I EUROPEAN FORUM ON

PREVENTION AND PRIMARY CARE





Keynote Speakers by alphabetic order.




Bruno Heleno Bruno Heleno, MD, PhD

Workplace: NOVA Medical School and USF das Conchas, a primary care surgery in Lisbon.
Teaching topics: prevention and screening to medical students and evidence based medicine to GP trainees.
As a researcher… Affiliated at CEDOC, a chronic disease research centre in NOVA medical School. Main research fields: quaternary prevention, overdiagnosis and cancer screening and dissemination of clinical guidelines.
What is your medical speciality? What do you like the most in your speciality?
I am a general practitioner. It allows me to meet extraordinary people, to help some of them to better cope with illness and help others to stay healthy.



Jaime Correia Sousa Jaime Correia de Sousa, MD, PhD

Workplace: Associate Professor in the School of Medicine in the University of Minho, Portugal, Head of the Scientific Area of Community Health. Family Physician in a group practice in Matosinhos, Porto.
Teaching topics: Teacher of Family Medicine in the Health Sociology Masters Program organised by the Institute of Social Sciences in the University of Minho.
President of the International Primary Care Respiratory Group.
Member of the Planning Committee of the Global Alliance against Respiratory Diseases (GARD – WHO).
Editor of the Education Section of the Primary Care Respiratory Journal since 2012.



Jasna Vucak Jasna Vucak, MD, GP, PhD

Workplace: Ordinacija Opce Medicine, Sukosan, Croatia. Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia. Family physician and assistant professor.
Research topics: In 2013 defended the doctoral dissertation on the topic "The effect of the intervention of family physicians on patients' attitudes toward prevention activities and the risk factors for cerebrovascular disease". 
Professional interests: all aspects of work in family medicine, specifically aimed at the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and chronic lung disease. 



John Brodersen John Brodersen, PhD, MD

Workplace: Professor at the Centre of Research and Education in General Practice, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen & at the Primary Health Care Research Unit, Zealand Region, Denmark.  
Teaching topics: prevention, medical screening and evidence-based medicine. 
Reasearch topics: His research is focused on the balance between benefits and harms of medical prevention with a special interest in the field of development and validation of questionnaires to measure psychosocial consequences of medical screening and to measure the degree of overdiagnosis in medical screening. 



Mateja Bulc Mateja Bulc, PhD, MD

Workplace: Ljubljana Community Health Center, as a GP (family physician), and as a teacher at the Department of Family Medicine of Ljubljana Medical Faculty of University of Ljubljana.
Teaching topics: Family Medicine for students of Medical faculty, 6th year; Trainees in Family medicine specialist training; Specialists in GP/FM - CME/CPD.
Research topics: Prevention and Health Promotion.
What is your medical speciality? What do you like the most in your speciality?
Family Medicine. Patient Centered Approach.



Ted van Essen Ted van Essen, MD, GP, PhD

Workplace: General Practitioner since 1976 and vocational trainer since 1981 in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.
As a teacher... Assistant professor (1992-2012) at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, Utrecht. 
Research topics: 
organization of successful implementation of guidelines on influenza vaccination. Co-author of over 70 articles in peer-reviewed journals.
M
ember of the executive committee of the European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI).