New publications from members of the Faculty
January and February saw several publications by University of Sydney faculty and clinical schools launched.
‘Cancer Teams Australia’
The Pam McLean Cancer Communications Centre, based at Royal North Shore Hospital, has crafted ‘Cancer Teams Australia’, an innovative program to train health professionals to establish and develop coordinated cancer care teams. Pam McLean Centre directors Professor Stewart Dunn (Medical Psychologist) and Dr Fran Boyle (Medical Oncologist), University of Sydney launched the program on Friday 25th February at an educational meeting drawing together cancer specialists from around Australia and New Zealand.
The Complete Parenting Guide: Caring for your child from toddler to teenager
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, a teaching hospital of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, launched ‘The Complete Parenting Guide: Caring for your child from toddler to teenager’ at Westmead Children’s on 8th February. Introduction by Professor Don Nutbeam.
Ethics and Law for the Health Professions’
Associate Professor Ian Kerridge and John McPhee along with co-author Michael Lowe, have published their second edition of ‘Ethics and Law for the Health Professions’. Ian is Associate Professor in Bioethics and John is Honorary Associate at the Centre for Values, Ethics and Law in Medicine.
The Low GI Diet’.
Dr Jennie Brand-Miller, Chair of Human Nutrition, has just returned from the USA where she was promoting her new book, ‘The Low GI Diet’. Co-authored with Kaye Foster-Powell, Joanna McMillan-Price, this book provides a guide to healthy, responsible and delicious ways to lose weight.
Doing it down Under
Dr Chris Rissel Director, Health Promotion Unit (Eastern Zone), Sydney South West Area Health Service along with former PhD student, Juliet Richter, now at UNSW, released in book form the results of their study into the sex lives of Australians. As you can imagine, with a title like, ‘Doing it down Under’, Chris and Juliet received a great deal of press attention.