Primary Care Mental Health
Research Program Leader : Professor Victoria PalmerOur vision is a primary care system which embeds person-centered mental health care to enhance physical and mental well-being
Diabetes and Cardio-Metabolic Conditions
Research Program Leader : Associate Professor John Furler
Our research group is focused on addressing a global health problem. Across the world over a billion people have diabetes and up to 15% of national health budgets are spent on diabetes, risk-factors and cardiovascular complications. Our research aims to reach a deep understanding of this complex problem to develop innovative primary care-led solutions that will improve health outcomes.
Sexual Abuse and Family Violence: SAFE
Research Program Leader : Professor Kelsey Hegarty
The program aims to improve the safety, health and wellbeing of women, families and communities through addressing abuse and violence.
Cancer in Primary Care
Research Program Leader : Professor Jon Emery
Our Cancer in Primary Care Research Group conducts research covering the role of primary care across the cancer continuum.
Children and Young People’s Health
Research Program Leader : Professor Lena Sanci
Our program aims to advance the health and wellbeing of children and young people through an accessible and responsive primary care workforce and health system and through effective interventions.
Data Driven Quality Improvement
Research Program Leader : A/Prof Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis
Our program aims to facilitate quality and system improvement in general practice using a datadriven and integrated knowledge translation approach.
Health Data Science for Medical Research
Research Program Leader : Prof Douglas Boyle
This theme spans from foundational components such as governance and consent mechanisms through to the practical delivery of translational research following Learning Health Systems methodologies. These applications range from the individual project level to national infrastructure.
Data for Decisions
Data for Decisions aims to make better use of existing primary care data to improve knowledge, medical education, healthcare policy and the way medical care is delivered, and so ultimately improve the health of Australians.