Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI)

Welcome to IHMRI

IHMRI is a health and medical research institute based on the University of Wollongong campus in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region of New South Wales. Our goal is to improve the health and wellbeing of Illawarra residents by bringing academic and clinician researchers together to address regional health issues.

In developing a regional centre of excellence in health and medical research, we work closely with our partners to ensure research findings are translated into improved clinical practice and health service delivery in the Illawarra and beyond. Our goals:

  • Linking bright minds around common health problems
  • Connecting researchers into quality facilities and services
  • Bridging academic and clinical research contexts
  • Engaging the Illawarra and broader communitY
  • Leading from the present to a better/more sustainable future