Dr Basia Diug is a senior lecturer and the Deputy-Head of the Medical Education Research and Quality unit (MERQ). She joined the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (SPHPM) in 2006. Dr Diug has experience in both quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as research design and project management. Dr Diug has a particular interest in medication safety through the identification of adverse events both at an individual and system level.
Dr Diug is also a passionate senior lecturer. She brings expertise in curriculum development and renewal. This includes the design and development of innovative educational tools for teaching anatomy and physiology, research methodology, epidemiology and biostatistics. She is currently the unit coordinator and chief examiner of five undergraduate units within the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Health Sciences (HSC) and Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BMS). Further, she is the first year coordinator for HSC and the SPHPM BMS course coordinator for the school’s units.
For her excellence in teaching Dr Diug has been the recipient of three awards: A national commendation by the Council of Academic Public Health Institutes Australia for Public Health Teaching Excellence and Innovation in 2014, the SPHPM Teaching Excellence Award in 2013 and SPHPM Tutoring Excellence Award in 2012.
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