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Letterkenny University Hospital Medical student scoops top Health Care Award Nomination

on Tuesday, 23 October 2018. Posted in Latest News, Medical Research

Student’s research is commended at the Irish Healthcare Awards 2018.

Medical Research Student wins prestigious award.


IHA Jack Lawler 2018 2Jack Lawler, a summer medical research student at Letterkenny University Hospital and Donegal Clinical Research Academy, had his research project shortlisted for the Irish Healthcare Awards 2018. The category was the ‘Student Project of the Year ‘. 
Jack undertook a meta-analysis entitled ‘Colorectal post-operative infective complications worsen oncological outcomes’. His work received a commendation at the gala ceremony held recently in Dublin.
Jack is presenting his work internationally at the upcoming American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts

Pictured at the event are Mr Michael Sugrue (Consultant General and Breast Surgeon), Jack Lawler and Alison Johnston (Research Assistant).