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Student Awards

The School held its annual Celebration of Excellence on 31 October 2016, acknowledging outstanding students who received awards for Semester 2, 2015 and Semester 1, 2016.

Congratulations to all recipients.

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PhD graduates

RecipientAwardTitle
Dr Kristi HollowayDoctor of Philosophy – Health SciencesA worksite-based self-management program to improve men’s health in rural Western Australia: The Industry “Waist” Disposal Project.
Dr Tambri-Anne HousenDoctor of Philosophy – International HealthMigration Patterns and the Impact of Internal Transfers on Consumption and Human Capital in Timor-Leste.
Dr Alison McCluskeyDoctor of Philosophy – Nursing & MidwiferyThe Formative Evaluation of A Practice Framework for Nurses Working in Secondary Schools.
Dr Shirley McGoughDoctor of Philosophy – Nursing & MidwiferyFacilitating equity in mental health outcomes for Aboriginal people within mainstream mental health services in Western Australia. A grounded theory study.
Dr David OverlackDoctor of Philosophy – International HealthUsing Explicit Knowledge Models, and Best Practice Guidelines to Improve Humanitarian Outcomes Through the Development of a Knowledge Tool for International Health Workers.

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Masters

RecipientAwardTitle
Kristy Tomlinson

Master of Philosophy (International Health)

An Investigation into whether Curtin University’s Go Global Program Increases Employability: Perceptions of Go Global Graduates and Teaching Staff.

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Coursework masters

AwardPresented byRecipient
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Prize
For the most outstanding student graduating from the Master of Nursing – Nurse Practitioner
Sue Davis, Nurse Director, Corporate Nursing, Research & Education at Sir Charles Gairdner HospitalSemester 2, 2015:
Rachel Scott
Royal Perth Hospital Award
For the most outstanding student graduating from the Master of Clinical Nursing
Donn John, Director of Integration, Royal Perth HospitalSemester 2, 2015
Holly Criddle
Gilead Australia Award
For the highest course weighted average in the Master of International Health
Semester 2, 2015
Angela Heier
Distinctions
Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesMaxwell Bettridge

Master of International Health

Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesHelena King

Master of Nursing PracticeProfessor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesDayna Luscombe

Master of Clinical NursingKelly Middlemiss
Master of International HealthPeter Norris
Master of International HealthJodie Pol
Master of International HealthAngela Heier

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Graduate diploma

CoursePresented byRecipient
Distinctions
Graduate Diploma in International HealthProfessor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesDr Petra Hartman

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Graduate certificate

AwardPresented byRecipient
Beth Kingsley Memorial Award
For the most outstanding postgraduate student in Community Health
Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesSemester 2, 2015
Tracey Walkerden

Semester 1, 2016
Kellie Zappara
Distinctions
Graduate Certificate in DiabetesShona Garlick
Graduate Certificate in DiabetesSimram Grover
Graduate Certificate in DiabetesChantelle Grundy
Graduate Certificate in International HealthBronwyn Johnson

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Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

AwardPresented byRecipient
The Western Australian Nurses Memorial Charitable Trust – Olive Anstey Award
For the most outstanding student graduating from the Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesSemester 2, 2015
Sara-Kate Salmon

Semester 1, 2016
Erin Stokes
Elsevier Nursing School Community Contribution Award
Awarded to a Bachelor of Science (Nursing) student who has made an outstanding personal commitment to the School
Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesSemester 2, 2015
Emma Chapman

Semester 1, 2016
Brendan Darling
School of Nursing, Midwifery & Paramedicine Undergraduate Research Incentive Award
For the highest scoring Nursing student in Inquiry for Evidence Based Practice NURS3003
Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesSemester 2, 2015
Brendan Darling

Semester 1, 2016
Shannen Clarkson
Wolters Kluwer Nursing Excellence Book Prizes
For outstanding personal commitment and mentorship of international students
Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesSemester 1, 2016

Rachel Rich
KZ Agcaoili
Wolters Kluwer Academic Incentive Award (Semester 5 & 6 student)
In the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) to the 3rd year student who achieved the highest overall mark
Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesSemester 1, 2016
KZ Agcaoili
Cengage Learning Academic Incentive Award (Semester 1 & 2 student)
In the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) to the 1st year student who achieved the highest overall mark
Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesSemester 1, 2016
Madeline Lewis
Cengage Learning Academic Incentive Award (Semester 3 & 4 student)
In the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) to the 2nd year student who achieved the highest overall mark
Semester 1, 2016
Jessica Rifici
St John of God Health Care Award
Awarded to the highest scoring student graduating from the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Geraldton course
Kathryn Clews, Group Manager of Learning and Development Services at St John of GodSemester 2, 2015
Nicole Masiello
Distinctions
Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesAlisha Bourn
Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesElla Cooke
Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesSara-Kate Salmon

Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

Professor Michael Berndt, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Health SciencesErin Stokes
Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

