HBPRCA Annual Scientific Meeting


We are delighted to announce the HBPRCA Annual Scientific Meeting is back this year from the 8th – 10th of December!

This year’s meeting will again be held in a virtual format, but we are excited to incorporate state-based hubs in which you and your colleagues will be able to get together to enjoy the ASM collectively. More information will come in due course regarding these hubs so keep an eye out in your inbox.

The theme of the program this year is “Prevention”. As such, this year’s program is set to be jammed packed, including the following distinguished named lecturers:

R.D. Wright Lecturer, Professor Neil Poulter: is a Professor of Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine at Imperial College London.  He qualified at St Mary’s Hospital, London, in 1974, following which he trained in General Medicine. He is the Chief Investigator of the May Measurement Month, an annual global blood pressure screening initiated by the International Society of Hypertension. Prof. Poulter has published over 500 papers in peer-reviewed medical journals and between 2008-2018, he was among the top 0.1% most cited researchers.

Colin I Johnston Lecturer Professor Clara Chow: is a Professor of Medicine, in the Faculty of Medicine and Health, Academic Director of the Westmead Applied Research Centre and Academic Co-Director of Charles Perkins Centre Westmead. She is a Cardiologist and Clinical Lead Community Based Cardiac Services at Westmead hospital and President of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand.  Prof Chow leads a research program focused on innovation for health service provision and clinical management of cardiovascular disease prevention.

Austin Doyle Lecturer Professor Clare Collins: is a Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics in the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine at the University of Newcastle. As the most successful research dietitian in Australia, she has been awarded over $21 million dollars in research grants and has published over 300 manuscripts. Her innovative and world leading research creates new technologies to evaluate nutrition and dietary intake, and how improving nutrition, diet quality, food patterns can facilitate improved weight and health across all ages and for those with chronic health conditions.

Key dates for abstracts are as follows:

Registration and Abstracts open 1st of August

Abstracts close 17th of October

Notification of acceptance / oral vs poster 5th of November

Abstracts withdrawn for non-registration 19th of November

If you have any questions regarding your registration, please email Your Secretariat on or phone 02 4356 0007.

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