Michael J Leach (@m_jleach) is a statistician, epidemiologist and poet with a passion for combining science and art. He works as a Senior Lecturer at the Monash University School of Rural Health. Michael’s poems reside in Cordite, Meniscus, the Medical Journal of Australia, the British Journal of Medical Practitioners, GRAVITON, Consilience, Plumwood Mountain, the Antarctic Poetry Exhibition and elsewhere. Michael’s debut poetry collection—a health-themed chapbook—is forthcoming from Melbourne Poets Union. He lives in his hometown of Bendigo, Australia.