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T&TMA 24th Annual Medical Research Conference

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

AGENDA

7:30 am: Registration
8:00 am: Anthem
8.05am: Invocation – Dr Sandi Arthur, Chairperson, South branch T&TMA
Moderator: Dr Christi Ramsing, CME Chairperson, T&TMA
8:05 am: Welcome – Dr. Chandra Saroop (T&TMA President)
8:10 am: Opening remarks – Dr Erica Wheeler (WHO/PAHO Representative)
8:20 am: Address from Prof. Terence Seemungal (Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI, St. Augustine)
8:30 am: Address from Justice Anthony Aquinas Carmona, ORTT, SC. Former President of the Republic of T&T
8:45am: Greetings on behalf of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of T&T – The Honourable Minister of Health, Mr. Terrence Deyalsingh

SESSION ONE
Moderator: Dr. Sandra Reid
9:00 am: Recognition of MRC Honouree: Professor Gerard Hutchinson
Citation: Dr. Varma Deyalsingh, Secretary, APTT
Award presented by Dr. Mala Maharaj, President, APTT
9.10am: Response from Honouree: Prof Gerard Hutchinson
9:15 am: Dr. Taraleen Malcolm (PAHO) – “Public Perception of Mental Disorders and its Impact on Management.”
9.30am: Dr. Nelleen Baboolal – TBA
9.45 am: Prof. Gerard Hutchinson – “Mental Health and NCDs”
10:00 am: Q&A
10.15am: COFFEE BREAK and viewing of poster presentations and sponsor booths

SESSION TWO
Moderator: Dr. Samuel Shafe
10:45 am: Dr. Diana Narinesingh- “Factors affecting non suicidal self-injury in the child guidance clinic, South Trinidad.”
11:00 am: Dr. Jacqueline Sharpe – “Depression and Anxiety in children.”
11:15 am: Dr Melissa Rooplal – “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Mental Health in children.”
11:30 am: Dr. Ravi Boodram – “Intentional self-harm in paediatric patients.”
11.45am: Q&A
12.00pm: LUNCH and viewing of poster presentations and sponsor booths

SESSION THREE
Moderator: Dr. Ian Hypolite
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: Q&A
2:30 pm: COFFEE BREAK and viewing of poster presentations and sponsor booths

SESSION FOUR
Moderator: Dr. Hazel Othello
2:50 pm: Presentation of Awards for T&TMA/UWI Faculty of Medical Sciences Poster Competition
3:05 pm: Dr. Tiffany Gajadhar – “Depression, anxiety and quality of life in new diagnosed breast cancer patients and caregivers at San Fernando General Hospital.”
3.20 pm: Dr. Andel Roberts – “Community Psychiatry in Tobago”
3.35 pm: Dr. Krishna Maharaj – “Psychological evaluation of patients for Bariatric Surgery”
3:50 pm: Vote of thanks – Dr. Christi Ramsingh

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