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Research Projects

The School identifies feasible, appropriate, meaningful and effective health care practices and health care outcomes by facilitating international collaboration.

Some research projects awarded to the School over the last three years:

Projects Funding body Investigators Year
Provision of effective, meaningful and appropriate care for families who have experienced stillbirth: a comprehensive systematic review of the evidence and best practice guidance Stillbirth Foundation Australia
  • Dr Micah Peters
  • Ms Dagmara Riitano
  • Dr Karolina Lisy
  • A/Prof Zoe Jordany
  • A/Prof Edoardo Aromataris
2014
Annotated bibliography of associations between genotype and cancer treatment related toxicity SA Health
  • Dr Jared Campbell
  • A/Prof Edoardo Aromataris
2014
Innovation in the synthesis and translation of research evidence to inform the prevention, management and treatment of chronic disease in Indigenous populations.

NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence

In collaboration with SAHMRI, NACCHO and the School of Population Health, University of Adelaide

  • Prof Alan Pearson
  • Prof Alex Brown
  • Prof Annette Braunack-Mayer
  • Prof Ngiare Brown
  • A/Prof Edoardo Aromataris
2013 - 2018
Blue Pages package of Rapid Synthesis Summaries Blue Pages
  • Dr Catalin Tufanaru
  • Dr Jared Campbell
  • Dr Yifan Xue
2013 - current
The extent and characteristics of obesity and overweight in Aboriginal children: a systematic review

University Interdisciplinary

 

  • Dr Judith Gomersall
  • In collaboration with SAHMRI and the School of Population Health, University of Adelaide
2013 - current
Facilitators and barriers to the implementation of Primary Health Care Interventions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with Chronic Diseases: A systematic review South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)
  • Dr Odette Gibson
  • Dr Carol Davy
  • A/Prof Edoardo Aromataris
  • Ms Dagmara Riitano
  • A/Prof Craig Lockwood
  • Prof Alex Brown
2013 - 2014
Alcohol Cultural Change: A literature review VicHealth
  • Dr Matthew Stephenson
  • Dr Kylie Porritt
  • Ms Dagmara Riitano
  • A/Prof Edoardo Aromataris
2013
Community grant programs targeting the reduction of risk factors for lifestyle-related chronic disease: An evidence review to identify factors related to their effectiveness Sax Institute
  • Dr Micah Peters
  • A/Prof Zoe Jordan
  • Dr Cindy Stern
  • Dr Kristy Giles
  • A/Prof Edoardo Aromataris
2013
Unplanned hospital readmissions rates and their use in clinical practice and health service management: a rapid review NSW Health
  • Dr Sarahlouise White
  • Mr Sandeep Moola
  • Mr Mark MacMillan
  • Ms Dagmara Riitano
  • A/Prof Edoardo Aromataris
2013
ACORN standards and guideline Australian College of Operating Room Nurses (ACORN)
  • Dr Zachary Munn
  • Dr Jared Campbell
  • Dr Yifan Xue
  • Mr Sandeep Moola
  • A/Prof Edoardo Aromataris
2011, 2012, 2013
Use of surgical and radiology checklists in Australian hospitals: uptake, barriers and enablers

The HCF Health and Medical Research Foundation

In collaboration with the Australian Patient Safety Foundation

  • Dr Tim Schultz
  • A/Prof Edoardo Aromataris
  • Dr Zachary Munn
  • Dr Kristy Giles
  • Dr Catherine Mandel
  • Professor Guy Maddern
  • Professor Alan Pearson
  • Professor Bill Runciman
2013 - current
A multi-site audit of current in-hospital falls prevention practices and assessment of the effectiveness of best practice implementation strategies The HCF Health and Medical Research Foundation
  • Dr Matthew Stephenson
  • A/Prof Edoardo Aromataris
  • A/Prof Craig Lockwood
  • Ms Alexa McArthur
  • Dr Kristy Giles
  • Professor Alan Pearson
2013 - current
  • 2012 - 2011
    Projects Funding body Investigators Year
    Continuing Professional Development to maintain competency and achieve improvements in practice: a systematic review Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
    • Dr David Tivey
    • Dr Catalin Tufanaru
    • Dr Zachary Munn
    • Ms Dagmara Riitano
    • Professor Alan Pearson
    • Dr Edoardo Aromataris
    2012
    Benchmarking of cancer researchers in South Australia, 2008 – 2012 South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
    • Dr Edoardo Aromataris
    • Dr Matthew Stephenson
    • Ms Dagmara Riitano
    • Professor Alan Pearson
    2012
    Automation of medication management systems in the hospital setting SA Health
    • Dr Catalin Tufanaru
    • Ms Dagmara Riitano
    • Dr Edoardo Aromataris
    2012
    Effectiveness of smoking cessation and prevention strategies to reduce social disparities: a rapid review VIC Health
    • Dr Kylie Porritt
    • Dr David Tivey
    • Dr Yifan Xue
    • Ms Dagmara Riitano
    • Dr Craig Lockwood
    • Professor Alan Pearson
    2012
    Evaluating the impact of alcohol industry funded research on knowledge production VIC Health
    • Dr Tim Schultz
    • Dr Edoardo Aromataris
    • Dr Melanie Attard
    • Dr Zoe Jordan
    • Dr Rebecca Cook-Johnson
    • Professor Alan Pearson
    2011 - 2012
    Improving communication between healthcare professionals in general practice and patients with limited English proficiency Northern Communities Health Foundation
    • Dr Melanie Attard
    • Ms Alexa McArthur
    • Ms Dagmara Riitano
    • Dr Edoardo Aromataris
    • Dr Chris Bollen
    • Professor Alan Pearson
    2011 - 2012
    Methodological and technical support for the provision of systematic reviews to inform policy and practice Global Development Network/3ie Impact evaluation
    • Dr Edoardo Aromataris
    • Dr Sarahlouise White
    • Dr Catalin Tufanaru
    • Dr Melanie Attard
    • Professor Alan Pearson
    2011 - 2012
    Risk factors for lung cancer: A systematic review Cancer Australia
    • Dr Edoardo Aromataris
    • Mr Sandeep Moola
    • Dr Sarahlouise White
    • Dr Judith Gomersall
    • Dr Matthew Stephenson
    • Ms Dagmara Riitano
    • Professor Alan Pearson
    2011 - 2012
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