Keynote Speakers

Dr Jaquelyne Hughes

Dr Hughes is a Torres Strait Islander woman. Her family come from Mabuiag Island in the near west Torres Strait.

Dr Hughes works as a nephrologist at Royal Darwin Hospital, and holds the clinical portfolio leadership for Consumer Engagement, New Start Dialysis Transition Clinic and Research Translation in the Top-End Renal Service.

Dr Hughes is a senior research fellow at Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin and leads the “eGFR Study”, a longitudinal cohort kidney health study in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults. She is the convenor of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Working Group with the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry, was an expert advisor for the Transplant Society of Australia and New Zealand Society of Nephrology Performance Report to improve access and outcomes of kidney transplantation, and is a special advisor to the Minister for Indigenous Health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kidney disease.  She is the project leader for the Catching Some Air – Asserting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Information Rights in Renal Disease project.

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Scheduled
Tuesday 5th May

Shared Session
(AMD, PCHD, AFOEM, AFPHM, AFRM, ED, PA, T)

11:45am - 1:15pm

Research and innovation showcase (Tue_11.45am)

Incorporating presentations on cutting edge research in areas related to the congress themes and information regarding successful research careers.

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Professor James Ward Director of The University of Queensland’s Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and a Professor of Public Health with the School of Public Health. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Ada Cheung Dr Ada Cheung is an endocrinologist at Austin Health and an National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) research Fellow at The University of Melbourne. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Jeff Brown MBChB FRACP Provincial paediatrician at Palmerston North Hospital and Clinical Executive of Te Uru Pā Harakeke – Healthy Women Children and Youth – for MidCentral District Health Board. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Chang-Ho Yoon (NZ) Impact of a smartphone app on prescriber adherence to antibiotic guidelines in adult patients with community acquired pneumonia or urinary tract infections VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Jasmine Zhu (TAS) Predictors of mortality in patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Eva Sudbury (VIC) Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific cytokine biomarkers for the diagnosis of childhood TB in a TB-endemic setting VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Andrew Court Dr Andrew Court initially trained as a paediatrician before he changed careers and became a psychiatrist. VIEW PROFILE
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Associate Professor Anne Smith Associate Professor Anne Smith trained as a general paediatrician and specialised in forensic medicine. VIEW PROFILE
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Associate Professor Jill Sewell AM MBBS FRACP DMedSci (hon) FAICD Senior consultant paediatrician in the Centre for Community Child Health. VIEW PROFILE
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Clinical Professor Meredith Makeham Chief Medical Adviser for the Australian Digital Health Agency and leads their Clinical Advisory, Safety and Quality division. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Chad Bennett Dr Chad Bennett is a psychiatrist and the clinical director of the Victorian Dual Disability Service. VIEW PROFILE
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Associate Professor Catherine Storey Previously a neurologist at Royal North Shore Hospital, head of department and head of the area stroke services. VIEW PROFILE
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Professor John Wilson AM Major interest in physics and information technology. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Matthew Lynch (NT) Endotracheal Tube Tip Positioning in Children Admitted to a Tertiary Paediatric Intensive Care Unit: Single centre quality audit VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Emily Cripps (TAS) Impact of probiotic use on the incidence of NEC: A single centre cohort study VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Sam Brophy-Williams (WA) Tertiary staff utilisation of interpreters for families with limited English proficiency. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Robyn Silcock (QLD) Peri-Bone Marrow transplant Viraemia in Queensland Children 2000-2018 VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Alison Freeth (NSW/ACT) Rates and trends of prescribing acid suppression medication in children: analysis of Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme data 2003-2017 VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Panchi Kumarasinghe (WA) Incorporating Clinical Frailty Scale into Routine Outpatient Nephrology Practice: An observational study VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Benjamin Cailes (VIC) Impaired cardiac reserve on dobutamine stress echocardiography predicts development of hepatorenal syndrome VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Adam Stewart (QLD) Molecular epidemiology and hospital spread of ceftriaxone non-susceptible Enterobacterales in the Sunshine Coast region, Australia VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Prianka Puri (NSW/ACT) The impact of reclassification of C3 predominant glomerulopathies on diagnostic accuracy, outcome and prognosis in patients with C3GN VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Paul Hotton Consultant paediatrician who works as a staff specialist across the area of community child health at Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Chloe Baxter Advanced Trainee in general paediatrics at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. VIEW PROFILE
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Nalia Naseem Partner with Francis Health with over 30 years of experience as a clinician and consultant in healthcare, leadership and change management. VIEW PROFILE
