Wesfarmers' Harry Perkins Oration

Event Date: 
10 November 2016
McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
6 Verdun St
QEII Medical Centre

You are invited to the 2016 Wesfarmers’ Harry Perkins Oration.

The 2016 Orator is Dr Robert C. Robbins MD - President and CEO of the Texas Medical Center.

An internationally recognised cardiac surgeon, Dr Robbins has focused his clinical efforts on acquired cardiac diseases with a special expertise in the surgical treatment of congestive heart failure.

Prior to joining the world renowned Texas Medical Centre, Dr Robbins served as professor and chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, Director of the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute and has held positions including Chair of the American Heart Association Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia Council.
His educational background includes a B.S. in chemistry from Millsaps College (1979), medical degree from the University of Mississippi (1983), general surgical training at the University of Mississippi (1989), cardiothoracic training at Stanford University (1992), post-doctoral research at Columbia University and the National Institutes of Health, and congenital heart surgical fellowships at Emory University and Royal Children’s Hospital.

Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
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