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Hot Topics Webcast

02

Jun, 2020



6:30 pm - 9:00 pm | AEST


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Topics & Speaker

Q Fever – Recognition, Treatment and Prevention

Prof Andrew Lloyd

Infectious Diseases Physician, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney; Academic Researcher, Kirby Institute, University of NSW

Professor Andrew Lloyd is an infectious diseases physician at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney and academic researcher in the Kirby Institute at the University of NSW. He is an NHMRC Practitioner Research fellow and is internationally recognised for his clinical and laboratory research studies in relation to the immunological basis of infectious diseases, including Q fever. He was awarded the Australia Medal (AM) in recognition of his clinical and research achievements.

Preconception, Pregnancy and Postnatal Iron Deficiency

Dr Helen Savoia

Consultant Haematologist; Director of Laboratory Services; Royal Children’s and Royal Women’s Hospital Melbourne

Dr Savoia is a consultant Haematologist and Transfusion Medicine Specialist at the Royal Children’s and Royal Women’s Hospitals in Melbourne and has been practicing in the area of pregnancy-related haematology since the late 1990s. Helen is currently Director of Laboratory Services which contributes to the provision of clinical and laboratory haematology and transfusion services to the Royal Children’s and Royal Women’s Hospitals. Helen is an Honorary Fellow in the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, completed her undergraduate medical degree at the University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia.

Obesity Cases – A Practical Approach

A/Prof Samantha Hocking

Endocrinologist; Royal Prince Alfred Hospital; Clinical Academic at Charles Perkins Research Centre, University of Sydney

A/Prof Samantha Hocking is an Endocrinologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and a Clinical Academic at the University of Sydney. Samantha’s main research interest is precision medicine – exploring how personalised medicine can both predict, prevent and improve the management of metabolic disease, particularly diabetes. In addition, she is working with fellow researchers at The Boden Institute and the CPC-RPA Clinic on projects in obesity, bariatric surgery, metabolic syndrome and diabetes and liver disease.

Carcinoma in-situ of the Breast: What GPs Need to Know

Dr Cindy Mak

Director of Breast Services, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse; Breast Surgeon, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Mater Hospital

Dr Cindy Mak is a breast cancer surgeon and the Director of Breast Services at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She completed her surgical training in Sydney and at the Edinburgh Breast Unit. Cindy is the current chair of the Oncoplastic Subcommittee of BreastSurgANZ, the national society for breast surgeons.

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