‘Opportunities for securing our Future Health’ – Centre for Future Health & University of York Research Impact Conference

Date(s) - 03/22/2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Ron Cooke Hub


Event Details

Centre for Future Health & University of York Research Impact Conference
Friday 22 March 2019, Ron Cooke Hub

This one-day event will showcase, via a series of short talks, posters and interactive displays, some of the wide range of excellent research across all faculties in the area of health and wellbeing at the University of York and how this is achieving impact.

Find out about:

  • Innovative approaches to diagnosis and treatment
  • Transforming health policy and overcoming health inequalities

There will be keynote talks by two external experts in these respective areas: Dr Robert Dougherty of Mindstrong Health, California, US and Professor Sir Michael Marmot, Director of the UCL Institute of Health Equity.


09:30 Registration opens

10:00-10.05 Welcome and introduction to day – Professor Alex Wade, Director, Centre for Future Health

10:05-11:00 Keynote talk by Dr Robert Dougherty – “Digital biomarkers of cognitive function”

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:45 Morning session: “Innovative approaches to diagnosis and treatment”

1. Stephen Smith (Electronics)
2. Miles Whittington (Hull York Medical School)
3. Lina Gega (Health Sciences and HYMS)
4. Karla Evans (Psychology)

12:45-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:00 Afternoon session: “Transforming health policy and overcoming health inequalities”

1. Kate Pickett (Health Sciences)
2. Sanjoy Bhattacharya (History)
3. Kamran Siddiqi (Health Sciences and HYMS)
4. Rachel Churchill (Centre for Reviews and Dissemination)

15:00-15:30 Coffee

15:30-16:25 Keynote talk by Professor Sir Michael Marmot – “Social determinants and health equity”

16:25-16:35 Closing remarks – Professor Deborah Smith, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research

16:35-17:30 Drinks reception

17:30 Close


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