Celebrating Blak Excellence

9 July 2024 2:00pm5:00pm
Join us for an empowering session celebrating "Blak Excellence" at the UQ Poche NAIDOC Seminar Series, aligning with this year's NAIDOC theme: "Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud and Proud".

Dallas Leon: Deadly Choices

18 June 2024 11:00am12:00pm
In this seminar, Dallas will present an overview of the Deadly Choices program, including its history, objectives, and current program format. Attendees can also anticipate receiving data on how the program is currently being delivered, providing insights into its implementation and effectiveness.

Professor Alex Brown: Empowering Indigenous Communities in genomics

13 June 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Join us for an insightful seminar exploring critical aspects of Indigenous health and genomics, highlighting the importance of inclusive research and healthcare approaches.

Roslyn Von Senden and Dr Daniel Sullivan: Let’s Yarn About Sleep

23 April 2024 11:00am12:00pm
Let’s Yarn About Sleep program is transforming the way the sleep health needs of First Nations peoples are assessed and addressed.

Dr. Suzanne L. Stewart, University of Toronto

14 March 2024 11:00am12:30pm
Join the University of Queensland Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and the University of Sydney Poche Centre for Indigenous Health on for a seminar featuring guest speaker Dr. Suzanne L. Stewart, PhD, C.Psych, Professor, University of Toronto.

Dr. Salenna Elliott, Jethro Romer, Rani Lawler and Jane Wallace: ENDING-STI Synergy Project

27 February 2024 11:00am12:00pm
The ENDING-STI Synergy project: Targeting sexually transmissible infections in regional Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities using a precision public health approach.

Roslyn Von Senden: Let's yarn about sleep

29 August 2023 11:30am12:15pm
In this seminar, Roslyn will share her wealth of experience and expertise in fostering meaningful and impactful community engagement within First Nations communities.

Prof Naoki Nakashima and A/Prof Rafiqul Islam Maruf: Portable Health Clinic

14 July 2023 10:00am11:00am
Hear how the Portable Health Clinic (PHC) system endeavours to take healthcare facilities, along with remote doctors’ consultancy, to the doorsteps of unreached communities using an advanced telemedicine system.

Prof Xue Li: Social Media Analysis for Detection of Cyberbullying and Suicide Ideation

4 July 2023 11:30am12:15pm
Prof Xue Li’s work on Big Data Analytics has attracted wide attention. He was listed as one of 50 “The Most Powerful people in Australia" on Big Data by the Financial Review - the Power Issue 2015; the Microsoft Start-Up Q Award 2014, Winner of the Best use of Open Data – QLD Premier’s Awards for Open Data 2014.

Prof Yan Liu: Road to Healthy Cities: Health Inequalities and the Role of the Built Environment

13 June 2023 11:30am12:15pm
The Healthy Cities initiative has been envisioned as a framework to respond to health issues that have emerged due to rapid urbanisation; it places health at the core of local policies to promote health and well-being, equity, and sustainable development.

Clair Sullivan: The Algorithm will see you now

6 June 2023 11:30am12:15pm
With an increasing demand for more accessible and efficient healthcare, digital health has become an increasingly important area of focus. In this keynote, A/Prof Sullivan will explore the various digital health initiatives that are currently being explored at the Queensland Digital Health Centre.

Prof Craig Munns: The Child Health Research Centre

22 May 2023 2:00pm2:45pm
About the speaker
Professor Craig Munns is the Head, Mayne Academy of Paediatrics and Director, Child Health Research Centre at The University of Queensland. He is also a Senior Medical Office Department of Endocrinology at Queensland Children’s Hospital.

Mr Trevor Watkins and Dr Abbey Diaz: Towards optimal and equitable cardiovascular care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer

29 March 2023 11:30am12:15pm
People diagnosed with cancer are at higher risk than the general population of developing cardiovascular disease. This is largely due to increased exposure to cardiovascular risk factors and cancer-treatment related cardiotoxicity.

Judith Dean: Building a body of community-driven research and practice change using Cat 2 and 3 grants: Peer led models of HIV testing

13 March 2023 12:00pm12:45pm
Dr Judith Dean, a Registered Nurse/Midwife with over 25-years clinical and research experience in sexual and reproductive health (SRH), HIV and other BBV, is a Senior Research Fellow in the UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health.

Janine Mohamed: Justice in health, healing through culture

21 February 2023 11:30am12:15pm
The Partnership for Justice in Health (P4JH) works to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and justice outcomes through addressing racism at individual, institutional and systemic levels.

Renae Kirkham: Co-designing strategies to address Youth Type 2 Diabetes across Northern Australia

31 January 2023 12:30pm1:15pm
A/Prof Renae Kirkham is a senior research fellow and Deputy lead of the Diabetes across Lifecourse Northern Australia Partnership, within the Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases division of Menzies.

Lisa Nissen: EvolveHealth - Person-centred Health Workforce Optimisation

6 December 2022 1:00pm1:45pm
In Australia’s health and medical professions, scopes of practice are diverse and progressive, but they are not used effectively. Our health workforce is a key healthcare resource that are often under-utilised and could help deliver improved access to healthcare, new models of care and better health outcomes.

Aileen Moreton-Robinson: Race and Australian Law 

25 October 2022 11:30am12:15pm
In the past decade ‘race’ has surfaced in public discourse concerning constitutional reform to limit the capacity of parliament’s race powers to discriminate negatively against Indigenous people and people of colour.

Noel Hayman: Improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander access to a Mainstream Health Service using a Centre of Excellence Model: The Inala experience

11 October 2022 2:00pm2:45pm
The Inala Indigenous Health Service (IIHS), a mainstream health service has been in operation since 1995. In the first year of operation only 12 Indigenous patients were identified. Today the service has over 10,000 patients registered with around 4,000 regular patients.

Danielle Butler and Antoinette White: Transforming access, relational care and outcomes in primary healthcare for an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population

20 September 2022 11:30am12:15pm
Dr Danielle Butler, General Practitioner | Epidemiologist | Health Services Research, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health
Antoinette White, Research Assistant, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health

Shea Spierings: Once weren’t warriors: The impact of criminalisation and incarceration upon Aboriginal men

30 August 2022 11:30am12:15pm
Dr Shea Spierings
Poche Centre for Indigenous Health
The University of Queensland