Monash University – Public Health & Preventive Medicine
Structured Physio could avoid or delay joint replacement
More than 56,000 Australians already live with severe knee oseteoarthritis (OA), and those numbers projected to rise due to population ageing and rising obseity rates. New research from an SPHPM team led by muscularskeletal epidemiologist A/Prof Ilana Ackerman (pictured), shows that patients suffering moderate-to-severe OA who take part in a structured physiotherapy program could avoid or delay joint replacement surgery and save the health system between AUD$303 to $690 million per year.
Monash University – Central Clinical School
Women experience greater impact from COVID-19
“We’re all in this together” has been the rallying cry from our political leaders throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Obviously the current crisis has impacted us all, including the medical research workforce, but in this article from Monash Lens, Dr Jessica Borger, Lecturer and Graduate Coordinator at Monash CCS, writes that some have experienced inequities more severely than others.
Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute
2020 Tax Campaign focuses on life-saving work by researchers
This year’s Baker Institute Tax Appeal is in full swing, focusing on the Institute’s researchers and how they are working hard to ensure our lifesaving research can continue, now, and into the future. Featuring Anna Calkin (pictured) and Jonathan Shaw, the campaign urges the community to help save lives by safeuarding research..
View the Campaign