Improving Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

Early and Mid-Career Researcher Showcase December 7 and 8

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FMH Early and Mid-career Researchers (EMCR) Showcase

December 7 & 8

Levels 3-4 Susan Wakil Health Building and online

Register now for the 2-day FMH Networks Early and Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) Showcase! This in-person event is focused on the achievements and successes of our emerging researchers, and full of interactive sessions, career-building workshops & networking mixers. View the 2-day Showcase outline.

Register Now for the special SGMCHN EMCR Session

Wednesday 7 December, 2.30 - 4:00pm followed by afternoon tea at the Susan Wakil Health Building, University of Sydney

Join us for an inspiring program celebrating the diverse work of emerging researchers in Global Maternal and Child Health. Please register via the main EMCR Showcase form. Download the SGMCHN Session Program. All are welcome! 

Chair Maddie Randall and presenters:

  • Dr Md Irteja IslamSydney School of Public Health Belief in COVID conspiracy theories poses mental health risks for Bangladeshi women and men during the pandemic (Disability and Chronic Diseases)
  • Dr Mikaela Coleman – Sydney ID PEARL study, a community-based intervention to screen for TB and leprosy at a household level in Kiribati (Infection and Immunisation)
  • Dr Morseda Chowdhury – BRAC Health Nutrition and Population Programme, Bangladesh The impact of antenatal balanced plate nutrition education for pregnant women on birth weight: A cluster randomised controlled trial in rural Bangladesh (Nutrition)
  • Dr Kate Cheney – Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Neonatology, Central Clinical School Using the London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy (LMUP) tool at the booking visit (First 1000 Days)

Panel discussion with:

  • Prof Ben Marais – Professor, The Children's Hospital at Westmead Clinical School and Co-Director, Sydney Institute for Infectious Diseases (Sydney ID)
  • Prof Camille Raynes-Greenow – Robinson Fellow, SOAR Fellow, Sydney School of Public Health
  • Prof Kirsten Black – Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Central Clinical School
  • Dr Sarah Bernays – Senior Lecturer in Global Health, Sydney School of Public Health and Associate Professor in Global Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine