Research projects

Our supervisors can support a broad range of research projects. The department aims to cater to many specialized areas of interest to expand its scope of influence over evidence-based primary care in the medical community. Detailed overviews of our current research projects and supervisors can be found below.

Current Projects

The IMPRovE Partnership Trial – Implementing work-related Mental health guidelines in general PRacticE: A stepped-wedged cluster RCT.

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SPHERE – NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women in Primary Care

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OPTIMISE – NHMRC Partnership Project grant to improve primary health care delivery to refugees living in Australia

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IMPACT – Health service broker intervention to help people to access primary care services through connection to a General Practitioner (GP)

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Pop-up Project – Bringing care to those in need: Translating a 'Pop-Up' Primary Health Care Intervention to vulnerable communities in South-East Melbourne

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REACH – A Victorian Health Promotion Foundation project aiming to support clinicians in providing interventions for alcohol

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ECLIPSe (Exploring Consultations with Low-Income Patients with Obesity)

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The Change Program – A general practice-delivered weight management program for adults in primary care

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Completed Projects

ENDURE GP: Establishing and normalising durable relationships with GPs (2018)

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ACCORD: The Australian Contraceptive ChOice pRoject (2015-2019)

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PREFER: Can the preference for and use of LARCs in young Australian women be increased using an online “LARC first” structured patient educational video?

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Barriers and facilitators to the delivery and uptake of long-acting reversible contraception: What are the views of general practitioners? (2016)

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GRIP: General Practitioners Prevention and Management of Road Traffic Crash Injuries (2014)

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Principles Unite Local Services Assisting Recovery (PULSAR) (2013-2016)

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REDIRECT: Reducing older patients’ avoidable presentations for emergency care treatment (2013-2015)

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A process evaluation of the new certificate of capacity for compensation claims (2013)

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FIT to Work: Facilitating Injured Workers Return to Work in Victoria, Australia (2012-2013)

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Investigating Symptoms of Lung Cancer: A Guide for General Practitioners (2011-2013)

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Touch screen computer health assessment in Australian general practice patients – a cross sectional study protocol (2011-2013)

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Implementing guidelines to routinely prevent chronic disease in general practice (PEP) (2010-2013)

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Researcher trauma and safety in sexual violence research (2010-2013)

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Which test is best? A randomised controlled trial to evaluate family history as a triage tool in screening for colorectal cancer (2010-2014)

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LEAD – Lung cancer diagnostic and treatment pathways: A comparison between Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Anglo-Australian patients

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