CQUni Events

Diabetes Management Seminar

Start: 22nd Mar 2017 1:00pm
End: 22nd Mar 2017 2:00pm
Duration: 1 hour
Location: This event will be held in room 3.27, Level 3, CQUniversity Cairns Campus (cnr Abbott and Shields Street), with ISL connections to: Adelaide 1/1.1 Biloela 1/G.10 Brisbane 1/4.06 Bundaberg 3/G.13 Emerald 1/1.08 Gladstone Marina 601/1.03a Mackay Ooralea 1/G.13 Mackay City 03/1.04 Melbourne 1/5.07 Noosa A/1.06 Perth 1/1.09 Rockhampton North 33/G.14 Rockhampton City C/1.03 Sydney 1/1.11 Townsville A/1.08 Yeppoon 3/G.01

Type: Seminar/Lecture
Category: Alumni/Graduate
Region: Online

CQUniversity is hosting a public lecture with visiting scholar Dr Diane Campbell and diabetes expert Sean Taylor. 

The lecture is free to attend and open to the general public. It will be of interest to health professionals, educators, community service workers and those living with or caring for someone with diabetes. 

Dr Dianne Campbell

Dr Campbell will be presenting on the incidence, morbidity and costs associated with Type II Diabetes in global, Australian, Canadian and Aboriginal populations. She will be discussing the relationship between colonisation and determinants of health as well as describing the successful introduction of the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative – a community-based program offered to Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

Dr Campbell is currently an assistant professor at the College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan where she teaches courses on global health systems and policy development, theory for advanced practice nurses, as well as a practicum in the Philippines.

Dr Campbell has spent much of her nursing career in community health in rural/remote and urban settings. Prior to her faculty position, Dr Campbell was a Clinical Nurse Specialist in maternal/child health with Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch. Diane obtained her Diploma in Nursing at George Brown College in Toronto in 1985, her BScN from the University of Victoria in 1993, her MN from the University of Saskatchewan in 2004, and her PhD from the University of Alberta in 2012.

Sean Taylor

Originally from the Torres Strait, Sean has extensive clinical experience and knowledge working as a health professional in the Torres Strait region. He has been involved in the implementation of a number of public health and primary health care initiatives including his own research, as well as the Well Person Health Check, and its successor Adult Health Check. Sean is presently undertaking a Doctor of Public Health research study at JCU. He has been granted awards from the National Heart Foundation of Australia, National Health and Medical Research Council, Roberta Sykes Fellowship and a CRE Fellowship to support his research.

For more information please contact Susan Hunt from the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences on 07 4037 4774 or s.hunt@cqu.edu.au 

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