La Trobe Rural Health School Research Conference 2022

Event status:

New frontiers in rural health

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Date:
Monday 21 February 2022 until Tuesday 22 February 2022 (Add to calendar)
Contact:
Dr Wayne Murdoch
(03) 5444 7721; W.Murdoch@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
La Trobe Rural Health School
Type of Event:
Conference

The annual La Trobe Rural Health School Research (LRHS) Conference celebrates rural health research undertaken by La Trobe University through the LRHS and its rural and regional partners. Our rural health research activities are based on regional, national and international collaborations that foster reciprocity. The conference will explore future-based research which addresses major challenges and opportunities in rural, regional and remote health; and will present a diverse range of research which demonstrates the strong relationship that exists between LRHS and industry and community partners.

Join us Monday evening for the Violet Vines Marshman Annual Oration.

Speakers:


Professor Sabina Knight AO has been a key figure in the development of rural and remote health workforce policy and health reform. She has served on a wide range of ministerial advisory bodies and was a Commissioner on the National Health and Hospital Reform Commission and the Queensland Health Reform Group.  She has been associated with University Departments of Rural Health since their inception in 1997 and currently leads the Murtupuni Centre for Rural and Remote Health, James Cook University in and for outback Queensland.


Associate Professor Mark McEvoy
is a Senior Epidemiologist and Research Methodologist at La Trobe University Rural Health School, Bendigo with an active research program in the epidemiology of chronic disease and healthcare worker research. He has attracted almost $6M in research funding, published >100 peer-reviewed journal articles over last 5 years, >35 Systematic reviews, and 230+ publications over his career. Mark is currently the lead investigator of the Loddon Mallee Healthcare Worker COVID Study – a study that will examine the health and well-being of healthcare workers within the Loddon Mallee health services.

McKay Lecture Theatre

La Trobe University, Bendigo Campus, Edwards Road, Flora Hill, Bendigo

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