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.
MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 19: Professor Anne Kelso, NHMRC
Volume 203, Issue 1 - 6 July 2015
Volume 203, Issue 1 -- 6 July. Professor Anne Kelso is chief executive officer of the National Health and Medical Research Council. She outlines her vision for the next 3 years of the NHMRC's operation and shares her thoughts on funding rates, women in science, translational research and the commercialisation of research outcomes. With MJA engagement editor, Cate Swannell.
Volume 203, Issue 1 -- 6 July. Mr Geoff Down is curator of the rare and historic books collection held by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Part of the library is the renowned Sir Leslie Cowlishaw Collection, a priceless set of 2000 volumes covering the evolution of medicine from witchcraft through to the early 1940s. Mr Down speaks with MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell. Also available as a video here.
Volume 202, Issue 11 -- 15 June. Professor Fary Khan is director of rehabilitation medicine at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. She recently led a seven-member team from RMH to Nepal to assist with the treatment of severe spinal injuries in the wake of the 7.8 magnitude Ghorka earthquake. She speaks with MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell about her experiences there. This podcast is also available as a video here.
MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 16: Professor Ian Hickie
Volume 202, Issue 10 - 1 June 2015
Professor Ian Hickie is executive director of the Brain and Mind Research Institute and a commissioner on the National Mental Health Commission. To coincide with a paper he authored in the current issue of the MJA, Prof Hickie speaks with engagement editor Cate Swannell about the Federal Government's response to the NMHC report. This podcast is also available as a video here.
MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 15: Professor Debra Nestel
Volume 202, Issue 10 - 1 June 2015
Professor Debra Nestel is professor of Simulation Education in Healthcare at Monash University in Melbourne. She discusses the role of simulated patients and other modalities, particularly in relation to rural training. With MJA engagement editor, Cate Swannell. This podcast is also available as a video here.