Schools and departments
- Central Clinical School
- Clinical Sciences at Monash Health
- Eastern Health Clinical School
- Monash School of Medicine
- School of Nursing and Midwifery
- School of Primary and Allied Health Care
- School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
- School of Rural Health
- School of Biomedical Sciences
- School of Psychological Sciences
School of Biomedical Sciences
The School of Biomedical Sciences is a part of the Sub-Faculty of Biomedical Sciences. Our talented scientists conduct research in cancer, cardiovascular disease, development and stem cells, drug discovery, immunology and infection, metabolism and obesity, neuroscience and structural biology.
The departments in the school include:
Central Clinical School
The school is co-located with The Alfred hospital and is an integral part of the Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct (AMREP). CCS is a centre for clinical and biomedical research and education and a core hub for translational research and medicine, covering a great breadth of subject areas.
The centres and departments in the school include:
- Division of Clinical Sciences
- Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Respiratory Medicine
- Blood Diseases (ACBD)
- Immunology, Pathology
- Infectious Diseases
- Psychiatry, mental illnesses (MAPrc)
- Sexual Health (MSHC)
Clinical Sciences (at Monash Health)
The school's research focuses on diverse issues relevant to primary health care and general practice, reflecting the variety of expertise among the academic team of social scientists, health educators and medical and allied health practitioners.
The departments and research groups in the school include:
- Molecular and Translational Science (Hudson Institute)
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Eastern Health Clinical School
We are one of three clinical schools within the Faculty. The school's activities within Eastern Health cover a wide area of Melbourne, including seven hospitals, four residential care facilities, multiple community-based rehabilitation and transition care facilities, seven mental health facilities, a community health service, and two state wide services (Spectrum Borderline Personality Disorder Service and Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre).
The main research unit is the Eastern Clinical Research Unit, and the ECRU Translational Research Division, is the development arm of ECRU which conducts a number of translational research projects in multiple disciplines.
Monash School of Medicine
Our internationally recognised medical training provides world class education in foundations of medicine such as Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Neurosciences, and clinical training in all disciplines including Medicine, Surgery, Women's and Children's Health, Mental Health, Primary Health and Rural Health. Available to both Australian and international students, our program is designed for those committed to professional training and academic excellence as well as personal and professional development.
School of Nursing and Midwifery
The mission of the school is to be one of the finest and most innovative Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Australia. It aims to embrace excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level locally, nationally and internationally. Through collaboration, it will develop a clearly focussed and competitive practice-based research profile that will be highly regarded by the profession and by industry.
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School of Primary and Allied Health Care
The school's research focuses on diverse issues relevant to primary health care and general practice, reflecting the variety of expertise amongst the academic team of social scientists, health educators and medical and allied health practitioners.
The departments, centres and units in the school include:
- Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice
- Department of General Practice
- Department of Occupational Therapy
- Department of Physiotherapy
- Department of Social Work
- Department of Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences
- Southern Academic Primary Care Research Unit (SAPCRU).
School of Psychological Sciences
The School of Psychological Sciences is ranked among the best in the world, the school's mission is to develop students and research outcomes that make significant contributions to improving the lives of others globally.
School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
The school emphasises expertise in large epidemiological studies, multicentre clinical trials, clinical registries, evidence synthesis and health social science. Continued collaborative work with the major Monash affiliated hospitals, research institutes and public health units within Victoria, ensures the school provides a key resource underpinning translational research within our Faculty.
The departments and research divisions in the school include:
and research divisions in
- Prevention Science
- Clinical Epidemiology
- Research Methodology
- Health Services
- Occupational and Environmental Health
- Critical Care Research
- Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation (MCHRI).
School of Rural Health
The School of Rural Health is committed to improving rural health and developing a sustainable rural health workforce. With a footprint stretching from Mildura to Orbost, the school includes four major clinical teaching sites and the Department of Rural and Indigenous Health (MUDRIH). Year A of the Monash School of Medicine's graduate entry MBBS program is based at the school's Churchill teaching site.
The Centre for Research Excellence in Rural and Remote Primary Health Care aims to overcome access barriers in relation to primary health care and is crucial to achieving equitable health outcomes for Australians living in rural and remote areas.