Sydney health sciences alumni awarded Australia Day Honours

10 February 2014

Two members of the Sydney Health Sciences community have been acknowledged for their influence on Australian society in the latest round of Australia Day Honours, announced by the Governor-General.

University of Sydney Physiotherapy School
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Ms Barbara McPhee, a graduate and former senior lecturer in Occupational Health (1990–1992), was awarded Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia. Ms McPhee received this award for significant service to physiotherapy as a practitioner in occupational health, and as an author.
Mr Robert Weaver, a graduate who has made a significant contribution to the community was awarded Medal (OAM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia. Mr Weaver received this award for service to the community, particularly through nursing in mental health and disability services.
Everyone at Sydney Health Sciences extends warm congratulations to Ms McPhee and Mr Weaver who have been recognized for their outstanding contributions in health.

Master of Physiotherapy

The University of Sydney offers a two-year graduate-entry Master of Physiotherapy program, which is intended for students coming from an undergraduate degree in a related field and who wish to gain the requirements to become a physiotherapist.

Master of Physiotherapy (MPT)
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Duration: 2 years
Semester intake: February 2015
Application deadline: TBC by the faculty. In past years, the application deadline for this program was Oct. 31.

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