With the right leadership and support, it’s possible for student athletes to be remarkable in both sporting prowess and academic achievement. As Director of the Griffith University Sports College, Duncan Free has been the driving force behind a cutting-edge strategy that has placed Griffith on the world stage. Read More
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After completing nursing and midwifery degrees at Griffith University, Gillian Hermosilla-Silva followed her passion for women and children’s health. As Immunisation Co-ordinator for Logan and Redland Council, Gillian is the driving force behind a highly successful community outreach service. Read More
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
Whether they’re seen as troubled or merely troublesome, children who disengage from family, communities and education often face a grim future. These children have often suffered the trauma of abuse, neglect or family breakdown and even the most skilled teachers and therapists find it difficult to help them bounce back. Read More
As any health expert will attest, oral health is not just about looking good and being able to chew. Poor oral health has been linked to cardiovascular disease, cancer, depression, poor nutrition, diabetes and even dementia, yet people living in rural Australia are more likely to visit their doctor for antibiotics and pain relief for a dental problem than they are to seek out quality dental services. Read More
Providing healthcare in a developing country wasn’t something Rachael Ovington expected to be doing while studying a Bachelor of Nursing. But it was an experience she will never forget and will take with her when she seeks employment as a full-time nurse next year. Read More