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Lachie Arthur

Election Year: 2021

Election Constituency: Australia

Scholar Status: Scholar in Residence

Rhodes Identifier: South Australia & Green Templeton 2021

Lachie Arthur

Biography

Lachlan is a Tuckwell Scholar at the Australian National University (ANU) where he studies a MChD, having graduated with a PhB(Hons) - Science which focused on cancer, malaria, and global health research. He also studied abroad at ETH Z├╝rich and the University of Copenhagen. Lachlan's passion is ensuring equitable access to surgery globally, particularly in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. As an aspiring global surgeon, he is the Vice-President of the ANU Surgical Society, Secretary of the Australasian Students' Surgical Society, and recently served as a Young Ambassador with UNICEF Australia. He has played cricket, Australian rules football, and soccer throughout his life, although he is now an avid long-distance runner who regularly competes and volunteers as a coach with the Refugee Marathon Project.