The Faculty of Medicine Excellence Awards honoured outstanding researchers, teachers, clinicians and professional staff who contributed to the Faculty’s vision to make a global difference to health outcomes.

The 2018 Faculty award winners are as follows:

Leader of the Year Award (academic)

Recognises an individual who thinks and works strategically, achieves tangible results and drives accountability.

Winner: Gita Mishra (SPH)

Finalists: Karen Moritz (CHRC)

Leader of the Future Award (professional)

Recognises an individual who displays the qualities of a great leader and lead and inspire others to strive for excellence.

Winner: Tim Forrest (SBMS)

Finalists: Keira Anderson, Christina Balmori, Georgia Jefferis (Faculty Office)

Leader of the Future Award (academic)

Recognises an individual who displays the qualities of a great future leader and who leads and inspires others to strive for excellence.

Winner: Brianna Fjeldsoe (SPH)

Finalists: Dodd Denton (Ochsner), Kylie Tucker (SBMS)

Collaborators of the Year Award

Recognises teams who have embraced and demonstrated collaboration that has led to significant and impactful change and success for the Faculty.

Winner: NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth (MRI-UQ)

Finalist: Research Ready Grant Program Team (RCS)

Innovators of the Year Award

Recognises teams who have embraced and can demonstrate examples of innovation that have resulted in significant tangible improvements and changes that have led to success for the faculty.

Winner: PAH Telehealth Team (Centre for Online HealthCHSR)

Service Excellence Award

Recognises teams who show an outstanding and significant contribution to delivering excellence in service to students, staff or the wider community.

Winner: Research Partnerships Team (Faculty Office)

Finalists: SBMS Teaching Lab Services, SBMS Teaching & Assessment Team (combined)