The LIMElight Award for Excellence in Indigenous Health Education Student Leadership nationally recognises a medical student who has been involved in Indigenous health leadership activity in medical schools.
At the recent Leaders in Medical Education Conference (LIME) in Melbourne, Kelly Langford, 3rd year MD student received this award for her contribution to the understanding of Indigenous health education to her peers, promoting rural and remote health careers and advocating for improvements to the health of Indigenous people in rural and remote communities. She has played an active role in organisations including the Australian Indigenous Doctors Association (AIDA) where she was the Student Representative for UWA and The Indigenous Community Activity Coordinator for SPINRPHEX in 2016 and recently was appointed as the Indigenous Health Officer for the National Rural Health Student Network (NRHSN).
Kelly is originally from Cairns, but completed high school in Perth before commencing the Bachelor of Science at UWA, and continuing on to postgraduate Medicine. Currently she is completing third year Medicine at the Rural Clinical School in Broome. Congratulations Kelly!
Gabrielle Garratt (UWA School of Indigenous Studies) (+61 8) 6488 2467
David Stacey (UWA Media and Public Relations Manager) (+61 8) 6488 3229 / (+61 4) 32 637 716