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Wednesday, 4 March 2015

New Tricks: Reflections on a Life in Medicine and Tertiary Education

​Broadcaster Jon Faine in conversation with author Professor Richard Larkins

Date: Tuesday, 31 March 2015

When: 3:00pm ​

Where: Monash University Club

32 Exhibition Walk, Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton

Map and parking: http://monash.edu/club/faqs/index.html

RSVP: Sarah Cannon by 26 March 2015
Email: sarah.cannon@monash.edu
Phone: 03 9905 0526
Please note that this is a free public event. Drinks and canapes will be served.

​Professor Richard Larkins has held many senior academic and leadership roles including James Stewart Professor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne and Vice-Chancellor and president of Monash University. He has been chair of the National Health and Medical Research Council, president of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, chair of Universities Australia and chair of both the Medical School and Specialist Education Accreditation Committee of the Australian Medical Council. A recipient of the Eric Susman Prize for Medical Research, awarded by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, the Sir William Upjohn Medal for Distinguished Service to Medicine, the Brownless Medal for outstanding contribution to the Melbourne Medical School, and a Centenary of Federation Medal, Larkins remains active in a number of leadership roles in health and education.

​Jon Faine presents the morning program and the Conversation Hour on 774 ABC Melbourne. He is a past recipient of the ABC Local Radio 'Broadcaster of the Year' award. He has also worked on ABC television and prior to that had a career as a solicitor. A graduate of Monash University (BA 1979, LLB 1981), Faine in 2013 was named an Honorary Fellow of the University in honour of his prominent contribution to public life.

For more information about New Tricks visit the Monash University Publishing website at: http://publishing.monash.edu/books/nt-9781922235435.html


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