HSRPP 2014 – University of Aberdeen 3rd and 4th of April

Pharmacy, Medicines and Public Health

We’re pleased to inform you that the confirmed speakers for this year’s conference are:

  • Professor Robert West, Professor of Health Psychology and Director of Tobacco Studies, University College London – Combating tobacco addiction globally and its relevance to addressing other addictions
  • Professor Robbie Foy, Professor of Primary Care, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences – Behaviour change in primary care
  • Professor Susan Michie, Professor of Health Psychology, University College London – The importance of theory in explaining and changing behaviour

HSRPP 2014 will be held at the University of Aberdeen’s historic King’s College conference centre where the conference dinner will also take place.  A traditional Scottish Ceilidh will be held after dinner.

In addition to the usual for prizes for best oral and poster, this year we’ll be awarding prizes for the best substance misuse/ addiction related presentation and poster. These prizes are sponsored by the Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA) who we thank for their support of the conference.

Please remember to register as early as possible for the conference, to take advantage of the early bird rates, which are available up to and including the 14th February. Please visit our E-ticketing site to book your place.

As well as the poster presentations we have a wide range of oral presentations and workshops. A satellite symposium entitled Health Psychology and Pharmacy Practice will be taking place on the 2nd of April. The symposium will outline some of the theories used to explain behaviour and how they have been used to design interventions to change behaviour to improve health outcomes. Speakers include Professor Ronan O’Carroll (Stirling University) and Professor Prof Marijn de Bruin (University of Aberdeen). For further details please click on the link Health Psychology Pharmacy Practice.

For further information please visit www.hsrpp.org.uk

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