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1 Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine (SPHPM) Biomedical Science (BMS) Units, Electives and Post Graduate Opportunities

2 About the School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine Co-located at the Alfred Hospital and Caulfield campuses Over 600 staff A wide range of pre-eminent public health and clinical research programs Career opportunities Strong national and international relationships and collaborations Extensive postgraduate programs Very strong record of a achievement in doctoral training

3 OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU “We provide you with the advantage you will need to succeed in your career. Our teaching, our resources and our links to some of the world's most exciting researchers and employers will be of value to you.” Prof John McNeil Head of School Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

4 SPHPM Research Focus Our research focuses on prevention of disease and disability through a commitment to education, innovation, leadership, and research. Our principal agendas of healthcare include: Clinical epidemiology Patient safety Rheumatology Intensive care Transfusion research Obesity research Women's Health Prevention Science Want to see Public Health Research in action (Follow the link below) See us in The AGE: 1vkdp.html 1vkdp.html This is public health! Does daily low dose aspirin reduce events in the elderly? ASPREE - ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly

5 Careers and Opportunities SPHPM is the second largest within the Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. Providing career and opportunities in: Research – Honours and beyond Public health practice: Masters of Public Health Other postgraduate coursework programs: Biostatistics, Clinical Epidemiology, Health Services Management, International Health, Occupational & Environmental Health Health policy development & implementation Health program management

6 Planning your Public Health Studies BMS1042 - Biomedical Science and society 1 st year Electives Only Available 2 nd year BMS3021 - Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology: Public Health and Epidemiology OR Drug Discovery and Clinical Trials projects BME3032 - Introduction to the health system BMS3990 – Action in Biomedical Science: SPHPM project 3 rd year HSC1081 - Foundations of public health HSC1112 - Global health: opportunities and challenges 1 st year HSC2101 – Health promotion: Global and local HSC2022 - Health, society and culture HSC2111 - Treatments and technologies 2 nd year HSC3011 - Contemporary health challenges 3 rd year BMS Units Additional Elective Units* * Please note additional electives are held at Caulfield campus

7 Research in Action Units BMS 3990 – Public Health Work with an academic supervisor and complete a research project in public health for one semester. We have a wide range of projects, so follow the link below to get a better idea of what kind of research we do.

8 Honours with SPHPM Join the SPHPM Honours program to: 1.Enhance your job prospects 2.Obtain exposure to a professional work environment. 3.Learn and develop your skills including: Advanced research techniques, processes and problem solving skills Time and project management Communication and team work 4.Enhance your chances of getting into post graduate degrees 5.Learn what Public Health research is all about.

9 Summer Vacation Scholarship Program This program aims to: Provide students with practical experience in applied clinical and public health research. In addition it includes multiple excursions: William Buckland Radiotherapy Centre Day ICU/ED Visit All School functions Students join a research group and the SPHPM team and have a nominated supervisor mentor you through the 4-6 week course beginning end of November.

10 If you have any questions contact: Dr Basia Diug, Senior Lecturer, PhD, BioMedSci (Hons), GCAP Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine E: or have a look at our website School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine

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