Australian Rotary Health Awards for Research in Prevention 2022

Congratulations to Dr Aliza Werner-Seidler, Dr Mark Deady and Dr Wan Sim who were the recipients of the ARH-APMD awards recognising excellence in research in the area of prevention of mental disorders. 


Aliza received the Mid-career Researcher Award for her research in the prevention and treatment of
depression and anxiety in young people, the role of poor sleep and insomnia in depression, and the contribution of digital delivery formats to increase intervention access.

Mark received the Early Career Award for his research in improving access to evidence-based prevention and early intervention through digital technology, particularly in vulnerable high-risk workforces.

Wan received the PhD candidate award for her research in parenting interventions for the prevention of anxiety and depression.

The awards were presented at the APMD Symposium at the Society for Mental Health Research conference in Hobart (March 2022).