Student Achievements

Master of Health Ethics Graduate Student Achievements

2021-2022

Emily Peddle was admitted to the MD program in the Memorial University Faculty of Medicine.

Jillian Murdoch was admitted to the MD program in the Memorial University Faculty of Medicine.

2020-2021

Winifred Badaiki, graduate of the Master of Health Ethics program, was recently awarded a Hamilton Health Sciences Clinical and Organizational Ethics Fellowship. She begins her fellowship in the Fall 2021.

Zachary Walbaum, a current Master of Health Ethics student, has been accepted for a Clinical Ethics Internship in the Ethics Quality Improvement Lab at William Osler Health System. Zachary begins his internship in September 2021.

Kathryn Bonner was admitted to the MD program in the Memorial University Faculty of Medicine.

MHE student Jennifer Mackey has been awarded the Noah Curtis Godwin Lloyd Student Award.

MHE student Rachel Hewitt has won The Barrowman Community Health Graduate Travel Award, valued at $2,740, which is awarded to students from the Division of Community Health and Humanities to help them attend relevant conferences and present their work.

Sophie Wells has won the Dr. Leonard Lye Graduate Award for Volunteer and Community Service. 

2019-2020

Rachel Hewitt was a winner of the Canadian Bioethics Society Student Writing Contest.

Ramseyer Apau Bediako published an article in the peer-reviewed research ethics journal Accountability in Research entitled “How research ethics boards should monitor clinical research”.

Sophie Wells has won the Quality Health Care Scholarship, value of $6500, awarded by Eastern Health to a person in a master's or PhD program with a subject focus on quality, disclosure or ethics in health care.

Timothy Brennan was admitted to the MD program in the Memorial University Faculty of Medicine

Julia Borges was admitted to the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University

Angela Power was appointed Director of Privacy at the NL Centre for Health Information

2018-2019

Janine Elliott has won two scholarships for the 2018-19 Fall Semester

(1) Association of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador: Graduate Non-Nursing Scholarship. Value: $1000
Details: Scholarships are awarded annually to RNs enrolled in a Master's or Doctorate program in a discipline other than nursing. The candidate must demonstrate a planned career path that is nursing focused.

(2) Eastern Health: Quality Healthcare Scholarship. Value: $6500
Details: The Quality Healthcare Scholarships were established in 2011 to promote the study of key themes identified during the Newfoundland and Labrador Commission of Inquiry on Hormone Receptor Testing.
The purpose of these scholarships is to support individuals studying in the health care field in the areas of: patient disclosure practices, ethics, quality processes in patient care, within the context of Newfoundland and Labrador.

2017-2018

Ramseyer Apau Bediako published a blog on the website Mad In America

Available at: https://www.madinamerica.com/2018/07/ensuring-integrity-studies-analysis-dan-markingson-case/

Julia Borges won the MHE Program Prize in the spring of 2017

Sarah Deveraux  was admitted to the MD program in the Memorial University Faculty of Medicine.

Anachal Ralhan was admitted to the MD Program in the Memorial University Faculty of Medicine.

2015-2016

Dylan Roskams-Edris won the Dr. Sharon Buehler Community Health & Humanities Convocation Award in May 2016.

Biplab Kumar Halder presented the paper "Can the Principle of Procreative Beneficence Justify the Non-Medical Use of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis?" at the "Bioethics: Preparing for the Unknown" conference at Western Michigan University in March 2016.

Brittany Dawn Chubbs was admitted to the MD program in the Memorial University Faculty of Medicine, beginning in the fall of 2015. CBC article about Brittany's admission to the MD program

Dylan Roskams-Edris was admitted to the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University beginning in the Fall of 2015.