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Newsroom Releases 2014 November JCU Pharmacy’s Clean Sweep

12/11/2014
JCU Pharmacy’s Clean Sweep
James Cook University Pharmacy is celebrating after winning a clean sweep of student awards at the annual Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (Queensland branch) awards.

James Cook University Pharmacy is celebrating after winning a clean sweep of student awards at the annual Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (Queensland branch) awards.

JCU student, Liam Mendiolea received his certificate for the Queensland Pharmacy Student of the Year award.

Liam Mendiolea is the fourth JCU student to win the award since its inception ten years ago.

Honours student, Natalie Maher won the Professor James Dare Pharmacy Student of the Year award.

The annual award recognises an outstanding student who excels academically and demonstrates leadership, ethics and extensive community engagement.

Pharmacy graduate, Alexandra Pitiris won Intern of the Year. She was recognised for her work at a pharmacy in Ayr.

The head of JCU Pharmacy, Dr Michelle Bellingan said she’s very proud of the three winners.

“This is the first year we have won all three student awards.”

“The awards reflect the dedication and enthusiasm of our students and graduates,” Dr Bellingan said.

All three winners are from North Queensland: Liam Mendiolea (Townsville), Natalie Maher (Cairns) and Alexandra Pitiris (Home Hill).

For more information please contact:

Richard Davis

Head of Media and Communications, JCU

richard.davis@jcu.edu.au

(07) 4781 4822 / 0413 451 475