We are proud to announce that our dental clinics on the Gold Coast and in Warwick have recently received full accreditation against the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS) in the category of Specialised Health Service from Quality Innovation Performance (QIP is a leading provider of accreditation and quality improvement services to general practices in […]
DENTISTRY AND ORAL HEALTH
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 PVC (Health) Staff Excellence Award winners recognised for their excellent contribution to the Health Group:
Leading the development and targeted training programs for future health professionals enabling staff to conduct research that is applicable to real life healthcare leading to positive impacts.
Through a series of short plays, hands-on activities and sing-a-longs, and under the guidance of their Convenor, Prof Jeroen Kroon, students from Griffith University’s School of Dentistry and Oral Health have been visiting local preschools since 2013 to promote oral health practices and help establish good oral hygiene habits in kids from an early age.
The First Peoples issue of Health Check featured two outstanding alumni who have made extraordinary impacts in their chosen professions. We reconnected with Brisbane GP Dr Samarra Toby and Toowoomba dentist Dr Michael Baker to ask them about their journey to being remarkable.
With 60,000 health services delivered last year, Griffith University’s Health Clinics are possibly the University’s largest community engagement vehicle. Executive Officer Peter Westwood says services are offered across three sites – Griffith’s Gold Coast and Mt Gravatt campuses plus the Warwick Hospital. Plans to open a trainee dentistry clinic at Kingaroy during 2017 are […]
Most health professionals have an underlying desire to help others but one extraordinary Health Group alumnus is using her expertise to ease the pain of thousands of people around the world, even during well earned holidays. A 2010 graduate from the Griffith University School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Ajitha Naidu Sugnanam has forged an […]
As any health expert will attest, oral health is not just about looking good and being able to chew. Poor oral health has been linked to cardiovascular disease, cancer, depression, poor nutrition, diabetes and even dementia, yet people living in rural Australia are more likely to visit their doctor for antibiotics and pain relief for […]
Professor Allan Cripps AO has stepped down from his position as Pro Vice Chancellor (Health) after 13 years of providing the driving force that made Griffith Health what it is today.
If Indigenous Griffith University alumni David and Michael Baker are indicative of a new generation of Australian dentists, things are looking up, especially for people who have long missed out on quality oral health services.