Current research projects

Clinical studies

  • Randomised Trial of Genetic Testing and Targeted Zoledronic Acid Therapy to Prevent SQSTM1 Mediated Paget's Disease (ZiPP)
  • Development and validation of risk prediction calculators
  • Outcomes in gynaecological oncology
  • Outcomes in Transfer of Trauma Patients for Neuroimaging to Toowoomba Hospital Emergency Department
  • The association of internet and social media use with adolescent presentations to mental health services
  • Association of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) and Myeloma
  • A descriptive analysis of consumers admitted to an acute older persons mental health unit in a rural and regional setting
  • Testing the effectiveness of Modification of Medical Emergency Team (MET) activation criteria
  • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy versus upfront surgery for advanced ovarian cancer
  • Hi-flow nasal cannulation (HFNC) in children with respiratory distress
  • Role of adjuvant radiotherapy in node-negative intermediate and high risk endometrial cancer

Health services studies

  • Therapeutic Venesection in Rural Areas
  • Health literacy in pharmacy- a review
  • Health service provider perceptions of service coordination
  • Retrospective audit of rural hospital transfers to Toowoomba Hospital
  • Late Preterm Infants Re-Hospitalisation Morbidity Study (LPREMS): An evaluation of the contribution of Late Preterm Infants to Extended Midwifery Services volume of clients in Queensland
  • Cattle related trauma in Central Queensland
  • A multi-disciplinary investigation of innovative health service redesign instigated by a local Hospital and Health Service Board, and its impact on rural and remote communities
  • Health Needs Assessment – DDWMPHN
  • Morbidity and mortality among patients known to the mental health system
  • Medical workforce in regional, rural and remote areas

Technology and health studies

  • Web based prediction calculators in clinical medicine