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Public Lecture: 50 Years of Training the Health Workforce

Free Public Lecture: 50 Years of Training the Health Workforce in Auckland

The Auckland Medical Research Foundation is delighted to partner with The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences (FMHS) to celebrate its milestone 50th anniversary with a series of free lectures throughout 2018. We invite you to join us at these free public events to showcase the rich history of medicine and the inspirational people and programmes that led to many achievements in health and medical education, science and research since the opening of the Medical School in 1968.

This month of the series, which runs through to September, will feature prestigious speakers addressing topics including:
50 Years of Training the Health Workforce in Auckland
o Early History of FMHS with Prof Linda Bryder
o Establishment of the School of Nursing from Assoc Prof Judy Kilpatrick
o Establishment of the School of Pharmacy by Prof John Shaw
o Maori and Pacific Admissions Scheme with Prof Papaarangi Reid
o The Auckland Medical Programme – Current and Future with Prof Warwick Bagg

When: April 19, 7 – 8:30 P.M.
Where: AMRF Auditorium
Ground Floor, Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences
The University of Auckland
85 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland

Details and registration for the lecture series are available at our website or

The Auckland Medical Research Foundation is a major independent funding agency and Charitable Trust that provides contestable funding for medical research based in the greater Auckland region. Over the past 60+ years the Auckland Medical Research Foundation has distributed over $67 million in funding to a wide range of research activities – from $3 to 5 million annually.

For further information see our website at

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