MDHS Professors win 2022 Marles Medal in STEMM

The faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is pleased to announce the team of Professor Kim Bennell and Professor Rana Hinman, from the Melbourne School of Health Sciences, and    Professor Jane Hocking, from the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, have been jointly awarded the 2022 Marles Medal in STEMM.

The Marles Medal is one of the University’s most prestigious awards for outstanding research impact based on scholarly excellence. Chancellery updated the Marles Medal Guidelines this year to enable team applications, to better reflect the often collaborative nature of high impact research. Out of an impressive field of nominees the selection committee opted to award the Marles Medal in STEMM jointly to the team of Professors Kim Bennell and Rana Hinman and to Professor Jane Hocking.

The team of Professors Kim Bennell and Rana Hinman were awarded for their suite of published studies related to treatments and the use of technology to remotely deliver evidence-based care for knee osteoarthritis.

Professor Jane Hocking was awarded for a series of articles that highlight her contribution to advancing chlamydia treatment and screening policy.

The Marles Medal award ceremony and launch of the Marles Medal scheme which will take place on Tuesday 15 November.

Please join us in congratulating the deserving awardees of Professor Kim Bennell, Professor Rana Hinman and Professor Jane Hocking.