University of Queensland, Faculty of Health Sciences
The University of Queensland Faculty of Health Sciences and Queensland Health through the Princess Alexandra Hospital Centres for Health Research have a long history of cooperation at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. This productive relationship promotes innovative and translational research across a wide field of research, as well as supporting dynamic medical and health education at the campus. Many Queensland Health clinical staff hold formal joint appointments or honorary titles with the Faculty, in recognition of their contribution to our teaching and research activities.
The Faculty’s School of Medicine
, School of Population Health
and School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
all have significant research programmes at the PA site, including into kidney and liver disease and transplantation, geriatric medicine and e-health delivery, dermatology, hypertension, drug metabolism and therapeutics, clinical trials and biostatistics, mental health, cardiac disease and cardiovascular imaging, lung disease and allergies, integrated or complementary medicine, intensive care and cancer, audiology, speech pathology, occupational therapy and physiotherapy. The School of Pharmacy has a major presence in the Pharmacy Australia Centre for Excellence, immediately adjacent to the TRI development
The TRI will have dedicated teaching facilities for the delivery of the School of Medicine
’s medical program and theSchool of Nursing and Midwifery
’s nursing and midwifery programs. The location of these facilities within a research-rich environment allows a unique opportunity to instil skills and an understanding of research into our future health professions.