Sahib Tuteja, a former student, has recently had a review paper published on the history of ophthalmoscopy and the new innovative pocket sized direct Arclight ophthalmoscope in this month’s Eye News.
Professor Stephen Gillespie recently attended the British Thoracic Winter Conference in London and presented two papers.
Third year medical students Jen Kuan and Barrie Lyell recently presented the results of their summer project from Malawi at the East of Scotland Postgraduate Teaching session at Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline.
Dorothy Currie presented findings from the HBSC International Report “Growing up Unequal” at the launch of the Russian language version of the report in Moscow, on 14th December.
Dr Jo Inchley was Co-Chair of the Excellence in Paediatrics (EiP) 8th Annual Conference which was held in London from 8th-10th December. Dr Inchley was invited to present findings from the HBSC Study, Professor Gerry Humphris gave an invited presentation, and Dr Alina Cosma gave an oral presentation and presented a poster.
Dr Silvia Paracchini has participated to a meeting with the Scotland’s Futures Forum at the Scottish Parliament together with other members of the Young Academy of Scotland (YAS).
Dr Andrew Blaikie and colleagues discuss the Arclight ophthalmoscope in the Christmas Edition of the BMJ.
Dr Andrew Blaikie and Mr William J Williams visited the central region of Malawi in March 2015. In collaboration with the national eye coordinator, the department for non-communicable diseases and local ENT and Eye Care providers 600 Arclights were distributed to health care workers throughout the Central Region of Malawi.
Dr Gozde Ozakinci has been invited to serve as Track Chair for the Health Communication, including Risk Perception track of the 2017 Conference of the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS).
Professor Alex Baldacchino, has been awarded a Fellowship by the International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM).