Blacktown Hospital Clinical Connections Workshop

Event Name Blacktown Hospital Clinical Connections Workshop
Start Date 24th Apr 2018 2:30 pm

Clinical Connections Series: Partnerships for Impact

Blacktown Hospital is home to one of Western’s Clinical Schools and is seeking to grow its research capabilities, including in the area of metabolic surgery to support its new Metabolic & Weight Loss Clinic. This workshop will be attended by clinicians from the Clinic and hospital researchers from related fields.

Blacktown Hospital is also interested to learn more about research opportunities and new connections with Western Sydney University.

When: Tuesday 24 April
Time: 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Where: Blacktown Hospital - Clinical School & Research Centre, Lecture Theatre

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2:30 pm Welcome and Introductions
Prof Golo Ahlenstiel
2:40 Blacktown Hospital Clinical Presentations (10 minutes each)
Chair: Prof Golo Ahlenstiel

1. Prof Mark McLean

Research at Blacktown & Mount Druitt Hospital

2. Prof Michael Edye
Blacktown's public metabolic surgery program: do our patients differ from those in the private sector?

3. Prof Vicki Flood
Allied Health Research Strategic Plan, WSLHD (5 mins)

Mother and child dietary habits - longitudinal data from an obesity research program among mothers living in western Sydney (10 mins)

3:15 Western Sydney University Research Presentations (10 minutes each)
Chair: Mr James Kemp

1. Dr Evelyn Smith

Eating disorders and obesity 

2. Dr Anupama Ginige
Selecting an Appropriate Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS)

3. Dr Penny Abbott
Integrated Care: post-surgical community & GP management 

3:50 Afternoon Tea and Networking
4:10 Workshop and Discussion:
Chair: Prof Golo Ahlenstiel

The Metabolic Program

5:00 Summary / Key actions and goals
Prof Golo Ahlenstiel