Apollonia 50+ Reunion

Apollonia 50+ Reunion

We invite you to join us for the Apollonia Reunion, a celebration for Melbourne Dental School alumni who graduated more than 50 years ago.

Tickets: $115 per person. Partners welcome, bookings essential and tickets are limited.
RSVP: Friday 4 November 2022.

Apollonia Luncheon
Join us for arrival drinks and canapés, followed by a two-course seated lunch with select wines and beverages. Cohorts will be seated together to ensure that you can catch up with former classmates and old friends.

Time:​ 11:30am arrival for 12pm-2:15pm
Location: Matthaei Room, University House, 112 Professors Walk, University of Melbourne



Professor Jane Maree Gunn FAHMS, FRACGP, PhD, DRANZCOG, MBBS

Professor Jane Maree Gunn  FAHMS, FRACGP, PhD, DRANZCOG, MBBS

Professor Jane Gunn is Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She is a medical practitioner and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. She serves on the NHMRC Council and has previously served two terms on the NHMRC Research Council and brings extensive experience chairing grant review panels.  

Jane is a distinguished clinician scientist who has established a leading primary care research group.  She has played key leadership roles in reforming healthcare, beginning with her work in shared maternity care and cervical screening programs, and more recently in transforming mental health care in primary care settings.

Jane has been instrumental in guiding the University through the COVID-19 pandemic in her role as the Chief Public Health Adviser on the University leadership team for the pandemic response. Jane is committed to good governance, fostering collaborative research, mentoring the next generation, and catalysing innovation.  

Jane has more than a decade of governance experience as a director of health service and not-for-profit boards. She is a past Board member of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and a current Board Director of Melbourne Health, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI), The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), The Melbourne Academic Centre for Health, The Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network and Dental Health Services Victoria.


Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum Tour (add-on activity)
Tour the Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum.

Time: 2.30pm-3.15pm
Location: Ground Floor, Royal Dental Hospital, 720 Swanston St, Carlton


Health Innovation Panel – Health Care Meets Comedy (add-on activity)
Join us for a light-hearted look at serious objects from the faculty’s museum collections, in a lively event hosted by former ABC Radio Melbourne broadcaster and Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, Jon Faine, featuring health leaders from across the Melbourne community.

Time: 3.30pm arrival for 3.45pm-4.45pm
Location: Kathleen Fitzpatrick Theatre, Arts West Building, 148 Royal Parade, University of Melbourne


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