Faculty of Medicine celebrates staff excellence

3 July 2018

Members of the Faculty of Medicine community picked up a win and two commendations in the UQ Awards in Excellence.

The Dermatology Research Centre administrative team took out the Service category for transcending expectations in respect to securing funding, promoting research and engaging the community.

The centre is a joint initiative of UQ and the Queensland Skin and Cancer Foundation. The team includes Ms Liz Payne, Ms Clare Primiero, Ms Danika Wadey, Ms Melissa Kerr and Ms Nicole Lin.

The Gross Anatomy Facility Online Training Team was also recognised in the service category with a commendation.

Dr Claire Aland (School of Medicine), Dr Charlotte Young (School of Public Health) and Ms Trudi Summerhayes (School of Biomedical Sciences) were recognised for developing and implementing online modules for training students and casual staff working in the Gross Anatomy Facility.

In the leadership category, Office of Medical Education’s Professor Nicholas Hawkins received a commendation.

Dr Hawkins was responsible for leading the implementation of a new strategic direction for teaching, learning and assessment of medical students in the final years of the Medical Program.

The UQ Awards for Excellence celebrate the achievements and successes of colleagues that reflect and support the University’s values.

The Faculty congratulates all winners and nominees.

Full nominee information can be viewed on the awards homepage. The Faculty of Medicine nominees were:

Innovation category:

  • Ms Kate Drinkwater, Office of Medical Education

Service category:

  • Dermatology Research Centre Administrative Team (Team members: Ms Liz Payne, Ms Clare Primiero, Ms Danika Wadey, Ms Melissa Kerr and Ms Nicole Lin)
  • Gross Anatomy Facility Online Training Team (Team members: Dr Claire Aland, Dr Charlotte Young, Ms Trudi Summerhayes)
  • Mr Scott Macintyre, Learning & Research Services 
  • Australasian Kidney Trials Network Clinical Monitoring Team (Team members: Ms Laura Robison, Ms Andrea Valks, Mrs Peta-Anne Paul-Brent, Mrs Julie Varghese, Mrs Ruth Stastny.)

Leadership category:

  • Ms Donna Reidlinger, Centre for Health Services Research
  • The School of Public Health Indigenous Women's Health Research Team (Team members: Dr Nina Hall, Dr Britta Wigginton, Dr Tamzyn Davey, Adjunct Professor Sandra Creamer.)
  • Professor Nicholas Hawkins, Office of Medical Education