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Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MenziesHIQ)

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Griffith University in partnership with the Menzies Foundation

Formerly known as Griffith Health Institute.

The focus of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland is on translatable, interdisciplinary research that will achieve measurable improvements in health and wellbeing. The Institute's three research programs align with national and local health priorities and underscore its key strengths: - Building healthy communities - Understanding chronic conditions - Optimising health outcomes. Through local, national and international partnerships, the Institute is committed to developing healthy communities through exceptional allied health and medical research.

Website https://www.griffith.edu.au/health/menzies-health-institute-queensland

Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Economic evaluation of health interventions
  • Dementia care
  • Integrated care for chronic conditions
  • Infection and immunology
  • Behavioural interventions
  • Road traffic and whiplash Injury
  • Prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal disease and injury
  • Nursing interventions: intravascular devices, pressure injury, dressings
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome research - Cancer research

Facilities and major equipment

  • Economic Evaluation of Health Interventions
  • Dementia care - Integrated care for chronic conditions
  • Infection and immunology - Behavioural interventions
  • Road traffic and whiplash Injury
  • Prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal disease and injury
  • Nursing interventions: intravascular devices, pressure injury, dressings
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome research
  • Cancer research

Number of research staff

500–700 research staff

Address

G40 Griffith Health Centre, Level 8.86, Gold Coast campus, Griffith University, 4222

Lead researchers

  • Professor Paul Scuffham—Economic evaluation of >200 healthcare services, devices, medicines; established genetic cascade testing evaluation framework
  • Professor Suzanne Chambers—Led internationally in research and intervention to improve quality of life outcomes for men with prostate cancer
  • Professor Jiri Neuzil—Discovery of horizontal transfer of mitochondria and its context in cancer

Organisation type

  • University Research Centre

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Last updated:
6 September 2018