Episode 37. Featuring Dr Alexandra Phelan, 2013 Pratt Foundation John Monash Scholar
Dr Alexandra Phelan (Alex) holds a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD), specialising in health law, ebola and ethics from Georgetown University. It is the highest degree offered by Georgetown, the program is small, exclusive and gives students a unique opportunity to benefit from the world’s largest law curriculum. From the discovery of COVID-19 in December 2019, Alex worked 526 days straight. She holds a key advocacy role in advising organisations on pandemic preparedness and response. In this episode, Alex speaks with our podcast host Justin about her academic journey since receiving the John Monash Scholarship and her current work as SJD and Adjunct Professor in Global Health Law at Georgetown University in Washington, USA.