Robinson College - Beyond COVID-19: the future of medicine

Robinson College - Beyond COVID-19: the future of medicine

Robinson College - Beyond COVID-19: the future of medicine
Saturday 26 September 2020, 4.00pm to 5.00pm BST
Past event
Past event
Saturday 26 September 2020, 4.00pm to 5.00pm BST
  • Robinson College tour
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Theme: 
Colleges, Health and medicine

Join Professor Wendy Barclay, Professor Adam Fox and Professor John O’Brien - former medical students of Robinson College and now internationally renowned specialists in the fields of infectious disease, paediatric allergy and dementia - as they talk to Dr Judith Richards about their student days in Cambridge and their subsequent careers. They will also discuss the latest developments in their respective fields.

Speakers

Dr Judith Richards

Dr Judith Richards

Dr Judith Richards is a retired Consultant Medical Microbiologist and Director of Infection Prevention & Control and a Past Chair of the International Federation of Infection Control. She is also a Senior Member of Robinson College.

Professor Wendy Barclay

Robinson 1982
Professor Wendy Barclay

Professor Wendy Barclay is a virologist, the Head of Department of Infectious Disease and Chair in Influenza Virology at Imperial College London. She leads a team of scientists studying the influenza virus to discover novel vaccines. 

Professor Adam Fox

Robinson 1990
Professor Adam Fox

Professor Adam Fox is a Professor of Paediatric Allergy St Thomas' Hospital/King’s College London. He is a leading authority in the field of food allergy in children.  

Professor John O'Brien

Robinson 1980
Professor John O'Brien

Professor John O'Brien is Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Cambridge. His main research interest is in late-life depression. 

Booking information

Booking for this event is now closed.

Contact

Events Team
Email: 
festival@alumni.cam.ac.uk
Tel: 
+44 (0)1223 332288