Alt Wednesdays webinar series - Secret Dentist Business: What is the Role for GPs in Oral Care.
On-demand recorded 2 Mar 2021
Well known media commentator and respected GP Dr Sally Cockburn will be deep diving into various GP-relevant clinical topics with guest panellists to address “stuff they didn’t teach you in medical school”.
Hosted by RACGP Victoria Faculty and Dr Sally Cockburn, these will be interactive panel discussions and promise to be entertaining and educational events!
A dentist talks through GP dental care including managing aged care residents.
- Identify common oral health conditions in aged care residents.
This event attracts 2 CPD points
This event is part of Alt Wednesdays webinar series. Events in this series are:
Dr Sally Cockburn
Dr Sally Cockburn is a practicing GP and health educator. She graduated MBBS from Monash University in 1982 and recently completed her Masters of Health And Medical Law from Uni Melbourne.
Sally has also been a high-profile media presenter (Dr Feelgood) for over 30 years on radio, tv and in print. She has a strong commitment to Medical Education and has held various teaching positions. She is currently an adjunct Senior Lecturer in Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University.
She has a strong commitment to better health outcomes and social justice and behind the scenes has been involved in health policy and legislation reform. She has sat on some high profile not for profit boards
Sally has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including a radio industry award for best documentary , the Monash University Alumni Service Award and in 2010 was inducted into the Victorian Women’s honour roll for harnessing the media to improve health communications.
She is a sought after public speaker, MC and panel facilitator.
Assoc Prof Matthew Hopcraft
CEO Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch
Associate Professor Matthew Scott Hopcraft is an Australian dentist, public dental health expert and television cook.
He was born in Melbourne, raised in country Victoria and studied dentistry at the University of Melbourne. He served as a Dental Officer in the Australian Army, and worked in both public and private dental practices before becoming an academic. He co-founded Sugar-free Smiles, an organisation raising awareness of the health impacts of high sugar diets and advocating for the introduction of a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.
In 2015, he was selected in the Top 24 contestants in MasterChef Australia. He was eliminated on 16 July 2015, finishing in sixth place. His post-MasterChef career saw him release a cookbook in June 2017 called 'Food to Feed the Family.'
He is the CEO of the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch, and has appeared on numerous television shows such as ABC News Breakfast and The Project.