Kirsty Haywood is a second year Master of Health Professions Education (Thesis and Coursework) student. As an Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) Humanitarian Aid Fund recipient, she recently took a trip to Papua New Guinea to volunteer as a Midwife and Nurse with No Roads Health. Kirsty recounts her trip.
May saw some 63 delegates and researchers in population health, medical humanities, medical education, health sociology, health communication and cultural studies from Australia, South Africa, Ghana and New Zealand come together to share current research and best practice in the health care communication space.
The Faculty Admissions team, managed by Gillian Trahorsch, comprises of Sue Pougnault, Bridgid Dennis, Yih Min Tan, Jillian Andersen, Debra Levene, Wendy Williams, Danielle Griffin, Laura King and Erin Richardson, who is currently on parental leave.
The SDC News update will now be incorporated into the monthly Faculty newsletter as a regular link in the Announcements section. We will aim to provide concise updates about relevant matters to inform staff about activities, issues and outcomes.
Research Associate Professor Angela Durey (with co-authors A/Prof Dan McAullay, Prof Barry Gibson (Sheffield) and Prof Linda Slack-Smith) has won the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Giddon Award for her paper, Oral health in young Australian Aboriginal children: Qualitative research on parents’ perspectives.
With only around 4% of UWA’s webpages being viewed, a project is underway to make the Faculty and School websites more engaging. Led by the central Digital and Creative Services team, all faculties are at the same stage in the process, namely auditing existing webpages and collating information into content templates.
The UWA Health Campus Open Day will be held on Sunday 8 April 10am-2pm. This university wide event will showcase the many health-related courses available at WA’s top university in areas such as medicine, biomedical engineering, genetics, population health, pharmacology and dentistry.
If you have a background in health or science and are interested in educational research or professional opportunities around teaching and supervision in the health professions, our courses may interest you. We have a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters by Coursework or Coursework and Research. Click here to find our more, visit Future Students or contact Professor Sandra.Carr@uwa.edu.au.
Tama is working as a General Practitioner in Indonesia. He is a junior teaching staff member at the Department of Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta-Indonesia. Tama teaches mostly undergraduate medical students, as a tutor in Problem Based learning tutorial discussions, an instructor in clinical skills training and a facilitator in learning skills workshops.
Sean works as an oral pathologist for the Department of Dentistry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung in Taiwan. He finished his Doctor of Dental Science, Doctor of Philosophy at Kaohsiung Medical University and Master of Law in National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan.