Faculty of Health Sciences
Alumni, donors and friends
Message from the Dean
Dear alumni and friends

Dr Jeffrey Miller AM, founding principal of Cumberland College of Health Science, passed away 13 August 2013, aged 80.

“Dr Miller positioned us extremely well when we were a CAE (College of Advanced Education)” said the Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Professor Kathryn Refshauge. “As a CAE Cumberland had international credibility, and a great reputation in the whole region.”

Dr Miller AM was an educator, visionary, innovator and passionate advocate for the allied health professions. Dr Miller innovated changes to, and pioneered the growth and development of Australia’s allied health sciences training domain spanning two decades. Dr Miller was insightful, compassionate and wished to better peoples’ lives.
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University launches Clinical Simulation Facility
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney was delighted to showcase the new clinical simulation facility – Cumberland Health - which officially opened on 17 September, 2013.
Faculty celebrates Speech Pathology Week: 'Start the Conversation'
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney celebrated Speech Pathology Week by hosting the presentation, “Advances in speech pathology: Conversations and collaborations”.
DisabilityCare: Implications, challanges and opportunities for occupational therapy
The National Disability Insurance Scheme or DisabilityCare has received a lot of media attention throughout 2013.
Young Alumni Award winner presents at US conference
In late June 2013, Ms Ellie Frayne, a first year PhD student, and current Young FHS Alumni Award Winner from the Discipline of Physiotherapy presented her first conference paper at the 12th International Facial Nerve Symposium in Boston.
How do radiography and knitwear design mix?
Diagnostic Radiography graduate Brooke Roberts (1997) has 14 years of experience as a diagnostic radiographer. Several years ago she decided to pursue her creative passions and left her career in medical imaging to pursue one in fashion design.
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Sydney Ideas lecture series
The last lecture in our five part series of lectures in conjunction with the University’s Sydney Ideas Program will be held in November:

6 Nov | Why are we failing young people with a disability. Presentations from Professor Eric Emerson and Mr John Della Bosca.
Find out more

Download podcasts from previous lectures:

Early stuttering intervention: Live to speak
by Professor Mark Onslow.
Ageing well: Size does matter
by Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh.
Fit as a fiddle until … Impact of sporting injuries
by Professor Kathryn Refshauge.
Class of 1971 Reunion
Saturday, 9 November. For further details on this reunion contact Maria Humphreys or call 02 9351 9806.
Travel Photo Competition
Alumni Business Directory
Alumni email update
Are you interested in organising a reunion for your year group but unsure how to go about it? We can provide a range of services to reunion organisers that will make your event a great success. Contact Maria Humphreys, Alumni Relations Officer.
Travel Photo Competition
Send us your best or favourite travel photo to go in the running for a MacBook Pro or iPod Touch. Click here to enter. You can also browse the best submissions so far and vote for the photos you think should win the People's Choice Award. Vote here
Alumni Business Directory
Do you have a business you'd like to share with your fellow alumni? Post a listing free of charge in the AlumniOnline Business Directory or search the range of products and services available. Browse this month's highlighted listings below:

| The Specialist Practice
| ActivFit Physiotherapy
| Gosford Paediatrics
Alumni email update
Alumni email log-in access has changed. Please visit the website if you're unable to access your alumni email account.
To update your details, log in to AlumniOnline. All you need is your Alumni ID, which can be found on your Alumni Card. If you do not have your Alumni ID, please contact us on +61 2 9036 9222 or email us with your full name, degree and date of birth.
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