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Who’s Speaking

Professor Nick BrownPhD

Director, UC Clinical School
Professor, Allied Health
Research

Many survivors of stroke don’t regain proper function of their arms and legs. The efficacy of robot-assisted rehabilitation is well-established but there has been limited uptake in Australia.
This talk will explore how robots can enhance recovery from stroke and neurological disease or injury.

Professor Nick BrownPhD

Director, UC Clinical School
Professor, Allied Health
Research

Many survivors of stroke don’t regain proper function of their arms and legs. The efficacy of robot-assisted rehabilitation is well-established but there has been limited uptake in Australia.
This talk will explore how robots can enhance recovery from stroke and neurological disease or injury.

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Garth Lucas

Gareth Lucas is the Acting Director, ISLHD Ambulatory & Primary Health Care.
He has seen up close the effects of COVID on patient care and the need to provide virtually enhanced care to the respiratory and heart failure patient groups.
He will describe the model and how it will interact and work directly with primary care.

Garth Lucas

Gareth Lucas is the Acting Director, ISLHD Ambulatory & Primary Health Care.
He has seen up close the effects of COVID on patient care and the need to provide virtually enhanced care to the respiratory and heart failure patient groups.
He will describe the model and how it will interact and work directly with primary care.

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Jens BaufeldtProsthetist/Orthotist Meister (Germany)

After more than 10 years of prosthetic and orthotic experience, Jens would like to demonstrate the signs for bad alignments in prosthetic/orthotic care and provide clinical tools to help (GP, Nurse, Podiatry etc.) and diagnose this issue.

Jens BaufeldtProsthetist/Orthotist Meister (Germany)

After more than 10 years of prosthetic and orthotic experience, Jens would like to demonstrate the signs for bad alignments in prosthetic/orthotic care and provide clinical tools to help (GP, Nurse, Podiatry etc.) and diagnose this issue.

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Dr M. Cristina MapaguMBBS FRACP PhD

This lecture will aim to provide an update on current treatment of early-stage breast cancer: to describe who should have neoadjuvant therapy and why, and the role of pathologic, molecular and genetic features that will guide adjuvant treatment.

Dr M. Cristina MapaguMBBS FRACP PhD

This lecture will aim to provide an update on current treatment of early-stage breast cancer: to describe who should have neoadjuvant therapy and why, and the role of pathologic, molecular and genetic features that will guide adjuvant treatment.

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Dr Matthew StarrBSc, MBBS(Hons) FRACS (Plast)

Dr Starr is a highly regarded Australian and internationally trained Specialist Plastic Surgeon who is an active member of a multidisciplinary cancer care team coordinating care for people being treated for cancer. His presentation will focus on Reconstructive Surgery for Breast Cancer patients.

Dr Matthew StarrBSc, MBBS(Hons) FRACS (Plast)

Dr Starr is a highly regarded Australian and internationally trained Specialist Plastic Surgeon who is an active member of a multidisciplinary cancer care team coordinating care for people being treated for cancer. His presentation will focus on Reconstructive Surgery for Breast Cancer patients.

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Dr Hon TrinhBPharm MBBS FRANZCR

Radiotherapy has an important role in the treatment of all commonly diagnosed skin cancers.

This presentation will provide a brief overview of the indications and treatment techniques used, including some case studies.

Dr Hon TrinhBPharm MBBS FRANZCR

Radiotherapy has an important role in the treatment of all commonly diagnosed skin cancers.

This presentation will provide a brief overview of the indications and treatment techniques used, including some case studies.

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Dr Joseph BrassilFRACP

Dr Brassil is a Cardiologist who completed his training in 2019 at Prince of Wales and has been enjoying life on the south coast ever since.

Following his lecture at the Conference, he will run a workshop on “Tricky ECGS”including long QT, ST elevation, bradycardia.

Dr Joseph BrassilFRACP

Dr Brassil is a Cardiologist who completed his training in 2019 at Prince of Wales and has been enjoying life on the south coast ever since.

Following his lecture at the Conference, he will run a workshop on “Tricky ECGS”including long QT, ST elevation, bradycardia.

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Dr Tam NguyenMBBS, FRACS

Vascular ultrasound is a non-invasive, low-cost first-line imaging modality for arterial and venous vascular pathology. It provides Vascular surgeons with clinically significant information to help guide diagnosis and management. Accurate, quality imaging performed by a qualified, credentialed vascular sonographer is vital.

Dr Tam NguyenMBBS, FRACS

Vascular ultrasound is a non-invasive, low-cost first-line imaging modality for arterial and venous vascular pathology. It provides Vascular surgeons with clinically significant information to help guide diagnosis and management. Accurate, quality imaging performed by a qualified, credentialed vascular sonographer is vital.

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Schedule

  • AM Session
  • PM Session
  • Main Meeting Room
08:30 AM - 09:00 AMWelcome cup of Tea/Coffee
09:00 AM - 09:10 AMAcknowledgment of Country & Introcudtion to the Conference By Dr Andrew BonneyChairman SMA
09:10 AM - 09:40 AMThe role of robot-assisted rehabilitation in the recovery from stroke By Professor Nick Brown
09:40 AM - 10:10 AMDelivery of virtually enhanced care to respiratory & heart failure patient groups By Gareth Lucas
10:10 AM - 10:30 AMInnovations in prosthetics and the implementation of 3D printing By Jens Baufeld
10:30 AM - 11:00 AMBill & Pat Ryan Founders Session – Q&A Panel
11:10 AM - 11:25 AMMorning Tea
11:25 AM - 12:10 PMUpdate on the management of early-stage breast cancer: New standards of care and controversies By Dr M. Christina Mapagu
12:10 PM - 12:50 PMReconstructive breast surgery By Dr Matthew Starr
12:50 PM - 01:30 PMScalpel free skin cancer treatments – what can radiotherapy offer? By Dr Hon Trinh
01:30 PM - 02:15 PMLunch
  • Main Meeting Room
02:15 PM - 02:40 PMFascinomas By UOW Students
02:40 PM - 03:20 PMHeart failure update By Dr Joe Brassil
03:20 PM - 04:00 PMVascular ultrasound: an essential imaging modality for diagnosis and management for vascular disease By Dr Tam Nguyen
04:00 PM - 05:00 PMInteractive Workshops

Cardiology – Tricky ECGs

Vascular Imaging

05:00 PMDrinks

Come and grab a drink with your colleagues and speakers after the conference

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