OzTREKK is pleased to welcome Griffith Medical School Dean Prof Simon Broadley, Griffith Dental School Dean Prof Ward Massey, and Griffith Medical School Prof David Elwood to Canada where they will be holding information sessions for anyone interested in learning more about studying medicine and dentistry at Griffith University.
At the information sessions, the Griffith University Deans will speak about their respective faculties and about the medicine and dentistry programs offered. The Deans will be available for a question-and-answer period following the sessions. This is a great opportunity for future students to find out more about
- Griffith University;
- the medical school and dental school;
- admissions requirements;
- program structure;
- application deadlines;
- life on campus;
- and much more!
Date: Monday, Sept. 28, 2015
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Toronto Centre
Date: Monday, Oct. 5, 2015
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Wall Centre, Granville Room
About the Speakers
Dean of Griffith School of Medicine Professor Simon Broadley
Professor Broadley undertook his undergraduate medical degree at University of Manchester, United Kingdom after completing a BSc in experimental immunology and oncology. Simon then completed his PhD at University of Cambridge, “The genetic analysis of a complex trait: Multiple Sclerosis.” Prof Broadley is currently a staff specialist with the Gold Coast University Hospital. He provides specialist services in neurology. (Attending Toronto event)
Griffith School of Medicine Professor David Ellwood
Professor David Ellwood completed his initial medical studies at Oxford where he also achieved a Doctorate in Reproductive Biology working in the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. After completing clinical training at Cambridge, he began training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Oxford and then relocated to Australia.
Professor Ellwood became Deputy Head of School Research within the School of Medicine, Griffith University in 2015. (Attending Vancouver event)
Dean of Griffith School of Dentistry Professor Ward Massey
Ward Massey received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Adelaide in 1982 and a PhD from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney in 1993.
Ward has gained extensive experience in academia in Australia with academic appointments in Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Restorative Dentistry at the Universities of Adelaide, Sydney and Western Australia, Charles Sturt University and Griffith University. (Attending Toronto & Vancouver events)
About Griffith School of MedicineThe Griffith School of Medicine is known for its innovation and excellence in medical research and education. Griffith medicine students will develop communication skills and learn about the art and science of medicine in its wider social and ethical context. The program comprises extensive clinical placements in health care facilities ranging from rural settings through to the brand new Gold Coast University Hospital.
About Griffith School of DentistryCompleting a Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Science and Griffith Dental School’s two-year Graduate Diploma of Dentistry program provides the education and skills you need to apply for registration as a dentist.
The Clinical Skills Centre is a purpose-built learning environment where students can practice medical clinical skills in a safe and controlled setting. Griffith dentistry students will use this centre for learning basic medical clinical skills to understand the human body and examination of different systems through structured workshops.