Panel discussion: building a career in translational research – perspectives across career stages

Experts share their experiences at our 2023 Queensland event. Associate Professor Srinivas Kondalsamy Chennakesavan: Director of Research, Rural Clinical School, The University of Queensland Associate Professor Lara Herrero: Research Leader, One Health Laboratory of Infectious Disease, Griffith University Associate Professor Ingrid Hickman: Principal Research Fellow, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Princess Alexandra Hospital Dr Moe […]

New Fellow presentations – AAHMS 2022 Day 2

Four of our new Fellows from 2022 shared insights about their research at the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences 2022 Annual Meeting. Day 2 featured presentations from: Professor Sharon Friel FASSA FAHMS, Professor of Health Equity, Australian National University Professor Ian Freckelton AO KC FASSA FAHMS, Professor of Law, The University of Melbourne […]

New Fellow presentations – AAHMS 2022 Day 1

Four of our new Fellows from 2022 shared insights about their research at the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences 2022 annual meeting. Featuring presentations from: Professor Shanthakumar Rajaratnam, Academic Head, School of Psychological Sciences; Deputy Director, Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, Monash University Professor Dominic Dwyer, Director, Institute of Clinical Pathology […]

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 […]

Professor Claire Wardle – Communicating health in the new media landscape

Professor Claire Wardle is Professor, School of Public Health, Brown University and Cofounder and Executive Chair, First Draft. Professor Wardle delivered the keynote address at the 2022 Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Annual Meeting, examining the role of misinformation and technology when communicating health in the new media landscape.

Professor Sant-Rayn Pasricha – 2022 Jian Zhou Medallist

Professor Sant-Rayn Pasricha is the 2022 recipient of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) Jian Zhou Medal in recognition of his outstanding contribution to global anaemia research. Professor Pasricha leads one of the world’s preeminent research programs on global health anaemia control at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI), […]

Professor Sue Berney: Creating a clinical work environment that supports research

Professor Sue Berney discusses how health services and allied health work environments can support research and clinician-scientists. This recording is from Professor Berney’s presentation at the 2022 Life as a Clinician-Scientist – Allied Health symposium. Professor Berney is Manager Physiotherapy Department, Austin Health and Adjunct Professor at Swinburne University.

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 […]

Panel: Impact of scientists in the media (2021)

Recorded at our 2021 annual meeting. Chair: Dr Susannah Eliott, CEO Australian Science Media Centre Panellists: • Professor Tony Cunningham AO FAHMS, Director, Centre for Virus Research, Westmead Institute of Medical Research • Professor Julie Leask, Professor, Sydney Nursing School, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health, Visiting Fellow, National Centre […]

Dr Eamonn Eeles: Ageing. Challenges, opportunities and innovations (2021)

Dr Eeles is a consultant physician and geriatrician and a keen researcher in the field of dementia and delirium. Dr Eeles is research council chair at TPCH, Head of research IMS, statewide advisor to the Queensland Brain Institute, member of Statewide Dementia Network and Australasian Delirium Association committees.   He spoke at our QLD LACS […]

Allied Health Life as a Clinician-Scientist (2021)

Featuring some of the leading allied health clinician-scientists in Australia, this online event will explore the many pathways in this rewarding career. Clinician scientists bring together the fields of clinical medicine and scientific research, and are typically clinically trained health professionals who also include research as a major part of their career. This event was […]

Dr Nick Watts and Professor Fran Baum: Sustainability in healthcare (2021)

Professor Fran Baum AO FASSA FAHMS, Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity Director, chaired a discussion with Dr Nick Watts, Chief Sustainability Officer, NHS England & NHS Improvement, on evidence-based approaches to achieving a greener healthcare system. This was shared at our 2021 annual meeting.

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