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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Professor Gary Wittert appointed as the new Director of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health

Professor Gary Wittert, from the University’s School of Medicine, has been appointed the new Director of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health, starting on 1 July. Speaking during Men’s Health Week (11-17 June), Professor Wittert says: “The provision of health services specifically to men, especially preventative health services, is critical. It is very important […]

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Recent Awards – June 2012

Affiliate Associate Lecturer Jenny Myers has won The Australian Society for Medical Research 2012 Ross Wishart Memorial Award.  The annual awards are named after Ross Wishart in recognition of his significant contributions to medical research and the ASMR. Senior Lecturer Dr. James Muecke has been recognised in the Queen’s Honours List this year.  Dr. Muecke […]

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Congratulations to medical graduate Dr Michael Findlay

Congratulations to University of Adelaide medical graduate Dr Michael Findlay who has been awarded the inaugural Future Justice International Medal for his work to establish a healthcare clinic in Uganda with his wife Kim. The clinic services a region of 300,000 people, providing critical health services to communities who had no access to doctors prior […]

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Associate Professor Bruce Foster – Senior Australian of the Year 2012 Nominee

The School of Medicine Congratulates Assoc. Prof. Bruce Foster on his nomination and recognises his accomplishments.  Assoc. Prof. Bruce Foster is a Titleholder within the School of Medicine and the Discipline of Orthopaedics and Trauma and was a nominee for the Senior Australian of the Year Award this year. Assoc. Prof. Foster and “…his team have developed new […]

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School of Medicine Christmas Celebrations 2011

The Annual End of Year Christmas Celebration, was again a great success.  Titleholders, Staff and Postgraduate Students enjoyed cocktail food and refreshments at the scenic Botanic Gardens Restaurant.  This year the School raised money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, by asking guests for a small donation.  The total amount raised was $248.65, which is fantastic.  […]

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Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) National Teaching Award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Peter Devitt, Head of Professorial Surgery at the RAH on being awarded the 2011 Australian Medical Students’ Association National Teaching Award. The AMSA National Teaching Award exists to promote excellence in medical education through recognition of an individual deemed to have made a very signification contribution to medical education in Australia. […]

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Associate Professor Greenwood – South Australian of the Year Award in Health

The winner of the Health Award in the South Australian of the Year awards is an affiliate of the University of Adelaide. Associate Professor John Greenwood is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Discipline of Surgery, School of Medicine. Associate Professor Greenwood is Director of the Royal Adelaide Hospital’s world-class Burns Unit, and has developed […]

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Excellent Results for the Discipline of Medicine as well as the School of Medicine

August has been a month of great success in the Discipline of Medicine, and in particular we offer our congratulations to the following: Ralph Reader Award at the CSANZ Conference  Hany Abed New Young Tall Poppies  Stuart Brierley, Claire Jessup, Erin Symons and Philip Gregory University of Adelaide 3 minute thesis competition (and entry to […]

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Sinus Gel Improves Healing

Prof. P.J. Wormald, ENT Surgeon, has co-developed a gel with medical researchers from the University of Otago and Wellington-based Robinson Squidgel, which prevents scarring after surgery.  Sinus sufferers around the World could benefit from this new gel, which improves healing, controls bleeding and prevents adhesions following sinus surgery. Full article and source Adelaidean, Volume 1, May […]

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Robotic Surgery Future for Scholar

University of Adelaide Graduate Tom Cundy has been awarded a $150,000 Federal Government scholarship to study for his PhD in Surgery in London. Full article and source Adelaidean, Number 1, May 2011

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