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Stuart Francis Founder and chairman of Francis Health. VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Clara Chow Professor of Faculty of Medicine and Health, Westmead and cardiologist. VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Julie Leask Social scientist at the Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Sushena Krishnaswamy Infectious Diseases Physician at Monash Health and the Royal Womens Hospital, Melbourne. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Lucy Gunn Twenty years of experience in research and teaching in the fields of econometrics and urban research. VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Ben Marsland Professor in the Department of Immunology and Pathology, within the Central Clinical School at Monash University. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Kushani Marshall Public health physician undertaking further training as a field epidemiologist within the Master of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology (MAE) training program at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance and at the Australian National University. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Natasha Cook Nephrologist and general physician at Austin Health Melbourne. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Helen Benham Senior staff specialist rheumatologist at the Princess Alexandria Hospital and senior lecturer with The University of Queensland. VIEW PROFILE
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Ms Debra Letica Member of the RACP Consumer Advisory Group (CPAC). VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Sam Mehr Consultant Staff Specialist, Royal Children's Hospital and Sub-editor, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Michael McDowell Paediatrician specialising in child development and behavioural disorders. Formerly Foundation President, Neurodevelopmental and Behavioural Paediatric Society of Australasia VIEW PROFILE
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Associate Professor Emma Sciberras Associate Professor and Clinical Psychologist, Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development and the School of Psychology, Deakin University. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Erica Parker Public health registrar, Metropolitan Communicable Disease Control (MCDC) VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Alyce Wilson Public Health Registrar and Senior Research Officer, Burnet Institute VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Therese Marfori Environmental Health Group, Menzies Institute for Medical Research VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Kate Murton Communicable Disease Control Branch, SA Health VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Claire Behm Principal Medical Advisor and Director, Signal Investigation Unit and Special Access Branch of the Therapeutic Goods Administration VIEW PROFILE
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Honorary Professor Mahomed Patel OAM Honorary Professor in Applied Epidemiology, Research School of Population Health, Australian National University VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Dean Tey Consultant at the Department of Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne.   VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Tony Capon Directs the Monash Sustainable Development Institute and Chair planetary health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Sant-Rayn Pasricha Division Head at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and a haematologist at The Royal Melbourne Hospital VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Merlin Thomas Clinician scientist and program leader in the Department of Diabetes at Monash University VIEW PROFILE
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Associate Professor Sue Woolfenden Senior staff specialist in the Department of Community Child Health and the former clinical lead in Integrated Care at Sydney Children’s Hospital Network VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Lynn Gillam AM Academic Director of the Children’s Bioethics Centre at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Harriet Hiscock Consultant paediatrician and National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellow VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Susie Gibb Paediatrician and Medical Lead of the Complex Care Hub, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne VIEW PROFILE
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Professor David Burgner Group Leader and Principal Research Fellow at Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and a paediatric infectious diseases physician at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne VIEW PROFILE
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Professor Judy Savige Professor at the University of Melbourne and Foundation Professor of Medicine at Northern Health VIEW PROFILE
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Professor John Christodoulou Chair Genomic Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Co-Leader of the Brain and Mitochondrial Research Group, Director of the Genetics Research Theme, at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne VIEW PROFILE
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Keynote speaker - Professor Catherine Crock AM Music and theatrical producer, a humanitarian, a mother and a strong advocate for culture change in healthcare. VIEW PROFILE
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Dr Jeremy Lewin Medical Director of ONTrac at Peter Mac Victorian Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Service. VIEW PROFILE
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Ms Evelyn Culnane Leads Transition to Adult Care at the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Melbourne. VIEW PROFILE
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Howard Williams Medal - Professor Louise Baur AM Professor and Head of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Sydney Head of Children’s Hospital Westmead Clinical School VIEW PROFILE
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Cottrell Memorial Lecture - Professor Des Gorman Professor of Medicine in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland VIEW PROFILE
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Ferguson-Glass Oration - Professor Michael Shanahan Dual trained occupational physician and rheumatologist. Staff specialist physician at the Southern Adelaide Health Network and Professor of Musculoskeletal Medicine at Flinders University. VIEW PROFILE
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George Burniston Oration - Associate Professor Adam Scheinberg Statewide Medical Director of the Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (VPRS), and Head of Department Paediatric Rehabilitation at the Royal Children’s Hospital VIEW PROFILE
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Ms Pat Anderson AO An Alyawarre woman known nationally and internationally as a powerful advocate for the health of Australia’s First Peoples. VIEW PROFILE
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