Keynote Speakers

Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Oration

Professor Helena Teede

Professor Helena Teede is Executive Director of Monash Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre. She led the establishment and currently chairs the Australian Health Research Alliance across the Advanced Health Research Translation Centres. She is the Director of the Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, School of Public Health, Monash University. She is an Endocrinologist at Monash Health and an NHMRC Practitioner Fellow. Professor Teede has held leadership roles in health care, research, translation, policy settings, and with the not-for-profit sector. She sits on the National Health and Medical Research Centre (NHMRC) Research Committee, is a member of the Academy of Health and Medical Research.

Professor Teede is passionate about partnership and stakeholder engagement and about research informed health care improvement. She has developed and led Women in Medicine and Women in Leadership programs to engage and support women to advance their careers.

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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
Redfern Oration - Professor Alistair Woodward Professor Alistair Woodward is Head of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. VIEW PROFILE
Opening Keynote Oration - Dr David Pencheon Dr David Pencheon is the Director of the NHS Sustainable Development Unit, which aims to make the NHS a leading sustainable and low carbon healthcare service. VIEW PROFILE

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