Looking to the Future: Experts discuss what to expect as we adjust to living with COVID-19

  • Event Date: 21/04/2021
  • Time: 5:30 - 6:30pm
  • Location: Webinar
  • Contact Name: Di Doyle, Department of Rural Health Events Coordinator
  • Contact Email: [email protected]
  • Contact Phone: (03) 5823 4512
  • Website: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/ng8i

The Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne invites you to a public webinar panel of health experts to discuss what to expect as we adjust to living with COVID-19.

Laureate Professor Peter Doherty AC 1996 Nobel Medicine Prize 

Peter is a graduate of the University of Queensland School of Veterinary Science; Peter Doherty shared the 1996 Nobel Medicine Prize for his immunology research and was 1997 Australian of the Year. Since then, he has gone into bat for evidence-based reality, relating to areas as diverse as childhood vaccination, global hunger, and anthropogenic climate change.

Professor Sharon Lewin AO Director of the Peter Doherty Institute

Sharon Lewin is the inaugural Director of the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, a joint venture between the University of Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Scientists from the Doherty Institute were the first to isolate and share the SARS COV2 virus outside of China and have a broad program of research focused on testing, treatments, and vaccines for COVID-19.

Professor Tony Blakely Professor of Epidemiology 

Professor Epidemiology at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne. Tony is committed to answering questions about which public health interventions will achieve the greatest improvements in health and social outcomes, reduce inequalities in health, and do so cost-effectively.

There will be the opportunity for viewers to ask questions when registering, we will attempt to respond to as many questions as possible

Inquiries: Di Doyle, Department of Rural Health Events Coordinator(03) 5823 4512 or Email ddoyle@unimelb.edu.au

For more information visit: https://medicine.unimelb.edu.au/school-structure/rural-health

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people and other peoples of the Kulin nation as the traditional owners of the land on which our work in the community takes place. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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