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He’s back…! Welcome home Dr Phillip Tully

The Centre welcomes back Dr Phillip Tully returning from a 5 year post-doctoral research stint in Europe under a NHMRC Neil Hamilton Fairley Clinical Overseas Fellowship.  So what has Phil been up to? From July 2013 to May 2015, Phil was based at Germany’s Freiburg University in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology where he learnt systematic […]

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Welcome Cameron Gyss – Research Engagement Officer

We welcome Mr Cameron Gyss, who has been appointed to the position of Research Engagement Officer for the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. Cameron will be working with Researchers across all of our core programs on a number of engagement initiatives. Cameron’s research interests are health and psychology.  He received a first class Honours in […]

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Welcome Peter Stroud – PhD candidate – Rural Men’s Health

We welcome Mr Peter Stroud to the Centre.  Peter has had a long-standing interest in the health and well-being of Adult Australian rural and remote males (AARRMS), having practised as a Health Psychologist in rural SA since 1997.  Between 1991 and 1997, Peter was a lecturer in Psychology at Monash University. Peter completed his Masters […]

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Sept 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day

The 2013 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report on the health of Australian males is yet another confronting reminder of the prevalence of depression, anxiety and suicide in Australian males.   In adults aged 25 and over, the rate of deaths due to suicide is 22 deaths per 100,000 males compared to 6 per 100,000 […]

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Colorectal cancer screening for men – addressing barriers to uptake

Participation in faecal occult blood test screening in Australia, used to screen for colorectal cancer, is markedly lower amongst men compared to women. This finding is particularly problematic as men are at a significantly increased risk of being diagnosed with, and dying from, colorectal cancer. Differences between men and women in attitudes and perceived barriers to screen suggest that a customised […]

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