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MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 29: Dr Mohana Amirtharajah, MD
Volume 203, Issue 7 - 5 October 2015
Volume 203, Issue 7 - 5 October, 2015. Dr Mohana Amirtharajah is an American orthopaedic surgeon, living in Australia and working on missions with Medicins Sans Frontieres in Jordan and Haiti. She discusses her experiences treating Syrian war wounded. With MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell.
MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 28: A/Prof James Tibballs & Dr Neera Bhatia
Volume 203, Issue 6 - 21 September 2015
Volume 203, Issue 6 - 21 September. Associate Professor James Tibballs, deputy director of the Intensive Care Unit at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, and Dr Neera Bhatia, a lecturer in law at Deakin University, discuss the legal pitfalls of heart transplant after circulatory death and the risks for doctors. With MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.
Interviewee: A/Prof James Tibballs & Dr Neera Bhatia
MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 27: Dr Dominica Zentner & A/Prof Paul James, RMH
Volume 203, Issue 6 - 21 September 2015
Volume 203, Issue 6 - 21 September. Dr Dominica Zentner, a cardiologist, and Associate Professor Paul James, a clinical geneticist, both work at the Royal Melbourne Hospital's Cardiac Genetics Clinic. To accompany their research published in this issue of the MJA, Dr Zentner and Prof James talk with MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell about the CGC's outcomes and its multidisciplinary format. Available as a video here.
Interviewee: Dr Dominica Zentner & A/Prof Paul James
Volume 203, Issue 6 - 21 September. Professor Gerard FitzGerald is professor of Public Health at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, and is also a former Commissioner of the Queensland Ambulance Service. To accompany his editorial in the 21 September issue of the MJA, Professor FitzGerald talks about whether paramedics are exceeding the scope of their practice. With MJA engagement editor, Cate Swannell.
Volume 203, Issue 5 - 7 September. Dr Angela Chiew, a staff specialist at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, discusses the summary of new guidelines for the treatment of paracetamol poisoning, which she co-authored in the current issue of the MJA. With MJA engagement editor, Cate Swannell.
24 August 2015. Professor Christophe Hagemeyer, head of the Vascular Biotechnology Laboratory at Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, discusses new nanotechnology which can deliver clot-busting drugs right to the clot. With MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell.
Volume 203, Issue 4 - 17 August. Rosie Batty, the 2015 Australian of the Year and advocate for the victims of family violence, discusses the medical profession's crucial role as supporters of victims. With MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell. Also available as a video here.
Volume 203, Issue 4 -- 17 August. Dr Anastasia (Susie) Mihailidou is Director of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring and Head of the Cardiovascular and Hormonal Research Laboratory at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. She discusses the impact of media images of grief on blood pressure and other physiological responses. With MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell. Also available as a video here.
Volume 203, Issue 3 - 3 August. Professor Judith Searle has been chief executive officer of Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand for almost 3 years. In October of 2015 she will hand over to Carmel Tebbutt. In this podcast with MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell, Professor Searle talks about the highs and lows of her time running the MDANZ.
MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 20: Dr Frank Jones, RACGP
Volume 203, Issue 2 - 20 July 2015
20 July: Dr Frank Jones is the President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He speaks about the College's new campaign -- "The good GP never stops learning" -- and why it is important for the special skills of the GP to be recognised. He also talks about rural practice, the Border Force Act, funding models and more. With MJA engagement editor, Cate Swannell. Also available as a video here.