We look forward to sharing the knowledge and expertise of this wonderful National Keynote Speaker line up at the 2020 Australian Pain Society 40th Annual Scientific Meeting to be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart this April.
Professor Jennifer Martin
Please give a warm welcome to Professor Jennifer Martin.
Professor Jennifer Martin is a leading clinical pharmacologist. She is the Chair of the discipline of Clinical Pharmacology in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Newcastle and a senior staff specialist in internal medicine at the John Hunter Hospital.
Professor Martin is also Director of the NHMRC-funded Australia Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence (ACRE), Australia’s first federally-funded research centre in medicinal cannabinoids to ensure quality and safety in the implementation of medicinal cannabis use in the community.
She is also lead chief investigator on a $1.96 million Cancer Council NSW pathways grant to develop a personalised chemotherapy dosing system for cancer patients, and more than $3m in funding for medicinal cannabis research as part of NSW Government’s Clinical Cannabis Medicines Program. In addition, Professor Martin is part of Australia’s first medical cannabis trial to produce world-class pharmacokinetic analysis and sophisticated modelling to inform drug dosage and frequency of administration.
Based at the Hunter Medical Research Institute, the former Rhodes Scholar leads a team of pharmacy and medicine experts together with pharmacoepidemiologists and pharmacoeconomists.
Professor Jennifer Martin will be presenting the Bonica Lecture.
We are delighted to have Professor Jennifer Martin involved in APS 2020, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this ASM has to offer.
Registrations are now open!
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