Fields:

  • Epidemiology
  • General practice
  • Geriatrics
  • Health services
  • Public health

Location: Princess Alexandra Hospital

Type of student:

  • Both HDR and Extra-curricular
  • Honours students
  • 4 Unit Masters of Public Health (MPH) Student
  • PGY1: Post-graduate year 1
  • PGY2: Post-graduate year 2

Type of work:

  • Clinical work
  • Literature review
  • Qualitative methods
  • Secondary data analysis
  • Statistical analysis
  • Systematic review

Brief synopsis:

This project aims to evaluate the use of a short form frailty index in hospital and/or GP clinics in Brisbane. Tasks will range from recruiting relevant stakeholders to trialing the questionnaire and understanding its impact on treatments or outcomes. 

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Literature reviews
  • Systematic reviews
  • Protocol development, ethics and recruitment 
  • Collection of primary data
  • Statistical analysis

As a PhD project, this would suit an MPH or Master of Epi graduate.

Prerequisite skills: Public health; statistical experience

Supervisor

Natasha Reid

Dr Natasha Reid

Research Fellow
Centre for Health Services Research