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Monique Ryan is an Australian pediatric neurologist and politician. She is currently a member of parliament for the federal seat of Kooyong after defeating Josh Frydenberg at the 2022 Australian federal election.
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Monique Marie Ryan was born on January 20, 1967 (age 56 years) in Australia. She is the daughter of Australian parents and is one of seven children born to her parents. She was raised in the Kooyong electorate. She graduated in medicine from the University of Melbourne in 1991. Ryan then completed her pediatric training in Sydney, Australia and a neurology residency at the Children’s Hospital Boston, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Ryan also completed a neurophysiology fellowship at the Lahey Clinic in Boston, Massachusetts. She was the Director of the Neurology at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. Ryan has over 150 peer-reviewed publications and has been a principal investigator on a number of clinical trials. She is the joint editor of Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence, now in its second edition.
Monique Ryan was announced as the independent candidate to run in the 2022 federal election in the seat of Kooyong. Her candidacy came about after she responded to an advertisement in The Age calling for an independent to unseat Josh Frydenberg after he had previously received an 8% swing against him in the previous election.
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Ryan was one of a number of centrist “teal independents” who campaigned to unseat “moderate” Liberal Party MPs on the basis of a lack of action on climate change, amongst other policies Her campaign was backed by Voices of Kooyong and was reported to have 1500 volunteers and more than 2000 donors, as of April 2022.
Her policies, campaign, and comments have been reported in The Sydney Morning Herald both for Kooyong and the 2022 federal election. Her calls for action on climate change have been reported in Seven News and The Age. The top concerns for the electorate of Kooyong were reportedly climate change and the environment. Polling in April suggested that she was leading one of the ‘high profile’ seats in the 2022 election.
Monique Ryan won Kooyong in the 2022 election, receiving 52.9% of the two-candidate vote, subsequently defeating federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Ryan stated she “was still getting used” to the idea of becoming a federal member of parliament and that her result indicates “there is a momentum for change in the Australian political system”.
Ryan indicated her first priority would be action on climate change. In August 2022, while asking a question on the management of the COVID-19 pandemic during parliamentary question time, Ryan’s response to hecklers from the Liberal Party, telling them to “put your masks on,” was widely circulated online.
On 25 January 2023, Ryan’s chief of staff, Sally Rugg, launched a Federal Court action against Ryan in relation to a “breach of general protections under the Fair Work Act”. Ryan’s publications have over 10,000 citations, and she has an H index of 50, which is a measure of the impact of her research.
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Monique Ryan is a self-described centrist. She campaigned on a platform of action on climate change, political integrity, and gender equality. She was previously a member of the Australian Labor Party between 2007 and 2010. She has been awarded prizes for her research in neurology, in International Congress and Societies
Monique Ryan is currently married to Peter Ryan, they had their wedding in Australia. Her husband is a private person and they have three children. She lives in Hawthorn with her husband Peter, two step-children and a son.
Monique Ryan net worth
How much is Monique Ryan worth? Monique Ryan net worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a politician and pediatric neurologist. Monique Ryan’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $350,000 dollars annually.
Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential paediatric neurologists in Australia. She stands at an appealing height of 1.71m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.