Indigenous health research program
The Indigenous health research program at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) is working to improve the health and well being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through health/ medical research and education. Projects include:
- Bronchiectasis in Indigenous children
- Asthma education intervention study
Coordinator of Indigenous Health Research Program
300 Herston Road
Herston Qld 4006
PO Royal Brisbane Hospital
Ph: (07) 3362 0222
Fax: (07) 3362 0111
Valery P, Chang A, Masters IB, Stirling J, Laifoo Y, Twist A (2008)
Stable prevalence of asthma symptoms in school-aged children in the Torres Strait region.
Respirology; 13(3): 447-451
Valery PC, Torzillo PJ, Mulholland K, Boyce NC, Purdie DM, Chang AB (2004)
Hospital-based case-control study of bronchiectasis in Indigenous children in Central Australia.
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; 23(10): 902-908