressed the predictors and outcomes of labiaplasty. She also holds a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours) from Flinders University and a Graduate Diploma in Psychological Sciences from the University of Adelaide. Prior to studying psychology, Gemma trained as a molecular biologist and holds a Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology) (Honours) from the University of Adelaide and a Master of Science (Oncology) from Cambridge University. She also holds a Diploma in Languages (Japanese). Gemma has conducted research in several different countries including the UK, Japan and Australia.

Gemma completed a post-doctoral position at Curtin University in 2016-2017 and since January 2018 has been based at Monash University as a NHMRC Early Career Fellow. She is continuing her research on labiaplasty at Monash.

Along with her research endeavours, Gemma is also a clinical psychologist (registrar) with a strong interest in the treatment of body image concerns and eating disorders.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Monash University

Education

  • 2017 
    Flinders University, PhD (Clinical Psychology)
  • 2013 
    Flinders University, Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Honours)
  • 2011 
    University of Adelaide, Graduate Diploma in Psychological Sciences
  • 2010 
    University of Cambridge, Master of Science (Oncology)
  • 2005 
    University of Adelaide, Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • 2004 
    University of Adelaide, Diploma in Languages
  • 2004 
    University of Adelaide, Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology)