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Understanding the impact of psychosocial work conditions on medication use

The aim of this research is to better understand the association between psychosocial work conditions and risk for medication use in working adults more...

Supervisor(s): Tan, Edwin (Dr)

Novel metrics to quantify patterns of medication use in asthma

This project explores patterns of medication usage and adherence and their relationship with clinical outcomes in asthma, using novel metrics to describe patterns over time. more...

Supervisor(s): Thamrin, Cindy (Dr), Reddel, Helen (Professor)

Physiotherapy and minimisation of medication use in people with knee osteoarthritis: opportunity for cohort studies and clinical trial research

Exercise is a proven and recommended therapy for people with knee osteoarthritis.  However, many people with this condition rely on medication for management of their symptoms. more...

Supervisor(s): Simic, Milena (Dr)

Medication use at transitions of care among community-dwelling older Australian Men: Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project (CHAMP)

This project aims to investigate the use of potentially inappropriate medications among older adults before and after hospital and nursing home admissions. Hospital readmissions and more...

Supervisor(s): Gnjidic, Danijela (Dr)

Towards safe and effective pharmacological care of people with dementia

This research program aims to optimise the prescribing of medications in people with dementia.  more...

Supervisor(s): Tan, Edwin (Dr)

Epidemiological investigation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) within the Australian Burden of Lung Disease (BOLD) study

Between 2006 and 2012 we conducted a series of cross-sectional studies to investigate the prevalence, risk factors and burden of COPD in Australian adults aged 40+ years. This Austr more...

Supervisor(s): Toelle, Brett (Dr)

Intoxication detection in the health and criminal justice settings

The aim of this research project is to generate an understanding on if, and how people are able to accurately determine: whether someone is intoxicated, by what substances, and whet more...

Supervisor(s): Monds, Lauren (Dr)

Evaluation of a novel clinical pathway of care for common musculoskeletal disorders in primary care.

An opportunity exists to undertake a PhD as part of a project entitled Implementation of a novel clinical pathway of care for common musculoskeletal disorders in primary care.  more...

Supervisor(s): Rebbeck, Trudy (Dr), Ferreira, Paulo (Associate Professor), Simic, Milena (Dr), Evans, Kerrie (Dr)