Science with a soul: From data to action on healthy child development

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30 Apr 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Michael Smith Lab, Lecture Theatre
2185 East Mall, UBC
Vancouver , BC


Fiona Stanley is a Professor at the School of Paediatrics and Child Health, at the University of Western Australia. She is the founding Director of the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research in Australia. A distinguished researcher trained in maternal and child health epidemiology and public health, Professor Stanley has spent her career researching the causes of major childhood illnesses and advocating for the needs of children and their families. She was a friend and colleague of Dr. Clyde Hertzman.

Professor Stanley's presentation will detail the impact and legacy of Dr. Hertzman's research and leadership in developing large scale child development monitoring systems around the world.