2011 News & Events

Associate Professor Bruce Harris wins RACGP Brian Williams Award [5 October 2011]
The Brian Williams Award is awarded by the RACGP National Rural Faculty to a member of the College who has made a significant contribution to the personal and professional welfare of rural doctors. The Brian Williams Award is the highest accolade to be awarded by the RACGP National Rural Faculty. More...


Australian Medical Rural Clinical Schools met in Dubbo [5-6 May 2011]
The School of Rural Health hosted a meeting of the Federation of Rural Australian Medical Educators (FRAME). This network includes participants from Rural Clinical Schools around Australia. More ...


Discovering how childhood health changes at puberty [14 April 2011]
Working with families and community groups are two of the main initiatives coming from a public meeting which discussed the direction of local ARCHER adolescent health study. The ARCHER team formed a community committee to support the local research. More...


University of Sydney Western NSW Alumni Function [12 April 2011]
The University of Sydney Western NSW Alumni held a gathering at the School of Rural Health, Dubbo Campus. More ...


ARCHER aims to advise on adolescent health [11 April 2011]
The ARCHER study is looking at the impact of changes in puberty hormones on the health and wellness of adolescents. The study is establishing a local committee to advise on local factors which are important to the health of young people. More...


Medical students learn to treat snake bites [5 April 2011]
Dubbo Campus held its annual snakebite workshop, where medical students and local doctors learned how to treat patients bitten by a snake. More ...


Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge [27 March 2011]
Orange Campus was well represented at this year's Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge. More ...


Cancer Council Relay for Life [19-20 March 2011]
Students from the Orange Campus of the School of Rural Health participated in the recent Relay for Life in Orange... More ...