Awards & Appointments

Posted in Awards & Appointments on 28th May 2013

New Marketing Manager at Fujifilm

awards-ben-coleBen Cole is the new Marketing Manager at Fujifilm. Ben graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in 1998, with a BA (Hons) in Business Management, and has also undertaken a range of professional training, including gaining his Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in 2006. Fujifilm is a

pioneer in diagnostic imaging and information systems for healthcare facilities, with a range of constantly evolving clinically proven products and technologies designed to assist medical professionals perform more efficiently and effectively. Ben brings a wealth of experience to Fujifilm, acquired from his time spent with three blue chip healthcare companies.

Franz Gerstenbrand Award

The WFNR has launched the Franz Gerstenbrand Award for clinicians, researchers and allied health professionals to recognise and reward a neurorehabilitation project that has benefited patients. Named after Professor Franz Gerstenbrand, in recognition of his continuous contributions to neurorehabilitation, the Award is open to WFNR members and non-members worldwide. Entries can come from any aspect of neurorehabilitation and examples include a patient or clinic management initiative, research project, best practice development or the use of a new technological development.

For more information E. traceymole@wfnr.co.uk, or see www.wfnr.co.uk

Nominations for UKABIF Awards 2013

Nominations are invited for the two prestigious United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury (UKABIF) Awards – the UKABIF Award for Innovation and the UKABIF Award for Inspiration. Both are open to people working in the field of acquired brain injury (ABI). Deadline for entries is 18th October 2013.

The UKABIF Award for Innovation is open to individuals or organisations that make a difference in ABI; a lawyer/law firm, clinician, care provider, social care worker, educational or voluntary sector provider or a registered charity. The innovation can be a new invention or an improvement, for example, to an existing service.

The UKABIF Stephen McAleese Award for Inspiration is for an individual in the field of ABI who has taken the lead and prompted action or invention.

More information from www.ukabif.org.uk

Medical Student Essay Prize & Travel Bursary

The Encephalitis Society invite UK under-and post-graduate medical school students to participate in the Medical Student Essay Prize. A prize of £500 will be awarded for the best medical student essay on any aspect of Encephalitis. Submission deadline is 1st October 2013. The winner and runner-up will be announced at The Society’s Professional Panel meeting on the 2nd December 2013, in London, and will be required to present their essay at the Society’s professional panel meeting in December 2014. UK medical school students are also invited to apply for the Society’s Medical Student Travel Bursary.

More information from www.encephalitis.info or E. ava@encephalitis.info

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