Thank you to all members for their involvement in the Australian Military Medicine Association for the year 2002. The following are awards that were announced at the Defence Health Symposium, held at the Wentworth Hotel in Sydney, 26 – 28 July 2002.

Congratulations to all winners.

Weary Dunlop Award

Greg Mahoney – The Expanded Role of the Operational Dental Team

Research Grant

Caroline Rickards – Survey of G-Induced Visual and Cognitive Disturbances in Pilots of High Performance Aircraft

Journal Editor’s Prize

(Joint Winners) Sindy Vrancic – “Articular Cartilage Transplantation in Post Traumatic Defects in the Athletes Knee: A Review” and Pam Frost “Battling for Blood. World War 2 and the Evolution of Blood Transfusion in Australia”

Patron’s Prize

Beverley Wright – “Humanitarian Aspects Of Health Support In Operations Other Than War”. Published in “Symposium in Peri-Operative Nursing” (2001), W.B Saunders Company.

AMMA Essay Prize

No award given for 2002.
Topic for 2003 is – The Challenge for the Future. Recruiting and Retaining the Best People for Defence Health Operations.

Life Membership

The AMMA Council would also like to acknowledge the services of Air Vice Marshal Eric Stephenson who has been awarded a life membership.