Dr Tippett graduated from the University of Auckland School of Medicine in 2003. After completing her internship in New Zealand, she worked as an RMO at Concord Hospital. Soon after, Dr Tippett completed her anatomical pathology training at Davies Campbell de Lambert Pathology, Concord Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital with an admission to RCPA fellowship in 2010. Dr Tippett has worked at Laverty Pathology as a histopathologist and cytopathologist since 2010. She’s a member of the International Academy of Cytology and the Australian Society of Cytology and is actively involved in teaching cytology to pathology registrars.