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19 March 2019

Transforming Sydney's Medical Program

The University of Sydney's flagship program, the Doctor of Medicine (MD), has been re-designed to provide students with greater flexibility than ever before while placing added emphasis on clinical exposure, right from week one.
13 March 2019

Involving consumers in dental decisions

Following a competitive tender process, the Australian Dental Council has appointed the University of Sydney to complete research into the involvement of consumers in the design and delivery of dental assessments and examinations.
11 March 2019

USYD pharmacist: improving patient safety in hospitals

Ryan manages patient safety, risk and quality of care at The Sutherland Hospital through building and sustaining organisational culture at every level.
27 February 2019

Researcher irons out own health issue, while working on it

Dr Dan Johnstone was studying haemochromatosis when his own high iron levels identified him as the ‘one in 200’ impacted by this emergent condition.
27 February 2019

How to support junior researchers and be a good mentor

Professor Maree Teesson AC is the Director of the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, and is committed to supporting junior researchers, women and those with children.
27 February 2019

Want to be a Sydney Health social ambassador?

Are you currently enrolled in a health degree at Sydney? Are you creative and confident using Instagram? If you answered yes to both these questions, we want to hear from you!
25 February 2019

How to stop your teenager from drinking

Parents are key influences in their child’s decision to start drinking, yet most are unsure of what to do, say experts from the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use.
20 February 2019

Simple tips for weight loss that don't include fad diets

There's a biological reason most diets fail; or when they don't, why two-thirds of people regain the weight within 12 months. Obesity expert, Dr Nick Fuller, explains the science behind your weight loss woes and shares his tips for doing it right.
19 February 2019

Is oral health in pregnancy key to understanding allergies?

University of Sydney researchers have received over $300,000 in funding from the Bupa Health Foundation to evaluate how the oral health of pregnant women affects the allergy status and overall health of the newborn.
18 February 2019

Sydney dentist on the frontline

Dr Russell Lain (BDS, 1977) received an Australia Day award for his contribution to dentistry. A forensic odontologist, he’s identified missing soldiers and the victims of crises including the Bali bombings and Thai tsunami.