Newsletter | Issue 3 | December 2016
Department of General Practice News
Welcome from the Head of Department
Welcome to our December edition of the Department newsletter.
Professor Jane Gunn
Head of Department
MAEVe directors awarded Centre for Research Excellence grant
MAEVe would like to congratulate the team of investigators (including co-directors Kelsey Hegarty and Cathy Humphreys) who were successful in obtaining a Centre for Research Excellence grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council.
Prestigious Fellowship recipient: Prof Jane Gunn
Prof Jane Gunn was recently elected as Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).
Scholarships for Primary Care Nurses
PapScreen Victoria is offering scholarships for nurses wishing to undertake cervical screening courses in 2017.
Exploring the future in type 2 diabetes management: the GP-OSMOTIC trial is now recruiting
The GP-OSMOTIC trial has commenced recruitment across Melbourne. If you would like to find out more or to register your interest in participating.
New online resource for domestic violence
Laura Tarzia, Kelsey Hegarty, and researchers at the Melbourne Networked Society Institute have come together to build a resource for women who have experienced domestic violence.
International collaborations in primary care type 2 diabetes research
Associate Professor John Furler travelled to the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) conference in Munich, and Dr Jo-Anne Manski Nankervis travelled to Scotland to meet with colleagues at the University of Glasgow.
Visit to The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong University
Collaborations are strengthened with a recent invitation to present the Australian perspective on Multi-morbidity in primary care and the role of e-mental health in the management of depression
The Department of General Practice welcomes its new PhD Candidates and congratulates completing Honours students, wishing them farewell for the next step in their career journey.
Welcome to Kate!
The Melbourne Research Alliance to End Violence Against Women and their Children (MAEVe) welcomes their newly appointed Academic Convenor, Dr Kate O’Halloran.
Graduate Research Student Travel Grants Winners
Congratulations to our PhD students, Amita Tuteja and Nicole Iturrieta Guaita, on being recipients of the inaugural Department of General Practice Graduate Research Student Travel Grants.
The Department of General Practice welcomes international visitors: Professor Frances Mair and Dr Markus Haun.
Tri Nations Symposium – Adelaide October 2016
Kirsty Forsdike-Young of the Research Abuse and Violence team (RAVE) attended the Tri Nations Symposium organised by the Australasian Services Care Network.
Graduate Programs in Youth Mental Health
In 2017, a new suite of higher education programs in youth mental health will be launched through a collaboration between Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, and The University of Melbourne.
Our Department’s recent publications.