APSAD 2018
Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

Keynote Speakers

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Speaker Biography
Professor Chris Bullen
Chris trained as a specialist public health physician and worked in general practice and in community medicine in New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, before moving into a career in research 15 years ago. He has a PhD in Community Medicine from the University of Auckland and is Director of the University’s National Institute for Health Innovation, a large research group that specialises in clinical trials research and health informatics. Chris has research interests in innovative smoking cessation interventions as well as in global health and the prevention and treatment of heart disease. He has over 160 publications, won more than $13M in research grants, and maintains active research collaborations in Australia, China, the US and Malaysia. He was principal investigator on the world’s first trial of e-cigarettes versus nicotine patches, published in the Lancet. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, travelling, and listening to (and occasionally playing, badly) music.