The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Willoughby is a third year PhD student at The University of Auckland. She has a Bachelor of Nursing degree with First Class Honors, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film, TV and Media Studies, and is a Registered Nurse with over five years experience in accident and medical care within a primary healthcare setting. Willoughby’s PhD is funded by Health Workforce NZ’s Advanced Trainee Fellowship Scheme (ATF Scheme). This initiative is aimed at assisting exceptional advanced health professional trainees to study in a priority specialty area. The scheme bonds her to The University of Auckland as a full-time lecturer and researcher at the completion of the PhD. Willoughby has also been awarded The University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship 2013-2016.