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UCC School of Medicine Annual Prizegiving Ceremony 2018

23 Nov 2018

The School of Medicine Annual Prizegiving Ceremony took place in Brookfield Health Sciences Complex on Friday 16th Novenber 2018. Prof John Cryan and Dr Kathy Quane presented prizes to recipients in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience.

Awards presented by Prof John Cryan and Dr Kathy Quane, were The MacConaill Prize 2017/2018, The Prize and Certificate in Foundations of Medicine Anat/Bio/Phys Year 1 2017/2018,  The Prize in Foundations of Medicine Anat/Bio/Phys Year 2 2017/2018, The MacConaill Prize in Clinical Anatomy 2017/2018, The Edward Gurr Prize 2017/2018, and The Charles Medal in Anatomy 2017/2018.

 

Prof John F. Cryan presenting the The MacConaill Prize 2017/2018 to Ms Cathriona Murphy, and presenting the Charles Medal in Anatomy 2017/2018 to Ms Ciara Browne

THE MACCONAILL PRIZE 2017/2018
The family of the late Professor Michael A. MacConaill, in recognition of his outstanding and original contributions to knowledge of the functional anatomy of the locomotor system, wish to perpetuate his memory by establishing an award and have made a donation to the University for this purpose. The Prize is awarded to the candidate who, in the opinion of the Professor of Anatomy, shows most originality in their answers in the Second University Prizes Examination in Clinical Anatomy.
Awarded to: Cathriona Murphy
Presented by: Professor John Cryan

THE CHARLES MEDAL IN ANATOMY 2017/2018
The Charles Medals are amongst the longest established prizes in UCC. They were provided by John James Charles, formerly Professor of Anatomy and Physiology in Queen's College, Cork and have been awarded annually since 1910. The Prize is awarded to the successful 1st year medical student who obtains first place in Anatomy.
Awarded to: Ciara Browne
Presented by: Professor John Cryan

Prof John F. Cryan presenting the Prize in Foundations of Medicine Anat/Bio/Phys Year 1 2017/2018 to Ms Louise Howe, and Dr Kathy Quane presenting the Certificate in Foundations of Medicine Anat/Bio/Phys Year 1 2017/2018 to Ms Aoife Golden.

THE PRIZE AND CERTIFICATE IN FOUNDATIONS OF MEDICINE ANAT/BIO/PHYS YEAR 1 2017/2018
This Prize and Certificate are offered for award annually to the two candidates who obtain the highest and second highest marks in a Foundations of Medicine Anatomy/Biochemistry/Physiology Year 1 prize examination. The material examined in the Prize examination was the entire course covered in the current First Year Direct Entry Foundations in Medicine modules (FM1010, FM1020, FM1030, and FM1040). Candidates, whose aggregate marks were among the top 10% of the class in the four FM modules, were eligible to sit the examination for the Prize and Certificate.
Prize Awarded to: Louise Howe
Presented by: Professor John Cryan
Certificate Awarded to: Aoife Golden
Presented by: Dr. Kathy Quane


Prof John F. Cryan presenting the The Edward Gurr Prize 2017/2018 to Ms Ciara Browne, and presenting the Prize in Foundations of Medicine Anat/Bio/Phys Year 2 2017/2018 to Ms Cathriona Murphy

THE EDWARD GURR PRIZE 2017/2018
Dr. Edward Gurr, was an honorary Research Associate in the Department of Anatomy in UCC for a number of years. To mark his association with the University, Dr Gurr made a financial donation for the provision of annual prizes in Histology for medical (and dental students) where high merit has been shown. For the medical prizethe top three DEM1 and GEM1 students obtaining the highest Histology marks in their continuous assessment exam are invited to sit a written exam on the histological principles underlying tissue structure and its relationship to human health and disease. The essays are judged by a panel from the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience and the winner is awarded the “The Edward Gurr Prize”.
Awarded to: Ciara Browne
Presented by: Professor John Cryan

THE PRIZE IN FOUNDATIONS OF MEDICINE ANAT/BIO/PHYS YEAR 2 2017/2018
This Prize is offered for award annually to the candidate who obtains the highest marks in a Foundations of Medicine Anatomy/Biochemistry/Physiology Year 2 prize examination. The material examined in the Year 2 prize examination was the entire course covered in both the First and Second Year Direct Entry Foundations of Medicine modules (FM1010, FM1020, FM1030, FM1040, FM2101, FM2102). Candidates, (second Year direct entry medical students), whose aggregate marks were among the top 10% of the class in the six FM modules, were eligible to sit the examination for this Prize.

Awarded to: Cathriona Murphy
Presented by: Professor John Cryan

 

Dr Kathy Quane presenting The MacConaill Prize in Clinical Anatomy 2017/2018 to Ms Cathriona Murphy

THE MACCONAILL PRIZE IN CLINICAL ANATOMY 2017/2018
Michael A. MacConaill, formerly Professor of Anatomy in University College Cork, through his fundamental research into articular mechanics, has made possible major advances in Physical Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. In recognition of these contributions, and to underline the close relationship between Anatomy, Surgery and Medicine, an annual prize in Clinical Anatomy is awarded. The establishment of this prize was made possible by a donation from a private bequest transmitted through Dr Denis Dooley, Inspector of Anatomy, Department of Health and Social Security, London. The prize is awarded to the candidate who obtains the highest mark in the Second University Prizes Examination in Clinical Anatomy.
Awarded to: Cathriona Murphy
Presented by: Dr. Kathy Quane

Professor Paula O'Leary Dean of the School of Medicine welcomed recipients, family members, invited guests, friends and School of Medicine faculty - to the annual Prize-Giving Ceremony, saying 'these distinguished individuals have been recognised by the University for their exceptional achievements academically, in sport and in the arts. Their talents are supported through these scholarships and we look forward to their flourishing. The School is proud of the achievements of our students and graduates and wish them continued success in their promising careers ahead'

This Annual Awards Ceremony's vision is to provide Doctors of the future with a world class, student-centered education, based on current knowledge, informed by research and with an awareness of societal needs.

The School of Medicine Annual Prizegiving Ceremony recipients 2018 with Professor Paula O'Leary, Dean of the School of Medicine

 

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