60 years of the UWA Medical School
By the community, for the community: six decades of education, treatment, leadership and discoveries.
60 years of stories
Dr Helen Milroy didn’t realise it at the time, but when she graduated in 1983 she became Australia’s first Indigenous doctor.
Dr Angus Turner has combined his love of the outback and his passion for eye health to forge an extraordinary medical career.
The future is really being able to treat them in a way in that they can be cured simply and go on and live a normal life.
The campaign to launch the UWA Medical School was driven by some key Western Australians, who shared a vision of greater availability and quality of health care for the community.
Despite incredible adversity, Vinka Barunga is resolved in pursuing her dream of being Derby's first Aboriginal doctor.
Pilbara doctor and founder of the not-for-profit Fair Game, Dr John van Bockxmeer is using recycled sporting equipment as a means to end health inequality.
Professor Anna Nowak treats the majority of people in WA with mesothelioma, a disease rare in most parts of the world but less so in WA.
Dr Marcus Tan is helping to solve complex issues for patients and providers in the health care system, through HealthEngine.