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Two students have been awarded the 2019 PDL Prize for Excellence, while others scooped a variety of prizes from across the sector

Curtis Ruhnau and Luke Bradford

UTS Master of Pharmacy first year student Martina Yousif and second year student Luke Bradford have been recognised with the 2019 PDL Prize for Excellence in the Professional Services Stream.

The awards were presented by PDL NSW director Curtis Ruhnau at the UTS Pharmacy Gala Dinner held in Sydney on Wednesday.

Several other awards were presented on the night.

The 2019 PSA Prize for Excellence in Pharmacy awards for the highest grade-point average, presented by PSA NSW president Professor Peter Carroll, went to first year winner Malu Katz, and second year winner Joshua Thompson.

Jack Cickovski-Lamb and Andrew Gullotta

Meanwhile Georgia Hughes won the 2019 SHPA NSW Branch Prize for Excellence in Clinical Practice, presented by Russell Levy, Chair of the SHPA NSW Branch.

Farida Nur Aziza receiving her award from David Campbell.

Jack Cickovski-Lamb scooped the 2019 Andrew and Lina Gullotta UTS Pharmacy Scholarship, presented by Andrew Gullotta, as well as the 2019 Menai Community Pharmacy Scholarship, presented by Quinn On from Menai Pharmacy.

“We expect big things, Jack,” Professor Kylie Williams, head of the pharmacy discipline at UTS, joked at the event.

The 2019 iNova Pharmaceuticals Prize for Good Manufacturing Practice went to Farida Nur Aziza, presented by David Campbell, and the 2019 BioCeuticals Prize for Good Manufacturing Practice was awarded to Mahendra Mali.

There were two 2019 Webstercare Prizes For Good Manufacturing Practice, going to Anjali Patel and Shilpa Thakur.

Bradley Butt from Cooleman Court Pharmacy and Mens Health Downunder was also announced as the 2019 UTS Innovative Pharmacist of the Year.

The annual award recognises those in the profession who are “redefining pharmacy”, with partner AstraZeneca providing a $5,000 grant that goes towards to the winner’s professional development.

AJP would like to congratulate all the winners who were recognised at the event.

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