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28 November 2016

10am - 3:30pm

Venue: Function Hall, Room 220, Level 2, Building 730, Tamaki Innovation Campus, University of Auckland

Location: Gate 1, 261 Morrin Road, St. Johns

Host: Centre for Addiction Research

Cost: Free

Contact info: Elizabeth Bangera

Contact email: e.bangera@auckland.ac.nz

Website: Centre for Addiction Research

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The Centre for Addiction Research second annual Symposium takes a closer look at 'Collaborations to inform AOD policy and practice' with Centre members discussing current collaborative research projects and future initiatives that strengthen the understanding, prevention and treatment of addictive consumptions in New Zealand.
 
The programme has been designed to provide top-level overviews of various alcohol, other drug, tobacco or gambling research projects at the Centre. These research projects will be of interest to clinicians, policymakers, researchers and others working within this field in New Zealand.

 

 

 

Symposium Programme

10am

Registration and Morning Tea
(outside Function Hall, Building 730, Room 220)

After registration please proceed to Lecture Theatre 732.201 (Building 732, Room 201), where all sessions will be held.

10.30am

Karakia

Mr Hēmi Pene, Faculty kaumātua

10.35am

Welcome to the Centre for Addiction Research

Professor Janie Sheridan

 

SESSION 1: CURRENT RESEARCH
Chair: Associate Professor (Hon) Natalie Walker
Lecture Theatre 732.201 (Building 732, Room 201)

10.45am

New Zealand adolescent drinkers’ concerns about alcohol use, help-seeking preferences and access to health services

Professor Shanthi Ameratunga

11am

Predictors of adolescent alcohol use in New Zealand within the neighbourhood context

Dr Nicki Jackson

11.15am

Alcohol and injuries in the Emergency Department

Dr Bridget Kool

11.30am

Understanding drinking patterns in older adult populations

Professor Janie Sheridan

11.45am

The adverse environments of children exposed antenatally to methamphetamine.  A double whammy?

Associate Professor Trecia Wouldes

12pm

Update on addictions-related research by the Gay Men’s Sexual Health (GMSH) research group

Dr Peter Saxton

12.15pm

PhD research: 3-minute thesis session

Chair: Professor Peter Adams
Dr Anantha Kumar SR, School of Population Health/NIHI
Derek Quigley, School of Population Health
Carina Walters, Schools of Pharmacy and Population Health
Sam White, School of Population Health

12.35pm

LUNCH

Function Hall, 730-220 (Building 730, Room 220)

 

SESSION 1 (continued): CURRENT RESEARCH
Chair: Associate Professor (Hon) Natalie Walker
Lecture Theatre 732.201 (Building 732, Room 201)

1.25pm

Conflicts of interest and moral dilemmas in gambling research: An Australian and New Zealand collaboration

Professor Peter Adams
Dr Charles Livingstone, Monash University, Melbourne

1.45pm

Randomised controlled trial of an mHealth alcohol intervention following an injury admission

Dr Sarah Sharpe

2pm

The geography of methamphetamine manufacture in New Zealand

Dr Dan Exeter

2.15pm

Perceptions and experiences of smoking and quitting among Samoan smokers 

Dr Judith McCool

2.30pm

SESSION 2: FUTURE DIRECTIONS
Chair: Dr Susanna Galea
Lecture Theatre 732.201 (Building 732, Room 201)

2.35pm

A Better Start – AOD HABITS: The development and testing of substance abuse eHealth interventions for young people 

Dr Grant Christie

2.45pm

Smoking cessation interventions for priority populations

Associate Professor (Hon) Natalie Walker

2.55pm

Cytisine as a smoking cessation agent: improving therapy through a better understanding of pharmacokinetics and dose response

Dr Soo Hee Jeong

3.05pm

The STATUS Trial: What is it and why is it needed? 

Professor Chris Bullen

3.15pm

A drug early warning system in New Zealand: collaboration is essential

Professor Janie Sheridan

3.25pm

Closing remarks

Professor Peter Adams

3.30pm

CLOSE

 

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