Health Check

Category: Medicine

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Finding a pathway to Medicine through Science

Victoria Astill-Torchia's love of science led her to the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, but it was a desire to help people at their most vulnerable that drove her to Medical School. Read More

Using telehealth to help rural and remote communities during the COVID-19 crisis

When Sarah McNamee’s plans to deliver medical education in the USA were no longer an option due to the COVID-19 outbreak, she turned to her other… Read More

Griffith Health connects with global industry

Griffith University was well represented in the recent 2019 AUSTRALIA–CHINA Science, Technology, Commercialisation and Innovation Forum, which occurred in Chonqing, China from 21-23 January. The… Read More

Griffith Health’s rural community expands with Dalby Hospital Clinical Education Centre

Working with Queensland Rural Medical Education (QRME) and the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service (DDHHS) Griffith University opened the new Griffith University… Read More

Griffith helps advance paramedicine capacity in the Maldives

Griffith University and the Maldives Ministry of Health recently launched the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) funded Australia Awards Short Course “Paramedicine Skills… Read More

Lending a helping hand to graduates pays off for Professor

Griffith University’s Professor Cordia Chu from the School of Environment and the School of Medicine has been awarded a Special Commendation for Excellence in Graduate Supervision… Read More

2017 PVC Health Staff Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 PVC (Health) Staff Excellence Award winners recognised for their excellent contribution to the Health Group: Learning and Teaching… Read More

First Peoples alumni changing the world

The First Peoples issue of Health Check featured two outstanding alumni who have made extraordinary impacts in their chosen professions. We reconnected with Brisbane GP Dr Samarra Toby and Toowoomba dentist Dr Michael Baker to ask them about their journey to being remarkable. Read More

Medicine graduate first to land academic role

Dr Lisa Amey completed her medical training at Griffith’s School of Medicine in 2010 and is now the first medicine graduate to achieve an academic position at the University. Dr Amey’s remarkable academic ability and willingness to teach led to her appointment as Associate Academic Manager for the graduate-entry medical program, the Doctor of Medicine (MD). Read More

Quadriplegia is no barrier to a medical career

Dinesh Palipana was a focused, determined, enthusiastic medicine student at Griffith University when his life changed forever on a rainy night in 2010. Today, the 32-year-old remains equally determined and just as focused on forging a career in medicine in spite of the road traffic accident on Brisbane’s Gateway Bridge that left him without feeling or movement from the chest down. Read More