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Latest News

WACRH Appoints First Deputy Director

 
 
  • We are changing our name

    It's been almost 15 years since CUCRH was first established. Many things have changed over this time. Our communities have changed and we have followed to better address their needs. Our new name reflects this shift and our direction fro the future - Western Australian Centre for Rural Health WACRH
  • Academic Research

    CUCRH continues to be involved in a multitude of academic projects.
    While some aim to expand the knowledge base of rural health, and others seek to respond to the professional development needs of health professionals working in rural areas, they all work to improve the health and wellbeing of rural and remote residents.
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  • Learning from others

    CUCRH presents a regular Interprofessional Learning (IPL) tutorial program open to all health science students on clinical placement in Geraldton.
    This is a great opportunity for students from all health professions (Nursing, Allied Health, Medicine) to network, learn from each other's experiences and have a chat.
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  • Supporting Rural Health Staff

    CUCRH’s ‘pipeline’ model reinforces rural workforce activities such as:
    Provision of simulated activities from the EdSIM centre (such as the diabetic foot training workshops) and
    Secondary school aged studentsCareer guidance and exposure to a variety of health fields
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About Tiew-Hwa

Tiew-Hwa Katherine Teng

Research Assistant Professor

BSc (Pharm), DipBusAdmin (Singapore), PostGradDipBusAdmin PostGradDipIntMktg (UK), MPH (Curtin), PhD (UWA)

P: (08) 9346 2755

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Professional background and research interests

Tiew-Hwa is a clinical epidemiologist, with a strong interest in health economics, currently working as a research fellow. Originally trained as a pharmacist, she made a career change to international business working for multi-national corporations, such as Schering AG, Boston Scientific Inc and Laerdal Medical, with responsibility for the Asia/Far-East region. She resumed her studies, and completed her MPH, and subsequently her PhD at the end of 2010. Her PhD (through The University of Western Australia) was focused on heart failure. Prior to working with CUCRH, she worked as a part-time post-doctoral fellow on the Aus-ROC (Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium) CRE grant.

 

Her research interests are focused on primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases and its risk factors, health economics, health services research (on chronic diseases) and Aboriginal health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday
27
May
CUCRH
Starts at: 15:30

CUCRH & the EdSIM centre provide FREE Basic Life Support (BLS) / CPR refresher courses for all Health Science Students based in  or around Geraldton.

This course includes BLS theory and DRSABCD.

To register please contact:  Jodi Ullrich@uwa.edu.au.

 

Tuesday
17
Jun
CUCRH
Starts at: 15:30

CUCRH & the EdSIM centre provide FREE Basic Life Support (BLS) / CPR refresher courses for all Health Science Students based in  or around Geraldton.

This course includes BLS theory and DRSABCD.

To register please contact:  Jodi Ullrich@uwa.edu.au.

 

Tuesday
24
Jun
CUCRH
Starts at: 15:30

CUCRH & the EdSIM centre provide FREE Basic Life Support (BLS) / CPR refresher courses for all Health Science Students based in  or around Geraldton.

This course includes BLS theory and DRSABCD.

To register please contact:  Jodi Ullrich@uwa.edu.au.