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2013 IPN/RACGP Research Grant Award

Posted on 25 Sep 2013

Please join us in congratulating Dr Elizabeth Sturgiss who has been awarded the 2013 IPN/RACGP Research Grant valued at $20,000.

The IPN Research Grant was developed in conjunction with RACGP for practising GPs aimed at fostering innovation in the delivery of Chronic Disease Management in the General Practice setting. The IPN Research Grant received a number of excellent submissions with the successful research project titled ‘Treating adult obesity in general practice – developing a weight management strategy for general practitioners’.

Dr Sturgiss is based in the ACT, practising as a GP as well as lecturing in General Practice at the Australian National University - College of Medicine, Biology and Environment.