Annual Carol Buck Lecture and Graduate Scholarship with Kathy Nixon Speechely, PhD

Date: Friday, November 29
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: DSB 1002, Dental Sciences Building

The Annual Carol Buck Lecture: "The journey to better quality of life for those living with childhood-onset epilepsy: Seizing the observations"

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Department of Paediatrics
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Western University
Children’s Health Research Institute
Lawson Health Research Institute

Dr. Kathy Nixon Speechley is a Professor in the Departments of Paediatrics and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, a Scientist and Division Chair, Children’s Health Research Institute and an Assistant Director, Lawson Health Research Institute.  She has contributed to graduate education as the primary thesis supervisor for 31 students, as a graduate course instructor teaching health survey methods and as Graduate Chair in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (2009-2014).  She has published more than 100 articles with a primary focus on improving quality of life in children and families living with chronic health conditions.  She is a Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society in recognition of her accomplishments in the field of epilepsy and contributions to the Society. She was recently honoured by Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario with their annual H.O.P.E (Helping out People with Epilepsy) Award.


Unable to join us in person? The 2019 lecture will be available online via Livestream at:

Light refreshment will be provided in Rm. 190, Medical Sciences Building, immediately following the lecture and award presentation.

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