Health Research Forum 2018

THURSDAY 8 MARCH 2018 4:00-7:30PM  @ UOW Bega

We are pleased to confirm the program for the 2018 Bega Health Research Forum.

This forum will showcase locally driven health research projects and research aimed at improving care at the local level. The Forum will bring together experts from the health and education sectors to outline research options available at the local level. It will also be an opportunity for universities and public and private practitioners to collaborate and share local innovations in health.

This Forum is a joint collaboration between the University of Wollongong, the NSW Health Education and Training Institute and Southern NSW Local Health District.


The forum will open with a keynote “Local Research, Local Impact” by Professor Alison Jones, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Health & Communities) University of Wollongong.

Professor Jones is a toxicologist and a highly-regarded researcher whose work has changed clinical practice. Welsh-born Professor Jones studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, and was Head of Medicine at London’s Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital and Director of Britain’s National Poisons Service. She serves as a high-level toxicology adviser to NSW Ministry of Health, Expert Advisory Group on Air Pollution, and the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Preventative Health.Professor Alison Jones is an Executive Board Member of Medical Deans of Australia and New Zealand (MDANZ). Professor Jones has a strong track record in health system and education system transformational change and reform.



A wide range of research innitiatives will be presented by health practitioners and educators from the Bega Valley.

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Health practitioners, educators and students are all welcome to attend this free event.


For further information regarding the 2018 Health Research Forum please contact UOW Bega on 6494 7035.

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Last reviewed: 14 February, 2018