We lead with innovation and excellence in all Allied Health sectors
The School of Allied Health Sciences is one of the largest and fastest growing Schools in the Griffith Health Group. It is known for innovation and excellence in health education, research and clinical practice and has a focus on addressing many of the health challenges facing society today and tomorrow.
The School of Allied Health Sciences also houses the Allied Health Clinics, which provide Exercise Physiology, Dietetics, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology clinical services to the public. This clinic provides a growing number of practice placement opportunities to Allied Health students.
Griffith University provides personalised, first-class assessment and treatment using the latest practices in our state-of-the-art health clinic. We provide health services in Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology with our students learning in a clinical environment from academics whoa re at the forefront of their chosen fields.
Learning and teaching achievements
In line with the philosophy of the University's Academic Plan, that focuses on meeting the educational needs and aspirations of our constituent communities, we provide high-quality programs that enable students to be career-ready global citizens.
Dr Shelley Roberts graduated from Griffith University with a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics in 2009, a PhD in 2015 and later received a Griffith University Postdoctoral Fellowship. Shelley has made significant contributions to the community, as an academic supervisor, a Dietetics Association of Australia mentor, a guest lecturer for the University of the Third Age and a volunteer lifesaver for Palm Beach Surf Life Saving Club.
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