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Media Alert: UNSW signs historic MoU with Mid North Coast LHD in Port Macquarie

UNSW Sydney and Mid North Coast Local Health District < 1 mins read

Media Alert for Friday 12 April 2024

 

UNSW Sydney signs historic MoU with Mid North Coast Local Health District in Port Macquarie

UNSW Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Attila Brungs will join Mid North Coast Local Health District Chief Executive Stewart Dowrick on Friday to announce a historic Memorandum of Understanding between the university and local health district.

The strategic partnership will place undergraduate students at local health facilities, training the next generation of doctors to practice in rural and regional areas. The MoU will also help identify potential research opportunities in the region and streamline collaboration.

 

WHO:                   

  • UNSW Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Attila Brungs
  • Mid North Coast Local Health District Chief Executive Stewart Dowrick
  • Interim Dean of UNSW Medicine & Health Professor Adrienne Torda
  • UNSW Associate Dean Rural Health and Head, Rural Clinical Campuses, Professor Tara Mackenzie

 

WHEN:  

11:15am – 11.45am, Friday 12 April 2024

11:15am – Event welcome and speeches

11.30am – Photo and media interview opportunity

 

WHERE:     

UNSW Biomedical Sciences Centre, Port Macquarie Campus, 20 Highfields Circuit, Port Macquarie 2444.

 

Media contact: 

Simone Plews

Media and Corporate Communications Manager | Mid North Coast Local Health District

M: 0408 693 688

E: simone.plews@health.nsw.gov.au   


Contact details:

Simone Plews

Media and Corporate Communications Manager | Mid North Coast Local Health District

M: 0408 693 688

E: simone.plews@health.nsw.gov.au 

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