I obtained my PhD in 2000 and started a full time academic position in the Department of Pharmaceutical Biology and Pharmacology (now Drug Discovery Biology, Monash University) in the same year. In 2004, I completed a 2 year ‘Graduate Certificate in Higher Education’. In my role as an academic, demonstrate practical classes, co-ordinate various undergraduate units, as well as the Honours program for the Department of Drug Discovery Biology. In 2018, I was awarded the ASCEPT Gillian Shenfield early educator award for my contributions to education in the field. I have been awarded ‘lecturer of the year’ by the Monash Student Parkville Association in 2006 to 2007 and 2009-2016.
I run a research program on prostate physiology and disease; currently this is the only group in the world investigating the spontaneous contractile and electrical activity in the human prostate gland. I have 33 manuscripts in high quality, peer-reviewed journals and >50 published abstracts from conference proceedings. I have 20 years’ experience in electrophysiological and tension recording techniques. I received awards and invitations to speak at National and International meetings, based on this work
Dr Betty Exintaris declared on the Tuesday 25th February 2020 that they did not have any existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations to disclose (NONE).
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