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October networking event – Melbourne

AMWA Vic October 2014 networking event

An author’s experience: publishing in print and e-book

When: Wednesday 1 October at 6pm

Where: Embiggen Books, 197-203 Lt Lonsdale Street, Melbourne.

Hear:  Dr Sanjiva Wijesinha whose books – Health for Busy People, Live Happily Ever After, Stories of the Silk Roads, Friends, Not Our War and Strangers on the Camino have been published as e-book and print editions.

Entry is free. Continue the discussion at Wood N Chimney at Melbourne Central.  Dinner at menu prices

For information and to RSVP for dinner booking, email:  L.E. Ohman at pdp@medicalwriters.org or  Marissa at marissa@medicalwriters.org  or Jacinta at membership@medicalwriters.org

Our speaker

Dr Wijesinha is a Family Physician, an Associate Professor at the Department of General Practice at Monash University and a Major in the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps.

He graduated from the University of Ceylon in Sri Lanka, completed a research degree as a Commonwealth scholar at Oxford University in England and trained as a paediatric surgeon in Sri Lanka and the UK. For 12 years he served as a surgeon in the Sri Lankan Army reserve and a paediatric surgeon in Sri Lanka and Hong Kong before moving to Australia in 1996 and retraining as a family physician.

Married to Dr Chitra Wijesinha and father of two children Shivantha and Menaka, he now lives in Melbourne.

 

 

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