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Flinders Health Research Week: 2-6 September

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Flinders Health Research Week will shine a light on the passion, talent and achievements of health professionals, scientists, clinical researchers and students based in the south, bringing together existing health research strengths from key partners: Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Flinders University and the Flinders Foundation.

PROGRAM

Monday 2 September

Official opening

Time: 3.30pm to 6.00pm
Venue: Alere Function Centre, Bedford Park Campus

3.30pm - 3.35pm

Introduction and Housekeeping

MC – Professor Andrew Bersten

3.35pm - 3.50pm

Welcome to Country

Michael Kumatpi O’Brien – Senior Kaurna man of the Adelaide Plains people

3.50pm - 4.00pm

New Institutes – VPED Vision Statements
(10 min/speaker + 10 min questions taken at end)

4.00pm

Professor Jonathan Craig – VPED, College of Medicine and Public Health
Flinders Health Medical Research Institute

4.10pm

Professor Alison Kitson – VPED, College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Caring Futures Institute

4.20pm

Professor Mike Kyrios - VPED, College of Education, Psychology and Social Work
The Órama Institute

4.30pm

Q&A

4.40pm - 5.20pm

Recognitions of Service

Acknowledging senior staff contributions of Professor Doug McEvoy (Sleep Health); Emeritus Professor Keryn Williams (Ophthalomology); and Professor John Miners (Clinical Pharmacology).

5.20pm - 5.30pm

Thank you and close

MC - Professor Andrew Bersten

5.30pm - 6.00pm

Cocktails and drinks

Alere Cafe

6.00pm - 8.00pm

BRAVE Public Lecture: Sleep Well: Improving health through the science of sleep

Question and answer facilitated by Professor Doug McEvoy and with panel also including Dr Jayne Carberry and Amal Osman

Register for the official opening

BRAVE Public Lecture

Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Venue: Alere Function Centre, Bedford Park campus

Sleep Well: Improving health through the science of sleep

Professor Danny Eckert - Director and Matthew Flinders Fellow, Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health

Question and answer facilitated by Professor Doug McEvoy and with panel also including Dr Jayne Carberry and Amal Osman

Register for the BRAVE public lecture

Tuesday 3 September

Venue: The Neil Della Seminar Room, Flinders Eye Centre, Ground Floor, Flinders Private Hospital (note: for the Ophthalmology Research Roundup session only)

8.00am - 9.00am

Ophthalmology Research Roundup

Dr Ebony Liu – Risk factors for diabetic retinopathy and its treatment

Dr Genevieve Oliver – Retinal imaging of ocular toxoplasmosis

Dr Stewart Lake – Retinal shape analysis

Dr Ayub Qassim – The impact of common IOP genetic variants on POAG phenotype

Chair: Associate Professor Richard Mills

1.00pm - 5.00pm

FCIC ground floor function room

Cancer Research Day

A showcase of the latest cancer research and trends.

Wednesday 4 September

Division of Medicine, Cardiac and Critical Care Symposium (11.00am – 5:30pm)
Venue: Lecture Theatres, Level 5, Flinders Medical Centre

11.00am – 12:30pm
(includes lunch)

Outside Lecture Theatre 1 & 2

Poster presentations

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Lecture Theatre 1

‘Opioids and acute pain: reducing patient harm’

Speaker: Professor Pam McIntyre - Director, Acute Pain Service, Department of Anaesthesia, Hyperbaric Medicine and Pain Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital.

2.00pm – 5:30pm

Lecture Theatre 2

Staff Presentations


Thursday 5 September

Chalmers Oration

Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Venue: Health Sciences Lecture Theatre 1.01, Bedford Park campus

Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing: Tales from an Aspirational Pragmatist

Professor Alex Brown will deliver this year's John Chalmers Oration.
An Aboriginal medical doctor and researcher, Alex first managed the local Centre for Disease Control in Alice Springs, controlling outbreaks of disease, immunisation programs and the surveillance of disease.

Register for the Chalmers Oration

The Chalmers Oration will be livestreamed.

Neuroscience Collaborators afternoon

Time: 2.00pm - 7.00pm
Venue: Health Sciences Lecture Theatre 1.01, Bedford Park campus

2.00pm

Opening

Professor RV Haberberger

2.05pm

Professor Damien Keating

Head of Molecular and Cellular Physiology Centre for Neuroscience - College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University

2.50pm

Associate Professor Peter Crouch
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences - The University of Melbourne

3.15pm

Professor Simon Gandevia
Deputy Director and Foundation Scientist - NeuRA, Sydney

3.35pm

Coffee break

4.00pm

Professor Simon Brookes
Head Neurogastroenterology, Centre for Neuroscience - College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University

4.45pm

Dr Kate Poole
Group Leader, Cellular Mechanotransduction - School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales

5.10pm

Professor Danny Eckert

Director, Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health, Matthew Flinders Fellow - College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University

5.35pm

Concluding remarks

5.40pm to 7.00pm

Refreshments


Friday 6 September

8:15am – 9:15am

Level 6 Walkway, Flinders Private Hospital

Motor renewal is the key to sustaining atrial fibrillation

Presented by Associate Professor Anand Ganesan, Future Leader Fellow, National Heart Foundation | Matthew Flinders Fellow.

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