Health Check

Category: Griffith Health

All disciplines within the Health Group at Griffith University.

Turning a love of anatomy into a career as a paramedic

When Tomoaki Shiratsuchi began his undergraduate degree, his plan was to become a doctor, but a turn at paramedicine changed his career path entirely  When Tomoaki began his… Read More

Becoming an Endometriosis advocate with Public Health

In 2016, Anika Buining was diagnosed with Endometriosis, a chronic pelvic pain condition which affects an estimated 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years*. It is the widespread prevalence of this chronic condition and the lack of any long-term treatment options that led her down the path of Public Health at Griffith University. Read More

A dentistry graduate in the Royal Australian Air Force

Max Moody takes his skills in dentistry across the country and the world to help engage communities through public health outreach opportunities.   As a Griffith Dentistry graduate, Max Moody was… Read More

Doctor of Medicine as the foundation for a career in medical research

Michael Evans plans to combine his passion for research and education into a career built on life-long learning and development  Michael Evans is currently in his third year of medical school and… Read More

Does breathing kill? PhD candidate investigates

A PhD candidate in Neuroscience and Microbiology, Heidi Walkden provides some insights into her research discoveries and shares her passion for public outreach to promote science. Read More

Bachelor of Biomedicine leads to unexpected career in embryology

When Lee-Sarose Orevich started her Bachelor of Biomedical Science, she was looking for a way to explore her love of science. What… Read More

Dietitian Busts Three Food and Nutrition Myths

In this article, Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics alumnus and PhD candidate Bryce Brickley set the record straight on some of the more common food myths surrounding men's nutrition. Read More

Some important facts and tips around Men’s Health

It’s fair to say that on average, men often overlook their health when compared to their female counterparts. Some of the statistics around men’s health… Read More

Celebrating men in the kitchen this Men’s Health Week

In this article, Associate Professor Lauren Ball, Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian and Principal Research Fellow at Griffith University shares three benefits for men to embrace the kitchen. Read More

A helping hand: Dentist filling the gaps where needed

Dr Mohit Tolani, Griffith alumnus, says that building community spirit and finding a way to give back with his skillset makes people smile in more ways than one. Read More