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Professor Anne Holland - ARCH Chair at Alfred Health


Alfred Research Alliance

La Trobe University is a member of The Alfred Research Alliance, a collaborative research, education and healthcare alliance at the Alfred precinct. The Alliance consists of Alfred Health, Monash University, Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute, Burnet Institute, La Trobe University and Deakin University. Dedicated to excellence in medical research and education, this hospital-centered precinct is home to world-leading experts in almost every field of biomedical, translational, clinical and public health research, and in education and healthcare. In this exceptional environment, cutting edge therapies are discovered, developed and implemented, and students gain the education and training they need to take their place as tomorrow’s leading clinicians, scientists and health professionals.

Other key collaborators include:
  1. Institute for Breathing and Sleep provides funding for projects to optimise uptake and outcomes of pulmonary rehabilitation
  2. Monash University are collaborators on clinical trials investigating allied health interventions conducted at Alfred Health
  3. The University of Melbourne provide health economics expertise for clinical trials in respiratory health
  4. Institute for a Broadband Enabled Society have partnered to develop and test telerehabilitation innovations
  5. NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence for Pulmonary Fibrosis provides funding for research to optimise health and wellbeing in people with pulmonary fibrosis
  6. Lung Foundation Australia provide project funding for interventions to improve wellbeing in chronic lung disease
  7. Alfred Research Trust provide grant funding for many research higher degree student projects being undertaken by Alfred Health clinical staff
  8. Transport Accident Commission (TAC) have partnered in knowledge translation to embed evidence-based practice in rehabilitation of adults with significant brain injury
  9. Australian Stroke Clinical Registry (AuSCR) collaborate to improve clinical care and adherence to the stroke guidelines