Graduate Research degree conferrals

Successfully examined theses by our graduate research students in 2016.

Graduate Degree Thesis Title Principal Supervisor


Anjali Haikerwal PhD Health effects of bushfire smoke exposure Martine Dennekamp


Eugene AthanMDThe modern epidemiology of infective endocarditis-
Anna BowringPhDExploring risk and opportunity to improve the health of behaviourally bisexual men in Vientiane, LaosMargaret Hellard
Pragya Gartoulla PhD Improving the health of women at midlife: health behaviours, well-being and work performance Susan Davis
Katherine Gibney  PhD Surveillance and burden of infectious diseases in Australia Karin Leder
StellaMay Gwini  PhD Longitudinal examination of multiple symptom reporting in Australian veterans of the 1990-1991 Gulf War Malcolm Sim
Jessica Harding PhD Metabolic disease and cancer: disentangling true associations from bias Dianna Magliano
Christopher Morrison PhD Macrosocial determinants of risk for alcohol-related trauma among lower income populations Peter Cameron
Ralph Tramm PhD Short and longer term health related outcomes in patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) Dragan Ilic
Jason Wasiak PhD The physical and psychological outcomes following burn injury: A 12-month follow-up study Belinda Gabbe


Lara Kimmel  PhD Assessing the discharge disposition of orthopaedic trauma patients and its influence on patient outcomes Belinda Gabbe


Ingrid Hopper PhD Polypharmacy in the heart failure patient: are all prescribed drug classes required? Henry Krum
Clement Lo PhD Towards optimal health-care in patients with co-morbid diabetes and chronic kidney disease Sophia Zoungas


Sarah Shen MPhil Clinical associations and prognostic significance of mitotic rate in primary cutaneous melanoma Rory Wolfe


Genevieve Cowie DrPH Public health policy and its behavioural outcomes – the evidence Robin Bell
Soe Htet PhD Who benefits from Hospital Equity Fund in Myanmar? Ajay Mahal
Rakib Islam PhD Examining neglected health problems in women at mid-life in Bangladesh Susan Davis
Chebiwot Kipsaina  PhD Critical connection: principles of the public health approach and contextual matters in injury policy and programs for resource constrained settings Joan Ozanne-Smith
Renata Morello PhD Undertaking and using health service evaluation in the field Just Stoelwinder
Mutsa Mutowo PhD Examining the burden of hypertension and diabetes in Zimbabwe Alice Owen
Rina Pradhan PhD Pregnancy among adolescent women in Nepal: a mixed methods investigation of a complex persistent phenomenon Jane Fisher
Anna Wilkinson PhD Preventing HIV in Victoria's vulnerable populations: the impact of early and regular testing Mark Stoové
Salmi Razali PhD Understanding filicide by women in Malaysia Jane Fisher


Belinda O'Sullivan PhD Rural outreach by specialist doctors in Australia Just Stoelwinder