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Telethon Institute for Child Health Research Faculty Planning Day Moira Clay 03 March 2009 TELETHON INSTITUTE FOR CHILD HEALTH RESEARCH.

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1 Telethon Institute for Child Health Research Faculty Planning Day Moira Clay 03 March 2009 TELETHON INSTITUTE FOR CHILD HEALTH RESEARCH

2 Institute Overview Formed in employees 102 students ~ 6 th largest institute in Australia

3 Mission & Aims Our Mission To improve and to promote the health and well-being of all children through the unique application of multidisciplinary research. Our Aims to conduct high quality research on the prevention, treatment, management and cure of common childhood diseases and disability to translate research findings into policy and practice that will improve the health of children, adolescents and families to teach the next generation of health researchers to be an advocate for research and for children

4 Our focus for the year ahead Next generation leaders Research themes Betteroutcomes

5 Career path –Comprehensive career development framework Catalyst team –Targeted development of high performing leaders –Catalyst fellowships Next generation leaders

6 Promote collaborations Identify areas for strategic investment (gaps and strengths) Provide a structure for career advancement Provide opportunities for clinicians/policy makers to get involved in high performing teams Attract top quality students (including clinicians) Attract/retain the best and brightest young scientists More effective use of research platforms Research Themes

7 Theme Development Process Consultation with TICHR staff Consultation with PMH campus partners Formation of Themes Implementation Team

8 Our research Aboriginal Child Health Asthma, Allergies and Respiratory Disease Cancer Healthy Development Infectious Disease Social and Emotional Wellbeing The Early Years Understanding Disability

9 Our research Aboriginal Child Health Asthma, Allergies and Respiratory Disease Cancer Healthy Development Infectious Disease Social and Emotional Wellbeing The Early Years Understanding Disability Health & Wellbeing

10 Our research Aboriginal Child Health Asthma, Allergies and Respiratory Disease Cancer Healthy Development Infectious Disease Social and Emotional Wellbeing The Early Years Understanding Disability Brain Cancer Brain Cancer

11 Our research Aboriginal Child Health Asthma, Allergies and Respiratory Disease Cancer Healthy Development Infectious Disease Social and Emotional Wellbeing The Early Years Understanding Disability Spatial Epidemiology

12 Our research Aboriginal Child Health Asthma, Allergies and Respiratory Disease Cancer Healthy Development Infectious Disease Social and Emotional Wellbeing The Early Years Understanding Disability Developmental Pathways

13 Our research Aboriginal Child Health Asthma, Allergies and Respiratory Disease Cancer Healthy Development Infectious Disease Social and Emotional Wellbeing The Early Years Understanding Disability Environmental Health

14 We would welcome your feedback / further discussion on our plans


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