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Free Public Lecture: Challenges and Opportunities for the Health of New Zealanders

  • 22 Aug 2018

At the final in this series of lectures celebrating educational, medical and research successes over the past 50 years, four prestigious speakers from our partners, The University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, will talk about the health and medical research that is being undertaken to ensure we all have a healthy future.
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About the talk: During this year’s lecture series, we have highlighted areas of major progress in health. However, many other problems and opportunities remain, and this final lecture in the series will consider some of these: mental health, diabetes, pharmacy and rheumatic fever.

  • When: Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm
  • Where: AMRF Auditorium, University of Auckland Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences, 85 Park Road, Grafton
  • Tickets: Free! Please register via email to admin@medicalresearch.org.nz or ring us on ☎ 09-923-1701
  • More info: Click here for more about the entire lecture series from April – September
  • Speaker list

  • ‘BITS BOTS and Beyond: The promise and challenge of technology in improving mental health’ from Professor Sally Merry
  • ‘Diabetes and obesity – when one size does not fit all’ with Associate Professor Rinki Murphy
  • ‘People not potions: the re-professionalisation of pharmacy’ by Assoc Prof Jeff Harrison
  • ‘New initiatives in rheumatic fever’ with Professor John Fraser and Dean of the Faculty
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