This program focuses on trends in coronary heart disease, stroke, and heart failure, including methodological issues and international comparisons, together with an emphasis on stroke burden in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The program focuses on investigating medication use in patients with CVD and determining the effectiveness of these drugs in preventing further cardiovascular and other adverse events.
We are proud to collaborate with a distinguished group of partners, each bringing unique expertise and invaluable contributions to our research endeavours.
The collaboration between the UWA Cardiovascular Epidemiology Research Centre and the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute (VCCRI) represents a significant stride in cardiovascular research, further strengthened by the pivotal role of Dr Lee Nedkoff.
Professor Colleen Fisher (Head of School)
School of Population and Global Health (SPGH), The University of Western Australia. Colleen is a key collaborator from UWA supporting the creation and operation of CERC at SPGH. Colleen is renowned for her contributions to public health and social work, significantly enhancing our understanding of community health dynamics.
Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health (CAMDH), The University of Western Australia. Dawn brings invaluable expertise in Indigenous health, particularly in enhancing culturally appropriate healthcare practices and policies.
Professor Brendan McQuillan (Dean and Head of School)
Medical School, The University of Western Australia. Brendan is a leading figure in cardiovascular medicine and research significantly contributes to advancements in heart disease diagnosis and treatment.
Engagement and Co-Design Research Hub (ECHO), University of Sydney. Julie is renowned for her research in cardiovascular health, focusing on innovative strategies to improve patient outcomes and healthcare delivery.
END RHD Program, Telethon Kids Institute. With a focus on infectious diseases and Aboriginal health, Asha plays a crucial role in collaborative projects addressing health disparities in vulnerable populations.