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2010 PHC Research Conference: Prizes and awards

PHCRIS Best Poster award

Posters displayed at the Conference were judged by a panel of experts with the best poster selected based on the following criteria:

  • Compliance with size guidelines
  • Visual impact
  • Content
  • Clarity of message
  • Bonus points for exceptional factors (3D effects, special materials, wow factor)

The best poster was announced at the end of the conference and the author was awarded a book voucher valued at $200.

WINNER: Jennifer Devine (Greater Southern Area Health Service) "User satisfaction and experience with a telemedicine service for diabetic foot disease in an Australian rural community"

Australian Association of Academic Primary Care (AAAPC) first time presenter award

The Australian Association of Academic Primary Care sponsored a prize for best paper delivered by a first-time presenter at the Conference. The person judged as preparing and delivering the 'Best Paper Presentation' received a certificate and a book voucher valued at $250. The award was announced at the closure of the conference.

WINNERJohn Widdup (University of New South Wales) "Universal Health Home Visiting: Evaluating Access and Equity"


The AAAPC committee selected two distinguished papers from the submitted abstracts. The selected papers were presented during the AAAPC Plenary session and the presenters received a certificate.

WINNERDamin Si & Ross Bailie (Charles Darwin University) "Improving quality of preventative care for well adults in Indigenous community health centres"

WINNERJon Emery (University of Western Australia) "Testing an innovative tool to diagnose melanoma in primary care"

AJPH prize for best paper / symposium

The Australian Journal of Primary Health gave a Prize to the best research paper/symposium relevant to the interests of the Journal, presented at the Conference. The prize was awarded at the end of the conference. The prize consisted of a year's subscription to the Journal (print and online), with a congratulatory message on the Journal website with the early alert for the Conference issue of the Journal.

WINNER: Paul Burgess (Menzies School of Health Research) "The contribution of the Adult Health Check to preventive care in a remote Aboriginal primary care service"

2010 PHC Research Conference