Menzies Weekly Seminar - Exploring the effectiveness of accepted treatments and assumed patient views


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Presenter:  Professor Alan Cass

Date: Feb 13, 2018

Time: 11:00am to 11:30am

Contact person:  Menzies Communications Team
T: (08) 8946 8658
E: communications@menzies.edu.au

Location:  JMB Auditorium (also available on WebEx)

Target audience:  The Menzies seminars are free of charge and open to the general public

Abstract: Presenting the results of two recently published studies – the first a multinational RCT examining the effectiveness of widely used intravenous and oral treatments to prevent acute kidney injury; and the second a national in-depth interview study exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients with kidney disease views about their treatment options. Both studies, using different methodologies and exploring different questions, are of direct relevance to health care delivery in the NT. Looking at how the Menzies renal program is collaborating with service providers, government and community organisations to address priority research questions.

Biography: Professor Cass is the Director of Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies). Having trained as a kidney specialist at Sydney University and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Prof Cass has pursued a research career with particular interest in the prevention and management of chronic disease and Indigenous health. Read more on our Menzies website.

Next week: Professor David Thomas – What assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to quit smoking - “Lessons from Talking About The Smokes”.

  • The Menzies seminars are free of charge and open to the general public
  • The presentations will be 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions.
  • Information about the roster for presentations can be obtained from the communications team on 8946 8658 or communications@menzies.edu.au
  • Please feel free to forward this notice to your colleagues and associates

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