Panel: Australian health horizons

The outcome of this session was to explore big ideas in health, research and innovation – and ask how they will impact the community in the coming decades. The session reflected on the outcomes of recent Academy policy projects, including the Health Horizons Forum, which looked at topics including mental health and preventative health, with […]

Panel: Accelerating health equity

Recorded at our 2023 Annual Meeting, this session identified steps Australia should be taking to improve equity in health, including in relation to prevention and the determinants of health. Session chair: Professor Denise Doolan FAHMS Panel discussion: Professor Fran Baum AO FASSA FAHMS, NHMRC Investigator and Program Director, Stretton Health Equity, The University of Adelaide […]

Sir Michael Marmot in conversation with Professor Fran Baum

Watch the keynote for the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences 2023 Annual Meeting: Driving health equity. Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UK) – Professor of Epidemiology, University College London; Director, UCL Institute of Health Equity; Past President of the World Medical Association in conversation with Professor Fran Baum AO FAHMS (SA) – Professor of […]

Life as a Clinician-Scientist: Allied Health 2023

This Life as a Clinician-Scientist event focuses on allied health. Chaired by AAHMS Fellow Professor Kathy Refshauge, this event features national experts across a range of allied health fields. Speakers include: Professor Peter Malliaras, Physiotherapist and Tendon Consultant, Monash University Dr Clare Burns, Advanced Speech Pathologist, Research Fellow, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital  Associate Professor Susan […]

Prof Sandro Demaio: my journey

Dr Sandro Demaio, CEO, Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (public health) speaks at our 2023 Life as a Clinician-Scientist Victorian event.

Life as a Clinician-Scientist: Nursing and Midwifery 2023

Watch talks and discussions from leading nursing and midwifery clinician-scientists, recorded at our 2023 event. The event was chaired by Professor Caroline Homer AO FAHMS(Co-Program Director, Maternal and Child Health; Co-Head, Global Women’s and Newborn Health, Burnet Institute) and Professor Claire Rickard FAHMS (University of Queensland-Herston Infectious Diseases Institute, Metro North Health; Co-Lead, Alliance for […]

Professor James Beeson: How to conduct high-impact research

Professor James Beeson: VIC Life as a Clinician-Scientist 2022

Professor James Beeson FAHMS is Deputy Director, Head of Malaria Immunity and Vaccines Laboratory, Burnet Institute. He has worked in the field of global health as a medical researcher and public health physician for over 20 years with a focus on infectious diseases and maternal and child health. Professor Beeson joined our 2022 Life as […]

Big ideas to address health inequalities

How can inequities impact health outcomes, and what can we as a nation do about it? Four experts share five-minute ‘pitches’ for their big ideas to address health inequalities in Australia at the AAHMS 2022 Annual Meeting. The presentations are followed by a panel discussion and Q&A. Featuring: Chair: Professor James Beeson FAHMS Panel: Professor […]

Panel: Communicating health in the new media landscape

How can health and medical professionals provide accurate and timely information in an era of misinformation? Experts from across health and media discussed health communication at the 2022 Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences annual meeting. Chair: Professor Susan Davis AO FAHMS Panel: Professor Claire Wardle, School of Public Health, Brown University; Ms Ariel […]

Panel: Embedding research into the health system (2021)

Panel of researchers

Chair: Professor Chris Mitchell AO FAHMS Professor Jonathan Carapetis AM FAHMS, Institute Director, Telethon Kids Institute Professor Sandra Eades FASSA FAHMS, Dean and Head of Curtin Medical School Professor Vlado Perkovic FAHMS, Dean of Medicine, UNSW Professor Helena Teede AM FAHMS, Director Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation Associate Professor Lisa Whop, Senior Research […]

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