Trevor Waring Memorial Lecture
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Trevor Waring Memorial Lecture

December 5, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Please join us for the Trevor Waring Memorial Lecture 2023.

The event will feature a keynote address titled Paddling upstream to find what (and who) determines our mental health and wellbeing by Professor Rob Moodie, a highly respected leader, mentor and teacher in public health.

Professor Moodie trained as a medical doctor, working as a clinician in rural Australia and in Africa before moving into public health, and is currently Professor of Public Health at The University of Melbourne’s School of Population and Global Health (MSPGH), Professor of Public Health at the College of Medicine, University of Malawi.

The keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Professor Moodie, Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin, CEO and Institute Director of the Hunter Medical Research Institute, and Dr Jaelea Skehan, Director of Everymind.

Background to the event

Everymind hosts the Trevor Waring Memorial Lecture as a legacy to Professor Trevor Waring AM, the founding Director of the Institute.

The event is a partnership between Everymind, Hunter Medical Research Institute, the Hunter New England Local Health District and the University of Newcastle, and recognises the significant role Professor Waring played in the community throughout his distinguished career.

Emeritus Professor Trevor Waring AM was the founding Director of Everymind, member of the Hunter New England District Health Board, Chair of the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council, and former Chancellor of the University and Newcastle, amongst many other roles.

In recognition of his work Trevor was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2004 for service to psychology, particularly through the advancement of mental health research and support services to education and to the community. He is remembered fondly by his peers and the community.


December 5, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm


02 4924 6900
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Hunter Medical Research Institute
Lot 1 Kookaburra Circuit,
New Lambton Heights, NSW 2305 Australia
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