[ASC-list] Melbourne Free ANZAAS Science Talk, GTAC, Wed 17th April, Prof Tom Marwick, Director Baker Institute

David Vaux vaux at wehi.edu.au
Mon Apr 8 22:42:17 UTC 2019


Science Talk, MELBOURNE
All welcome, free, bring your friends!
Free pizza and drinks after the talk

At GTAC, in the grounds of University High School, corner Royal Parade and Story Street, Parkville (enter off Story Street or Royal Parade)

Wednesday 17th April 2019, 6:30 pm

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Professor Tom Marwick

Director, Baker Institute

"Hospital Admission and Readmission for Chronic Cardiovascular Disease: An Avoidable Cost for our Health Service"

 Tom Marwick is a cardiologist who has learned and worked in clinical environments in Australasia, the UK, Europe and the USA for 40 years. This time has witnessed the emergence of epidemics of chronic disease, including type 2 diabetes and heart failure. Like many clinicians, he sees financial waste that arises from lack of integration in our health service, as well as failure to target intervention to levels of risk.

In addition to being a specialist cardiologist, Professor Marwick has a PhD and a Masters in Public Health from Harvard. He has previously worked in the USA as Head of Cardiovascular Imaging at the Cleveland Clinic. His research focus has been stress echocardiography, the detection of early cardiovascular disease, and cost-effective application of cardiac imaging techniques for treatment selection and monitoring. Tom has received multiple awards, including the Simon Dack Award from the American College of Cardiology (2009), and both the RT Hall Prize (2006) and Kempson Maddox Lecture (2011) from the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand.

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Forthcoming events:

Thursday 16th May    Prof Tim Stinear, Peter Doherty Institute 'The rise of the Buruli ulcer around Melbourne'

Wednesday 19th June    Prof David Vaux, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute 'Death of a Cell – Means, Motive, Opportunity’

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We are pleased to acknowledge the support by CSL and GTAC for the ANZAAS Melbourne science talks series

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http://www.anzaas.org.au/victoria/

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