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Community Outreach Dental Program Thank You Event | 30 January 2014

You are invited to help us celebrate the two year anniversary of the Community Outreach Dental Program A smile is a curve that sets everything straight Bring a friend and join us in a relaxed evening with music, personal stories, barbeque, ice-cream and refreshments. When: 5.30pm – 7.30pm, Thursday 30 January 2014 Where: The Barr […]

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Lesson in Dental Simulation for Senior Dentists’ Association

Early this month the Senior Dentists’ Association returned to Uni for a lesson in dental simulation at the School of Dentistry’s Simulation Clinic. The Dean of Dentistry, Professor Johann de Vries and School Lecturer Assoc Prof John Kaidonis exhibited advanced equipment used to facilitated dental teaching and learning.  The equipment includes the ‘Moog Simodont’ that […]

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A life changing legacy

Sometimes two lives intersect with no obvious link but the repercussions are felt far and wide. Such is the tenuous connection between the late Veronika Sacco – a Hungarian immigrant and self-made woman – and a young South Australian researcher by the name of Jacqueline Noll, who is dedicating her life to helping cancer patients. […]

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Rural roots beckon for Martin

Medical graduate and former Mount Gambier resident Dr Martin Downs counts himself among `the lucky ones’ to have studied Medicine at the University of Adelaide. Currently in his third year of psychiatric specialist training, Martin’s ultimate goal is to become a consultant Psychiatrist in the Rural and Remote division of mental health servicing country South […]

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A global vision to fight blindness

Since graduating with his MBBS in 1988, eye surgeon Dr James Muecke AM has made it his life’s work to fight avoidable blindness in the developing world. The South Australian ophthalmologist and founder of Sight For All has been recognised for his outstanding work with an Order of Australia (AM) and Rural Doctors Workforce Agency […]

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From bench to bedside – Kathleen’s quest for sarcoma treatment

Dr Kathleen Pishas Dr Kathleen Pishas, a postdoctoral researcher with the Sarcoma Research Group in the Centre for Personalised Cancer Medicine has a string of awards and achievements to her name, including the prestigious Ross Wishart Memorial Award. Having recently completed her PhD candidature, Kathleen’s primary research focus is to investigate personalised therapeutic approaches for […]

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Bridging the gap

Dr Ron Somers from the Department of Discipline of Public Health at the University of Adelaide is bothered by the gap between discovery and its application. He believes that the slow translation of new knowledge and research findings into practical outcomes can lead to many avoidable deaths and suggests that more training in the promotion […]

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News or Events – Education or Research?

The Faculty of Health Sciences recognises the importance of its alumni in assisting to drive and shape the future direction of the University of Adelaide. To help engage our alumni community please remember to send your news for alumni  publications. Julie Marshall Development & Alumni Officer Julie.marshall@adelaide.edu.au

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Call for nominations: James McWha Award of Excellence

The James McWha Award of Excellence recognises outstanding alumni who have graduated from the University of Adelaide within the past 15 years and are making a significant contribution as emerging leaders within their profession and/or within their community. Nominations are now open for 2013, and will close at 5pm on Friday, 28 June. Nominations must […]

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2013 Distinguished Alumni Award

This award to is recognise the outstanding contribution by our alumni in these areas: –          Humanitarian – above and beyond the expectations of one’s professional or community commitments –          Professional Excellence – outstanding achievement within one’s profession –          Outstanding Community Service – outstanding voluntary service within or external to the University Rules can be downloaded […]

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