Narisha graduated as a Nurse in 1994 and worked in a variety of medical and surgical nursing environments including in Perth and in London. She trained as a midwife in 2005/2006 at Osborne Park Hospital and has worked as a midwife since this time.
In 2011, she joined SWIH and WIRF as a midwife researcher to work on the International Preterm Genome Project and since that time has worked on a number of large research projects.
Her role as a midwife researcher is to coordinate the recruitment of participants and the collection of specimens as well as coordinating the day-to-day running of clinical trials.
- International Preterm Genome Project (2011-2015)
- Preterm Genome Family Study (2014-2015)
- PPROMT Trial (2011 – 2014)
- Better Health with Aboriginal Health Workers Study (2015 – 2016)
- feMMe Trial (2016 – current)
- Predict1000 Vaginal Biomarkers Study (2015 – current)
- Predict 1000 Vaginal Biomarkers Study
- feMME Trial Gynae-oncology project
Registered Nurse – Bachelor of Science Curtin University, 1994
Registered Midwife – Postgraduate Diploma Midwifery, 2006