Professor Robert Ware will provide an introduction to biostatistics. Topics included covered will be sampling, common families of distributions, sampling variability, and statistical inference including estimation, confidence-intervals, and hypothesis testing. The session is aimed at HDR students and early career researchers.
MHIQ Program Seminar Series EPIC Health Systems CAHE - Income Inequality, Community Infrastructure and Individual StressorsMHIQ Program Seminar Series EPIC Health Systems (CAHE)
In this presentation Assoc Professor Mahadevan considers the impact of variables at three different levels - city, community and individual - on the older adults' mental health in China. Evidence shows that community factors such as infrastructure and elderly centres are critical to improve mental health. However the effect of city-level factors is different for the segments of poor and non-poor.
MHIQ Program Seminar Series Disability & Rehabilitation GCORE - New ways to look at muscle mechanicsMHIQ Program Seminar Series Disability & Rehabilitation GCORE
Assoc Professor Justin Fernandez will discuss efforts to encapsulate traditional continuum muscle mechanics models with machine learning for rapid prediction and translation to the clinic. Secondly, I will discuss an alternative mechanics-based method to estimate muscle fibre directions compared to diffusion tensor imaging. Both studies will be presented with a focus on the gastrocnemius.
2019 MHIQ Lecture Series - Health system stewardship - a critical attribute of the contemporary health professional2019 MHIQ Lecture Series
Professor McColl draws our attention to the fact that with an increasingly complex health care system the contemporary health professional has an additional responsibility to contribute beyond the individual patient and actively support a safe and effective health system. In this presentation the concept of health system stewardship will be explored in the context of the continuum of health professional education and training.