2020 Lloyd Cox Memorial Lecture
September 15, 2020 - September 15, 2020
The Robinson Research Institute invites you to attend our 2020 Lloyd Cox Memorial Lecture.
This year we are honoured to be hosting Professor Jonathan Carapetis AM who will be speaking on “The New Closing the Gap Agreement – implications for research”.
Professor Carapetis is the Director of the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth, Western Australia. He is an infectious diseases consultant physician at the Perth Children’s Hospital and a Professor at the University of Western Australia.
He holds separate qualifications as a medical practitioner (MBBS), specialist paediatrician (FRACP Paediatrics), specialist infectious diseases physician (FRACP Infect Dis), and specialist public health physician (FAFPHM), as well as a PhD. Professor Carapetis is also a fellow to the Australian Academy of Health & Medical Sciences.
Professor Carapetis was previously the Director of the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin and prior to that he was the Director of the Centre for International Child Health at the University of Melbourne and Theme Director at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute in Melbourne.
Professor Carapetis has made an international contribution and commitment to the reduction of rheumatic heart disease and group A streptococcal infections. He has also been involved in numerous studies of the burden of vaccine preventable diseases, and efficacy and effectiveness studies of vaccines in highly endemic settings, including pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines.
An interactive Q&A session will commence after the lecture. Please direct any queries you have regarding this event to [email protected]