Debra Rickwood (PhD) is Professor of Psychology at the University of Canberra and Chief Scientific Advisor to headspace.
JCSMR Director's Health through Discovery Public Lecture Series
Professor Nutbeam shares his time as a Professor of Public Health at the University of Sydney, and a Senior Advisor at the Sax Institute, an independent, not for profit organisation dedicated to knowledge transfer for better public policy.
This talk is a sampler—a personal, incomplete and undoubtedly idiosyncratic one—of issues that are germane to the current conduct of trials, with particular focus on those conducted outside the realm of pharmaceutical regulation agencies, i.e., psychotherapeutic, behavioural and public health interventions.
Professor Maree Teesson is Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (CREMS), an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) and most recently an Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Fellow.
Henrique Barros was born in Porto, in 1957, and graduated in Medicine in 1981. During 1988-89 was research fellow at the Internal Medicine department of Lund´s University Hospital. In 1991 became Gastroenterology specialist and defended his PhD, with a research on the epidemiology of viral hepatitis.
Professor Anne Kelso is the CEO of the National Health and Medical Researh Council (NHMRC). Before joining NHMRC in April 2015, Professor Kelso spent many years as a biomedical researcher in immunology alongside other roles, most recently as Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza at the Doherty Institute in Melbourne.
Tony is an epidemiologist. His research covers a range of topic areas intersecting with methodological advancements. He has appointments at both the Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington & School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne
This presentation will provide an illustrative example to researchers seeking to work in a mutually beneficial and collaborative manner with Indigenous populations to enable timely and relevant health research.
This presentation will highlight preliminary results and new insights from GBD 2015.
Peter Brooks is a Professorial Fellow- Centre for Health Policy
Mary Luszcz is Emerita Professor, in the School of Psychology, and Associate Director of the Flinders Centre for Ageing Studies, at Flinders University.
Professor Jane Pirkis, Director of the Centre for Mental Health in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, speaks about interventions to reduce suicide at suicide hotspots.
Dr Rick Glazier, ICES Senior Scientist and Program Lead of Primary Care and Population Health, presents on successes, challenges, lessons learned, and next steps of transforming Primary Care in Canada.
DFATs Principal Health Sector Specialis Benedict David presents DFAT Health Strategy.