Public Lecture by Downtown Rotary Visiting Professor Michael Krausz Event as iCalendar

14 August 2017

5:30 - 7pm

Venue: Room 505-007, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Location: 85 Park Road Grafton

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Join us for this interesting and informative public lecture by Professor Micheal Krausz. 

Professor Michael Krausz, the University of British Columbia (UBC) Professor of Psychiatry Leadership Chair for Addiction Research, is cross-appointed to the University's Department of Psychiatry and School of Population and Public Health.

Professor Krausz has worked as a psychiatrist for over 30 years, and is heavily involved in trauma care and treatment.

His research experience includes paradigm-shifting studies working with highly traumatised individuals. He was the lead for the German Heroin Trials in 2003, and is now the Principal Investigator for the Study to Assess Longer-term Opioid Medication Effectiveness (SALOME) trial as the AtHome study, the BC Health of the homeless and others.

Professor Krausz has also founded two scientific journals and is member of several boards, as well as supporting expert for international organizations. He has published about 400 papers.

He is Chair of the World Psychiatric Association of Addiction Psychiatry as well as the section for E–Mental Health. He works actively as part of the Mental Health Commission of Canada steering committee on EMH and in other scientific advisory roles.

This seminar is supported by the Rotary Club of Downtown Auckland (Inc) with the generous sponsorship of the Ted and Mollie Carr Medical Travel Fund.

It is proudly hosted by the Werry Centre for Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.


When: Monday, 14 August 2017, 5:30-7pm. 

Where: Room 505-007, 85 Park Road Grafton

5.30pm - hospitality starts, an opportunity to mix and mingle with seminar starting at 6pm.


**RSVP is essential for this lecture.**


Please RSVP by Monday 7 August for catering purposes.


Email Hazel Pannell or phone: 09 923 6531