31st May & 1st June 2016 at 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2

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FPHM Summer Scientific Meeting 2016

The Faculty of Public Health Medicine, RCPI, holds its annual Summer Scientific Meeting on Tuesday, 31st May and Wednesday, 1st June 2016 at 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

This meeting features discussions on a variety of issues relevant to Public Health Medicine and the presentation of the Zachary Johnson medal for best oral presentation selected from the abstract presenters. The Faculty's annual admission ceremony for new Members and Fellows and annual dinner also takes place during this event.

Topics on the agenda include:

  • Local Response To National Strategies: Public Health Role in Suicide Prevention Planning in Donegal
  • The Health of Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Relocated Individuals
  • A Public Health Response to Adverse Childhood Experiences and their Impact on Health Across the Life Course
  • Evaluation of a Community Food Initiative Programme
  • Cancer Incidence and Mortality Due to Excess Body Weight in The Republic of Ireland
  • Energy Drinks in The Republic of Ireland
  • An Exploration of the Use of Hospital Discharge Data to Report on Serious Injuries from Road Traffic Collisions
  • Upsurge of HIV Among People who Inject Drugs in Dublin
  • National Survey of Farmers: Knowledge of Zoonoses and Infection Prevention Practices
  • Recurrent TB in Ireland


  • Tues 31 May approved for 5 CPD credits
  • Wed 1 June approved for 4 CPD credits

Early bird rates are available from now until 2pm Monday, 23rd May 2016. Please click here to register for this event.

Full Programme Details

For programme details, please click here - FPHM SSM 2016.


Please note that this event is not organised by the UCD School of Medicine. Details are posted here to help publicise the event. The School does not accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or changes to the event which may occur. Please liaise directly with the event organisers.