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Professor Tom Calma AO is the Chancellor of the University of Canberra, and an Elder from the Kungarakan and Iwaidja tribal groups from the south-west Darwin region and the Coburg Peninsula in Northern Territory, Australia. Tom is the inaugural National Coordinator, Tackling Indigenous Smoking and is a member of Cancer Australia’s Leadership Group on Indigenous Cancer Control. He has championed the rights, responsibilities, health and welfare of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for over 40 years. As the Social Justice Commissioner, Tom’s 2005 Social Justice Report focused on Indigenous health equality and was the catalyst for the Close the Gap campaign to close inequality gaps between Indigenous and non-indigenous Australians.

Forthcoming events

Richard Doll Seminar - Some contemporary insights into cardio-vascular risk

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 1pm to 3pm @ Seminar rooms, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Ethox and WEH Seminar - Ethical preparedness and genomics in the headlines

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11am to 12.30pm @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

HERC Seminar - Quality of Life Trajectories in Total knee Replacement Patients: What can they tell us?

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Seminar room 0, BDI, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

Richard Doll Seminar - The ASPREE Study: The use of aspirin in older people without cardiovascular disease

Monday, 01 July 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Richard Doll Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF

NPEU Research Seminar - Women and cardiovascular disease: an odd couple?

Tuesday, 09 July 2019, 10.30am to 11.30am @ Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, OX3 7LF