Health Check

Category: Griffith Health

All disciplines within the Health Group at Griffith University.

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

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

Mental and physical health: an integrated approach

This year, R U OK? Day coincides with Women’s Health Week, providing the perfect opportunity to discuss women’s mental health needs. We sat down with Professor Analise O’Donovan to discuss how our physical, mental and social health are intertwined. Read More

Building a career in research to progress women’s health

Dr Amanda McGuire and Dr Charrlotte Seib of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ) both took their clinical skills into… Read More

Women in sport: improving health and wellness through social connections

Sport and physical activity play a vital role in bringing people together and helping them to extend their social networks. It also has a role in teaching young people social values such as respect, responsibility, commitment and teamwork. Read More

Building a career for social change

Mature student Stacey Gordon shares her story on what drove her to start studying later in life and how she hopes to make a difference… Read More

Griffith expert researching IV use in paediatric nursing

Working as a paediatric intensive care nurse, Amanda UIlman felt a real sense of responsibility to ensure that her patients could receive the treatment they needed via intravenous catheters (or IVs) without healthcare-associated… Read More

Creating a future for all – Griffith Health Experts discuss

If you’d like to build a career in health but you’re not sure where you’d like to work, our panelists highlighted a range of innovative career options where they expect to see growth in the next five years - the perfect place to build or start your career in health! Read More

Fulfilling a midwifery dream as a mature-age student

Bachelor of Midwifery student Hayley Clarke has dreamed of becoming a midwife since high school but couldn’t find a pathway that suited her needs.   After a successful career… Read More

JD’s journey of self-discovery and a passion for Psychology

When JD Dumbrell left high school, they decided to study engineering, something they liked the sound of and had enjoyed in school. But after the support of staff at Griffith University, and a quest to find their passion, JD returned to university with a new career in mind – psychology. Read More

Equity and compassion – Harrison’s hope as a doctor

After spending his first two years at university completing the Bachelor of Medical Science, Harrison took the next step into the Doctor of Medicine. When he looks to the future, Harrison says his goal is simple. Read More