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03/08/2017 - PoCoG 2017 Scientific Meeting- Speaker Showcase
Tickets for the PoCoG Scientific Meeting at Darling Harbour on Thursday 16 November are on sale and the program for this unmissable day is shaping up well.

This week's Speaker in the Spotlight is Professor Maree Teesson. Maree is a ministerial appointed member of the NHMRC Health Care Committee and Professorial Fellow at the Black Dog Institute, UNSW, she was recently awarded Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers.

Maree has made a major contribution to Australia’s health and medical research effort in the field of mental health and substance use and is known nationally and internationally for her research on the comorbidity between mental health and substance use disorders. Her research interests include the epidemiology mental health and substance use disorders, internet delivered prevention and treatment programs, new treatments for individuals with comorbid mental health and substance use disorders, and improving treatment delivery.

Maree will be speaking in our session titled 'Caring for our Most Vulnerable' and will address the challenges involved in conducting large scale clinical trials  within these populations. 
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