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Dr Bhavi Ravindran

News • 26 Jan 2019

Graduate named Newcastle Young Citizen of Year

University of Newcastle graduate Dr Bhavi Ravindran is the 2019 Newcastle Young Citizen of the Year.

Dr Nikki Stamp

News • 5 Sep 2018

Leading female surgeon to shine light on gender equity

Leading Australian cardiothoracic surgeon, writer, TV presenter and gender equity advocate, Dr Nikki Stamp will deliver a keynote lecture tonight as part of the University of Newcastle’s 40 Years of Medicine celebrations.

40 years of medicine Central Coast thank you event

News • 14 Aug 2018

Central Coast Health staff helping to grow next generation of doctors

The University of Newcastle has celebrated its partnership with the Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD) medical staff, acknowledging the important contribution they make in supporting the country’s next generation of doctors.

Tara Kannan

News • 18 Jul 2018

Medicine student tells the story of dementia

University of Newcastle medicine student, Tara Kannan, has been announced as a winner of this year’s National Dementia Storytelling Competition, an annual awareness initiative run by Dementia Training Australia (DTA) to improve the care of people living with dementia.

Professor Gail Garvey

News • 9 Jul 2018

The Ripple effect: Improving health outcomes for Indigenous Australians

Internationally-recognised leader in Indigenous cancer research, Professor Gail Garvey, will share her insights on the role Indigenous medical education can play in improving the health outcomes of Indigenous Australians, in a keynote lecture at the University of Newcastle tonight.

40 years of medicine

News • 18 May 2018

Newcastle’s pioneering medical program celebrates milestone

Four decades ago the University of Newcastle’s Foundation Dean of Medicine, Professor David Maddison, was promised a free hand to create an innovative medical program.

News • 6 Apr 2018

Doctor-to-be Nicole Whitson paves the way for Indigenous students

Following in the footsteps of her Aunty, Professor Gail Garvey, Nicole Whitson is proud to be the third person to graduate from her large Indigenous family of almost 40 immediate relatives.

Joshua Paulson

News • 16 Feb 2017

Indigenous student success at UON’s Port Macquarie Graduation

Three Indigenous nursing graduands will take to the stage at the University of Newcastle (UON) Port Macquarie graduation ceremony on Friday, alongside 72 undergraduate, postgraduate and enabling students.