The Age of Adolescence

In introducing the monthly virtual seminar series, Advancing Adolescent Health in the Asia Pacific: A virtual community to share knowledge and support collaboration, Professor Susan Sawyer AM provided the background of why adolescent health matters, the rationale for an expanded definition of adolescence, and the context for why adolescent health matters in our region. 

Advancing Adolescent Health in the Asia Pacific: A virtual community to share knowledge and support collaboration

Adolescence is a critical developmental period where health determines developmental trajectories and outcomes during adolescence itself, into adulthood and into the next generation. More than half of the global population of adolescents lives in the Asia Pacific region. Yet globally, regionally and indeed locally in Australia, there are major unmet health needs, inadequate investments in … Continued

2023 Welcome and Graduation Celebration

On June 15, 2023, the Science Gallery welcomed the University of Melbourne’s Department of Paediatrics and the Centre for Adolescent Health to celebrate our recent graduates.