AIMSS Research Symposium 2022

AIMSS Research Symposium 2022

Our Annual Symposium will be held on Monday 22 October, 2022 from 3-6 PM (AEST) in the Auditorium (Level 1), WHCRE Building, Sunshine Hospital and online via Zoom.

The theme for the Symposium is Musculoskeletal Research and Women’s Health and will conclude with a networking session and a celebration of 10 years of AIMSS as a leading institute in musculoskeletal research.

This Symposium is part of Western Health Research Week. A series of sessions and symposia focusing on health research from 24-28 October.

Keynote Address

Our keynote address will be Professor Kaley Hayes PharmD, PhD, who will present on the topic of “Real-world Patterns of Long-Term Bisphosphonate use and Comparative Fracture Risk of Osteoporosis Drug Holidays”.

Kaley Hayes is an Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy, and Practice at Brown University’s School of Public Health in Rhode Island, United States. She is a pharmacoepidemiologist whose research aims to optimize the use of medications in older adults using population-based data sources. She specializes in causal inference methods to better understand the safety and effectiveness of chronic medications for osteoporosis and diabetes in older adults.


The event will begin at 3.00pm and presentations will begin at 4.00pm and run for approximately an hour followed by a networking session and celebration of 10 years of AIMSS research and service.

TimePresentation & Speaker
3.00 – 3.10Welcome
AIMSS Director and former Directors.
3.10 – 4.00Keynote Address
Professor Kaley Hayes, Brown University
4.00 – 5.00Abstract Presentations
Professor Alan Hayes (Acting Director) will chair the session which features 4 presentations each followed by a brief Q&A.
5.00 – 6.00Networking Session
Members in Training and AIMSS researchers’ networking session. Celebrating 10 years of AIMSS journey of service to Clinical Research.

Poster presentations will be displayed in the auditorium foyer.

Our Symposium sponsor – Theramex Australia – will be awarding prizes for posters and presentations on the day.

Registration and enquiries

Event is open to all researchers and interested professionals and students.

Register to attend the event online:

Contact the institute or contact Wasantha Perera directly for further enquiries about this event.

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