Presentations

    Selected Presentations. Apologies is some of the links no longer work.
    Presentation to the Woodford Folk Festival, Woodford, December 2016, Australia
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    designing session, NHMRC Research Translation meeting, Melbourne, November 2016, Australia
    Keynote at the GPCE conference, Brisbane, August, 2016, Australia
  • Plenary presentation to the “Eco-friendly hospitals for a sustainable world” meeting, Brisbane, February 2016, Australia
  • Plenary presentation and co-presenting associated workshop on covering conflicts of interest at the Australasian Cochrane Symposium, Melbourne, November, 2015, Australia
  • Keynote at the Bond University Higher Degree Research conference, Gold Coast, November, 2015, Australia
  • Delivered Keynote at Preventing Overdiagnosis conference, Washington DC, September, 2015, United States
  • Co-presented an evidence-based workshop with Professor Paul Glasziou at the Australasian Medical Writers Association, Brisbane, August, 2015, Australia
  • Presented on findings of a national survey on overdiagnosis at the 7th International Shared Decision Making (ISDM) Conference and the 4th International Society for Evidence-Based Health Care (ISEHC) Conference, Sydney, July, 2015, Australia
  • Presented at the Australasian Medical Writers Association conference, Sydney, August 2014, Australia
  • Presented on expanding disease definitions at seminar on the work of the Center for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University, Gold Coast, March 2014, Australia
  • Presented on expanding disease definitions at Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference November 29, 2013, Australia
  • Co-organised and presented at “Medicalising Normality” session, Festival of Ideas, Melbourne, October 2013, Australia
  • Co-organised and presented at an Overdiagnosis Session, Cochrane Colloquium, Quebec City, September 2013, Canada
  • Presented on Expanding Disease Definitions, Preventing Overdiagnosis conference, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 2013, United States
  • Opening Keynote, Diagnosis & Treatment: Too Much Medicine? conference, Newcastle, August 2013, Australia
  • Organised and presented an Overdiagnosis Symposium, Cochrane Colloquium, Auckland, October 2012, New Zealand
  • Annual conference Australasian College of Health Service Management, Gold Coast, August 2012, Australia, MC
  • Sex Lies and Pharmaceuticals, Griffith University Grand Rounds, Gold Coast, October 2011, Australia
  • DVD and Live Skype presentation, Finnish Medical Journal press conference, Helsinki, September 2011, Finland
  • How to be a Healthy Sceptic, Workshop, Byron Bay, August 2011, Australia
  • Sex Lies and Pharmaceuticals, Law and Bioethics conference presentation, Gold Coast, July 2011, Australia
  • Live Skype presentation, Medicalisation of Sex conference, Vancouver, April 2011, Canada
  • Presentation at Mullumbimby Library, ‘Meet the Author’, April 2011, Australia
  • Presentation to International Low Back Pain conference, Melbourne, March 2011, Australia
  • DVD and live Skype presentation to Salzburg Global Seminar on medical reporting, Salzburg, December 2010, Austria
  • Presentation to Doctors Reform Society, Sydney, 2010, Australia
  • Wheeler Centre Soap Box, Melbourne, 2010, Australia
  • Keynote presentation Cochrane/Campbell conference, Keystone Colorado, 2010, USA
  • Workshop on disease-mongering, University of British Columbia, 2010, Canada
  • Presentation at City University, New York, 2010, USA
  • Keynote address to Selling Sickness conference Amsterdam, 2010, Holland
  • Presentation & workshop on disease-mongering, Groningen, 2010, Holland
  • Special Debate at British Medical Journal, London, 2010, UK
  • Workshop on disease-mongering, University of Algarve, 2010, Portugal
  • Workshop on disease-mongering, Portuguese Medical Association, 2010, Portugal
  • Week-long workshop on disease-mongering and public health, Menorca, 2010, Spain
  • Presentation at PRBB, Barcelona, 2010, Spain
  • Book launches in Sydney, Byron, Lismore, Brisbane, Melbourne, 2010, Australia
  • DVD presentation, Disease-Mongering: the Disguised Marketing of Drugs conference of Pharmaceutical Life Cycle, September 2009, Milan, Italy
  • Presentation on Selling Sickness, July 2009, Alicante University, Spain
  • Evidence Based Health Policy Lecture, La Trobe University, 2008, Australia
  • DVD presentations at conferences in 2008 in New Zealand (Pharmacy), Colombia (Rational Use of Medicines), Venezuela (Disease-Mongering) – followed by live phone-Skype hook-ups
  • DVD Presentation on entanglement and selling sickness, German National Science Writers, November 17, 2008 , Germany
  • DVD Presentation on Rational Prescribing, to “Beyond the Garden”: a conference about the politics and the practices of welfare and public health. November 17-21, 2008, Trieste, Italy,
  • DVD Presentation to Cochrane meeting on Systematic Reviews, November 3, 2008 Naples, Italy
  • Presentation to Byron Bay Writers Festival, 2007, Australia
  • Presentation to Consumers International Congress, 2007, Sydney, Australia
  • Workshop for GP conference, July 5, 2006, Perth, Australia,
  • Presentation to Inaugural International Conference on Disease-Mongering, April 2006, Newcastle, Australia
  • Presentation to National Prescribing Service conference, 2005, Sydney, Australia
  • Presentation, Commonwealth Fund/Nuffield Trust W/S, 2005, United Kingdom
  • Evidence and Cost-Effectiveness workshop for journalists, AHCJ, 2005, March 31, North Carolina, USA
  • Keynote address, Society of Behavioural Medicine, 2005, April 15, Boston, USA
  • Presentation to Integrity in Science conference, hosted by Center for Science in the Public Interest, 2004, Washington D.C., USA
  • “Time to disentangle doctors from drug companies” at conference called LE RISORSE PER L’UOMO, May 14, 2004, Lecco, Italy
  • Presentation at conference: “Translating Research into Practice,” Wake Forest University School of Medicine on May 8 and 9, 2003 Winston-Salem, NC, USA
  • Presentation: Medicine, Money and the Media: Reflections on the Role of Evidence in the Business of Health Care. Cochrane Collaboration meeting, March 29, 2003, Melbourne, Australia
  • Presentation to CHSRF conference on use and abuse of anecdotes in health policy, March 2003, Montreal , Canada
  • Evidence Based Medicine Workshop for Health Care Journalists, March 15, 2003, San Francisco, USA
  • Presentation: How Healthy is Health Reporting: The Media and Medical Evidence , PHAA, 2001 Australia
  • Presentation to Berzelius Symposium 54 — Medicine and the Media. 31 August-1 September 2000, Stockholm, Sweden