ORATION: 2011 WESFARMERS HARRY PERKINS ORATION
|2011 WESFARMERS HARRY PERKINS ORATION : DO OUR CLINICIANS NEED TO BE CLEVERER OR DO WE THE PEOPLE NEED TO BE SMARTER
Professor Smith is the Vice-President (Research) at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the Founding Dean of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore.
Professor Smith’s address will focus on the changing face of health care and the need for improved integration between health researchers (universities and institutes), the provision of health services and the community.
Professor Smith was the Principal of the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College London and the Chief Executive of Imperial College Healthcare National Health Service Trust since its inception, the largest such trust in the United Kingdom. He championed the establishment of an Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) at Imperial College London. A gynaecologist by training, Professor Smith has published over 225 papers on reproductive medicine and cancer.
The Oration has been established in memory of the late Harry Perkins, who was WAIMR’s inaugural Chairman and the driving force behind the formation of the Institute, whilst he was also Chairman of Wesfarmers.
The Harry Perkins Oration is a FREE event for the community but registration is essential as places are limited.
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