Volume 18 No. 1

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Eulogy For Major Raffaele Scicchitano

By Lieutenant Colonel Stanley Papastamatis, CO 3 HSB 8th October 2009 Few men can have had as many rich, varied and ultimately satisfying lives as Raffaele. Physician, teacher, mentor, scholar and finally Officer in the Australian Defence Force within the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps. Raffaele Scicchitano was commissioned as a Major on the 28th October 2004 and posted to the 3rd… Read more »

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Inaugural South Australian Defence and Veterans Health Research Paper Day

Overview         Pictured left to right: Professor Alexander McFarlane (CMVH), MAJGEN Rosenfeld (SGADF-Res), His Excellency the Governor of South Australia RADM Kevin Scarce Patron of Foundation Daw Park and PTE Liam Haven who was the invited guest. PTE Haven was injured as a result of a blast injury in the Middle East and has significant blindness. Foundation Daw Park hosts Inaugural South Australian… Read more »

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2009 AMMA Conference Abstracts

Click Here to Download Full Abstracts  Fiona Wood – A decade of disaster planning for burn injuries Stephanie Hodson and Alexander McFarlane – What are the mental health outcomes of deployment? Disagreement amongst our allies John Shephard, Kane Lavender and John Sanderson – A descriptive study of mental health morbidity in the RAP of a high readiness infantry battalion… Read more »

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Conference Report

          Grey Mahoney congratulates John Pead, Project Leader of the 2009 Weary Dunlop Award Winner ‘Transition Mental Health & Family Collaborative (Townsville)’.  Left-Right Dr Greg Mahoney (AMMA President), Chris Clarke (DVA Contract Manager), Assoc Prof John Pead (Project Leader), Dr Nader Abou-seif (AMMA Vice President), Absent: Dr Darryl Wade (Project Manager) 18th Annual AMMA/CCMT Joint Conference… Read more »

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President’s message

Greetings and welcome to the first Journal of Military and Veterans’ Health for 2010. The New Year brings in a few changes in the Executive of AMMA, as the astute among you will realise that the Association’s president for the past seven years, Russ Schedlich, has resigned. It is perhaps appropriate at this point to reflect on his legacy. Russ has… Read more »

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Inside this edition

This edition of the Journal is given over to the publication of the abstracts from a highly successful Association Annual Scientific Conference held on the Gold Coast at the end of October 2009. Around 50 papers were read from a wide range of international and local speakers ranging across all the health professions. A full conference report precedes the abstracts, highlighting the… Read more »

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