Cabrini Institute Academic Departments:

Cabrini Centre for Nursing Research

We aim to conduct high quality research that contributes to scientific knowledge, clinical nursing practice and the quality of patient care.

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Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery - The Fröhlich West Chair of Surgery

The Chair of Surgery at Cabrini Hospital was established in 1998 as a joint venture between Cabrini Institute and Monash University. It was the first of its kind in the Victorian private medical sector and one of the first in Australia.

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Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital

Focuses on performing high quality clinical research with an emphasis on answering clinically important questions that can be translated into better quality patient care and outcomes

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Cabrini Monash University Department of Medical Oncology - The Szalmuk Family Department of Medical Oncology

Aims to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art care for cancer patients and continued advancements in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of cancer via a combination of research, education and clinical practice.

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Cabrini Monash University Department of Medicine

Provides a focus for research and education in medicine within Cabrini. The major stream of research relates to the translation of research evidence into medical practice and improvement in models of care for our patients.

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Cabrini Monash Psycho-oncology

Our unit was established in 2008 and strives to achieve real clinical research outcomes that can make a difference to people's lives. We work to conduct best practice, evidence-based research, clinical interventions and education with respect and understanding.

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Allied Health Research Unit

Allied Health commenced a Research Unit in late 2012, led by Senior Research Consultant, Dr Helena Frawley. The aims of this Unit are two-fold: to translate evidence into practice in Allied Health disciplines; and to lead Allied Health research activities at Cabrini, including inter-disciplinary projects and collaboration with medical and nursing research activities.

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Cabrini Institute - Council & Staff

Institute Council

Professor Peter Fuller
Associate Professor Doug Lording                                                         
Associate Professor John Santamaria
Professor Lawrence St Leger (Chair)
Professor Robyn O'Hehir
Mr Jeremy McCarthy
Professor Robert Thomas
Professor Gerald Farrell
Professor Neville Yeomans
Chief Executive Officer, Cabrini Health
Chief Financial Officer, Cabrini Health


Executive Director, Cabrini Institute
Manager, Cabrini Institute
Director of Fundraising, Cabrini Health

Institute Administration

Executive Director Associate Professor Peter Lowthian
Manager Jennifer Burden
Manager, Cabrini Human Research Ethics Committee