2022 MMS Publications Prizes

Pictured: Professor Jeanie Cheong & Dr Kate Hodgson

Congratulations to Dr Kate Hodgson and  Professor Jeanie Cheong who were both recognised with awards at the Melbourne Medical School Student and Early Career Researcher Publication Prizes and the new Awards for Outstanding Graduate Research Supervision by Honorary Staff.

Dr Kate Hodgson was the winner of the Student Clinician Scientist category for the publicaiton Nasal High-Flow Therapy during Neonatal Endotracheal Intubation.

Kate is a neonatologist at the Royal Women’s Hospital and PIPER (Paediatric Infant Perinatal Emergency Retrieval) at the Royal Children’s Hospital. She has recently completed her PhD focusing on the SHINE trial, using nasal high-flow to support neonatal endotracheal intubation, the placement of a breathing tube. Her ongoing research interests include improving neonatal intubation safety, exploring alternative methods of airway support in neonates and optimising delivery room stabilisation of preterm infants.

Honorary Professor Jeanie Cheong won the Leader Award for Outstanding Graduate Research Supervision by Honorary Staff.

This new award highlights and rewards the valuable role honorary staff play in the supervision and development of graduate research (GR) candidates within our School.

Congratulations to Dr Hodgson & Prof Cheong and to the other winners and those nominated by Departments. Winners will receive a cash prize and will be acknowledged at the MMS Research Symposium.