6:30PM FRIDAY, APRIL 28
University Hall, University of Wollongong
Are you a medical student, somebody who aspires to study medicine or a person who simply enjoys hearing incredible stories from remarkable people?
Join Wollongong University Medical Students’ Society for Inspiration Evening 2017. We have three brilliant speakers organised to share their personal stories, career journeys, and the ways in which they are changing the world…
o Doctor Kathleen Thomas, an Intensive Care doctor at Wollongong Hospital. Doctor Thomas has worked for the Medicins Sans Frontieres during international humanitarian crises. She was working in the Kunduz Trauma Centre, Afghanistan when the hospital was bombed by U.S. air strikes in October, 2015.
o Doctor Steven Cook, a Specialist Anaesthetist at Wesley Anaesthesia and a Visiting Medical Officer at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Doctor Cook has served in the Royal Australian Air Force and coordinated emergency medical evacuation for the 2002 Bali bombings, for which he was awarded a Conspicuous Service Cross. He has also deployed to East Timor and Iraq and is currently Squadron Leader in the Specialist Reserve.
o Professor Gordon Parker, a Scientia Professor of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales. Professor Parker was Executive Director of the Black Dog Institute from 2002 – 2011. For nearly two decades he was the Head of the School of Psychiatry at UNSW and Director of the Division of Psychiatry at Prince of Wales and Prince Henry Hospitals.