ELIA Wellness partners with the following entities who are specialists in their fields of expertise.
Australasian Research Institute coordinates, conducts and facilitates research into the mechanisms linking lifestyle factors that enhance either health or disease, and enhance disease, especially at the biochemical level, and ensure this knowledge translates, wherever possible, into clinical and community practice.
Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAH) is the largest private and the largest not-for-profit, acute-care hospital in NSW. Approximately 2,400 staff, 460 volunteers and 1,100 accredited medical practitioners care for more than 58,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients annually, with about 2,000 babies delivered each year. Emergency Care admits over 17,500 patients each year making it NSW’s most significant and busiest private Hospital Emergency Department. The San offers acute surgical, medical and obstetric care including complex cardiac and orthopaedic procedures.
The Lifestyle Research Centre seeks to foster multidisciplinary research relating to lifestyle, health and wellbeing. The Centre brings together academics from the various faculties at Avondale College of Higher Education, as well as collaborating with researchers from other Australian and International institutions. Together, these researchers investigate the role of positive lifestyle in the promotion of health and wellbeing. The Lifestyle Research Centre aims to produce world-leading research in the area of health and lifestyle medicine.
The Lifestyle Medicine Institute researched, developed and facilitates the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), an education program that aims to help adults reduce their risk of lifestyle-related chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some types of cancers. The program is delivered to the community through a network of dedicated volunteers, along with trained CHIP facilitators. The LMI team extends the benefits of the program by tailoring it for different cultural contexts, including Indigenous Australians and people throughout the Asia-Pacific region.