2015

Graduate Research degree conferrals

Successfully examined theses by our graduate research students in 2015.

Graduate Degree Thesis Title Principal Supervisor

CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGY

Zoe McQuilten PhD Understanding and predicting transfusion practice in Australia: Use and linkage of existing data to investigate transfusion recipient epidemiology and model blood product demand John McNeil

EPIDEMIOLOGY

Katie Anders PhD The epidemiology of dengue in southern Vietnam: distribution of disease and determinants of risk in an endemic setting Margaret Hellard
Kate Cantwell PhD Ambulance demand: random events or predictable patterns? Paul Dietze
Joseph Doyle PhD Effectiveness of treating recently acquired hepatitis C virus infection Margaret Hellard
Christina Ekegren PhD Implementation and evaluation of a club-based injury surveillance system within a community sport setting Belinda Gabbe
Ensieh Fooladi PhD Antidepressant-associated sexual dysfunction in women at midlife Susan Davis
Victoria Mar PhD Clinical and molecular characteristics of aggressive melanoma Rory Wolfe
Gerard O'Reilly PhD A global approach to improving trauma care: facilitating the establishment of trauma registries in developing (and developed) countries Peter Cameron
Matthew Page PhD The classification, prevalence and impact of selective inclusion and reporting of results in systematic reviews Joanne McKenzie
Nicholas WalshPhDHIV and HCV diagnosis and treatment for people who inject drugsJohn McNeil
Evelyn WongPhDObesity, diabetes and disability – pathways, predicting risk and projectionsAnna Peeters
Breanna Wright PhD Psychological health and psychosocial correlates in Australian Gulf war veterans: a longitudinal investigation Helen Kelsall

GENERAL MEDICINE

Monira Hussain PhD Novel and systemic risk factors for knee and hip osteoarthritis Flavia Cicuttini

HEALTH

Khurshid Alam PhD Essays on the economic impacts of health shocks on households in low and middle income countries Ajay Mahal

INDIGENOUS HEALTH

Catherine Chamberlain PhD Addressing gestational diabetes amonth Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women Brian Oldenburg

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Daryl Jones PhD The rapid response team: patient characteristics and resource implications Rinaldo Bellomo

PARAMEDIC

Gavin Smith PhD Identifying an evidence-based model of therapy for the pre-hospital emergency management of supraventricular tachycardiaPeter Cameron

PHYSIOLOGY

Antoine Schneider PhD Renal perfusion evaluation with contrast-enhanced ultrasonography Rinaldo Bellomo

PUBLIC HEALTH

Melanie Gibson-Helm PhD Women's reproductive health: informing improvements in health care for those at risk Jacqueline Boyle
Tilahun Nigatu Haregu PhD Integration of health system responses to HIV/AIDS and noncommunicable diseases in developing countries Brian Oldenburg
Anju Joham PhD Obesity, insulin resistance and polycystic ovary syndrome Helena Teede
Natasha Khamisa PhD Work related stress, burnout, job satisfaction and general health of South African nurses Brian Oldenburg
Beth Kilgour PhD An analysis of injured worker and healthcare provider experiences in workers' compensation systems Alex Collie
Samantha Kozica-Olenski PhD Evaluation and implementation of obesity prevention programs Helena Teede
Angela Rintoul DPH Observations of corporate and political interests in public health: improving health equity in the context of drugs, gambling and refugee health Ben Smith

REHABILITATION

Peter New PhD A study of patient flow through inpatient rehabilitation and potential for improvements Just Stoelwinder