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Men’s Health nudges in on Bunnings Tradies Breakfast

Bunnings stores run regular Tradie Breakfasts to thank their Trade  customers for their business. Bunnings Munno Para West welcomed the opportunity for the Centre to partner with them on a breakfast with a difference in September. Men were given a goodie bag that included healthy lifestyle information including the CSIRO total well-being diet for men […]

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Congratulations 19/20 summer vacation research scholarship students

The Centre congratulates the following students on their FFCMH Summer Vacation Scholarship award. Mr Hendrew Duvenage (MBBS, 5th Year, The University of Adelaide) Project: Relative contribution of novel predictors to the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Australian men. Supervisor: Prof Gary Wittert, Dr Sean Martin, Dr Andrew Vincent Ms Ser Yee Ang (BPsychSc 3rd […]

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Welcome new FFCMH Volunteer – Terry Hall

We are very pleased to welcome Mr Terry Hall to the FFCMH men’s health research volunteer team.  Terry is a University of Adelaide alumni and retired staff member. Terry worked as a Senior IT Training Officer, in the Technology & Digital Enablement Group of the University’s Information Technology & Digital Services for 15 years.  He […]

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NHMRC Emerging Leader Grant to Dr Kootsy Canuto

The Centre congratulates Dr Kootsy Canuto, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research Unit at SAHMRI, on being awarding an Emerging Leadership Investigator Grant in the recently announced National Health and Medical Research Council funding announcements.  His 5 year award of $650,750 is titled “Enough talk, time for action: Developing, implementing and evaluating co-designed […]

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June 13: SA Men’s Health Awards and SA Men’s Health Report Card

On June 13, during Men’s Health Week, the Centre hosted the Australian Men’s Health Forum’s SA Men’s Health Awards at which the SA Men’s Health Report card was released and community organisations across South Australia working to advance the health and well-being of men and boys were acknowledged and celebrated.  A number of these organisations […]

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2 questions GPs should ask all men

Commenting on a review article published in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) on erectile dysfunction, FFCMH Director, Professor Gary Wittert told the MJA that “there are two questions that a GP should never miss asking every man who comes for a consult – one is about erectile dysfunction and the other is about lower […]

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The nexus between masculinity and men’s health: National Men’s Health Gathering Nov 18

In November, the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health hosted an invited session at the 2018 National Men’s Health Gathering meeting in Parramatta on “The nexus between masculinity and health – changing the discourse”. The session was led by Professor Gary Wittert, and facilitated by Professor Deborah Turnbull from the Centre. We were honoured to have as […]

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Hospital Research Foundation Grant for Follow-up Sleep Study in Men

The Centre congratulates members Professor Robert Adams,  Dr Sarah Appleton and Co-Investigators on being awarded funding from the Hospital Research Foundation to undertake a repeat in-home sleep study of nearly 1000 South Australian men from the MAILES cohort who previously underwent in in-home testing in 2012. This will be one of only two studies internationally where such a […]

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FFCMH joins as member of the Global Action on Men’s Health

The Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health is pleased to announce that it is now a member of the Global Action on Men’s Health (GAMH).  GAMH is an initivae of the Men’s Health Forum (UK) and we thank the Men’s Health Forum, and in particular Peter Baker (DIrector), for inviting us to come on board. GAMH is […]

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Men’s Health Matters Podcast with Phoebe Drioli-Phillips – “How men talk about anxiety”

Next up in our podcast series showcasing young researchers from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health at the University of Adelaide, we hear from Ms Phoebe Drioli-Phillips PhD candidate on men seeking help for anxiety. Phiebe is based in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide and her supervisors are Professor Amanda Lecouteur and Dr Rebecca Feo.  […]

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