Watch Recording: The Marian Barrett Lecture 2023: Elimination of Cervical Cancer

On May 11, the Eve of International Nurses Day, the Department of Nursing was delighted to hold the annual Marian Barrett Lecture, which for the first time, featured a panel discussion.

Held at the Ian Potter Auditorium, we welcomed Professor Sanchia Aranda as the panel facilitator. Participating in the panel were speakers Michelle Cornelius, Ange SteeleGina Bundle, Professor Michael Quinn AM, and Professor Marion Saville AM. Find out more information on the lecture and speakers.

Photograph of panel and special guests

We were also honoured to be joined by the Catherine Wotton family and friends to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Catherine Wotton Ovarian Cancer Scholarship at the University of Melbourne.

Photograph of Janet Joss, friend of Catherine WottonThe hybrid event was a fantastic occasion to come together in person and online to appreciate the contributions made by nurses to the community in improving equity of access in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer. Following the lecture, there was a cocktail session, providing an excellent opportunity to network.

Collage of photos taken at the Marian Barrett Lecture

During the event, the Department also celebrated our 2022-2023 Scholarship and Prize recipients. We thank our donors, who through philanthropic endeavours, continue to support our scholarships and prizes.

Photograph of awardees

Thank you to all those who attended and contributed to the success of the evening.

You can watch a video recording of the seminar below:

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