Keynote Speakers

Opening Keynote Oration

Dr David Pencheon

Dr David Pencheon is the Director of the National Health Service (NHS) Sustainable Development Unit, which aims to make the NHS a leading sustainable and low carbon healthcare service.  He was previously Director of a Public Health Observatory in Cambridge from 2001 to 2007.  Dr Pencheon has worked as a clinical doctor in the NHS, a joint Director of Public Health, a Public Health Training Program Director in the East of England, with the NHS Research and Development R&D program, and in China in the early 1990s with Save the Children Fund (UK).

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Howard Williams Medal - Professor David Forbes Professor David Forbes graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1973, and trained in paediatrics and gastroenterology and nutrition in Perth and Calgary. VIEW PROFILE
Ferguson-Glass Oration - Dr Blánaid Hayes Dr Blánaid Hayes is Dean of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine in Ireland. Dr Hayes has worked as a consultant occupational physician at Beaumont Hospital for over 20 years.  VIEW PROFILE
George Burniston Oration - Associate Professor Michael Pollack Associate Professor Michael Pollack is a Senior Staff Specialist in Rehabilitation Medicine who has had a strong interest in stroke rehabilitation for many years.  VIEW PROFILE
Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Oration - Professor Helena Teede Professor Helena Teede is Executive Director of Monash Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre. VIEW PROFILE
Redfern Oration - Professor Alistair Woodward Professor Alistair Woodward is Head of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. VIEW PROFILE

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