Research to enhance health and wellbeing for all
At the Institute for Health Transformation, we're transforming health and care for the 21st century. By addressing today’s most complex and compelling health challenges through excellence in collaborative, translational research, we seek to transform how we design and deliver prevention and care.Find out how
What we do
Improve patient experience
With rapid development and testing of integrated solutions, alongside consumer engagement, we can better impact patient experience and health outcomes.
Improve population health
We place our solutions in broader systemic contexts, enabling us to tackle wicked problems, such as those contemporary health challenges that we face today.
Real world impact
By impacting policy and practice at scale, our research outcomes have the potential to achieve a new health ecosystem, providing value for our patients and communities and increasing health system sustainability.
A strategic initiative of Deakin, the Institute brings together over 200 multi-disciplinary researchers and their partners to deliver research with real world impact at scale in health system translational research and health reform.Find out more
The Global Obesity Centre
The Global Obesity Centre (GLOBE) is a designated World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention that aims to catalyse improvements in population health, with a focus on obesity, through innovative research that empowers people and enables healthier environments.
Determinants of Health
The Determinants of Health stream contributes to health improvements for Australian and global populations through its extensive and diverse portfolio of research across the social, commercial and financial determinants of health, with a strong focus on health equity and advocacy.
The Centre for Quality and Patient Safety
The Centre for Quality and Patient Safety (QPS) aims to improve the quality and safety of patient care through applied health services research conducted in a well-established, distinctive and internationally renowned integrated health service partnership network.
Deakin Health Economics
Deakin Health Economics (DHE) undertakes work that informs health service design and the efficient allocation of health resources. Our expertise ranges from the design and implementation of economic evaluation and health technology assessment, to economic modelling and priority setting.
Health service providers