Lecture

TAS Dinner Lecture presented by Professor Jackie Curtis

Date

21 February 2024
6 pm

Location

The Old Woolstore Hotel
1 Macquarie Street
Hobart Tasmania

Organised by

RANZCP

Delivery

In-person

Program outline

6 pm Arrival and welcome

6.25 pm Entrée served

6.45 pm Presentation: CME lecture on Don’t Just screen, Intervene. Improving the cardiometabolic health of people living with serious mental illness. 

7.45 pm Main course served

8.15 pm Tea and coffee served

9 pm Event concludes

Registration

Registrations for this event have closed. To enquire please contact jennifer.wehnert@ranzcp.org 

Presenter

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Conjoint Professor Jackie Curtis

Conjoint Professor Jackie Curtis (MBBS (Hons), FRANZCP) is the inaugural Executive Director of Mindgardens Neuroscience Network, which brings together the strengths of founding Members UNSW Sydney, Black Dog Institute, NeuRA and the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) to develop integrated research and clinical responses to mental health, drug and alcohol and neurological disorders. Conjoint Professor Curtis is a psychiatrist and is the Clinical Lead of Youth Mental Health at SESLHD. Her research and clinical work over several decades has focused on early psychosis and youth mental health, including improving the cardiometabolic health of people living with serious mental disorders such as schizophrenia, with the aim of reducing health inequalities and increasing life expectancy. Professor Curtis developed and implemented the internationally recognised Keeping the Body in Mind program, demonstrating that antipsychotic-induced weight gain can be prevented with lifestyle intervention, and is the co-founder and Co-Chair of the iphYs international working group advocating for improved physical health for youth experiencing psychosis. An invited committee member of the World Health Organisation working group for the international guidelines: management of physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disorders.

Conjoint Professor Jackie Curtis (MBBS (Hons), FRANZCP) is the inaugural Executive Director of Mindgardens Neuroscience Network, which brings together the strengths of founding Members UNSW Sydney, Black Dog Institute, NeuRA and the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) to develop integrated research and clinical responses to mental health, drug and alcohol and neurological disorders. Conjoint Professor Curtis is a psychiatrist and is the Clinical Lead of Youth Mental Health at SESLHD. Her research and clinical work over several decades has focused on early psychosis and youth mental health, including improving the cardiometabolic health of people living with serious mental disorders such as schizophrenia, with the aim of reducing health inequalities and increasing life expectancy. Professor Curtis developed and implemented the internationally recognised Keeping the Body in Mind program, demonstrating that antipsychotic-induced weight gain can be prevented with lifestyle intervention, and is the co-founder and Co-Chair of the iphYs international working group advocating for improved physical health for youth experiencing psychosis. An invited committee member of the World Health Organisation working group for the international guidelines: management of physical health conditions in adults with severe mental disorders.

Online attendance for rural members

If you are unable to attend in person i.e., for members in the north/north-west of the state, there will be an option to view the event via live stream. Please note, as this is an in-person event, attendees will have the priority and their questions addressed first, if there is time, questions may be taken from the online audience.

Live stream attendees will be sent the Zoom link prior to the event. Confirmation of start time for the webinar will also be sent with the link.

Directions

Parking options: on street parking, Dunn Place Car Park (corner Campbell and Davey Streets), Macquarie Point Car park (Evans St).

Supported by

This event is supported by Lundbeck and Otsuka.

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Contact

Please contact Jennifer Wehnert if you have any questions.
Email: ranzcp.tas@ranzcp.org
Phone: 03 6235 1804



Terms and conditions

Cancellation and refund policy

Change of mind cancellations must be made in writing and sent to ranzcp.tas@ranzcp.org for a full refund by 13 February 2024.

Cancellations made after 13 February 2024 will not be refunded, unless there are extenuating circumstances

COVID-19 compliance

All participants attending in person will be required to comply with the COVID Safety Guidelines and protocols in place with the venue/s and the event which will be aligned and compliant with all relevant Commonwealth and state government health advice at that time. By registering for this event, the RANZCP reserves the right to provide your contact details to authorities for the purposes of contact tracing and any other relevant government requirements.

Details of the protocols and requirements will be available on the website and all registrants will be bound by these requirements. The RANZCP reserves the right to update the COVID protocols to ensure the health and safety of participants, including but not limited to event entry requirements. Participants may be excluded if they do not comply with the requirements of the COVID Safety Guidelines and protocols.