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(November 30, 2000, Gazette)

Dr. Michael Murray of the division of Community Health recently helped organize the First International Fishing Industry Safety and Health conference at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Massachusetts. Representatives from over 10 countries attended the conference. Dr. Murray presented a paper entitled The use of narrative theory in understanding and preventing accidents in the fishing industry. He was joined by several others from Newfoundland including representatives from the FFAW and FPI. Further details of the conference are available at www.med.mun.ca/sf.

Dr. Graham Worrall, Family Medicine, gave a presentation entitled "GPDM — The Group Practice Diabetes Management Study", at the 23rd annual meeting of the North American Primary Care Research Group, at Amelia Island Plantation, Florida. Dr. Worrall also chaired the meeting of the NAPCRG primary care diabetes interest group there.