Meet our remarkable team

Menzies Health Institute Queensland comprises a team of dedicated staff and health professionals.

Together, we focus on improving the overall health and wellbeing of our population.


Professor Suzanne Chambers AO

As Director Menzies Health Institute Queensland, my role is to develop and build upon Griffith's ready strong program of allied health research, developing partnerships and leading research aimed at improving health and community care through the allied health professions.

Deputy Director

Professor Paul Scuffham

World-leading health economist, Professor Paul Scuffham is the Deputy Director of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland. He has more than 20 years' experience as a researcher and advisor to healthcare organisations in Australia, the United Kingdom and internationally. Professor Scuffham is also the Director of the Centre for Applied Health Economics at Griffith University and an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow.

Recognition of excellence

Members of Menzies Health Institute Queensland have been awarded in the areas of personal research and in their development in the field of research.


Griffith Health hosts yearly awards for research excellence in:

  • research group or team
  • mid-career researcher
  • early career researcher
  • research supervision
  • research leadership.

Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards 2017

Each year the Vice Chancellor recognises research excellence with awards for:

  • research leadership
  • early career research
  • mid-career research
  • research supervision
  • research groups and teams.

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