Seminar Program 2013

SPHPM seminars are usually held on Wednesdays from 12 to 1pm in The Alfred Centre seminar rooms, unless otherwise stated.

All welcome and no RSVP required. Enquiries to A/Prof Anita Wluka +61 3 9903 0994.

The AMREP Global Health Seminar Series is hosted by MIGHI. See their page at www.mighi.monash.org/seminars.html
The Monash Ageing Research Centre (MONARC) Seminar listings can be viewed here
For the Department of Forensic Medicine (DOFM) Seminar listings contact: Ms Vicki McAuliffe: Vicki.Mcauliffe@monash.edu

7 FEB

8:30am–4:30pm

Post resuscitation care, prognostication and patient outcomes

AMREP Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Hospital

3 DEC

4pm–5pm

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1: translation and trends in global policy

Professor Stanley Luchters
Chair Professor Brian Oldenburg, discussant Professor Jane Fisher

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

25 NOV

Interpreting the literature

Dr Sue Evans, Ms Kaye Lasserre, Dr Paul Jennings, Associate Professor Biswadev Mitra, Dr Carolina Weller, Dr Cameron Gosling, Dr Baki Billah

AMREP Lecture Theatre

19 NOV

4pm–5pm

Recruiting using Facebook

Professor John Wark, University of Melbourne
Chair: Professor Sue Davis

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

30 OCT

12pm–1pm

The Danish Lung Cancer Registry Experience

Professor Erik Jakobsen

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

22 OCT

Introduction to funding from the NIH

Dr Jayamini Illesinghe

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

15 OCT

Evidence based practice to benefit the Sri Lankan community in Australia

Dr Irosha Nilaweera
Chair: Professor Jane Fisher

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

26 SEP

9:30am–10:30am

Biostatistics Seminar:

The Dark Arts Part 2 – How to measure things we cannot see

Prof Andrew MacKinnon

Lecture Theatre, Level 5, The Alfred Centre

3 SEP

4pm–5pm

The Island – teaching statistics in a virtual world

Associate Professor, Anthony Bedford (RMIT)

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

22 AUG

1pm–2pm

Unisuper Seminar – Retirement Planning – Alfred Hospital

Seminar Room 1, The Alfred Centre, Level 5

22 AUG

1pm–2pm

Reducing falls among older people in Victoria: better evidence, better targeting, better outcomes:

A/Prof Lesley Day

Education centre, Room A, Kingston Centre, Warrigal Road, Cheltenham

13 AUG

4pm–5pm

TGA Reforms: an Update

Adjunct Associate Professor Ken Harvey, Latrobe University

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

25 JUL

9:30am–10:30am

The Dark Arts – How to measure things we cannot see. An introduction to psychometric measurement.

Professor Andrew Mackinnon, Melbourne University

Seminar Room 2, Level 5, The Alfred Centre

18 JUN

4pm–5pm

Multi-sector and multi-level approaches to preventing and controlling childhood obesity: The US CDC-funded Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Study

Professor Guadalupe “Suchi” Ayala
Chair Professor Brian Oldenburg

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

6 JUN

4pm–5pm

Summarising Research for Policymakers

Professor Sally Green and Dr Sue Brennan (Cochrane Centre)

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

14 MAY

4pm–5pm

How to write a research summary for policy makers

Professor Sally Green and Dr Sue Brennan (Cochrane Centre)

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

25 MAR

12pm–1:30pm

Academic Promotion Information Session

Seminar Room 1, Level 5, The Alfred Centre

20 MAR

12:45pm–3pm

Academic Promotion Information Session for Women

West Banquet Room, Building 10, Clayton Campus

20 MAR

1pm–2pm

The Australian Imaging, Biomarker & Lifestyle Flagship Study of Ageing (AIBL) Study

Kingston Education Centre Room A

13 MAR

3:30pm–4:30pm

Shale gas development (fracking): the environmental and policy tradeoffs

Dr Tee Guidotti
Chair Prof Malcolm Sim, MonCOEH  

AMREP Lecture Theatre

12 MAR

4pm–5pm

Public Health Surveillance in Emergency Situations

Professor Richard Hopkins Chair: Dr Maggie Kirkman, Senior Research Fellow, Jean Hailes Research Unit

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

12 MAR

12pm–1pm

Uses of Linked Administrative Data for Health Care Research

A/Prof Chris McLeod

Boardroom 1, The Alfred Centre

5 MAR

4pm–5pm

Professor Mikhael Fogelholm

Mikhael Fogelholm is the Director of the UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Tampere, Finland. His research interests include physical activity and obesity, the assessment of body composition, exercise and nutrition.

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

26 FEB

4pm–5pm

SPHPM Summer Vactaion Scholarship Program student presentations

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

22 FEB

9am–5pm

Primary and Secondary Prevention of Chronic Disease – Emerging Evidence Seminar

AMREP Lecture Theatre

22 FEB

9:15am–4:30pm

Balance assessment and exercise prescription: Principles for Pilates practitioners (Lvl 1)

The Alfred Centre Lecture Theatre

15 FEB

9am–5pm

Clinical registries seminar: Monitoring and improving health outcomes

AMREP Lecture Theatre

15 FEB

1pm–2pm

Type 2 Diabetes and Dementia

Dr Chris Moran (Geriatrician and PhD scholar)

Education Centre Room A, Kingston Centre Cheltenham

13 FEB

4pm–5:30pm

Health reform – Lessons from USA and Australia for global health

Professor Richard Southby & Dr Sharon Willcox

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

5 FEB

4pm–5pm

Occupational Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) – The Norwegian Experience from the Metal Industry

Professor Johny Kongerud

Level 5 Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Centre

25 JAN

12pm–1pm

“Hunting the Molecular Past"

Professor Eske Willerslev, Director of Center for GeoGenetics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

AMREP Seminar Room