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Vale - Emeritus Professor Neil Edwin Carson AO

We are sad to announce the passing of one of the pioneers of the Faculty of Medicine, Monash University. Neil Carson attended Box Hill High School and Carey Grammar School where he received the Doery Scholarship. He graduated from Medicine at the

Primary and Allied Health Care 18 June, 2020
Master of Social Work student Carmela Otarra

Best and brightest health students recognised with annual awards

More than 130 Monash students, across all areas of health, have recently been recognised for their outstanding academic and leadership achievements.

Education 18 June, 2020

Dreaming big during COVID-19

A Monash University program, designed to introduce a tertiary education in health to high school students from refugee and Indigenous backgrounds and lower socio-economic households, has successfully taken its hands-on approach online.

Education 12 June, 2020

Growing the Indigenous healthcare workforce

Monash University’s Growing Indigenous Graduates program is designed to ensure that Indigenous high school students do not miss out on opportunities to pursue medical, nursing and allied health degrees because of cultural safety or

Education 12 June, 2020
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Improving access to early medical abortion amid COVID-19

To mark today’s International Day of Action on Women’s Health (May 28), a newly formed coalition of key stakeholders and clinician experts is advocating rapid policy and practice-based changes to improve the accessibility of early

Primary and Allied Health Care 28 May, 2020
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Telling co-workers you're unwell in times of COVID-19

As Australians are urged to change the culture of “soldiering on” while sick, early results of a new survey by Monash University has found how likely people are to conceal symptoms of COVID-19 from their employer, coworker, family and

Primary and Allied Health Care 19 May, 2020
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Faculty updates for COVID-19

Monash Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is committed to helping slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak and providing a safe environment for all staff and students.

Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences 25 March, 2020

OT staff take out Conference prize

Em Bould, Libby Callaway, Libby Witts and Scott Thomas from the Occupational Therapy Department, recently won the Virtual Disability Conference (Australia, 2019) Occupational Therapy Australia Prize for, Innovation in Co-design of Open Employment

Primary and Allied Health Care 3 March, 2020
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OT and Aussie Rules hand and wrist injuries

Occupational Therapy’s Dr Luke Robinson, and Associate Professor Lisa O'Brien recently had an article published in ‘The conversation”. They found that Australian Rules Football was the number one cause of sport

Primary and Allied Health Care 3 March, 2020