Searching for the third pillar of health: The importance of sleep
Please join us for this Inaugural Professorial Lecture by Professor Alister Neill of the Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington.
About Alister’s research
Alister’s research interests include obstructive sleep apnoea and its relationship to cardiovascular disease, sleep health disparity, new sleep health technologies, how diet can improve sleep and alertness, home non-invasive ventilation and pneumonia. In 1997 Alister established and became Director of the University of Otago, Wellington’s WellSleep Sleep Investigation Centre and Research Group. In this role he has fostered the training and careers of scientists, advanced trainee physicians and research students. He also provides clinical leadership for the Sleep and Home Non-invasive Ventilation services across three regional DHBs. He is currently leading international research into the respiratory impact of neuromuscular diseases and the physiological traits and novel treatments for obstructive sleep apnoea.
He has published 46 papers in high-impact peer review journals, chapter authored Australasian Sleep Medicine (2017), and co-authored professional guidelines.
We would love you to join us in person for this celebratory event, but for those unable to be there, it will be livestreamed.
|Date||Wednesday, 7 August 2019|
|Time||5:30pm - 7:00pm|
|Event Category||Health Sciences|
|Location||Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, Level D, University of Otago Wellington, 23a Mein Street, Newtown|
|Cost||This lecture is free but to secure a seat, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact Name||Faith Atkins|
|Contact Phone||+64 4 918 6301|