News in 2014



  • Erika Turkstra now a Principal Research Fellow

Erika was recently promoted to Principal Research Fellow for her "Outstanding Achievement in Research". Congratulations Erika, well deserved.

  • Best Health Services Publication of 2013/2014 (AusHSI funded category)

Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation (AusHSI) Tuffaha HW, Rickard CM, Webster J, Marsh N, Gordon L, Wallis M, Scuffham P. "Cost effectiveness analysis of clinically indicated versus routine replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters". Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. 2014. 12 (1): 5158.

  • Winner of Best Student Poster Presentation at the ISPOR 17th Annual European Congress, Amsterdam (Nov 8-12, 2014)

Haitham Tuffaha and his colleagues Shelley Roberts, Wendy Chaboyer, Louisa Gordon and Paul Scuffham win the Best Student Poster for:
"Cost-effectiveness and Value of Information Analyses of Nutritional Support in Preventing Pressure Ulcers in High Risk Hospitalised Patients".

  • Paul Harris wins the 2014 HSRAANZ PhD Student Prize

  • Congratulations to Gemma Hynard - Winner of the Griffith University Vice Chancellor's Awards For Excellence In General Staff Service - 2014

Gemma, our Research Admin Officer, has been with the Centre since it's inception. She has given many years of valuable service to the University and is a worthy recipient of this award for her dedicated and professional service.


News in 2013

Jenny Whitty was awarded the Best Podium at the Gold Coast Health & Medical Research Conference 2013 for her paper

Whitty JA, Crosland P, Hewson K, Narula R, Nathan TR, Campbell PA, et al. A cost-minimisation analysis comparing photoselective vaporisation (PVP) and transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) for the management of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in Queensland, Australia. BJU Int. 2013;Published online ahead of print 10 Apr 2013:DOI: 10.1111/bju.12051.
Jenny was supported by a research fellowship from the Queensland Government Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, Queensland Health and Griffith University.

Louisa Gordon was awarded the GHI Publication of the Year for best paper published in 2012

Gordon L, Holden L, Ware RS, Taylor MT, Lennox N. Comprehensive health assessments for adults with intellectual disability living in the community. Weighing up the costs and benefits. Aust Fam Physician Vol 41, No 12, Dec 2012


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