Heart disease and diabetes: challenges, funding and opportunities for research in multimorbidity

A workshop focussing on heart disease and diabetes will take place in Manchester on Monday 29 July 2013. The location of the workshop is seminar rooms G306a&b, Jean McFarlane Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PL. The session begins at 12pm with a finish time of 5pm and will include lunch.

Confirmed speakers

Prof Sandra Dunbar, Associate Dean, School of Nursing, Emory University, USA29 July workshop-small

A pilot test of integrated self-care intervention for persons with heart failure and concomitant disease 

Prof  Vivien Coates, Professor of Nursing Research, University of Ulster

Structured diabetes education: an overview of a programme of research 

Prof Peter Bower, Centre for Primary Care, Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester

Illness perceptions in patients with multimorbidity: concepts, measurement and clinical applications 

Dr Sarah Cotterill, Research Design Services Advisor and Health Methodology, Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester

Research Design Services funding opportunities and how we can help

There will be opportunities for networking and discussion of research ideas within the timetable.

Call for posters

There will be a poster session during the workshop and the call for posters is now open, with a particular interest in posters related to heart disease, diabetes and management of people with multimorbidity. If you would like to present a poster please email Rebecca Jones (Health Sciences Co-ordinator) as soon as possible. Rebecca will be able to provide information on poster dimensions. Poster space is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.


To register for this free workshop (with lunch) please contact Jane Mann (Health Sciences Secretary) via jane.mann@manchester.ac.uk or 0161 306 7900.

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