2020 Diana Temple Memorial Lecture

2020 Diana Temple Memorial Lecture

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Meeting URL: https://uni-sydney.zoom.us/j/95097856264?from=msft Meeting ID: 950 9785 6264

Online via Zoom

University of Sydney

Sydney, NSW 2206


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You are invited to the 2020 Diana Temple Memorial Lecture, presented by Professor Raina MacIntyre.

About this event

This annual lecture honours the memory of Dr Diana Temple AM, a former member of the University of Sydney community and an advocate for the role of women in science.

The DTML is jointly hosted by: • Faculty of Medicine and Health Equity, Diversity and inclusion Committee • School of Medical Sciences • Women in Sci AUST • Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS)

About the presenter: 

Raina MacIntyre (MBBS Hons 1, M App Epid, PhD, FRACP, FAFPHM) is Professor of Global Biosecurity, NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and Head of the Biosecurity Program at the Kirby Institute, UNSW.

She leads a research program in control and prevention of infectious diseases, spanning pandemics and emerging infections, epidemiology, vaccinology, biosecurity, risk analysis, personal protective equipment, mathematical modelling, public health and clinical trials. She has a focus on adult immunization, especially frail elderly vaccination. She has over 350 peer reviewed publications and has received many awards including the Sir Henry Wellcome Medal and Prize from the Association of Military Surgeons of the US, the Public Health Association of Australia’s National Immunisation Award, and the Frank Fenner Award for Research in Infectious Diseases.

Raina currently heads a NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Epidemic Response. She graduated in Medicine from the University of Sydney and worked at the University of Sydney and affiliated hospitals and research centres from 1999-2008 prior to moving to UNSW.