Alumni eNews march 2017

Message from the Dean

Christina Mitchell Dean MNHSWelcome to the Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences eNews – our newsletter for the Faculty of MNHS graduates and friends. In this edition we feature our one day Wound Care Management for GPs course, invite MNHS alumni to take part in our alumni Focus Groups, celebrate the magnificent Rhodes Scholars and Victorian Young Australian of the Year winner and finalist, showcase our amazing Huntington’s Disease researchers and introduce you to alumnus, Marcus Nicol.

Best wishes,

Professor Christina Mitchell
Dean
Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

MNHS Alumni Focus Groups

MNHS Alumni Focus Groups

The Faculty invites all MNHS alumni to be part of the upcoming alumni focus groups. The aim of this research is to gain a clearer understanding of the needs and wants of our alumni and we are interested in your views and experience.

To compensate you for your time, $100 will be provided to you after the 1 hour session. Please click here to register. Enquiries: Meghan Griffin, Events and Alumni Relations Manager, via email or on
(03) 9905 5971.

Wound Care Management for GPs Wound Care Management for GPs
Course dates: 24 June, 2 September and 25 November

Wound Care Management for GPs is a one day course for GPs on wound care and general practice held at Monash University Clayton Campus. Click here for further information and to apply now.
 
Please note: RACGP (Category 1) accreditation in process.

Monash Research paves way for degenerative brain disease treatments Monash Research paves way for degenerative brain disease treatments

Researchers at Monash University have identified gene-led changes in brain-cell behaviour in patients diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease. This discovery may uncover new treatments for millions of people suffering from degenerative brain conditions. Read full article

Rhodes Scholars, Victorian Young Australian of the Year and Young Australian of the Year Victorian finalist celebrated with special event Rhodes Scholars, Victorian Young Australian of the Year and Young Australian of the Year Victorian finalist celebrated with special event

Four MBBS graduates were celebrated with a special event hosted at the Monash Conference Centre in Collins Street on Friday, 14 February. Read full article

MNHS International Women’s Day Luncheon MNHS International Women’s Day Luncheon 

Over 90 staff and alumni gathered at the Langham Hotel on Wednesday to celebrate International Women’s Day at an annual luncheon hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences. Read full article

Seven students go on a trip of a lifetime and network with influential Monash alumni in London Seven students go on a trip of a lifetime and network with influential Monash alumni in London

Earlier this month, seven Monash University students touched down in London to take part in the inaugural Global Discovery Program UK – a unique opportunity to meet with prominent graduates who went from studying at Monash to become leaders in their field. Read full article

Indigenous enrolments in health programs at Monash University reach new high
Indigenous enrolments in health programs at Monash University reach new high 

More Indigenous students than ever before are studying health programs at Monash University, with a 52 per cent boost in the total number of Indigenous students enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences this year. Read full article

MNHS alumni Marcus Nicol Alumni Profile

Meet Marcus Nicol
Bachelor of Science (Hons), PhD and Master of Public Health

It was Monash’s stellar reputation in the medical and biomedical research fields that encouraged Marcus Nicol to spend over a decade here. Find out more

Share Your Story

We are always looking for interesting alumni profiles to inspire our current
and future students. Please click here to Share Your Story.

MNHS 2017 reunions
2017 reunions – save the date!

Your reunion is a chance to reconnect with friends you’ve lost contact with along the way, swap stories and ultimately, have a great time.

If you're interested in arranging a reunion for old classmates, please contact Shelley Ryeland via email. We would love to help you get in touch and promote the event.

Click here to view upcoming reunions

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