Diabetes: the largest epidemic in human history?

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Monday 29 September 2014

Professor Paul Zimmet AO will deliver the second College of Health & Biomedicine Dean's Lecture, titled 'Diabetes: the largest epidemic in human history?'

After the lecture, we invite all attendees to join us for lunch in the atrium area outside the auditorium.

About the speaker

Professor Paul Zimmet is Director Emeritus at Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, an Adjunct Professor at Monash and Pittsburgh Universities, and an Honorary President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).

Paul has an outstanding international record in diabetes and obesity research, particularly in epidemiology and public health. His research has been a major trigger in predicting and then charting the evolving global type 2 diabetes epidemic. He has published over 800 papers and was recently listed in the Thomson Reuters 'World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014' - one of just seven Australians among the 400 scientists in the Clinical Medicine category.

He has recently been appointed Co-chair of the Federal Government's National Diabetes Strategy Advisory Committee to develop a new diabetes strategy for the nation. 

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29 September 2014, 11:00am to 12:30pm

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Dr Patrick McLaughlin
Snr Lecturer in Osteopathy
School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Victoria University
+61 3 9919 1131