Research Symposium and Awards Day 2022
Thank you for joining us at the RPH Research Foundation's Research Symposium and Awards Day 2022 where we celebrated the brightest minds of WA.
Thank you to all who attended the RPH Research Foundation's Research Symposium and Awards Day 2022 where we celebrated the brightest minds of WA.
The event was opened by RPH Research Foundation Board Chair Professor Lyn Beazley AO and was attended by the Honourable Stephen Dawson MLC, Minister for Emergency Services; Innovation and ICT; Medical Research; Volunteering.
We also had the privilege of hearing Liz MacLeod, Chief Executive of the East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS), share with us an overview of research in the EMHS.
The Bryant Stokes Oration, highlight of the event, was delivered by Professor Daniel Fatovich, Director of Research at Royal Perth Hospital, on the topic The challenges of emergency care research.
Our thanks also to Dr Lesley Bennett, Executive Director at RPH, for delivering the closing address.
Pictured from left to right: The Honourable Stephen Dawson MLC, Professor Lyn Beazley AO, Ms Liz MacLeod, Professor Daniel Fatovich
Top medical researchers in the Early, Mid, and Postgraduate researcher categories submitted their abstracts in September to be in the running for the top prize of $1,200. After careful considerations, the judging panel picked the top 3 researchers from each category to give presentations on their research on the day.
Our congratulations to all 2022 Award Winners
Early-Career Researcher Best Presentation 2022:
Dr Lakshini Herat on Determining the role of SGLT2 inhibition with Empagliflozin in the development of diabetic retinopathy
Watch Presentation: https://youtu.be/leDe-JFyclY
Mid-Career Researcher Best Presentation 2022:
Dr Adil Rajwani on Bacterial pneumonia is associated with myocardial fibrosis and new-onset impairment
Watch Presentation: https://youtu.be/b4vRL069beA
Postgraduate Researcher Best Presentation 2022:
Dr Ashish Yadav on Relationship between fetal growth trajectories and measures of insulin resistance and adiposity in young adults
Watch Presentation: https://youtu.be/47lNvtzYTHQ
The inaugural winner of the Early-Career Researcher Best Publication Award:
Dr Marc Sim on "Abdominal aortic calcification on lateral spine images captured during bone density testing and late-life dementia risk in older women: A prospective cohort study", which was published here.
Watch Presentation: https://youtu.be/GT7tCLbb8W8
The Mentorship Award this year was shared by Associate Professor Donna Taylor and Professor Gerald Watts for their efforts in supporting early career researchers.
Bryant Stokes Oration
The highlight of the Research Symposium and Awards Day was the Bryant Stokes Oration. This year, the oration was delivered by Professor Daniel Fatovich, Director of Research at Royal Perth Hospital, on the topic The challenges of emergency care research.
For those who missed this highlight, you can watch it on demand here:
We have uploaded a photo album from the Research Symposium and Awards Day on our Facebook. Click the link below to view the album. Please tag us on our social media channels if you use the photos.
RSAD Photo Album