NICM HRI Seminar 2020: Physical activity and mental health in contexts of mass displacement: lessons from the Rohingya refugee crises

Event Name NICM HRI Seminar 2020: Physical activity and mental health in contexts of mass displacement: lessons from the Rohingya refugee crises
Start Date 10 Sep 2020 12:00 pm
End Date 10 Sep 2020 1:00 pm
Duration 1 hour
Description

NICM Health Research Institute presents Associate Professor Simon Rosenbaum, Scienta Fellow, NHMRC Research Fellow at the School of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney; External Fellow at the Black Dog Institute; National Director at Exercise and Sports Science Australia; and Vice President at the Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.

Join guest seminar speaker, Associate Professor Rosenbaum as he discusses physical activity and mental health in context of mass displacement, examining lessons from the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh.

An expert in the role of exercise in the prevention and management of various mental health disorders, with a specific focus on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Associate Professor Rosenbaum has worked with and advised emergency services, veterans and refugees in Australia and overseas, including the International Organization for Migration, United Nations Migration, Bangladesh. He has published over 170 peer-reviewed publications and has co-edited a textbook.


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Event details

WHEN: Thursday 10 September 2020 (to be confirmed soon)
TIME: 12.00pm - 1.00pm
VENUE: Webinar
COST: Free and open to all
RSVP: Registration opening soon