The accomplishments of six NDARC staff members were recognised at this year’s UNSW Medicine Dean’s Awards, held Thursday 28 November.
Professor Maree Teesson received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement, the highest award bestowed by the faculty. The award celebrates Professor Teesson’s sustained research excellence over many years, and the resulting recognition Professor Teesson has achieved for both her work and for the Medicine Faculty.
Dr Ryan Courtney and Dr Sarah Larney were recipients of the Dean’s Rising Star award in recognition of their achievements as Early Career Researchers. Dr Larney has contributed to multiple projects on prisoner health while Dr Courtney is currently investigating an intervention for tobacco use.
Doctoral candidates Mark Deady and Michelle Tye earned the Dean’s List award, an acknowledgement of their outstanding contribution to substance misuse research.
Finally NDARC’s Operations Manager Karen Hill was recipient of a Dean’s Award for Professional and Technical Staff, acknowledging her outstanding contribution to the Centre and the Medicine Faculty since joining NDARC in early 2012.
NDARC joins with the Medicine Faculty in congratulating all six award recipients.