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12 December 2018

How a brain scan led to a career in clinical neurophysiology

Alison Szekely is an active neurophysiologist whose patients sprawl from western Sydney to the Blue Mountains. She works for NSW Health, in private practice and is involved in the clinical neurophysiology program at Sydney.
12 December 2018

Discussing the future of caries management

For the first time in Australia, the Sydney Dental School recently hosted a Caries Management Symposium with the support of the Dental Alumni Association of the University of Sydney (DASUS) and Colgate.
11 December 2018

USYD pharmacist: my career in health economics

Getting a drug listed on the PBS can take up to three years, but it’s crucial to providing affordable medicines to the community. Hear how pharmacy alumna Rita Karamy has used her career in pharmacy to improve healthcare.
10 December 2018

Faculty of Dentistry welcomes Dr Skinner

Dr Skinner brings with him over ten years of experience in oral health, including expertise gained in his recent position as Director of Oral Health Strategy NSW.
05 December 2018

Exercise in aged-care could save Australia $120m each year

As our population ages, allied health professionals are urging exercise therapy to be funded in aged-care facilities. Dr Jennie Hewitt is one such advocate, using her work and research to drive change within the sector.
28 November 2018

Becoming a paediatrician

The Children's Hospital Westmead Clinical School takes over 500 medical students each year, many of whom go on to become paediatricians. Our experts share their advice on how to get there.
28 November 2018

Becoming a paediatric surgeon

The Children's Hospital Westmead Clinical School takes over 500 medical students each year, many of whom go on to become paediatric surgeons. Our experts share their advice on how to get there.
28 November 2018

Mrs Ann Macintosh: colleague, friend and benefactor

Ann is remembered not only for her great generosity, but also for her passion for anatomy and anthropology and for her loyalty to the Discipline of Anatomy and Histology and to the University.
21 November 2018

Helping to reduce opioid use in dental care

The project aims to de-implement the reliance of opioid analgesics and to implement reliance on non-opioid analgesics to manage postoperative pain following dental extractions.
20 November 2018

Melanoma researchers honoured for outstanding contributions

Four University of Sydney researchers were recognised for their excellence and innovation at the 2018 NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research.