Free Public Lecture Series: 50 years of The University of
Auckland's Medical School
The Auckland Medical Research Foundation (AMRF) is delighted to
partner with The University of Auckland's Faculty of Medical and
Health Sciences (FMHS) to celebrate its milestone 50th anniversary
with a series of free lectures throughout 2018. We invite you to
join us at these free public events to showcase the rich history of
medicine and the inspirational people and programmes that continue
to achieve significant improvements in health and medical
education, science and research since the opening of the Medical
School in 1968.
This monthly series running from April through to September will
feature prestigious speakers addressing a variety of topics
- April 19: 50 Years of Training the
Health Workforce in Auckland:Early History of FMHS,
Establishment of the Schools of Nursing & Pharmacy, Current and
Future Medical Programmes, including Maori and Pacific
- May 15: Heart Attacks and Stroke: Getting the
Blood Flowing Again: Heart Attacks and Strokes - What They Are and
Why They Matter, Treatment of Heart Attacks, Pulling Out Clots to
- June 13: Cancer
- July 19: Living longer - a Social
- August TBC: Mothers and babies
- September TBC: Health Challenges for New
Zealand: Mental Health, Infectious Diseases and Immunisations,
Overnutrition, Obesity and Diabetes
7 P.M. - 8:30 P.M.
Ground Floor, Faculty of Medical & Health
The University of Auckland
85 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland
Please view the Lecture series and register here http://fmhs-50years-events.blogs.auckland.ac.nz.
The Auckland Medical Research Foundation is a major independent
funding agency and Charitable Trust that provides contestable
funding for medical research based in the greater Auckland region.
Over the past 60+ years the Auckland Medical Research Foundation
has distributed over $67 million in funding to a wide range of
research activities - from $3-5 million annually.
For further information see our website at www.medicalresearch.org.nz
Or feel free to contact AMRF Executive Director Sue Brewster at
09 923 1704