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A Drug Burden Index: Improving prescribing and function in older people

This project tests the DBI as a tool to improve the quality use of medicines in older Australians.  The study will improve the evidence base for the association between overall more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Tim (Associate Professor)

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)

International comparative study on medicines safety regulation

To compare national safety warnings on medicines in Australia, Canada, the European Union and the United States over a 12-year period, from 2005-2016. more...

Supervisor(s): Mintzes, Barbara (Dr)

Cardiovascular risk reduction during bereavement (CARBER II) study

The death of a loved one is recognised as one of life's greatest stresses requiring significant psychological adjustment. While death is a natural part of the life process and is a more...

Supervisor(s): Buckley, Tom (Associate Professor)

Simulation in Health Education

The use of simulation in nursing education attempts to replicate the essential aspects of a clinical situation with the outcome focused on the ability of nursing staff to understand more...

Supervisor(s): Buckley, Tom (Associate Professor)

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), Cumming , Robert G (Professor)

Improving Service Quality in Community Pharmacy

This study aims to develop methods to reliably measure consumers' assessment of the quality of service provided by community pharmacies. Furthermore, we aim to use the survey to tes more...

Supervisor(s): Carter, Stephen (Dr), Schneider, Carl (Dr)

Does fast weight loss promote eating disorders in obese women?

This project aims to determine whether very low energy diets (VLED) may contribute to the development of disordered eating in obese women. more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)

Developing and implementing shared decision-making tool to facilitate deprescribing statins in the elderly

The overall aim for this research is to develop a decision-making tool for patients/family, to facilitate understanding of the deprescribing process and to ultimately enco more...

Supervisor(s): Juraskova , Ilona (Associate Professor)

Does fast weight loss influence cognitive function in obese adults?

This project aims to determine the impact of increasingly popular yet severely energy-restricted diets on cognitive function in obese adults. more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)