Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

Upcoming events

Time: 12.30 pm to 1.30 pm

Venue: McCusker Lecture Theatre, Harry Perkins Institute, North Building, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre

19 Sept

Professor Christobel Saunders
Head  of Surgery Division, UWA Medical School
Head of Unit, Fiona Stanley Hospital
Less is more - de-escalating cancer treatment

17 October

Professor Gerald Watts
Professor, UWA School of Medicine
How to prevent you and your family having a heart attack

21 November

 Professor Colleen Fisher
 Head of School of Population and Global Health
 Family and Domestic Violence: Social problem? Health problem? Wicked problem?


Past events and lecture recordings

15 August

                  Professor David Mackey
                  Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science, affiliated with the Lions Eye Institute
                  Born with a bomb: going blind from Leber hereditary optic neuropathy

23 May 2017 

Professor Catherine Cole
Head of School (Interim), UWA School of Biomedical Sciences
Stan Perron Chair of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Paediatrics and Child Health
Curing childhood leukaemia 

18 April 2017 Professor Graeme Hankey
Professor of Neurology, UWA Medical School
How to prevent and treat stroke

21 March 2017

Professor Jonathan Carapetis
Director, Telethon Kids Institute and Centre for Child Health Research
The endgame for rheumatic heart disease

13 December 2016

Professor John Newnham
Obstetrician (Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist)
How to stop babies being born too early

18 October 2016

Professor Martyn French
Clinical Immunologist
Winning the battle against HIV infection

16 August 2016

Professor Osvaldo Almeida
Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry and Director of Research, WA Centre for Health and Ageing
What causes depression and how can we prevent it?

19 July 2016

Professor Wendy Erber
Dean, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Cancer is no longer a death sentence

All Faculty staff, students and alumni are welcome. RSVPs are not required.
Please note: Food and drinks are not permitted in the McCusker Lecture Theatre.