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Staff News!

This space is regularly updated and acts as a platform to highlight staff endeavours and departmental news.  

Congratulations!.... 2021 - Exams Passed
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Sugar Tax Project Making Headlines - Well done Tom and Brendan

13 Dec 2018

Paper has been officially published on the ANZJPH website. We have had a good response from the media with several online articles (see below) and we also featured on the ABC National Radio news at 7am this morning. I have attached this recording.

A Wedding for Department of Surgery Member in October 2018

19 Oct 2018

Dr Matthew Stokes has celebrated his Wedding at Torquay RACV in October - what a lovely Bride too - Matthew shines with his bride - Conrgratulations from all of us.

Congratulations on Graduating

26 Jul 2018

Dr Pia Bernardi, Doctor of Medical Science and Dr Eva Koo, Master of Surgery -Graduated today at The University of Melbourne.  Congratulations on a job well done!

Professor David Watters Queens Birthday Honours 2018

10 Jun 2018


Professor David Watters has become a member of the Order of Australia. Recognition of the significant service to medicine and medical education in endocrine and colorectal surgery and through leadership roles with professional organisations.

 (PDFs available under 'News articles')

Message from the CEO, Barwon Health

Deakin University, 11 June 2018

The Geelong Advertiser, 11 June 2018 (PDF)

The Australian, 11 June 2018

GeelongIndy Greater Geelong

AMA Victoria, 12 June 2018

Convocation Congratulations

22 May 2018


Duminda at his Convocation May 2018 

well done and well deserved.

Congratulations on passing your exams!

22 May 2018

On behalf of the Department of Surgery CONGRATULATIONS on passing your exams.

Well done!

Welcome to Department of Surgery

05 Feb 2018

Congratulations to our new Consultant - Dr Sonal Nagra. He can be located in the Department of Surgery on Level 4.

Welcome to our new Rotation of Fellows, Registrars, Interns and Deakin Students. We hope you enjoy your time with General Surgery in Geelong.

Professor Glenn Guest Director of Surgery, Epworth Hospital

05 Feb 2018

Glenn Guest has been appointed Director of Surgery at Epworth Hospital.


Harvard results are in! Congratulations Dr Eileen Moore

15 Jan 2018

Dr Eileen Moore has her Harvard grades in. This two year online Harvard Course has been completed in 6 months by Eileen with the following results!

"A"  for Quantitative Methods/Stats

"A-" for Information Systems Management

"A-" for Computer Science

"A-" for Human Resource Management

Congratulations to Eileen - official transcript on its way!

Lunchtime Time Out

19 Dec 2017

At the Staff Xmas Lunch in the Podium on

Wednesday 20th December some of the team

were taking some time out to eat and soak up some sun.

Barwon Health & Deakin University Research Week

15 Nov 2017

Congratulations to Dom and Andy (4th Year Med Students) on taking this award for Department of Surgery.


Poster is on display in the Department of Surgery - take a look!

Harvard University result for Dr Eileen Moore

22 Oct 2017

Dr Eileen Moore received her Harvard Statistics examination result:

100%  - put Australia on the map.

Well done!!!!!

Guthrie Lecture

14 Sep 2017

Professor David Watters at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh September 2017. Presenting "Daring to Dream of Equal Opportunity in Medicine". At the prestigious Guthrie Lecture.

PNG Certificate of Lifetime membership! Congrats Prof

28 Sep 2017

Congratulations Prof on your Certificate of Life Membership in recognition of your valuable support and contributions towards the Medical Society of Papua new Guinea and to medical Practice and medical Education. 

Professor David Watters inducted into the Court of Honour

04 May 2017

Professor David Watters and RACS President Philip Trusket.

799 Kilometres Completed by this Team

14 Jun 2017

Professor David Watters and his wife Olga after 799 Kilometres

of walking. Great Achievement!

Congratulations on Passing your Exams

30 May 2017

Belated Congratulations to Sonal for 2016 achievement and after a lot of study together, well done to Duminda, Gausihi and James.

A Long Walk

23 May 2017

Professor David Watters walking the Camino in Spain.

So Inspirational - well done Prof.

Congratulations to George (Georgina)

08 Mar 2017

Congratulations from the Department of Surgery!

Welcome to all the new Registrars starting in DOS February 2017

05 Feb 2017

Welcome and look forward to working with you.

Professor David Watters Awarded Alfred Deakin Professor

08 Aug 2016

The title of Alfred Deakin Professor is the most prestigious that the University can bestow on its staff, and is awarded to a small number of outstanding academics every year. It is a well-deserved honour for David Watters and is an acknowledgement of his many career achievements.

Congratulations to Professor Watters!

Prof Glenn Guest demonstrating at the Robot Launch May 2016

22 May 2016

Prof Glenn Guest demonstrates the new Ultrasound. Developed by Deakin University's Institute for Intelligent Systems (IISRI) with funding and technical support from Telstra.

Congratulations to Associate Professor Douglas Stupart

30 Jun 2016

Douglas Stupart has been appointed Associate Professor in Surgery in the School of Medicine and at University Hospital Geelong. 

Laurence Webber and Carolyn Vasey have published a perspective in Surgical News

23 Nov 2015

Surgical News Vol 16 No 9 (October 2015) pages 30-31.

A perspective from two rural surgeons (PDFs available under 'News articles')

Su Mei Hoh has published an article in Surgical News!

23 Nov 2015

Surgical News Vol 16 No 9 (October 2015) page 50.

What do the latest developments in the pre-vocational surgical domain mean to SET Trainees? (PDFs available under 'News articles')

Congratulations Dr Claire Stevens!

19 Nov 2015

Congratulations Dr Claire Stevens recipient of the Most Outstanding 'Clinical Research' research Poster during the Barwon Health and Deakin University Research Week 2015. Well done!

Congratulations Mr Douglas Stupart!

18 Nov 2015

Mr Douglas Stupart completed his PhD with Deakin University and Department of Surgery, University Hospital Geelong.  The title of Mr Stupart's thesis was "Natural history and cancer prevention in Lynch Syndrome". Well done!

Congratulations A/Prof Glenn Guest!

22 Oct 2015

Congratulations to A/Prof Glenn Guest recipient of the 2015 Barwon Health Clinical Education & Training Award of Excellence for Clinical Education and Training Across the Region. Well done!

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