Health Check

Category: Griffith Health

All disciplines within the Health Group at Griffith University.

Finding midwifery at Griffith… in Toowoomba

Hannah Currie had always dreamed of a career as a midwife. The Griffith Alumnus recalls building that dream from an early age when her sister… Read More

Are fruits and vegetables too expensive?

The real question is, do you want to spend money now or later? Tracy L’Allier Ebacher Researches have shown that adequate fruit and vegetable intake… Read More

Dentistry graduate finds her calling in the outback

When Dr Mengzhu Wang first started her dental studies, she assumed she would work in a city-based private practice. But after multiple opportunities to experience rural and remote dentistry during her studies,… Read More

BlueHealth Project highlighting link between environmental health and mental health

Griffith Expert Associate Professor Anne Roiko and Alumnus Dr Anne Cleary join experts from 18 countries to contribute to the BlueHealth Project, a collaboration… Read More

Unique relationship makes midwife out of mother

When Yvette Clark connected with a student midwife during her pregnancy, it opened her eyes to an exciting career. She had such a positive experience, she is now a student… Read More

Psychology week 2020: finding a way through pain with psychology

This Psychology Week, we spoke with Griffith Experts about their careers and research in the dynamic and varied field of pain management. Here, they share… Read More

From Nursing to Rural Medicine: Emma’s calling

Emma van Hougenhouck-Tulleken is in her final year of Doctor of Medicine at Griffith University. She completed her two years of clinical placement in rural settings and calls this experience a privilege. Read More

Is fresh produce better than frozen?

We all know that fruits and vegetables are great for our bodies and are among the healthiest foods available for us to eat. This is because eating lots of fruits and vegetables protects us against a variety of diseases like diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Unfortunately, most people do not have home gardens capable of supplying fresh produce year-round. But is fresh produce always better than frozen produce? Not necessarily! Read More

A career for those who really care

Brett Earle is a Bachelor of Social Work student. He was drawn to the field based on his desires to help… Read More

A multi-disciplinary, bulk-billed program for people with Type 2 Diabetes

Are you struggling dealing with your Type 2 diabetes? If so, our new ‘Diabetes Education and Active Lifestyle (DEAL) program may be for you. Why… Read More