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Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

In May, Charles Darwin University’s College of Nursing and Midwifery enjoyed attending the annual Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

The College sponsors the Research and Quality Improvement Award, and the winners for 2020 and 2021 were:

  • Eva Williams, Population Health and Primary Health Care, Top End Health Service (2020); and
  • Peter Nihill, Clinical Improvement Analyst, Primary Health Care, Top End Health Service (2021).
CoNM Awards 2021

Special Congratulations to Lisa Vermeulen, Director Howard Springs Quarantine Facility, who won 2021 Nurse of the Year.

  • Lisa is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer of our College and CDU and teaches on the Aeromedical Retrieval courses.
Lisa is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer of College
Lisa is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer of our College

College 2021 awards

The College recognises both students and staff who have excelled in their studies and professional work throughout the year.

Please join us in congratulating the 2021 Award recipients. 

The 2021 student award winners were:

  • Ashlee Marni Benson – Outstanding Academic Achievement in Midwifery
  • Larissa Anderson – Outstanding Academic Achievement in Nursing
  • Feleisha Mercer – Outstanding Academic Achievement in Nursing
  • Melissa Ann Fisher – Outstanding Academic Achievement of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student.
  • Suzu Maski Rana Thapa – Outstanding Clinical Performance for Nursing (Undergraduate) NT Health
  • Felicia Burnt – Outstanding Clinical Performance for Midwifery (Undergraduate) NT Health
  • Denise Anne Mackenzie – Outstanding Clinical Performance for Nursing (Undergraduate) National
  • Fiona Gwyther-Marchant – Outstanding Clinical Performance for Nursing (Undergraduate) National
  • Melissa Saunders – Outstanding Clinical Performance for Midwifery (Undergraduate) National
  • Ryley Louise Tink – Outstanding Academic Achievement in the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

The 2021 staff award winners were:

  • Jaya Thomas – Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
  • Isabella Garti – Exceptional Performance—PhD Candidate
  • Georgia Beven – Exceptional Performance by Professional Staff
  • Michelle Darch – Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
  • Jessica Morrissey – Excellence in Unit & Learning Environment Design
  • Dr Jo Finn – Excellence in Learning Innovation to Enhance Student Engagement & Experience
  • Nicole Norman – Exceptional Student Focussed Ethos
  • Dr Daniel Liu – Exceptional Performance in Research—Emerging Researcher

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