The Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School invites you to participate in the upcoming live webinar on second generation antipsychotics as part of the Schizophrenia Series.
Access to this webinar is free of charge, and you can access it via a desktop/laptop computer, a tablet computer or a smart phone. During the webinar, you can submit your questions for the presenter to answer.
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Date and time:
Wednesday 24 February 2016 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (Sydney Time)
Associate Professor Grant Blashki
Nossal Institute for Global Health
The University of Melbourne
Grant Blashki is a practicing GP and an Associate Professor at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne. His three themes of research are Mental Health, Environmental Health and Global Health. He has co-authored over 100 peer reviewed publications, 4 books, over 30 peer reviewed conference abstracts, more than 20 government/policy reports. He is the lead editor of the text book General Practice Psychiatry which has been translated into Italian, and is currently undergoing translation into Mandarin. He is co-editor of a new book for patients, Life Surfing Life Dancing published by Future Leaders. He has been a chief investigator on numerous reseach projects and he was the lead developer of the Monash University and University of Melbourne Masters of General Practice Psychiatry that trained over 150 doctors by distance education and for which he received a Monash University Silver Jubilee Prize for Teaching. In 2012, he was invited to give the Inaugural Eric Dark Memorial Lecture.
He has been actively engaged with community work including as The Chair of the Environmental Working Party of the World Organisation of Family Doctors, as Board Director of the Australian Conservation Foundation, a clinical advisor to beyondblue, as a mentor in the Al Gore Climate Leadership Project, as a cofounder of Doctors for the Environment Australia, as Member of the Strategic Advisory Group of the Climate Institute, and he was a participant in the Australia 2020 summit participant. In 2008, he was a co-recipient of the Fundraisers Institute of Australia’s Major Grants fundraising award for philanthropic work. In 2009 he was co recipient of an Australian Evaluation Society Award for Excellence in Evaluation in relation to evaluation of major primary health care reforms in Australia.
Free, with registration required
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