Dr. Aubrey McFarlane Memorial Bursary Awarded to Terri-Anne Russell
Posted: July 03, 2013
The recipient of the Dr. Aubrey McFarlane Memorial Bursary is Terri-Anne Russell. The award is based on the results of the 2013 Final MB BS (UWI) Examinations.
This award is made to the student who gains the top mark in the Final Examinations in Surgery at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus.
The award commemorates Dr. Aubrey McFarlane, a noted surgeon and physician par excellence who was Chief Medical Officer in the government service.
The late professor John Golding in his account in his book, Ascent to Mona, spoke of Dr. McFarlane as one of the most gifted surgeons he has ever met. The award is funded annually from an endowment established by Dr. McFarlane’s family and is managed by the UWI Development and Endowment Fund (UWIDEF).
This year's recipient, Terri -Anne Russell excelled during her five years of medical training, making the Dean’s list in each of the five years. She was a member of the Honour Society from 2009 to 2013. She obtained an A or A-plus in 35 of 38 medical curriculum courses. Her plan for future specialization is Haematology and Oncology.