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RCSI Bahrain announces Staff Award winners

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Senior Chemistry Lecturer, Dr Declan Gaynor and Accounts Clerk, Khulood Al Salman, have been named as the winners of the RCSI Bahrain Dean's Awards for 2017.

The winners were announced during a revamped annual staff lunch attended by Professor Sameer Otoom and over 100 fellow colleagues at the university campus.

Created in 2011 as a way of acknowledging the diverse and essential contributions of all staff members, the Dean's Award initiative is open to nominations from all full-time staff.

This year's event also played host to a number of new award presentations, designed to recognise the contribution of both academic and administrative staff members over the last 12 months.

The Inspirational Leader Award was presented to BSc Nursing Programme Director, Eman Tawash, while Digital Marketing Specialist, Bushra Ali, was named RCSI Bahrain's inaugural ‘Rising Star'.

Nursing Lecturer, Danah Smith, received the Community Engagement Award, with Human Biology Lecturer and Research Laboratory Manager, Dr Michael Keogh, taking home the Research Excellence Award.

The Estates and Support Services department received a great round of applause after winning the Team of the Year award, while further acknowledgment was made to long-serving staff members.

Speaking on the occasion, Professor McMenamin offered his personal congratulations to all the winners and praised their contribution towards the university's commitment to excellence in education, research and service.