Primary & Secondary Prevention of Chronic Disease

20 March 2015
Alfred Medical Research & Education Precinct (AMREP) Lecture Theatre
The Alfred hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne VIC 3004

NOTE: The information provided in the presentations below is not to be reproduced or used without the author's express permission.



Chronic Diseases in Australia: The case for changing course (1.5MB)

Prof Maximilian P de Courten, Director, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management, Victoria University, VIC 

Smokefree environments & Smokefree patients  (1.3MB)

Emma Dean, Senior Pharmacist, Smoking Cessation Co-ordinator/ Smoking Cessation Specialist, Pharmacy Department, Alfred Health & Kirstan Corben, Lead, Population Health and Health Promotion, Alfred Health, VIC

Clinically severe obesity: A chronic disease needing transformational change (3.3MB)

Prof John Dixon, Head of Clinical Obesity Research, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute; Head, Weight Assessment and Management Clinic, Baker IDI Heart & Diabetes Institute; Adjunct Professor, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, VIC

Nutrition and gut health: FODMAPs, fibre, prebiotics and gluten (3MB)

Marina Iacovou, PhD Candidate, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Monash University Gastroenterology Department, Central Clinical School - The Alfred Centre, VIC

Nutrition: Its role in preventing and managing obesity and cancer (2MB)

A/Prof Tim Crowe, Associate Professor in Nutrition, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, VIC

The “Beating Heart Problems Program” from evidence to practice: A translational research project (1MB)

Dr Rosemary Higgins, Health Psychologist and Chair of the Victorian College of Health Psychology; Senior Research Fellow, Heart Research Centre; Senior Health Psychologist, Cabrini Health, VIC

Sustainable exercise for chronic disease (824KB)

Amanda Doring, National Heartmoves Coordinator & Heartmoves leader, YMCA Australia, VIC & Stella Cifone, Heartmoves & Health Promotion Business Manager, YMCA Australia, VIC

Quantified health: personal health tracking technology to increase engagement in physical activity  (17MB)

A/Prof Stuart Smith, Director, Healthy Eating, Active Living TecHnologY (HEALTHY) Research Centre, University of Tasmania, TAS

Foot disorders in older people: Prevalence, impact and management  (3MB)

Prof Hylton Menz, NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, School of Allied Health, La Trobe University, VIC

Tai Chi Exercise: The movement medication  (1.7MB)

Wilfred Kwok, Physiotherapist, Master trainer for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, Stanford University and the Tai Chi for Health Program

Reducing vision changes with ageing  (469MB)

Khoa Nguyen, Orthoptist, Victorian Client Services, Vision Australia, VIC


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