Memorial celebration of Konrad Jamrozik's contributions to public health

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

The School of Population Health held a memorial celebration of Konrad Jamrozik's contributions to public health. Held at the UWA Boatshed on 21 April, SPH invited current and former UWA staff and postgraduate students who knew him well, as well as other academic and professional colleagues who knew him well, to attend the memorial. Tributes will be made by Judy Straton, Michael Hobbs and Michael Daube.

UWA to boost number of clinical training placements

Friday, 16 April 2010

The Western Australian community will benefit from hundreds of extra clinical training placements for students in the health professions.

Jane Heyworth wins teaching award

Monday, 29 March 2010

Associate Professor Jane Heyworth was awarded an "Individual Excellence in Teaching Award" in the last round. It was announced on 10 March at the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Awards Function.

What's new about the New Public Health? Niyi's second book released

Monday, 29 March 2010

Professor Niyi Awofeso's second book, titled "What's new about the New Public Health?" was published by Lambert Academic Publishers in January 2010. 

Medefacts December 2009: Mastering the science of nursing

Wednesday, 23 December 2009

The first group of Master of Nursing Science students, who have switched from a range of careers to become nurses, started the innovative post-graduate degree in July.

Medefacts December 2009: A tale of two students

Wednesday, 23 December 2009

These are the stories of two of the first intake of students for the Master of Nursing Science degree at UWA.

Bachelor of Health Science Student Makes International Impact

Friday, 27 November 2009

Wellness Program wins Cooperative Spirit Shoestring Award!

Student's Book Launch in Broome

Friday, 27 November 2009

Courtney Hodder's book "Billy and the Magical Boab Tree:  A Fight with a Nasty Mite" is being launched in Broome on 14 December 2009.

Courtney is a Bachelor of Health Science HSMD3316 student who undertook her practicum at WoundsWest.  Courtney's project was to write a book for children throughout the Kimberley in an effort to reduce the prevalence and incidence of scabies among indigenous and non-indigenous children.

SURF Commendation for Marion Kickett

Thursday, 12 November 2009

Assistant Professor Marion Kickett has been commended by the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences for her exceptional SURF scores.

Richard Riley wins a British Medical Association Book Award for 2009

Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Dr Richard Riley has been awarded the prestigious First Prize in the 'Basis of Medicine' category
of the British Medical Association Book Awards for 2009. 

SPH would like to congratulate a member of our graduate research student community, Dr Richard Riley, who has been awarded the prestigious First Prize in the 'Basis of Medicine' category of the British Medical Association Book Awards for 2009. 

Helena Iredell Wins Pre-clinical Teacher of the Year Award

Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Helena Iredell Wins Pre-clinical Teacher of the Year Award

Another accolade for W. Professor Judith Finn

Monday, 31 August 2009

Congratulations to W. Professor Judith Finn who received the Researcher of the Year Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Award at the Nurses and Midwives Board of
Western Australia Excellence Awards dinner this weekend.

Road Safety Council — Appointment of Professor D’Arcy Holman

Thursday, 27 August 2009

A Ministerial Statement was made in Parliament this August about the role of the Road Safety Council Chair and Professor D'Arcy Holman's honorary appointment.

“No end to the adventures” – Health Science team finds plenty in Nehru’s homeland

Wednesday, 8 April 2009

When a group of Health Science students and staff turned up at the local school in a remote village in India, they didn’t muck around.

Scholarships put nurses on PhD path

Tuesday, 7 April 2009

Four registered nurses are pursuing PhD studies this year through the School of Population Health, with the help of substantial external scholarships.

Alumni society grows, helps with job hunting

Tuesday, 7 April 2009

The Health Science Alumni (HSA) hopes to set up a career mentor scheme as part of its scope of activities.

New path to nursing

Friday, 3 April 2009

Graduates from a diverse range of disciplines who have had a change of heart and would now like to pursue a career in nursing are lining up to register interest in a brand new UWA course that will give them a Masters degree.

Sino-Australian cancer research links stronger

Thursday, 15 January 2009

A Faculty team has added to its success in establishing a multi-faceted international research program with China on the anticancer properties of green tea by winning a prestigious national award.