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24 March 2014
Exercising regularly and healthy eating contribute to keeping asthma at bay. New Australian asthma management guidelines released earlier this month urge doctors to advise...
24 March 2014
The neonatal intensive care ward at the Canberra Hospital has always been a place of high technology. Beeping machines and screens monitor vital signs, advising parents and...
7 February 2014
Professor Kirsty Douglas has commenced as Professor of General Practice in the Medical School and Director, Academic Unit of General Practice, ACT Health.  Kirsty is a GP and...
1 January 2014
Excellence in teaching awards for 2013 were presented at the Medical School Faculty Meeting in December. Congratulations to the following Best Faculty Teacher Years 1 and 2: Dr...
1 January 2014
Congratulations to the class of 2013 admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the ANU graduation ceremony held on 19 December. Rachael...
5 November 2013
Congratulations to Zsuzsoka Kecskes, an Associate Professor at the ANU Medical School, who was named the ACT Australian of the Year. Zsuzsoka has pioneered the development of a...
24 October 2013
Some delectable cakes were on sale in the entrance to the emergency department of Goulburn Base Hospital on Friday. The cake stall was just one of three that have been held by...
24 October 2013
Third Year ANU Medical School student Cara Evans is the recipient of a cheque for $500 from the Goulburn Branch of the NSW Farmers Association. This comes as a vital funding boost...
24 October 2013
Last week, leaders in Indigenous health came together for the Commitment to Indigenous Health: Local and National Contributions to Meeting the Challenges conference. The...
27 September 2013
Blindness in premature babies could be prevented by a new treatment developed at ANU. "As our sight develops, blood vessels grow at the back of our eyes to provide nutrients and...
26 September 2013
Final year medical student Danielle Medek has been awarded the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Student Award. This award recognises an outstanding student who has...
17 May 2013
The Medical Student Journal of Australia has introduced a new submissions category for artworks and images. The editors are seeking artworks related to medical sciences, nursing,...
17 May 2013
The ANU Medical School Rural Students Medical Society (ARMS) held their annual Close the Gap Day ceremony last month to raise awareness for Indigenous health issues. The day began...
9 May 2013
The Medical School welcomed 30 young Indigenous students to the campus to give them a taste of what it's like to study medicine at ANU as part of a program to bolster numbers of...
9 May 2013
A new award has been established to support ANU medical students to gain first-hand experience working with patients with Parkinson's disease. The Parkinson's ACT Inc Award will...
14 January 2013
In the wake of the mass shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, the Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) based at ANU, has cautioned parents, carers...
13 December 2012
Congratulations to the class of 2012 admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the ANU graduation ceremony held on 13 December. Alicia Heald and...
21 November 2012
Dr Krisztina Valter, Senior Lecturer in Anatomy in the ANU Medical School has been awarded a citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning as part of the...
26 September 2012
The program brings healthy members of the Canberra community to the School to be examined by small groups of first and second year medical students. The examinations may involve...
25 September 2012
What do you do at ANU? I am a third-year medical student, currently spending my rural year in Bega and Tathra.  I'm part of the ANU Medical School's new Indigenous Stream,...

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