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WAHTN Clinical Trial Forum : Research and Clinical Trials in General Practice


Monday 27th May 2019
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Our main speaker will be Prof Chris Reid from Curtin University who is a Principal Investigator on several cardiovascular clinical trials that recruit through General Practice.  Prof Reid will present the ASPREE study which has just been announced as the winner of the 2019 Clinical Trial of the Year award by ACTA. The ASPREE Trial  looked at the efficacy of people 70 and above taking aspirin daily in preventing age-related illness including heart attack and dementia.

The Health systems and Health Economics group will be presenting on their research activity with primary care and general practice.  Through their research and development activity the group aim to generate an evidence base that supports the strengthening of primary care and general practice as the cornerstone of Australian health system.

Presenters include:
Professor Suzanne Robinson who will provide an overview of the team and the research and capacity building activity
Mitchell Sarkies presenting on the Belmont initiative- a quality improvement project for primary care management of chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Richard Varhol  presenting on his work supporting GP with data analytics for use to inform business intelligence and quality patient care

LOCATION:  Curtin University Building 108, Room 118
Date: Monday 27th May 2019
Time: 4:30 pm for a 5pm start
COST: Free
Light refreshments will be available.

Visitors to Curtin University may park for free after 4:30 pm in Blue, Yellow or Green Zones.

To register for the forum please click on the URL below

Bookings are not essential but are preferred.