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Hot Topics Webcast

19

May, 2020



6:30 pm - 9:00 pm | AEST


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Topics & Speaker

COVID-19 Update – Coronavirus – Not Just a Nasty RTI

Prof Hubertus Jersmann

Prof Hubertus Jersmann is Respiratory and Sleep Physician at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Alice Springs Hospital and Burnside War Memorial Hospital. He is Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Adelaide. He has a special interest in Interventional Pulmonology, in particular treating select cases of severe COPD with endobronchial valves to achieve non-surgical lung volume reduction. He enjoys the mix of treating patients, research in the lab as well as clinical trials and of course, teaching. Professor Jersmann is passionate about reducing air pollution and lectures on the effects of Climate Change on Health at Adelaide and Flinders Universities.

Contraception Update

A/Prof Deborah Bateson

Medical Director; Family Planning NSW; Clinical Associate Professor, University of Sydney

A/P Deborah Bateson has worked as a clinician, educator, researcher and advocate in sexual and reproductive health for 20 years. She is Medical Director of Family Planning NSW, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Sydney and Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Social Research in Health at UNSW. Deborah has previously served as the Global Medical Director for Marie Stopes International and is a past Chair of the Australasian Sexual Health Alliance. Her work focusses on equitable access to contraception and abortion care, cervical cancer screening and STI prevention and treatment.

Inhaler Devices

Prof Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich

Professor, Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Faculty of Medicine and Health

Professor Bosnic-Anticevich is an internationally recognised leader in clinical pharmacy research in the field of respiratory medicine; in particular the quality use of respiratory medicines. She leads national and international research groups focusing on the use of respiratory medicines in different patient populations to better understand and improve health outcomes for patients using respiratory medicines.

Pertussis Prevention in Adults

Dr Peter Eizenberg

GP and Director at Doctors of Ivanhoe

Dr Peter Eizenberg is a GP and Director at Doctors of Ivanhoe based in Melbourne and has special interest in whole-of-life immunisations, travel vaccines and Public Health. Dr Eizenberg is also the Principal Investigator for vaccine research into new & emerging vaccines and is a committee member at AusVaxSafety Advisory Committee and Immunisation Coalition Scientific Advisory Committee.

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