JCU academic receives international research award

@JCU JCU academic receives international research award

JCU academic receives international research award

Clare Heal 


JCU academic Dr Clare Heal was awarded the International Distinguished Paper Award for 2015 by Australasian Association of Academic Primary Health Care.

She was awarded a travel bursary to present her paper at the North American Primary Care Research Group annual conference in Cancun, Mexico, last week.

Dr Heal is based at Mackay Rural Clinical School. Her research found that infection rates after minor surgery did not differ with the use of sterile or non-sterile clean boxed gloves.

The research project was conducted jointly with Dr Shampavi SriHaran, as part of her MBBS honours project.

For more information on Dr Heal's research, click here