Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series

Sharing knowledge, informing and educating our community

Tap into the expert knowledge of leading health professionals and learn about health topics relevant to you and your family at the free Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series.

Presented by South Metropolitan Health Service, this free lecture series honours eminent Western Australian surgeon and researcher Professor Fiona Wood AM, renowned for her ground-breaking work in the treatment of burns.

The Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series provides an opportunity for you to hear firsthand about a range of health topics, from ageing and cancer to mental health and recovering from injury. Lectures will be presented by leading healthcare professionals

Gut health – are we still groping in the dark?

A man wearing blue surgical scrubs sits on a bench in a garden.

Presented by Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group gastroenterologist Dr Oliver Waters

Currently there is a lot of attention on what goes on in our gut in relation to our health and wellbeing. 

Join gastroenterologist Dr Oliver Waters as he sorts fact from fiction around gut health and shed some light on the gut microbiome.

Event details

6.00pm, Tuesday 28 May 2019
G1 Lecture Theatre, Education Building, Fiona Stanley Hospital – view the Fiona Stanley Hospital map (external site)

Pay parking available onsite. Bookings are essential – book your tickets now (external site)

Listen to previous lectures

Demystifying mental health

Anthony Collier and Steve Batson: Demystifying mental health: causes, treatment and recovery

Read the transcript for the Demystifying mental health lecture (180KB)

Have a heart for your heart
Motivation – the secret ingredient in health

Professor Fiona Wood: Motivation – the secret ingredient in health

Listen to the podcast of Professor Wood's lecture (external site) or read the podcast transcript (PDF 117KB).

Demystifying mental health: causes, treatment and recovery