Strategic Research

Population Health

2013 Seminar series

Deakin Population Health Strategic Research Centre (SRC) hosts a fortnightly seminar series, featuring staff, students and invited guest speakers. The SRC seminar series is a platform for knowledge exchange, research communication and most of all bring the whole SRC together as an academic community.  The 2013 seminar program includes 6 special presentations to be held at Deakin Prime on the theme of Public Health Policy, organised by Professor Jim Hyde.

The seminars are held at the Melbourne Burwood Campus and are video linked to Waterfront and Warrnambool Campuses. Details of videoconference link procedures are:

 

To join this VMP from a Tandberg unit, please do the following;
1. Press the phone book button on the Tandberg remote control and choose the ‘Virtual Meeting Points’ directory
2. Select HEALTH Population SRC from the phone book
3. Press OK to dial

You may also join this meeting via phone if you cannot attend from a videoconference location;
1. Dial (03) 5223 6945. You will reach the conferencing system.
2. Type the digits 36945# (note the hash key) and you will join the meeting.

The 2013 program is below, with links to presentations provided after each seminar (where available):

2013 Population Health SRC Seminar Series

Notations of campus: B- Burwood, S- Waterfront, W- Warrnambool

Date

Time

Speaker

Presentation Title

Rooms

Slides

12 February 2013

12pm – 1pm

Professor Martin Caraher
Professor of Food and Health Policy
Department of Sociology School of Arts and Social Sciences City University London

Food Prices: An English perspective

B-HE2.016
S-AD5.005
W-B.3.18 

 Professor Martin Caraher presentation (3 MB)

26 February 2013

12pm – 1pm

Jessica Herbert
Vivica Kraak
Jennifer Marks
Eva Yuen
Jill Whelan 
Gina Harris

SRC PhD student three minute thesis practice

B- GA2.26
S-AD5.005
W-B.3.18

 

12 March 2013

12pm – 1pm

Liz Harris
Senior Research Fellow
Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, The University of New South Wales

Public Health Policy I
Working in disadvantaged communities: What evidence makes a difference?

Deakin Prime – Meeting  Room 3,
B-HE2.016
S- AD5.004,
W- B.3.18

 Public Health Policy melbourne presentation 12th March (2 MB)

26 March 2013

12pm – 1pm

Kathy McConell
Food Alliance Coordinator / Public Health Nutritionist at Deakin Population Health SRC

Planning for Food: why food should be a key theme of the Metropolitan Planning Strategy for Melbourne

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- B.3.18

 planning for food (5 MB)

23 April 2013

12pm – 1pm

Monica Evans & CB Nyko
Coordinator Healthy Together Geelong

‘Healthy Together Geelong’: obesity prevention in action

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- B.3.18

 Healthy Together Geelong (7 MB)

7 May 2013

12pm – 1pm

Dr Douglas Boyle
Head, GRHANITE Health Informatics Unit,
Rural Health Academic Centre, Melbourne Medical School
University of Melbourne

GRHANITE Technology

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- B.3.18

 Deakin Pop Health (7 MB)

14 May 2013

12pm – 1pm

Fran Thorn
Deloitte TTA, Melbourne

Public Health Policy II: Evidence isn’t Everything

Deakin Prime – Meeting Room 3,
B-HE2.016,
S- AD5.004,
W- B.3.18

 

21 May 2013

12pm – 1pm

Prof Jeff Richardson
Professor and Foundation Director
Centre for Health Economics
Monash University

A Comparison of Health Related Quality of Life instruments in 7 Disease Areas

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- B.3.18

 Comparison of MAUI's (2 MB)

18 June 2013

12pm – 1pm

Suresh Joshi 
PhD Researcher
Deakin University
Alfred Deakin Research Institute (ADRI)

PhD Confirmation practice presentation:
Understanding trajectories in Health Behaviour of Immigrants in Australia: Longitudinal Study.

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- D.2.30

 

2 July 2013

12pm – 1pm

Dr Utsana Tonmukayakul
Kah-Ling Sia

iHEA presentations:

  1. Systematic review of economic evaluations of Australian community-based preventive dentistry
  2. Economic evaluation of women’s evaluation of abuse and violence (WEAVE) care in general practice: 6 & 12 month outcomes.

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- B.3.18

 KLS-iHEA-2-July-2013-WEAVE-Presentation (357 KB)

UT-iHEA-presentation-2-July-2013 (347 KB)

16 July 2013

12pm – 1pm

Professor Richard Osborne
Professor of Public Health,
School of Health and Social Development

Head, Public Health Innovation
Co-Director, Population Health SRC

IUHPE Global Working Group for Health Literacy

 Health Literacy: from individual patient assessment to a national strategy to improve health and equity. 

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- D.2.30

 SRC-RO-presentation-16th-July-2013 (7 MB)

30 July 2013

12pm – 1pm

Dr Rachel Carey
Research Fellow,
Food Alliance
Deakin Population Health SRC

Australia as a food superpower in the Asian Century: what are the implications for health and the environment?

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- B.3.18

 RC-SRC-seminar-30-July-2013 (839 KB)

13 August 2013

12pm – 1pm

A/Professor Sharon Goldfield
Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Public Health Policy III: Lost opportunities and hope: why are children of the "lucky country" still missing out?

Deakin Prime - Meeting Room 3,
B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- D.2.30

 

27 August 2013

12pm – 1pm

Gina Harris
PhD Candidate
Deakin Population Health SRC

Food, value and health for high and low income mothers

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- D.2.30

 

10 September 2013

12pm – 1pm

Professor Stephen Duckett
Health Program Director
Grattan Institute

Public Health Policy IV: Asking the right question: What to do about health spending growth?

Deakin Prime - Meeting Room 3,
B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- D.2.30

 Right-questions-sustainability-SD-10-Sep-13 (2 MB)

24 September 2013

12pm – 1pm

Dr Mary Lou Chatterton
Research Fellow
Deakin Health Economics
Deakin Population Health SRC

Beating the Cancer Blues: Cost effectiveness analysis of tele-based psychological interventions for distressed patients and carers.

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
Meet Room 3 11.30~1.30

S- AD1.122, W- B.3.18

 Final-MLC-BTB-presentation (2 MB)

8 October 2013

12pm – 1pm

Professor Mark Lawrence
Associate Professor in Public Health Nutrition
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Director, Food Policy Unit, Deakin Population Health SRC

Food fortification: The evidence, ethics and politics of adding nutrients to food

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- D.2.30

 PHSRC presentation

22 October 2013

12pm – 1pm

Professor Chris Doucouliagos
Economics Discipline Leader, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Deakin University

Do Taxes Reduce Alcohol Consumption?
 An application of recent advances in meta-regression analysis

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- D.2.30

 Alcohol Consumption Health Eco Group

30 October 2013

12pm – 1pm

Professor Richard Osborne
Professor of Public Health,
School of Health and Social Development

Head, Public Health Innovation
Co-Director, Population Health SRC

IUHPE Global Working Group for Health Literacy

Publication Strategies

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- D.2.30

 RO_20131030 Publication

26 November 2013

12pm – 1pm

Michaela Jackson
PhD Candidate
Faculty of Business and Law

Intersections and conflicts: marketers’ and public health advocates’ views regarding IMC and the promotion of unhealthy foods and beverages to children and adolescents

B-B2.20 (Blue Room)
S- AD1.122, W- J.2.22

 DPH presentation_PPA

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8th January 2014