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Morton on lifestyle as medicine

Monday, January 29, 2018

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.

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Nursing at sea to become a PhD

Friday, November 24, 2017

An Avondale nursing lecturer has returned from Africa to complete a PhD she began during a six-month volunteer stint onboard a floating hospital.

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Adventist schools get health tick

Friday, July 21, 2017

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.

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Homegrown health guru’s new title

Friday, June 23, 2017

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.

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Antiseptic study to clean and clarify

Friday, March 24, 2017

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.