Dr Gemma Daley
MBBS (Hons 1st Class) FRCPA FAACB MBA GAICD
Clinical chemistry, Endocrinology
Bowen Hills QLD
Dr Gemma Daley is a consultant Chemical Pathologist reporting across all areas of biochemistry including clinical chemistry, endocrinology, lipids, toxicology, metals, nutrition and dynamic function testing. She particularly enjoys working in close collaboration with referrers providing patient-centric health care with a shared goal of improving patient health outcomes.
Education and training
Dr Daley graduated with First Class Honours in Medicine from James Cook University in 2013. During her university studies, she was awarded the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) scholarship for medical students and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) medical student research medal. She undertook her medical internship and residency at Princess Alexandra, Mater and Queensland Children’s hospitals.
She went on to advanced training in Chemical Pathology with Pathology Queensland, which provides state-wide diagnostic services from its central laboratory at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Her final two years of training were with Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology. She was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 2022, and was appointed consultant pathologist with SNP the same year.
Current professional memberships
Dr Daley is a member of the Forensic and Clinical Toxicology Association, and a member and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She has a particular interest in clinical governance and the many processes involved in delivering safe and high-quality healthcare, having completed an MBA in January 2016.
Dr Daley has a great love of teaching and oversees a weekly tutorial for trainee biochemistry scientists to help them prepare for clinical science exams.
Dr Daley is a Fellow of the Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemistry – the highest qualification a member can achieve by examination. She also serves on the Queensland branch committee for the organisation. She regularly presents at the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia national conference and has published in several peer-reviewed journals.