Griffith Health

Griffith part of new initiative to transform national mental health system

Griffith University will play a major role in a new national academy purposely designed to ensure members with experience of mental illness are at the forefront of research to transform Australia’s mental health care system.  Launched by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt, the National Academy of LIVed-Experience (ALIVE) will be funded over five years through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Special Initiative in Mental Health […]
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Corporate

Rewards for outstanding contributions to student learning

Several highly regarded Griffith educators have been awarded Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning in the 2020 Australian Awards for University Teaching round. 
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

We almost have a COVID-19 vaccine.. but what next?

New details of the promising Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine signals hope for 2021 … but what does this actually mean for the general population?
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Corporate

Personal tragedy empowers student to create change in rural communities

Pharmacy student Kelly Meuleman's career path pivoted after a tragedy close to home.
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Griffith Health

Partnership to support quality rural allied health training

A specialised team of Griffith researchers have partnered with the Allied Health Professions’ Office to evaluate the training of allied health professionals in remote and rural areas of Queensland.
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Alumni

Class of 2020 graduating with a difference

Graduating Griffith students are celebrating their academic milestone virtually this year as COVID-19 mass gathering restrictions move the ceremonies online.
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Griffith Health

Taste of telehealth with online workshops

Griffith University medical students are getting their first taste of telehealth as they diagnose and treat simulated patients via webcam. While telehealth emerged as a way to avoid the doctor’s office during a pandemic, it is set to stay, transforming the way many access healthcare. More than 200 Medical and Pharmacy students have fulfilled their […]
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Griffith Health

‘Morning after’ misleading Schoolies on emergency contraception

Re-think on outdated ‘morning after’ terminology urged after study finds more than 25% of Schoolies believed emergency contraception pill was harmful.
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Griffith Health

First Nations students awarded Arrow Energy scholarships

Five Australian First Nations Griffith University students have received the Go Further Indigenous Tertiary Scholarship. The scholarship, awarded by Arrow Energy, provides $5000 for part-time students and $10,000 for full time students, to support better educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Second year Bachelor of Pharmacy student Georgina Morris (above) is a […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Stroke time performance measures improve in GC ED

Researchers found multiple time targets improved in ED, despite 51.4% rise in patients presenting with stroke.  
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Alumni

Awards showcase outstanding Health alumni

From paediatric palliative care and humanitarian dental work to a passion for astrophysics and groundbreaking scientific research into Malaria, the 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Health and Science alumni.
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Griffith Enterprise

Improving medication management in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Equitable access and effective use of medicine is critical to closing the gap in health and life expectancy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and other Australians.
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Alumni

Clinical trial research a global challenge for Lee

Griffith University medical graduate Dr Lee Forman believes the Malaria Vaccine Trial at Clinical Trial Unit is part of a new phase of global challenge and discovery
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Griffith Health

Boosting medical research via Griffith biobanking

Translational medical research has been given a major boost with the introduction of a new biobanking resource at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus.
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Griffith Health

Research conference aims for a healthier Gold Coast

Gold Coast Health clinicians and researchers will this week partner with academics from Griffith, Bond and Southern Cross universities for a three-day conference aimed at delivering better health outcomes for the Gold Coast through strong research collaborations.
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Griffith Health

Women are ‘awesome’ but where does balance lie for them in the workforce?

Women are “awesome” but there can still be an unconscious bias in the recruitment of them to senior leadership positions.
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Features

Smoother path towards diagnosis of flu and throat infections

Two new clinical trials are set to begin at Griffith University’s Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) on the Gold Coast, as the Australian Government rolls out a new program to assist smaller companies and researchers to navigate complex regulations, in order to develop the next generation of medical devices, apps and therapeutic drugs.
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Features

Gold Coast a new Australian hub for clinical trials

From Phase 1 human trials for a Malaria vaccine, to studies aimed at treating osteoporosis and a number of trials into innovative life-saving stroke treatment, the Gold Coast Health & Knowledge Precinct is fast gaining a reputation as a leading location for clinical trials.
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