Visiting Scholars' Program


The Visiting Scholars’ Program is a free monthly event providing the perfect opportunity to hear from national and international experts in the field of pain. See who we have been previously privileged to have speak as part of this program here.

These events are held in the Kolling Building at Royal North Shore Hospital in St Leonards, Sydney.

Cost

This is a free event open to anyone with an interest in learning about pain.

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FEBRUARY


Topic

Whiplash

Presenter Professor Michele Sterling
Date Thursday 8th February 2018
Time 3.30-4.30pm
Venue Auditorium, Level 5, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards
Prof. Michele Sterling.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Michele Sterling is Professor, Associate Director of the Recover Injury Research Centre and Director of NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Road Traffic Injury, The University of Queensland. She is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and a Fellow of the Australian College of Physiotherapists. She is internationally recognised for her research on whiplash associated disorders. Michele’s research focusses on the mechanisms underlying the development of chronic pain after injury; predictive algorithms for outcomes and developing effective interventions for musculoskeletal injury and pain. She has editorial roles in several leading journals and textbooks, and is a widely published author. Michele is an elected member of the leadership Council of the International Association for the Study of Pain.


 

 

Topic

Pain, the brain and the microbiome

Presenter Dr Phil Austin
Date Tuesday 13th February 2018
Time 3.30-4.30pm
Venue Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards
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Dr Phil Austin.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Phil Austin is a UK-trained researcher who holds a PhD in pain medicine. His research interests relate to multidimensional assessment of functional Gastro-Intestinal (GI) disorders, the assessment of central pain modulation and painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathies. Phil’s clinical areas of interest include the effects of work-related stress on the severity and duration of musculoskeletal pain in computer-workers. Phil also works as an adjunct tutor for the Masters' postgraduate degree program in Pain Management at The University of Sydney and the Master of Science in Clinical Management of Pain at the University of Edinburgh while also being involved in various areas of palliative care research at Greenwich Hospital in Sydney.