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The following Medical School Prizes for 2014/15 have been awarded.

John Potter Prize

This prize is open to clinical students working in Oxford for the Second Examination for the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine. The prize is awarded for an essay on a clinical neurosurgical, neurological, or neuropathological topic. The primary purpose of the prize is the promotion of sound use of English and clarity of expression in medical writing. This year the prize has been awarded for two essays.

John Potter Prize: Peggy Fooks (Green Templeton College)

John Potter Prize: Ben Jacobs (Magdalen College)

Cardiology Essay Prize (Formerly Bristol-Myers Prize in Cardiology)

This prize is awarded for an essay on a topic relating to cardiology, with particular credit given for original research, or presentation of innovative views with careful presentation of structured arguments especially in support of a point of view that is original or that challenges of conventional thinking. 

Cardiology Essay Prize: Dora Amos

Women’s Federation Prize

This prize is awarded to the Fifth Year Clinical Student who received the highest combined score (written and clinical) for their academic year in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Women’s Federation Prize: Natalie Dennehy (St John’s College)

Matilda Tambyraja Prize

This prize is awarded to the Fifth Year Clinical Student who achieves the highest written mark for Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Matilda Tambyraja Prize: Nicholas Black (Merton College)

Sir John Stallworthy Prize

This prize is awarded to the Fifth Year Clinical Student who achieves the highest clinical mark for Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Sir John Stallworthy Prize: Charlotte Pallett (The Queen's College)

L.J. Witts Prize in Haematology or Gastroenterology

This prize is open to clinical students working in Oxford for the Second BM Examination. The prize will be awarded (provided that candidates of sufficient merit present themselves) for essays related to diseases either of the blood or of the gastrointestinal tract.

LJ Witts Prize: Ben Jacobs (Magdalen College) ‘Cutting the gut for glycaemic control: the physiology of bariatric surgery’

Sidney Truelove Prize in Gastroenterology
This prize is open to clinical students working in Oxford for the Second BM Examination. The prize will be awarded (provided that candidates of sufficient merit present themselves) for essays related to diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. No person shall be awarded the prize more than once.

Sidney Truelove Prize for Gastroenterology: Abhishek Trehan (Lincoln College) ‘Primitive advantage yet modern day hindrance: the role of evolutionary pressures on gastroenterological disease’