Can lessons from the frozen north be translated to the tropical north? 


The Northern Territory Clinical School presents a public seminar with Professor Roger Strasser, Founding Dean, Northern Ontario School of Medicine Canada on Tuesday 20 November.

The seminar, titled 'Can lessons from the frozen north be translated to the tropical north? From Northern Ontario School of Medicine to the Northern Territory' will commence at 6.30pm.

Dr Roger Strasser took up his current position as Founding Dean of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, a joint initiative of Lakehead University in Thunder Bay and Laurentian University in Sudbury, in September 2002. Prior to this, he was Professor of Rural Health for Monash University and Head of the Monash University School of Rural Health in Australia.

Between1992 and 2004, Dr Strasser also had an international role as Chair of the Working Party on Rural Practice of Wonca, the World Organization of Family Doctors.

In November 2002, Dr Strasser was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners in recognition of his world leadership in the field of rural health. In 2006, he received the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine Life Fellowship Award for outstanding and meritorious service to rural and remote medicine in Australia.

This public seminar takes place from 6.30pm to 8.30pm in building 24, Casuarina Campus, Charles Darwin University.

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