Dr Linton Harriss presents to Cardiac, Diabetes and Renal Combined Forum

CCDP Senior Research Fellow Dr Linton Harriss presented to the Cardiac, Diabetes and Renal Combined Forum held at the Pullman Reef Hotel, Cairns on 4th June 2015.  A copy of Linton's abstract can be accessed here: Case Management - High Risk & Vulnerable Patients.pdf read more...


PhD student Dympna Leonard awarded NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship

CCDP Phd Student Dympna Leonard has been awarded a NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship worth at total of $93,777.33 in funding for her project "So like your Mum!  Is the health of mothers in far north Queensland reflected in the nutrition and growth of their children in early... read more...


Dr Klaus Gebel speaks about the benefits of moderate to vigorous activity in middle aged Australians

CCDP Senior Research Fellow Dr Klaus Gebel along with a research team from the University of Sydney School of Public Health has published findings from a recent study measuring the health benefits of increased physical activity intensity with JAMA Internal Medicine. The... read more...


More than one good reason for eating mostly plant based foods

The Conversation has just published an article by Phd Candidate Dr Malcolm Forbes from the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention. The article was co-authored by Dr Rosemary Stanton and discusses the health benefits of decreasing meat intake in our diets and replacing it with... read more...


Dr Russell Hays publishes in the New England Journal of Medicine

CCDP Research Associate Dr Russell Hays co authors in Prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. The publication reveals the results of a study that demonstrates the effectiveness of the WHO’s yaws eradication strategy. The study found that one round of mass treatment with... read more...


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