The Allam Lecture 2019: Smoking cessation and tobacco control throughout the ages
Professor Keir Lewis, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Swansea University
13.30-17.30, 29 March 2019
The Allam Medical Building, University of Hull
The Endowed Allam Lecture series, hosted by Hull York Medical School at the University of Hull and kindly sponsored by Dr Assem Allam, provides an annual opportunity to hear from a leading pioneer in scientific research, and gain an insight into the groundbreaking work being carried out at undergraduate and postgraduate level by the medical school's cross-disciplinary research community.
This year, we are delighted to welcome Professor Keir Lewis, Professor of Respiratory Medicine in Swansea University and a Consultant Physician and Director of Research & Development in Hywel Dda University Health Board, Wales to deliver the keynote lecture, which will take place within the prestigious Allam Medical Building, a cutting-edge teaching facility at the heart of the University of Hull's £28m health campus, which was opened by her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in October 2017.
This free-to-attend event is open to the public, from those considering a career in medicine or biomedical science, to those keen to discover how the exciting and world-leading research being undertaken at Hull York Medical School is making a real impact on people's lives at a local, regional and national level.
The event will conclude with a ‘have your say' Q&A session, where members of the audience are invited to direct questions to Professor Lewis and our panel of experts from a variety of clinical specialities. Submit your questions now!
We look forward to meeting you at this prestigious event. Light refreshments will be available.
Call for abstracts
All Hull-based Hull York Medical School researchers and colleagues from Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust are invited to submit an abstract for an oral presentation. We will feature six short (10 minute max) presentations, and those not selected for an oral presentation will be invited to present a poster. Poster presenters will be required to stand by their poster, answer questions and discuss their work.
Prizes and certificates will be awarded by the panel judges for the best oral and poster presentations. All successful submissions will be invited to attend the evening’s Gala Dinner.
The deadline for abstract submission is Friday 1 March 2019. Please note that that your audience will made up of staff, students and general public alike, so please tailor your abstract accordingly.
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How to submit an abstract
Please submit your abstract via either our online form, or download and complete the abstract Word template and email your submission to Julie Crawford (firstname.lastname@example.org)
About the Allam Lecture series
This event is co-ordinated through the office of Professor Alyn Morice, Castle Hill Hospital, Hull York Medical School. The Allam Lecture, an endowed gift, was inaugurated to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of Hull York Medical School, and celebrates the broad spectrum of clinical and biological scientific endeavour that can be found at Hull York Medical School.