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Visiting scholar event


22 Oct

Wednesday 23rd October 2019, Canberra
Invited Speaker: Dr Nancy Feeley, School of Nursing, McGill University, Canada


Dr. Feeley’s research focuses on the psychological well-being of, and resources available to, parents of very low birth-weight (VLBW) infants. She received the FRSQ Clinician Research Scholar Career Award for 2008 - 2012 for this work. She has conducted a clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention program to reduce anxiety and enhance the parenting behavior of mothers of VLBW infants, examined the responses of parents to the NICU environment, compared the responses of mothers and fathers, and examined post-traumatic stress symptoms in mothers of VLBW infants.

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ACT evening seminar - 8 August 2019


8 Aug

Thursday 8th August 2019  5:30pm — 8:00pm

Level 3 Meeting Rooms - CHWC
5:30 – 5:45pm
Opening and Welcome
5:45 – 6:30pm
A Global Women’s Health Perspective on Maternal and Infant Health 
A/ Prof Karen Walker | Global Women’s Health Initiative | President of ACNN
6:30 – 7:00pm
Dinner
7:00 – 7:45pm
A Global Perspective on BFHI 
Dr Marjorie Atchan | University of Canberra | Chairperson BFHI Advisory Committee
7:45 – 8:00pm
Close and Raffle Prizes
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