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Honours Seminars - MBBS & BDS Cohort

14 August 2018, 9:00am - 15 August 2018, 2:00pm

Are you looking for a PhD Student? or Are you interested in finding out more about Honours? Come and join us for the College of Medicine and Dentistry's Honours Exit Seminars.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR PHD  STUDENTS?

HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW MORE ABOUT HONOURS?

AITHM is proud to announce, on the behalf of the College of Medicine and Dentistry, the up-coming exit seminars for the cohort of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Dental Surgery honours students who commenced their studies in 2017.

The thematic sessions and associated talks are detailed below and all are welcome!

DATE: 14th August - 15th August

LOCATION & VIDEO CONFERENCING ROOMS:

JCU Townsville Campus - Building 39 Room 201

JCU Cairns Campus - Building D1 Room 225

The Cairns Hospital - JCU Clinical School, A Block, Level 2, David Graham Room

Mackay Mater Misericordiae Hospital - JCU Clinical Training Centre, Training Room 1 

Darwin (TBA)


DAY 1 HONOURS SEMINARS

14th August 2018

Session 1: Basic Science

9:00 Gerard Bray Cairns
Using Nematode proteins to induce a protective immune response
AdvisorPaul Giacomin

9:30 Hani Mikhail External
Stress, allosteric load and metnal illness in children: Hair cortisol as a novel biomarker
AdvisorsZoltan SarnyaiBrett McDermott


Session 2: Northern Perceptions of Health

11:00 Audrey Heng Townsville
North Queensland clinician & patient perspectives about transgender health
AdvisorsClare Heal,  Jennifer Banks

11:30 Shreyansi Sharma Townsville
Female genital mutilation: Perceptions of clinicians in a regional setting
AdvisorsRobin Ray, Ajay Rane, Nichole Harvey

12:00 William Lane Mackay
HIV pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis: Knowledge and attitudes in North Queensland
AdvisorsJennifer BanksClare Heal


Session 3: Mixed Methods Analyses

13:30 Brittany van der Lugt Townsville
Feasibility trial of a U-shaped measuring tool designed to guide episiotomy
AdvisorsTorres WoolleyNichole Harvey, Ajay Rane

14:00 Diane Quach External
Women's decision-making around epidurals in labour
AdvisorsRobin Ray, Ajay Rane

DAY 2 HONOURS SEMINARS

15th August 2018

Session 4: Health in Our Backyard

9:00 Sam Abbot Townsville
Scleroderma in Cairns - an epidemiological study
AdvisorsDavid Bossingham, Susanna Proudman, Caroline de Costa

9:30 Isabel Guthridge Cairns
The clinical burden of community acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in Far North Queensland
Advisors: Joshua Hanson, Simon Smith

10:00 Matthew Paltridge Cairns
Maternal strongyloidiasis in North Queensland
Advisors: Aileen Traves, Caroline de CostaRobyn McDermott

10:30 Jessie Cummins Cairns
Infective endocarditis guidelines: Dentist's and dental students' adherence
AdvisorsAndrew LeeAdrian Esterman


Session 5: Predicting & Monitoring Patient Outcomes

12:00 Satyen Hargovan Cairns
Predictors of adult sepsis-related mortality in tropical ICU settings
Advisors: Ronny Gunnarsson, Alan de Costa

12:30 Albert Ho-Huynh Cairns
Long-term survival from breast cancer in Far North Queensland: Predictive model
Advisors: Tim Elston, Ronny Gunnarsson, Alan de Costa

13:00 Emily Sawyer Cairns
Are sleep phenotypes defined in early childhood?
Advisors: Helen Heussler, Ronny Gunnarsson

13:30 Nisha Nangrani Townsville
Impact of telemedicine in the management of diabetes in rural North Queensland
AdvisorsUsman MalabuVenkat Vangavetti

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