Kathryn Clews, Group Manager of Learning and Development Services at St John of GodNicole Masiello

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Midwifery

AwardPresented byRecipient
St John of God Hospital Subiaco Midwifery Prize
For excellence demonstrated in academic work and clinical practice in the Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery
Siobhan Eccles, Nurse Manager, St John of God Hospital SubiacoSemester 2, 2015
Michelle Payne

Semester 1, 2016
Jessica Priest
Kind Edward Memorial Hospital for Women Clinical Midwifery Prize
For being an outstanding midwifery student who has completed concurrent (clinical) employment at KEMH
Janice Butt, Coordinator, Midwifery & Nursing Education, Head of Department Nursing & Midwifery Education & Research at King Edward Memorial Hospital for WomenSemester 2, 2015
Nicole McGowan

Semester 1, 2016
Jessica Priest
Australian College of Midwives Membership Award - Postgraduate
For significant student contribution to the midwifery profession, commitment to professional development and a high standard of documentation in Clinical Practice Portfolio
Louise Keyes, Australian College of MidwivesSemester 2, 2015
Kelly Grace

Semester 1, 2016
Christie Woodleigh
Australian College of Midwives Membership Award - Undergraduate
For significant student contribution to the midwifery profession, commitment to professional development and a high standard of documentation in Clinical Practice Portfolio
Louise Keyes, Australian College of MidwivesSemester 2, 2015
Sharnee Heydon
Distinctions
Graduate Diploma in MidwiferySiobhan Eccles, Nurse Manager, St John of God Hospital SubiacoMichelle Payne
Graduate Diploma in MidwiferySiobhan Eccles, Nurse Manager, St John of God Hospital SubiacoJessica Priest
Graduate Diploma in MidwiferyAssociate Professor Georgina Fyfe, Dean Learning & Teaching, Faculty of Health SciencesJessica Currell
Graduate Diploma in MidwiferyAssociate Professor Georgina Fyfe, Dean Learning & Teaching, Faculty of Health SciencesMonica Davis
Graduate Diploma in MidwiferyAssociate Professor Georgina Fyfe, Dean Learning & Teaching, Faculty of Health SciencesAmy Gardner
Graduate Diploma in MidwiferyAssociate Professor Georgina Fyfe, Dean Learning & Teaching, Faculty of Health SciencesHannah Marynowicz
Graduate Diploma in MidwiferyAssociate Professor Georgina Fyfe, Dean Learning & Teaching, Faculty of Health SciencesShira Nancarrow
Graduate Diploma in MidwiferyAssociate Professor Georgina Fyfe, Dean Learning & Teaching, Faculty of Health SciencesRebecca Vermaes
Graduate Diploma in MidwiferyTara Dutson
Graduate Diploma in MidwiferyAmy Feutrill
Graduate Diploma in MidwiferyPrue Schoen
Graduate Certificate in MidwiferyRachel Ashelford
Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)Associate Professor Georgina Fyfe, Dean Learning & Teaching, Faculty of Health SciencesJessica Buckels
Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)Associate Professor Georgina Fyfe, Dean Learning & Teaching, Faculty of Health SciencesDeborah Callaghan
Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)Associate Professor Georgina Fyfe, Dean Learning & Teaching, Faculty of Health SciencesHeidi McGlew
Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)Associate Professor Georgina Fyfe, Dean Learning & Teaching, Faculty of Health SciencesJane Pereira
Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)Courtney Barnes

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Paramedicine

AwardPresented byRecipient
Elsevier Paramedicine Award
For the 1st year student who has achieved the highest mark
Sara Carroll, Director, Student, Faculty of Health SciencesSemester 2, 2015
Amy Horner
Wiley Higher Education Book Prize
For the final year student who achieved the highest course weighted average
Sara Carroll, Director, Student, Faculty of Health SciencesSemester 2, 2015
Adam Dagnell
St Johns Ambulance – Professor Ian Jacobs Award
For the highest mark in the Paramedic Capstone Unit
Deborah Walley, Executive Manager Education Services, St Johns AmbulanceSemester 2, 2015
Adam Dagnell

St Johns Ambulance Award
To the 1st year student who achieved the highest course weighted average
Deborah Walley, Executive Manager Education Services, St Johns AmbulanceSemester 2, 2015
James Boyle
St Johns Ambulance Award
To the 2nd year student who achieved the highest course weighted average
Semester 2, 2015
Christopher Austin
Wiley Higher Education Book Prize
For to the 2nd year student with the highest semester weighted average
Semester 2, 2015
Jeremy Scholten
Distinctions
Bachelor of Science – Health Sciences (Paramedicine major)Sara Carroll, Director, Student, Faculty of Health SciencesAdam Dagnell
Bachelor of Science – Health Sciences (Paramedicine major)Robert Calam
Bachelor of Science – Health Sciences (Paramedicine major)Hannah Walsh

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