Keynote Speakers

Redfern Oration

Professor Alistair Woodward

Professor Alistair Woodward is Head of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. He graduated from the University of Adelaide and worked in hospital medicine and general practice in Australia and the UK before specialising in public health medicine. For his PhD he studied the effects of passive smoking on child health. His research and teaching subsequently have been concerned mainly with environments and health.

Professor Woodward was Head of the School of Population Health at the University of Auckland for nine years, and previously led the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago Wellington. He was coordinating lead author for the health chapter of the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and is advisor to the China national research program on climate change and health. Present work in New Zealand is concerned with how to build better transport systems for urban success, environmental protection and health advancement. This includes a Dutch-New Zealand collaboration on the future of the bicycle. Recent books include a history of human life expectancy written with Tony Blakely (2014), and Climate Change and the Health of Nations, Professor Woodward was a Foundation Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine, and is an examiner for the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine.

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Scheduled
Monday 14th May

Shared Session
(AMD, AFOEM, AFPHM, PCHD)

Pyrmont Theatre

9:50am - 10:30am

Redfern Oration – Professor Alistair Woodward

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