The AIMSS Seminar series invites guest speakers to present their research to AIMSS Members. This event will be held online via Zoom.

The guest speaker for this event is Dr. Julia Gilmartin-Thomas, who’s presentation is titled ‘Persistent musculoskeletal pain in community-dwelling older Australians’

Dr Julia Gilmartin-Thomas is an Australian-registered Pharmacist and NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow. Julia has recently joined Victoria University (VU) from the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, where she was the Head of the Chronic Pain and Medication Use in Ageing Research Group.

Prior to her current Fellowship, Julia was a C W Maplethorpe Postdoctoral Fellow for Pharmaceutical Education and Research at University College London School of Pharmacy (2013-15) and Visiting Scholar at the School of Medicine, University of Eastern Finland (2014, funded by the Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation).

At Monash University, Julia graduated from her Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons), Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Practice, PhD (2014), and Master of Biostatistics.

At VU, Julia is a Senior Lecturer in Public Health (College of Health and Biomedicine), Deputy Research Program Leader for the Mechanisms and Interventions in Health and Disease Research Program (Institute for Health and Sport, iHeS), co-lead of the iHeS ECR Mentoring Program, and Program Director for Public Health (Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal Science, AIMSS).

Julia’s research interests are in the quality use of medicines, pharmacoepidemiology, geriatrics, dementia, healthy ageing, health services research, and health professional education.

This event is will be held online via zoom. Registrations are free and are currently open.

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