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Susan Alberti to headline VHA Conference

Posted 24 August 2017

Pre-eminent Australian Susan Alberti AC – a successful businesswoman who has donated millions of dollars to medical research and other causes – will headline the VHA 2017 Annual Conference.

VHA CEO Tom Symondson announced today that Ms Alberti will be the keynote of day one of the conference, Humanity in Health, 5-6 October at the MCG.

Susan developed a passion for medical research when her only child, Danielle, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in the 1980s. Danielle tragically died from complications of the disease.

From that point her mission was to raise funds for better prevention, treatment and to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

“Frankly, I can’t think of a better person who can speak from the heart about the importance of health, good policy and research which ties in with our conference theme of Humanity in Health,”  Mr Symondson said.

Some of her credits include: Chair of the Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation, Retired Chair of the St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research Foundation, Director of the Western Health Foundation, Chair of the DANII Foundation, Chair of the Victoria University Foundation, Retired Vice President of the AFL Western Bulldogs Football Club.

For more information and to register for the 2017 VHA Annual Conference Humanity in Health click here.

 

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