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Hot Topics Webcast

21

Apr, 2020



6:30 pm - 9:00 pm | AEST


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Topics & Speaker

COVID-19 Update – Choose the Mask for the Task

Dr Bernard Hudson

Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician; Senior Staff Specialist, The Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal North Shore Hospital

Dr Bernard Hudson is a Senior Staff Specialist with the Department of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney and the Medical Director of Travel Health Advisor formerly known in Australia and New Zealand as MASTA (www.travelhealthadvisor.com.au). He is also a Senior Lecturer in Infectious Diseases at Sydney University and a Clinical Associate Professor at James Cook University in North Queensland.

Vasectomy Update

Dr Justin Low

National Lead Vasectomy Doctor; Marie Stopes Australia

Dr Justin Low received his medical degree from the University of Sydney in 1987 and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1993. Justin is an experienced vasectomist performing over 1000 vasectomies a year on average across Australia and has performed over 8000 vasectomies to date. He presents to General Practice groups regularly around the country on the topic of vasectomy and has been interviewed on ABC Radio National, Sydney Morning Herald “Good Weekend”, Men’s Health Magazine and Channel 9’s “Today” morning show. His current role is National Lead Vasectomy Surgeon at Marie Stopes Australia which involves education, training and maintaining vasectomy surgical standards of 7 vasectomists in 15 centres across the country.

An Evidence Based Approach to Using VLCDs in GP

Prof John Dixon

Adjunct Professor; Iverson Health Innovations Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne

An experienced clinician, John is known globally for his breadth of clinical research into obesity and its complications as well as weight loss treatments and their effects on health. He rates in the top researchers worldwide in the fields of obesity; weight loss; morbid obesity; and bariatric surgery (expertscape.com). He has over 300 original research, review and guideline publications. Focused on seeing findings translated into clinical practice and on patient advocacy for the obese, John is involved in a wide range of organizations both in Australia and internationally.

Psoriasis Update including Modern Management

A/Prof Peter Foley

Clinical Dermatologist; A/Prof at Department of Medicine (Dermatology), The University of Melbourne; Director of Research, Skin Health Institute; Head of Dermatology Research, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

A/Prof Peter Foley is a clinical dermatologist and has a wealth of experience in the treatment of psoriasis. He is Associate Professor at Department of Medicine (Dermatology) at The University of Melbourne and Director of Research at the Skin Health Institute and the Head of Dermatology Research at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. He is a world-renowned expert on psoriasis and has been invited to speak at numerous meetings in all corners of the globe and has authored over 100 peer reviewed publications and has been an investigator in over 100 clinical trials, many for new therapies for psoriasis.

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