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T&TMA 24th Annual Medical Research Conference

December 2 @ 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration fees :
Medical Students: TTD$100
T&TMA/APTT members: TTD$250
Non-T&TMA/APTT members: TTD$300

7:30 am: Registration
8:00 am: Anthem/Invocation
8:05 am: Greetings – Dr. Chandra Saroop (T&TMA President)
8:10 am: Address from Dr. Erica Wheeler (PAHO)
8:15 am: Address from Professor Terrence Seemungal (Dean of Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI, St Augustine)
8:20 am: Recognition of Professor Hutchinson by Dr. Varma Deyalsingh (APTT) and presented by Dr. Mala Maharaj
8:25 am: Response from Honouree
8:30 am: Address from The Honourable of Minister of Health, Mr Terrence Deyalsingh
8:40 am: Address from Mr Justice Anthony Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC Former President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

SESSION ONE – Dr. Sandra Reid
9:00 am: Dr Edwin Bolastig/ Dr Taraleen Malcolm (PAHO) “Public Perception of Mental Disorders and Its Impact on Management”
9:10 am: Professor Stanley Kutcher (Canada) – “Let’s Talk Smart: School-Based Mental Health Literacy, the foundation for prevention, promotion and care.”
9:40 am: Prof. Gerard Hutchinson – “Mental Health and NCDs”
10:00 am: Dr. Jeffrey Walcott (Jamaica) – “Community Psychiatry”
10:15 am: Question and Answer Session
10:25 am: COFFEE BREAK

SESSION TWO – Dr. Samuel Shafe
10:35 am: Prof. Edward Clarke – “Silence of the Lamb- Disclosure and Fear”
10.50 am: Dr. Diana Narinesingh- “Factors affecting non-suicidal self-injury in the child guidance clinic, South Trinidad.”
11:05 am: Dr. Ayesha Prout “The abused child- Intervention of the Children’s Authority.”
11:20 am: Dr. Jacqueline Sharpe – “Depression and Anxiety in children.”
11:35 am: Dr Prithviraj Bahadursingh – “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Mental Health in children.”
11:50 am: Question and Answer Session

SESSION THREE – Dr. Ian Hypolite
1:00 pm: Dr. Ravi Boodram – “Intentional self-harm in paediatric patients.”
1:15 pm: Dr. Rohan Maharaj -“Alcohol Policy In The English-Speaking Caribbean: A Civil Society Perspective.”
1:30 pm: Dr. Shastri Motilal-“National Alcohol Survey of Households in Trinidad and Tobago- The Impact of Alcohol’s Harm to Households.”
1:45 pm: Dr. Nemal Gokool – “Gambling disorder amongst substance abusers seeking inpatient treatment.”
2:00 pm: Mr. Ali Baksh “Exploring the relationship amongst psychological constructs and social phobia among tertiary students in Trinidad.”
2:15 pm: Dr. Kavir Samaroo “A survey of depression among medical students in Trinidad.”
2:30 pm: Question and Answer

SESSION FOUR – Dr. Hazel Othello
2:50 pm: Presentation of Awards for T&TMA/UWI Faculty of Medical Sciences Poster Competition3:05 pm: Dr. Aruna Singh – “Burnout in Medical Professionals.”
3:20 pm: Dr Martika Percy- “A Five Year Retrospective Study of Suicides in Trinidad at the Trinidad and Tobago Forensic Science Center.”
3:35 pm: Dr. Anthony Jackman – “Non-suicidal self-injuries- a psychological perspective”
3:50 pm: Dr. Griffin Benjamin (Dominica) – “Social and psychological consequences  of disaster.”
4:05 pm: Dr. Nadia Wallace (Dominica) – “Psychosocial responses and media campaign strategies post-disaster.”
4:20 pm: Dr. Andel Roberts – “Community Psychiatry in Tobago”
4:35 pm: Dr. Krishna Maharaj – “Psychological evaluation of patients for Bariatric Surgery”
4:50 pm: Question and Answer
5: 00 pm: Vote of thanks – Dr. Christi Ramsingh

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