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Rush Hour


Creating Connections at the Showcase

South West Sydney Research hosted another successful Rush Hour event at the Ingham Institute and South Western Sydney Local Health District 2017 Health Beyond Research and Innovation Showcase. Researchers, clinicians, and executives of Campbelltown City Council joined together to discuss Creating Connections: From inpatient to community, from health to primary services, from silos to partnerships. 

The event was opened by Lindy Deitz, General Manager of Campbelltown City Council and charmed by the inspiring presentations of two invited speakers.

Cathy Kaplun, Research Fellow with the Translational Research and Social Innovation (TReSI) Group (Western Sydney University) at the Ingham Institute and affiliate of the University of New South Wales presented her experiences working in the Maternal Early Childhood Sustained Home visiting (MECSH) trial.

James Kemp, Chief Operating Officer at the Translational Health Research Institute (THRI) at Western Sydney University and member of the South West Sydney Research Council recounted his experiences as an administrator of translational research.

The event gave attendees an opportunity to share ideas about research and the unique opportunities available to researchers across the south west Sydney district. Attendees represented many of our member organisations including the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, The University of NSW, The University of Sydney, Western Sydney University, South Western Sydney Local Health District.