Dr Darren Morton is a lifestyle medicine pioneer. He is not only an established communicator but also a recognised researcher in this emerging field, appointed as Lead Researcher in the Lifestyle Research Centre at Avondale and as a founding fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine. Morton reflects on his work and on his new book, Live More Happy.
An Avondale nursing lecturer has returned from Africa to complete a PhD she began during a six-month volunteer stint onboard a floating hospital.
The only systematic review of Australian healthcare-associated infection rates published in peer-reviewed literature demonstrates the desperate need for a coordinated national surveillance program.
If your child is likely to experience weight problems, and if you have the financial means, send them to a Seventh-day Adventist school. Students at these schools are less heavy than and less likely to become as heavy as other adolescents in Australia, a first-of-its-kind longitudinal study shows.
An academic whose prolific publications and competitive grants have given his infection control research national profile is the first to receive a professorship from Avondale.
An Avondale academic’s externally-funded study of antiseptic cleaning solutions may not only help prevent catheter-associated infections in hospitals but also change national guidelines.