Health Check

Category: Griffith Health

All disciplines within the Health Group at Griffith University.

Leading Australian Virologist and Pioneer in virus-induced inflammation – Meet Professor Suresh Mahalingam

When Professor Suresh Mahalingam began his research career after completing his PhD in Viral Immunology at the ANU, he knew he wanted to work on… Read More

The Yapatjarrathati Project – Meet Professor Dianne Shanley

Professor Dianne Shanley has always had a lifelong passion for helping people and improving care. “Even when I was a student, I was researching how… Read More

Volunteers Needed for Gout Clinical Trial

Why is this study being conducted? Gout is caused by a high level of uric acid in the blood, which builds up over time. Uric… Read More

Unravelling viruses for vaccine innovation and human health – Meet Dr Adam Taylor

Viral Immunologist Dr Adam Taylor is working hard to understand how viruses interact with our systems to help inform vaccine design and discovery. Adam is… Read More

Groundbreaking Research in Point-of-Care Ultrasound – Meet Dr Peter Snelling

Point-of-care ultrasound has changed the way medical professionals practice medicine, and Dr Peter Snelling is at the forefront of breaking new ground to establish an… Read More

Kids Connect Program for children on the Autism Spectrum

Is your child experiencing difficulties connecting with other children and making or maintaining friendships? Kids Connect is a 10 week social skills program designed specifically for children on the Autism Spectrum. Read More

Queensland Heat Health Community of Practice (QHHCoP)

A professional working group focused on increasing awareness, investment and uptake of heat adaptation policy across Queensland About Us The Queensland Heat Health Community of… Read More

Helping women to be their best selves through nutrition and dietetics

Growing up, Sharnie Dwyer wished there’d been more dietitians with an understanding of women’s health to help her and her teenage friends navigate the potential minefield of disordered eating. So when it came time to choose a career, she followed her passion and chose to study a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Griffith University to help women like her. Read More

Studying Pharmacy to work with Aboriginal patients in rural and remote locations

Georgina Morris shares her advice for students who hope to build a career in pharmacy and healthcare and her plans for the future. Read More


1000 Voices The Queensland Alliance for Mental Health (QAMH) and the Queensland Mental Health Commission (QMHC) have been working with Griffith University and QIMR Berghofer… Read More