Our Annual Symposium will be held on Monday 14 October 2019 in the Western Centre for Health Research and Education Auditorium.
Dr. Peggy Cawthon
Dr. Cawthon is currently Senior Scientist at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute and Associate Adjunct Professor at UCSF.
Dr. Cawthon’s current research interests include maintenance of mobility in old age; sarcopenia (age-related muscle loss); frailty; the decline of physical
function with age; and osteoporosis. She has lead the recent Sarcopenia Definitions and Outcomes Consortium effort to develop an updated,
evidenced based definition of sarcopenia.
Guests need to arrive by 2.30pm to retrieve a name tag. Presentations will begin at 3.00pm and run for approximately 2 hours.
|3.00pm – 3.10pm||Introduction||Professor Gustavo Duque|
|3.10pm – 4.00pm||Keynote Address: “Sarcopenia: New Directions for an Old Problem”||Dr. Peggy Cawthon|
|4.00pm – 4.10pm||The Impact of Physical Activity on Glycaemic Control and Maintenance of Bone Mass after|
Stroke: A Pilot Study
|Dr. Karen Borschmann|
|4.10pm – 4.20pm||Use of teach-back improves health outcomes but what do we know about its|
implementation? A systematic review
|Dr. Alison Beauchamp|
|4.20pm – 4.30pm||Functional measures of sarcopenia: prevalence, and associations with functional disability|
in 10,892 adults aged 65 years and over from six lower- and middle-income countries
|A/Prof. Sharon Brennan-Olsen|
|4.30pm – 4.40pm||Midthigh bone, muscle and fat mass vs conventional tissue mass indices: Associations with|
strength, performance and balance in older patients
|Dr. Ebrahim Bani Hassan|
|4.40pm – 4.50pm||Osteocalcin and its forms across the Lifespan in adult men||Cassandra Smith|
|4.50pm – 5.00pm||Factor analysis to determine relative contributions of strength, physical performance, body|
composition and muscle mass to disability and mobility disability outcomes in older men
|Dr. Jesse Zanker|
|5.00pm – 6.30pm||Dept of Medicine – WH Research Expo (WCHRE Atrium) Poster Presentations, Refreshments and Networking|
Refreshments will be served after 5pm following the keynote speech.
Registration and enquiries
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