The Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) to Reduce Inequality in Heart Disease focuses on improving the heart health and outcomes of groups and communities i.e. Regional Australians, Indigenous Australians and International Health

Institute Launch - Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University 

The Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University was officially launched on Thursday the 5th March 2015. The Institute is lead by its Director, Professor Simon Stewart and is comprised of 6 Centres:

  • Centre for Health and Social Research – Director, Professor Sandra Jones
  • NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) to Reduce Inequality in Heart Disease – Director, Professor Simon Stewart
  • Centre for Exercise and Nutrition – Director, Professor John Hawley

As part of the launch of the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, the Congregational Leader of the Sisters of St Joseph, Sister Monica Cavanagh shared some inspiring words (Sister Monica Cavanagh's Speech).

Photo Gallery

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ACU Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) 

Professor Wayne McKenna

 

 ACU Vice-Chancellor

Professor Greg Craven

 

      

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Congregational Leader of the Sisters of St Joseph, Sister Monica Cavanagh

 

Professor Craven (left), Professor Stewart (middle), Sister Cavanagh (right)

 

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Centre Director, Professor Simon Stewart

Sister Cavanagh (left), Professor McKenna (middle), Professor Craven (right)

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Director, Nursing Research Institute Professor Sandy Middleton (left), Professor McKenna (middle left), Group CEO of St Vincent's Health Australia Mr Toby Hall (middle right), Executive Dean of Health Sciences, Professor Michelle Campbell (right)

 

Director, Institute for Social Justice

Professor Nikolas Kompridis

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Professor McKenna presenting at the Institute Launch

 

 

More Information

 

For more information about the Launch of the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research please visit the link below: 

 

 http://www.acu.edu.au/connect_with_acu/newsroom/news/media_releases/repository/new_institute_focused_on_real_health_needs