Dr Bo Remenyi is a paediatric cardiologist, a Doctor of Philosophy and a former scientific advisor for the World Heart Federation on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD). She obtained her medical degree from University of Queensland and subsequently trained at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and Starship Children’s Hospital in New Zealand.
Dr Remenyi is a senior staff specialist at the Royal Darwin Hospital of the Northern Territory of Australia and services many remote Indigenous communities in the region. She is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Menzies School of Health Research where she obtained her PhD. Her research and clinical interests lie in equitable service delivery, echocardiographic screening, and early diagnosis of RHD.
Dr Remenyi has dedicated her working career to raising awareness about prevention of RHD. For her commitment to addressing health inequalities she was named the 2018 Northern Territory Australian of the Year.