Class of 2017 graduates

Congratulations to our newest graduates, the Doctor of Physiotherapy Class of 2017! And a special mention to the students and clinicians who received prizes and awards for their performance and contribution this year.

Wednesday 13 December was a day of celebration for our department, and the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences as we witnessed the Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT) Class of 2017 graduate. We are so very proud of our students, and are honoured to welcome these students all to our alumni community.

A special mention to the students and clinicians who received prizes and awards for their performance and contribution this year. We acknowledge their outstanding work below.

The Department of Physiotherapy would like to thank staff, the clinical educators, and those who provide placements for our students throughout the year. Your support has once again been tremendous and we are grateful for your ongoing efforts.

2017 STUDENT AND CLINICAL PRIZES

Award for Excellence (Dux) - Campbell Flack

Adrian Scholes Alumni Award - Amber Bennett

Graduate Attribute Award - Alex Cowcher

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Prize - Courtney Kennedy

Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Prize - Elizabeth Patterson

Health Care in Context Award - Rebecca Heddles

Freda Kimpton Prize in Anatomy - Radha Bilgi, Annie Mirabile and Madeleine Wells

Chronic Disease, Disability & Health Promotion Award - Thomas Nemeth

Leadership & Management Award - James Morley and Elizabeth Pattison

Neurological Physiotherapy Prize - Elizabeth Barnes- Keoghan

Paediatric Physiotherapy Prize - Annie Mirabile

Gerontology Physiotherapy Prize - April Wallis, Joanthon Citroen, Thomas Nemeth and Megan Yeoman

Josephine Jennings and Edith Pratt Memorial Award - Lewis Ferguson

Eliza McAuley Memorial Prize - Grace Thek

The Constance Reed Memorial Prize - Madeleine Wells

Physiotherapy Research Foundation Prize - Elizabeth Pattison

Austin Health Cathy Nall Clinical School Pize - Grace Thek

Austin Health Clinical Educator - Chris Ramlu

Austin Health Clinician’s award for Clinical Excellence - Rebecca Heddles

Gerontology Clinical educator - Paul Smith

Melbourne Health Clinical School Prize - Annie Mirable

Melbourne Health Clinical Educator - Chloe Mill

Western Health Clinical School Prize - Courtney Kennedy

Western Health Clinical Educator - Hayley Osborne

Paediatric Clinical Educator - Gus Campbell

St Vincent’s Health Clinical School Prize - Campbell Flack

St Vincent’s Health Clinical Educator Award - Joe Cobbledick