8th Annual Teaching and Research Awards Night

Our 8th Annual Awards Night was held on 19th April at the Woodward Conference Centre.

Prof Katie Allen

In line with the theme of the event: Children and Young People’s Health, attendees enjoyed a presentation by the event guest speaker: Professor Katie Allen, the Theme Director of Population Health from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. Professor Allen spoke about Childhood Allergy, and how primary care can play a more active role in reducing reliance on hospital and secondary care.

We congratulate the award winners for 2015.

Associate Professor Lena Sanci led the 2015 Student Award presentations, presented by Professor Geoff McColl, Head of Melbourne Medical School.

2015 Student Award Winners

Ms Tracey Dastey

Graduate Primary Care Nursing Student Award

Mr Samuel Barnett

2015 Therapeutic Guidelines Award

Mr Hoie Kidd Leong

2015 RACGP Victoria Prize

Mr Gregory King

2015 Victorian Metropolitan Alliance Prize in General Practice

Professor Jane Gunn, Head of Department of General Practice, led the 2015 Teaching Award presentations, presented by Professor Geoff McColl.

2015 Teaching Award Winners

Dr Yousuf H Ahmad

Outstanding GP Term Teacher

Dr Andrew Cheasley

Outstanding PCCB Teacher

Bright Medical Centre

Excellence as a Teaching Practice: GP Term

Professor Meredith Temple-Smith led the presentations for the 2015 Research Award winners presented by Professor Jane Gunn.

2015 Research Award Winners

Dr Jane Gall

Excellent Contribution to Research by a General Practitioner

Dr Lester Mascarenhas

Excellent Contribution to Supporting Student Research by a Primary Care Practitioner

Dr Malcolm Clark

Exceptional Contribution to General Practice Research