Hankiz Ekpar is current PhD student supervised by Professor Lyndal Trevena. She holds Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from Fudan University of China and is fluent in Mandarin, Uyghur and English. Her PhD topic focuses on adapting shared decision-making methods among patients from Chinese ancestral backgrounds in Australia. Hankiz’s next steps involve developing interventions to promote shared decision-making in contraception decisions with Chinese patients living in Australia.