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Taryn Polonski

Taryn is from Adelaide. She studied Health Sciences at Uni of Adelaide and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics at Flinders Uni. She also did Chef (commercial cookery) training at TAFE after high school. Taryn took on a new grad position at Royal Adelaide Hospital, this was an invaluable experience and was lucky to work with… Read more »

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Danae Giardina

Danae is from Mount Isa in Northwest Queensland; she studied on the Sunshine Coast and completed a Bachelor of Dietetics in 2019. In 2022, Danae relocated to Tasmania to travel and explore a new place and it is now where she calls home. After University, she worked in private practice and public health nutrition working… Read more »

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David Lucas

David grew up in Ipswich in QLD. He graduated from the University of QLD in 1994. The majority of Davids working life has been in regional QLD and most recently on our very own Bruny Island where David was working for the Royal flying Doctors Service.   David and his wife moved from Bribie Island… Read more »

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Jenny Soeffky

Jennifer Soeffky, Podiatrist Jennifer is a friendly and approachable Podiatrist, with a wealth of clinical experience. Jennifer studied Podiatry at the University of South Australia, graduating in 2003 and has 20 years of clinical experience, including running her own Podiatry practice for 9 years in Adelaide. In recent years, she has provided locum Podiatry services… Read more »

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Allen Holman

Al was born and raised in Calgary, Canada. He attended the University of Alberta, graduating in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy degree with Distinction.  After 3 years working in Canada’s frigid north, he moved to Australia to pursue a long-standing dream of living and working here. In 2011, he graduated from University… Read more »

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Dyani Hayes

Dyani started working with Leap Health in 2021 and stepped up to practice Manager in 2022.   She grew up in Ulverstone working retail and has enjoyed the change into the new role.   In her spare time she loves going to Grit Fitness, spending time with her beautiful daughter Philly and husband Ben. Dyani… Read more »

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Kate Bentley

Kate is our New Town Clinic’s practice manager. Kate started with Leap Health in 2016, then headed off travelling for a couple of years. Kate returned to Leap Health in 2019 and has worked across many of the Leap Health Locations.  Kate has worked without our reception team, our home care team and also assisted… Read more »

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Petryce Claridge

Petryce is from Tassie and has lived here her whole life. She has been with Leap since 2022 and highly enjoys her role as Home Care Manager, helping to promote the importance of home care.   Petryce enjoys getting away camping with family and friends  in the mean time and has been known to love… Read more »

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Jess McGhie

Jess graduated with a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine from Western Sydney University in 2021. Jess enjoys getting to know her patients, understanding how feet and the lower body are impacting their health and lifestyle, and working with her patients to achieve their goals. Jess gains a lot of job satisfaction in seeing improvement in her… Read more »

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