Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Research Capacity Building Workshop

Event Name Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Research Capacity Building Workshop
Start Date 13th Apr 2018

Clinical Connections Series: Partnerships for Impact

A half-day program designed to encourage clinicians to engage in research. The program will incorporate a range of themes, with a focus on Obesity, Aboriginal Health and Drug and Alcohol disciplines.

Workshop participants will include doctors, nurses and allied health professionals from the LHD and staff from the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network and Western academics.

When: Friday 13 April

Time: 1pm to 5pm

Where: Nepean Hospital, Level 2, South Block, Derby Street Kingswood, NSW 2747

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1:00pmOpening & Welcome
Kay Hyman, Chief Executive, NBMLHD
1:30Key Note Speaker: Beyond the Daily Grind – Coffee, Policy and Practice
Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver, Pro-Vice Chancellor Engagement, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Leadership, Western Sydney University
2:00Collaborations: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Professor Guy Eslick, Director of Research, NBMLHD
2:20Western Sydney University Research Experience
James Kemp, Chief Operating Officer, Translational Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University
2:40The Importance of Doing Good Clinical Research
Associate Professor Ian Seppelt, Intensive Care, Nepean Hospital
3:15Family Obesity Service Overview
Dr Kathryn Williams, Nepean Family Obesity Services
3:35Diabetes Research Overview
Associate Professor Emily Hibbert, Nepean Diabetes Service
3:55Questions and Workshop
Debbie Wyburd, Director Clinical Governance, NBMLHD