Maximising women’s wellness across the globe

The Women’s Wellness Research Program brings together a range of disciplines in chronic disease including in diabetes, breast cancer, menopause, and older and younger women’s health research

From clinical, academic research in nursing, psychology, medical oncology, pharmacy, exercise oncology, nutrition, community health, epidemiology, nanotechnology, and proteomics biology, the Women’s Wellness research group has a track record of success in multidisciplinary collaborations.

Key focus areas

Diabetes

Midlife

Breast cancer

Younger women’s issues

E-health

Partnerships and collaborations

Located at Griffith’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, we partner with multidisciplinary teams from the University of Queensland, the Queensland University of Technology, Shanghai Ocean University and Kings College London. We enable collaboration between consumers and researchers from information psychology, technology, molecular biology, nursing, medicine, and allied health to advance innovative wellness research.

Lead

Professor Debra Anderson

Professor Debra Anderson’s research focuses on understanding the basis and effects of risk behaviours in women and the interventions to change them. Her research aims to promote healthy behaviour change in women with and without chronic disease, including midlife women and cancer survivors.

Co-lead

Dr Charlotte Seib

Dr Seib’s research focuses on understanding the potential impact of life stressors on chronic disease risk and health-related quality of life in women. Charrlotte is also the statistician for the Women’s Wellness after Cancer Program.

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