CREIDU is hosting a Research Update, which is designed to assist workers in the community sector to keep up to date with current research in injecting drug use and critically analyse implications for practice. Research Updates also represent an opportunity for professional development and networking.
The first Research Update will be on the topic of hepatitis C.
Past and future models of care for hepatitis C
Community workers and other interested persons who work in the areas of injecting drug use, harm reduction and hepatitis C.
The Hepatitis C Research Update will involve two 30 minute presentations, plus question time, by the following presenters:
Dr Joseph Doyle
Presentation: Is hepatitis C elimination possible in Australia?
Biography: Dr Joseph Doyle is an infectious diseases physician at the Alfred and Royal Melbourne Hospital. He is a senior lecturer and NHMRC Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne, and is co-head of Hepatitis Research Program at Burnet Institute. He has a particular interest in hepatitis C treatment scale up and elimination strategies.
Dr Amanda Wade
Presentation: Past and future models of care for hepatitis C
Biography: Dr Amanda Wade is an infectious diseases physician currently undertaking PhD studies at Burnet Institute and Monash University. Her areas of interest are blood borne viruses, sexually transmitted infections, and access to care in regional areas. Her PhD topic is models of care for hepatitis C in the era of directly acting antivirals.
Thursday 21 May 2015 09:00 – Thursday 21 May 2015 11:00
506 Elizabeth St
Please contact Elise Carrotte to register your interest: