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WA Centre for Rural Health Makes Premiers Awards Shortlist

 
 
  • Free workshops for Aged Care Staff

    The WA Centre for Rural Health (WACRH) and Goldfields-Midwest Medicare Local (GMML) are working together to present a free series of workshops designed specifically for those working in the Aged Care sector.
    Managing Dysphagia in Aged Care Settings: 21 Nov
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  • We are now called

    WA Centre for Rural Health

    We have changed our name to better reflect the communities we serve.
  • Academic Research

    WACRH 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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  • Supporting Rural Health Staff

    WACRH’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

Saturday
22
Nov
WACRH
Starts at: 08:00

This is an interactive workshop with local agencies.

Thursday
27
Nov
WACRH
Starts at: 08:30
Thursday
04
Dec
WACRH
Starts at: 15:30

Open only to students who have participated in the Student Health Academy this year.

You can nominate individually or as a team of 4, by contacting edsim-wacrh@uwa.edu.au.

Applications close 21/11/14.

During this challenge you will work with a Health Professional mentor.You will be given a scenario and will work in your teams to problem solve and create plans to manage a health issue.

Each team will present their plan during a presentsaion to a panel.Prizes will be awarded to the winning team.