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PMRI SYMPOSIUM 2016 – Enhancing treatment adherence: the key to preventing disability & achieving better health outcomes

PMRI SYMPOSIUM 2016 – Enhancing treatment adherence: the key to preventing disability & achieving better health outcomes

JULY 2016

DATE: Friday 1 July 2016
TIME: 09:00 – 18:00
VENUE: Charles Perkins Centre, Auditorium, The University of Sydney, Camperdown.

SPEAKERS:

Kristin Riekert, PhD.

Associate Professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Director of Cystic Fibrosis Adherence Program and Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Adherence Research Center, Baltimore

Dr. Riekert is Principal Investigator or co-Investigator on several NIH and foundation sponsored intervention trials focused on improving self-management and health outcomes in chronic illnesses.

Leslie Martin, PhD.

Professor of Psychology, La Sierra University, California

Dr. Martin has dedicated 20 years of research to understanding the role of clinician-patient communication in patient outcomes, including adherence. Dr. Martin has authored seminal books on this topic, including Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare.

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