Herbert Bower Memorial Prize in Psychiatry Of Old Age

Study level
Graduate Coursework
Enrolment status
Current student
Study Area
Multiple donations
Fund source
Perpetual Trust (UOM)
Fund basis



Donor: An appeal in memory of Dr Herbert Michael Bower MBBS (1947), GDPsychMed (1953). Dr Bower innovative moves into psychogeriatrics, and maintained an interest in geriatric psychiatry. He was also a psychiatric consultant for the German government in relation to the assessment of Victorian holocaust survivors for restitution.


The value of the prize is $237

Disclaimer: The benefit amount for this award is approximate. It will be confirmed at the time of awarding and determined by the committee according to the terms of the award.


Awarded to the student who is regarded by all the members of the viva examining panel as having given the best answer to the Psychiatry of Old Age prize question in the Aged Care Prize viva exam.


This prize is awarded as part of the Aged Care Prize viva exam.

Eligible Doctor of Medicine students will be invited to participate in their fourth year based on their Aged Care term results from Principles of Clinical Practice 3 (PCP3).


Please contact the MMS Student Awards Officer at mms-studentawards@unimelb.edu.au.

More information

The annual Aged Care Prize viva exam comprises of -


2020 - Robert Nicolae

2019 - Maleck Louis

2018 - Jeremy Russo

2017 - Irene Bryan

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