Indigenous health research spotlight

July 12, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Indigenous Health Seminar

Celebrate NAIDOC week and join us for an evening that highlights some of the range of Indigenous health research undertaken at HMRI. Hear from research leaders and their teams as they share insights into their work addressing a range of health projects that aim to facilitate equality of health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities..

Hear from:

  • Associate Professor Kym Rae and Lyniece Keogh and the team from the Gomeroi gaaynggal ArtsHealth program at Tamworth
  • Tony Martin, Director of Hunter New England Health Aboriginal Health Unit
  • Dr Kirsty Pringle on improving pregnancy outcomes in Indigenous women
  • Associate Professor Gillian Gould and Joley Manton from SISTAQUIT
  • PhD Candidate Elissa Elvidge on her project to develop an Aboriginal Cultural Safety Framework for NSW Hospitals
  • Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher and team on a range of health projects including dementia research.

Cost: Free

Food: Sandwiches will be provided for a gold coin donation. Tea/coffee and biscuits and fruit will also be provided.

Event schedule

5pm: Arrival and refreshments

5.30 – 7pm: Welcome and researcher presentations.

7pm to 7.30pm Informal question time, networking and refreshments.

This event may be recorded and live streamed on Facebook.The recorded material may also be edited and used in other forms including social media, radio, television, newspaper, magazine, internet or other means.

By attending and participating in this event you authorise your likeness and voice, and any activity undertaken in relation to this event to be used by Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health and acknowledge that you assign all rights, title and interest including copyright to HMRI in perpetuity. 

Venue
Caves Lecture Theatre
HMRI Building - Level 4
Lot 1 Kookaburra Circuit New Lambton Heights NSW 2305