Please join DHAA Tasmania for a full day of CPD in Launceston
About this event
Come along for a full day CPD focusing on a range of topics from sugar and its effect on health, diabetes and finishing off learning about orthodontic treatment.
Ian Epondulan – Considering a Sugary Sweet Beverages (SSBs) tax?
– Explore high-fructose corn syrup in SSBs and its health effects on the body
– Update on obesity issue in Australia, Mexico, UK & USA
– Identify advertising comparisons of the SSB Industry to Tobacco Industry
– Understand the different SSBs tax models and how it translates to existing and potential strategies to combat overconsumption of sugary drinks
Explore the role of Oral Health Therapists and Dental Hygienists in advocating a SSBs tax
Associate professor Gary Kilov – Diabetes
Speaker to be confirmed – Orthodontics
Ian is an Oral Health Therapist and completed a Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH) degree from The University of Sydney, and has clinical experience in Public Health Dentistry at NSW Health. He recently completed a Master of Public Health (MPH) at The University of Sydney, and is passionate about Health Promotion and Health Advocacy, especially amongst adolescents linking Oral Health with General Health.
Ian currently volunteers for the Dental Hygienists Association of Australia (DHAA) Ltd. as the Chair of Oral Health Promotion/Public Health Special Interest Group (OHPPHSIG) which is heavily involved in the Rethink Sugary Alliance, a partnership between 16 allied health and community organisations concerned about tackling the overconsumption of sugary drinks.
Ian is currently Executive Assistant at The Centre for Sleep Health & Research, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine of The Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney and works with a multidisciplinary team looking at Dental Sleep Medicine and treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) with Mandibular Advancement Splints (MAS).
Associate professor Gary Kilov
Associate professor Gary Kilov is a founding member of both the The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Diabetes specific interest group and the primary care diabetes society of Australia (PCDSA). He is a contributor to the RACGP diabetes handbook (2012-20)He is a member of several NDSS (National Diabetes Supply Scheme) Expert Reference Groups
He is the past editor in chief of the PCDSA journal
Associate Professor Kilov shares his time between Launceston treating the full spectrum of patients with diabetes and obesity related conditions and providing peer to peer and medical undergraduate education on diabetes and related conditions.
He is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate education both within Australia and internationally. He is widely published in peer reviewed journals on topics covering diabetes, obesity and respiratory medicine.
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