The Flagship Conference
Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group
LEAP 2024 will be held at Pullman Albert Park
Join us for 2 days of learning, enlightenment and inspiration, as well as collegial catch-ups and new connections!
Dates: Friday 25th and Saturday 26th October 2024
Venue: Pullman Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia
Theme: Making A Difference In Foot Health – One Step At A Time
Abstract submissions will be accepted from 4/3/24 until 8/7/24,
INTRODUCING OUR INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Professor Ketan Dhatariya
Dr Catherine Gooday
Professor Ketan Dhatariya graduated from the University of London in 1991 and did his diabetes and endocrinology training in and around London. For 2 years during his training he was also a part time General Practitioner in the evenings. He took some time out of his training to spend a year doing intensive care medicine and anaesthetics. After he finished his diabetes training in 2001 he went to do a 2 year research fellowship in endocrinology at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA. He was appointed as a consultant in diabetes, endocrinology and general medicine at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital in 2004, and Honorary Professor of Medicine at the University of East Anglia in 2019.
Dr Catherine Gooday graduated as a podiatrist from the University of Brighton, England. She has been the Principal Podiatrist within the Elsie Bertram Diabetes Centre, at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, England, since 2001.
In 2022, she completed her PhD funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) on defining the outcome measures of Charcot neuroarthropathy.
She is a member of the Offloading and Charcot neuro-osteoarthropathy working groups of the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (2023). She was also a member of the group that developed the NICE guidance; Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management (2015).
In 2023 she was appointed as Nursing, Midwifery, and AHP Research Lead, National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), Clinical Research Network (CRN), East of England.