The award recognises excellence and leadership in clinical practice in the field of substance use in any discipline.
Mark was nominated by his colleagues for "excellence in clinical care, development of treatment services, and teaching addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine trainees."
Upon receiving his award, Mark acknowledged the impact that Dr Jon Rampono, Professor James Bell and Professor Nicholas Lintzeris have had on his career, and thanked his colleagues that work with him to deliver the best clinical care possible.
In a double triumph, Research Co-ordinator Dr Lauren Monds won the Early Career Poster Presentation Award for her poster "How intoxicated are you? Comparing self & observer intoxication ratings to BAC."