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Oceanic Palliative Care Conference 2023
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Professor Susan Kurrle AO

Specialist Geriatrician - Hornsby Ku-ring-gai, Batemans Bay and Moruya Hospitals

Keynote Speaker

Professional Bio

Susan is a specialist geriatrician practising at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital in northern Sydney and at Batemans Bay and Moruya Hospitals in southern New South Wales. 

She holds the Curran Chair in Health Care of Older People in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. 

Her research and practice interests centre on dementia, frailty, elder abuse, successful ageing, and intergenerational programs, and her work focuses on translation of research into clinical practice. 

She was awarded the 2022 Sidney Sax Medal for leadership in health services policy and delivery, and in January 2023 she was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medicine as a geriatrician, and to research into dementia and cognitive function.
Susan and her work have become a household name through the ABC TV series ‘Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds’.

Susan's Presentations

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