Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in the Prevention of Chronic Conditions in rural and remote populations
JCU Chief Investigators: Professor Robyn McDermott and Associate Professor Alan Clough
The Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention (CCDP) is committed to working with health services and communities in Far North Queensland to improve the management of chronic disease, particularly diabetes, heart and renal disease.
The Centre receives funding from Department of Health, Queensland and includes the Centre for Research Excellence: Prevention of chronic conditions in rural and remote high risk populations (funded through the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute).
The Centre undertakes research related to prevention of chronic diseases in the community and improving primary health care practice and care pathways for chronic disease.
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