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10 May 2013

9.30 – 10.00 Arrival and Refreshments
Welcome and Introductory Comments
Baroness Masham of Ilton, Roberta Bivins
10.30 – 12..00
Researchers Users Panel

30 minute presentations on issues in ethnicity and health from:

‘Diabetes Research in a Large, Integrated US Delivery System:Translating Findings into Action’
Dr. Julie Schmittdiel, Health Delivery Systems Center for Diabetes Translational Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research

‘Using Research and evidence in the Third Sector’
Dai Williams, Diabetes Cymru

‘Using the Media (To Your Advantage)’
Amanda Groom, Strand Media Consultancy:

12.00 - 1.00

Lunch and Informal Discussion (Scarman Courtyard)

1.00 - 1.50
Ethnicity, Politics and Regulation

‘Ethnicity, Evidence and Ideology in the Politics of Health: Learning from the Past’
Roberta Bivins, Director of the Centre for the History of Medicine, University of Warwick

‘Evidence in Local Politics and the Third Sector’
Patrick Vernon, OBE, Councillor for Hackney

Commentary: ‘Ethnicity from a Regulatory Perspective’
Andrea Callender, Head of Diversity, General Medical Council

2.00 - 2.55
Interrogating Ethnicity and Health

15 minute introductions to current ethnicity and health research programmes in medicine, history, and the social sciences from expert researchers including:

Lisa Miles, Clinical Trials Project Manager, NHS Christie Trust

Kamila Hawthorne, Institute of Medical Education, Cardiff University School of Medicine

Mark Johnson, Professor of Diversity in Health & Social Care, De Montfort University

Followed by brief Q&A

2:55 - 3:35


Knowledge Exchange Surgeries

Research User-led surgeries on barriers impeding access to academic research and data, and on best-practice successes in promoting cooperation and knowledge exchange. Rooms will be dedicated to exchange between researchers and research users in Media, Third Sector, and Policy/Politics.


3:35 - 4:15

Poster Session and High Tea
An opportunity for researchers to mingle informally, to view reseach posters, and to enjoy High Tea.
4.15 - 4.45
Feedback Session

Future Directions for Knowledge Exchange

All participants will join in discussions about best practice, barriers and ways forward.

4.45 - 5.00
Future Directions and Closing Remarks




Supported by Warwick Arts Faculty and the Centre for the History of Medicine's Strategic Award.Warwick