South Western Sydney Clinical School

Denise Lonergan Teaching Prize and Other Awards

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On Wednesday evening the School honoured a number of our staff for their contribution to the academic life of the hospitals in south western Sydney. 

The 2017 Denise Lonergan Teaching Prize was awarded to Dr Lawson Ung. This prize recognised the significant contribution made by Lawson to teaching and mentoring students.

A number of other awards were presented at the End of Year Dinner held at the Ivy Sunroom. These included Clinical Associate Dean's Awards to: Dr Rola Akra, Dr Danielle Christmas, Dr Sarah Khan, Dr Karmen Magi-Handel, Dr Alexandra Limmer, Dr Silvia Ling, Dr Krishan Subhaharan and Dr William Lee.

Three students also received Clinical Deans awards because of their contribution to the School and peer teaching. They were Mr Fadie AzizMr Matthew Chua and Mr Bahaven Jeyaratnam

The Skills and Simulation Prize was awarded to Dr Jasmine Cheng

The recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Research Award was Professor Afaf Girgis in recognition of her very significant contribution to the discipline of psycho-oncology and research in CALD communities.

The School also awarded a number of Tutor of the Year prizes based on nominations made by students across the Medicine program. The recipients were: 

Fairfield: Dr Laurence McCleary

Bankstown: Dr Kent Nguyen and Dr Jayesh Parikh

Liverpool: Dr Shali El-Wahsh and Dr Navin Niles

These awards are a testament to the hard work of the individual recipients and to the commitment of our clinical teachers in south western Sydney.

Date Published
Friday, 3 November 2017
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