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 Paul Scuffham

As Director of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Professor Scuffham is responsible for building Griffith's already strong program of allied health research, developing partnerships and leading research aimed at improving health and health care. Paul has more than 20 years' experience as a researcher and advisor to healthcare organisations in Australia, the United Kingdom and internationally.

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 2018

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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