Menzies School of Health and Research is proud to host the Darwin satellite event for the 2022 NHMRC Research Translation Symposium. This event will feature an in-person panel session with Top End Partners and local presenters focused on the Symposium theme: Embracing Diversity.

This will be held on the final day of the NHMRC symposium. There is also the option to attend all or select sessions of Days 1-3 of the Symposium, as this will be live-streamed in Menzies JMB Auditorium

Event details:

When | Tuesday 22 November 2022, 1pm - 4pm (ACST). 

Where | JMB Auditorium, Menzies School of Health Research, Building 58, Royal Darwin Hospital Campus, Corner of Nightingale and Paracelsus road, Tiwi. 

Online attendance via Zoom is also available. 

Cost | This is a free event. 

A light lunch will be provided.

Registration is essential for both in person and online attendance. 

Please register for a ticket via the Sticky Tickets platform. Either click the image or the link below to register. 





Session Overview:

A live stream of Virtual Plenary Sessions 7 and 8 will be shown in the JMB Auditorium from 8.50am – 1pm. 

The in-person proceedings, are as follows:

Time Session Topic
1pm Lunch provided

Panel Discussion: Top End Academic Health Partners: Future Directions

Panel Members:

Rob McPhee (Danila Dilba)
Dianne Stephens (CDU/NCCTRC)
Jo Norton (NTG DOH)
Rob Moore (NT PHN)
Sean Taylor (Menzies/NTG DOH)

2:15pm Break

Session 1: Youth onset type 2 diabetes: rethinking models of care

Presenter: Angela Titmus 


Session 2: The Communicate Study Partnership: improving healthcare experiences and outcomes for Aboriginal peoples through culturally safe healthcare in first languages

Presenters: Anna Ralph and William Majoni

3:30 - 4pm

Session 3: The Aboriginal and Islander Mental Health Initiative for Youth (AIMhi for Youth): A digital mental health meeting place

Presenters: Josie Povey and Jaylene Friel