Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research

New clinic to beat diabetes and heart disease

The Centre for Primary Care and Prevention has recently launched a clinic in Colac as part of the MODERN (Management to Optimise Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Risk Reduction …

Experiencing shin pain?

Physiotherapists at the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research are conducting a clinical trial to investigate the use of ankle taping and hip and foot exercises for the …

Sister Monica Cavanagh - Launch of The MacKillop

Sister Monica Cavanagh - Launch of The MacKillop

Vice-Chancellor Professor Greg Craven, Professor Simon Stewart, distinguished guests and all here present. It is a delight to be here with you today for the launch of the Mary MacKillop …

E-cigarettes can offer hope for smokers

New research from the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research (MMIHR) in collaboration with the University of Melbourne suggests electronic cigarettes can help people quit smoking. Dr Aziz Rahman, …

PASCAR Heart of Africa Taskforce

Heart failure is a common and serious problem in Africa due to rheumatic heart disease, cardiomyopathy and poorly managed hypertension. In the past decade, several members of …

Travel grant funding success

Ms. Jill Leckey, PhD Candidate at the Centre for Exercise and Nutrition has recently been awarded a …

Heart of Africa

Professor Simon Stewart, Director of the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health, in collaboration with leading cardiologists from Africa, recently met with his fellow editors to finalise plans for …

Mentoring and supporting heart research in Mozambique

During a recent to visit to Africa to fulfill his duties as a Member of the Pan-Africa Society of Cardiology’s Task Force on Heart Failure, Professor Simon Stewart …

New Institute focused on real health needs

Saint Mary MacKillop’s call to “never see a need without doing something about it” is the driving force behind ACU’s new Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, which has …

Reducing health risks

ACU-led research has found that a critical intervention program cuts risk factors for heart disease and diabetes. A centralised statewide coaching program for Queensland …