Mrs Sian Nelligan-Wang


College of Medicine and Public Health

place Bedford Park (W263, Sturt West)

Mrs Sian Nelligan-Wang is a Lecturer in the Paramedic Unit, located on Sturt Campus. She is responsible for the teaching and assessment of students at all year levels along with conducting research activity within the unit. She is also registered as a Paramedic with AHPRA.

Sian has a background in molecular research with a focus on cancer, breast cancer and sarcoma identification research and in Phase I and II pharmaceutical clinical trials. Her Honours thesis focussed on the identification and upregulation of colon cancer stem cell markers.


Bachelor of Paramedic Science, Flinders University

Honours in Health Science, University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science), Majoring in Microbiology & Immunology and Physiology, University of Adelaide

Honours, awards and grants

Conference Prize, Higher Education Research Group Adelaide (HERGA) Conference 2019

Teaching interests

Topic Tutor

PARA1000: Introduction to Paramedic Practice

PARA1005: Introduction to Traumatic Emergencies

PARA1006: Introduction to Medical Emergencies

PARA2001: Pathophysiology 2A

PARA2002: Paramedic Practice 1

PARA2003: Pathophysiology 2B

PARA2005: Pathophysiology 3

PARA2007: Paramedic Practice 2

PARA3000: Clinical Assessment

PARA3002: Clinical Decision Making

PARA3007: Applied Paramedic Practice

PARA3008: Pathophysiology 4