Illawarra Health & Medical Research Institute
|Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute|
|Location||Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia|
|Affiliations||University of Wollongong and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District|
The Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, abbreviated as IHMRI, is a health and medical research institute based on the University of Wollongong campus in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region of New South Wales. The institute was established to improve the health and wellbeing of Illawarra residents by developing a regional centre of excellence in health and medical research and bringing academic and clinician researchers together to address regional health issues.
The institute works closely with its partners to ensure research findings are translated into improved clinical practice and health service delivery in the Illawarra and beyond.
The Institute mainly comprises five research themes, these include:
- Population Health
- Ageing and Chronic Conditions
- Diagnostics and Therapeutics
- Health Care Delivery
- Neuroscience and Mental Health