Dr Hayashi studied at Flinders University, graduating in 2015 with a Doctor of Medicine Degree and a Bachelor of applied Science. She has since worked in Northern Adelaide Hospitals and also spent 2 years working in the Northern Territory at Alice Springs and Tennant Creek Hospitals. At work Dr Hayashi is interested in Child Health, General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care Medicine, while at home her hobbies include good food and wine, travelling, camping and reading- perfect for the Mid-North! She is also fluent in Japanese.