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
Aliza received the
Mid-career Researcher Award for her research in the prevention and
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).