Our 2020 Annual Research Conference keynote speakers are proudly sponsored by
The University of Melbourne Department of General Practice

Keynote speakers

Prof Paul Glasziou
Director, Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, Bond University, QLD

Professor Paul Glasziou is the Director of the Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare at Bond University and previously the Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford from 2003-2010. Professor Glasziou has authored over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles, and seven books related to evidence-based practice. He is a member of the MBS Review Taskforce, the board of Therapeutic Guidelines, and chairs the RACGP's Handbook of NonDrug Interventions (HANDI). As a general practitioner his key interests include identifying and removing the barriers to using high quality research in everyday clinical practice and more specifically on improving the clinical impact of publications by reducing the more than $85 billion annual loss from unpublished and unusable research.



Prof Liz Halcomb

Professor of Primary Health Care Nursing, University of Wollongong, NSW and Editor, Nurse Researcher; Editor, Collegian: The Australian Journal of Nursing Practice, Scholarship and Research; Associate Editor, BMC Family Practice; Editorial Board, Australian Journal of Primary Health

An international award-winning nurse academic, Liz is currently the Professor of Primary Health Care Nursing at the University of Wollongong. Her PHC research expertise relates to the nursing workforce in primary care, chronic and complex disease and lifestyle risk factor reduction.     


Invited Speaker

Prof Chris Del Mar

Chris is Professor of Public Health and an academic general practitioner at the Institute of Evidence-Based Healthcare, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University. He has a national and international reputation in the management of acute respiratory infections; general practice research; evidence-based medicine; systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials, in both clinical medicine and health services research.


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