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Sunshine Coast Health Institute Symposium showcases health innovation, research and advances in our community

Associate Professor Chris Askew
August 21, 2022

Healthcare professionals, students and researchers can learn more about health advances from the region’s leading health practitioners at the second annual Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI) Symposium on 8 September 2022.

Hosted by SCHI in partnership with Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, TAFE Queensland, University of the Sunshine Coast, Griffith University, and the Sunshine Coast Health Panel, the symposium features presentations from health professionals across the region on a broad range of topics.

SCHI Board Chair Prof David Wilkinson said the symposium enabled healthcare professionals to come together to learn as the best of our local health innovation, research and education was showcased.

“The annual SCHI Symposium creates opportunities to develop future collaborations for health professionals to work together to provide solutions and innovation to address the needs of our community,” Prof Wilkinson said.

“From addressing local community and health matters to providing insight into the cutting-edge medical advances, research and education occurring within the region, the symposium gives us an exciting opportunity to learn about the future of health care in our region.

“Keynote speakers include Professor Jason Roberts, The University of Queensland: Antimicrobial Optimisation Research Innovation in Queensland and A/Prof Chris Askew, University of the Sunshine Coast: Cardiovascular disease research at SCHI: tackling global challenges with local initiatives.”

Held at state-of-the-art education, training and research facility Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI) which shares the Sunshine Coast University Hospital campus, the event is a way of supporting our staff and SCHI partners, and Primary Health practitioners in advancing healthcare for our communities, ultimately improving patient care.

Invited speakers and abstract speakers (approx. 30), are detailed in the Sunshine Coast Health Institute Symposium program.

Registration is free: