Conferences

2010

“You might save someone’s life” –Rural Australian Adolescents’ ideas on research participation, recruitment, and retention.
Rawsthorne M, Cooper S, Hawke C, Paxton K, Steinbeck K.
Rural Medicine Australia Oct 2010 Conference Tasmania

The Prevalence of Epilepsy in Adolescents in a Rural, Australian Population.
McNamara K, Hawke C.
Rural Medicine Australia 2010 Conference Tasmania

“You can help people”: Rural Australian Adolescents’ Ideas on Engaging Young People in Longitudinal Research.
Cooper S, Rawsthorne M, Hawke C, Paxton, K, Steinbeck K.
International Youth Mental Health Conference, Melbourne July 2010 and Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine 2011 Annual Meeting Seattle, USA

Adolescent Health in the Greater Western Area Health Service Area.
White M, Hawke C.
Rural Medicine Australia, 2010 Conference, Tasmania 2010




2009

Workshop on Electronic Medical Records for medium developed countries.
Mendis K, van Weel C, Kidd M, Shah Y, Purves I, Klinkman M, Van Boven K, Ayankogbe O, De Maeseneer J
Proceedings of the 19th WONCA World Conference 2010, 19- 23 May, Cancun, Mexico

New trends in evidence based medicine.
Mendis K. Invited guest lecture. 14th Annual Academic sessions of the College of Community Physicians, Colombo, Sri Lanka 9th -12th September 2009, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Searching for best evidence: Hands-on workshop for community Physicians.
Mendis K. Workshop conducted at the 14th Annual Academic sessions of the College of Community Physicians, Colombo, Sri Lanka 9th -12th September 2009, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Practice makes perfect: impact of a hands-on EBM training session on learning.
Mendis K, Canalese J. Oral paper presented at the ANZAME 2009 Conference, 30th June to 3rd July 2009, Launceston, Tasmania

Practicing evidence based medicine at the point of care: the views of junior doctors.
Mendis K, Canalese J, Roberts C, Canalese J, Van Staalduinen S, Forster T. Oral paper presented at the ANZAME 2009 Conference, 30th June to 3rd July 2009, Launceston, Tasmania

Junior doctors and evidence-based medicine: exploring practice with an innovative multi-modal approach.
Van Staalduinen S, Mendis K, Roberts C, Canalese J, Birden H. Poster presented at the ANZAME 2009 Conference, 30th June to 3rd July 2009, Launceston, Tasmania

2008

Mendis K, Kidd M, Goh LG
Evidence Based Practice for busy general practitioners - a (hands on) workshop.
Oral paper presented at the Wonca / RACGP 2008 Conference, Melbourne, 2nd - 5th Oct 2008

Mendis K.
Primary care electronic medical record for developing countries.
Oral paper presented at the Wonca / RACGP 2008 Conference, Melbourne, 2nd - 5th Oct 2008

Mendis K, Roberts c, Canalese J, Van Staalduinen S
How do prevocational doctors practice evidence-based medicine?
Oral paper presented at the ANZAME 2008 conference, University of New South Wales, 10th - 13th July 2008

2007

McLean R, Mendis K, Harris B, Canalese J
Whats happening with rural research: the big picture
Oral presentation and publication in the Infront Outback stream of the conference which is the top peer-reviewed category at the 9th National Rural Health Conference, 7th - 10th March 2007, Albury, NSW

2006

Mendis K,
Health Informatics research in Australia - Retrospective analysis using PubMed
Accepted for publications in Proceedings for the Health Informatics Society of Australia Annual HIC 2006 conference. Sydney Australia. August 19-21

Mendis K, Amerasiri R
Dynamic PubMed: Self-updating PubMed bibliometric research
Accepted for publication in APAMI (Asia Pacific Association of Medical Informatics) conference. 27th - 29th October 2006, Taipei. Taiwan

2005

Mendis K, Solangarachchi I
Pubmed perspective of four decades of Australian general practice
Oral presentation made at the 48th National Annual Scientific Convention of the RACGP, Darwin. 29th September - 1st October 2005