THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL A FURTHER DATE
Speaker: Emeritus Professor Stuart Parker, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
Title: Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) and Frailty in Acute Care
Chair: Dr Joanne Dollard, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Adelaide G-TRAC Centre, The University of Adelaide and the Basil Hetzel Institute, TQEH
Speaker biography: Stuart trained in Geriatric Medicine in Newcastle, UK (1980-93) and worked in Experimental Gerontology in the Netherlands (1990-91) and as a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the University of Leicester, UK (1993-2000). During his time in Sheffield and Barnsley (2000-2013), he was Professor of Health Care for Older People, Clinical Director for Older People’s Medicine and Director of Research and Development. He led the Sheffield Institute for Studies on Ageing, and was Associate Director of the NIHR CLAHRC for South Yorkshire. Stuart moved back to Newcastle in 2013 as the William Leach Professor of Geriatric Medicine. From 2015 he served a 3 year term as NIHR CRN Theme lead for Ageing, Dementias and Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neurological Disorders and Genetics. Google Scholar.
Stuart has now retired from his University role (2017) and NIHR role (2018) and continues in part time and occasional clinical practice. Stuart’s “post retirement” activities aim to use his enthusiasm and experience in clinical and interdisciplinary gerontology to continued effect. To date these include becoming a trustee of the Dunhill Medial Trust, a member of the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Older People and Frailty, an ongoing relationship with the National Innovation Centre for Ageing. Continuing research activities include the DECIDE study and a project to develop a new quality of life instrument with older people for health economic evaluation.
Stuart enjoys photography (including self-portraiture), is a keen sailor and since 2017 has completed Transatlantic and Indian Ocean sailing trips. He enjoys cycling and recently completed a 1000km bike ride in the UK.