Saturday 11 May 2013

The Council Chamber

Henley Town Hall

Doors open from 08.45am. Entrance is free, no need to book.

For more information please email svetlana.hemsley@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

 

Join the enthusiasts in public education from Oxford Health NHS FT, Oxford

University Hospitals NHS Trust and Oxford University for this interactive and

informal lecture. The speakers will lead you on a journey of discovery as they

discuss current research into a variety of health topics including dementia, strokes,

and the effects of alcohol and exercise on the brain.

 

Also being screened is the award winning documentary ‘Age of Champions’. An

uplifting story of five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the US

National Senior Olympics. If you have ever considered your sporting achievements

as something in your past you should watch this film.

 

‘Alcohol Use and Abuse’  (09.00 – 10.00am)

Dr Borys Borvin, Specialist Registrar in Forensic Psychiatry

 

‘Aging Gracefully’ (10.00 – 11.00am)

Dr Lola Martos,  Consultant Psychiatrist, Older Adults.

 

‘Research in Dementia’ (11.00 – 12.00noon)

Claire Merritt, Lead Research Nurse Manager, DeNDRoN, National

Institute for Health Research.

 

‘The Age of Champions’  (12.00 – 12.30pm)

Dr Claire Sexton, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, FMRIB.

 

‘Strokes: research and rehabilitation’ (13.30 – 14.30pm)

Dr David Henderson-Slater, Clinical Director Rheumatology and

Rehabilitation, Consultant in Neurological Disability & Rehabilitation Medicine,

and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Oxford.