Population studies

  • Mortality Among Persons With Mental Illness in Toowoomba/Darling Downs and South West Regions of Queensland: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chenakesavan, Prof Geoff Nicholson, Dr Maree Toombs, Prof Geetha Ranmuthugala, Dr Marcella Kwan
  • A theatre-based healthy eating intervention in primary schools: Dr Remo Ostini & External
  • Validating a Canadian version of a HPV knowledge test: Dr Remo Ostini & External
  • A comparison of health literacy characteristics in rural and urban populations: Dr Remo Ostini
  • Q Fever - GP knowledge attitudes & behaviour: Dr Remo Ostini, Dr Marcella Kwan & External
  • A comparison of the association between mental illness and chronic physical disease in rural versus urban Australia: Prof Steve Kisely, Prof Geetha Ranmuthugala, Dr Marcella Kwan & Medical Student
  • Systematic review of situational effects on health literacy: Dr Remo Ostini & Student
  • Systematic review of rural urban differences in health literacy: Dr Remo Ostini & Student
  • Responsibility for health literacy – agency: Dr Remo Ostini & External
  • Responsibility for health literacy – capacity: Dr Remo Ostini & External
  • Late Preterm Infants Re-Hospitalisation Morbidity Study (LPREMS) - Stage 2: Dr Sunday Pam, Ms Gwenda Chapman & Medical Students
  • Cattle-related trauma in Central Queensland: A 5-year retrospective cohort study: Dr Jeremy Fernando, Ms Gwenda Chapman & Medical Student
  • Neonatal pneumothorax in Central Queensland: Dr Sunday Pam, Ms Gwenda Chapman, & Medical Student 
  • Employee Health and Wellbeing: A case study: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Diet Counselling on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • A retrospective comprehensive overview of a regional Queensland acute pain management service: Dr Vanessa Greig, Dr Bushra Nasir, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Dementia and Stigma: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Outcomes in Transfer of Trauma Patients for Neuroimaging to Toowoomba Hospital Emergency Department: Dr Jacob Crosdale, Ms Therese Theile, Dr Marcella Kwan, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • The association of internet and social media use with adolescent presentations to mental health services: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Health Profiles and Health Services Utilisation among patients referred to the mobile Heart of Australia Clinics: Prof Geetha Ranmuthugala, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, Ms Donna Rouse & External
  • 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: Dr Sunday Pam, Ms Gwenda Chapman, Dr Bushra Nasir, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External

Contact

Dr Remo Ostini: r.ostini@uq.edu.au

Clinical studies

  • Randomised Trial of Genetic Testing and Targeted Zoledronic Acid Therapy to Prevent SQSTM1 Mediated Paget's Disease (ZiPP): Prof Geoff Nicholson, Dr Shelia Cook, Dr George Tucker & External
  • Outcomes after single site failure in patients with endometrial and cervical cancer treated with curative or adjuvant radiotherapy: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Radical surgery versus definitive chemoradiation in Stage IB node positive cervix cancer: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Adjuvant radiotherapy in uterine sarcoma: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Concurrent radiotherapy and chemotherapy in vulvar squamous cell carcinoma: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Community Acquired Pneumonia and its management at Toowoomba Hospital: Dr Manuprabha Ratnayake, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Surgical resection and nodal harvest among patients with colorectal cancer: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Outcomes of Nurse-led management clinics for chronic hepatitis-C infection in Toowoomba and Darling Downs: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & Student
  • Risk of Febrile Neutropenia in Breast Cancer Patients Following Adjuvant Chemotherapy with Docetaxel (TC and TCH) Containing Protocols: a Retrospective, Multicentre Study: Dr Peter Gilbar, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan
  • Outcomes of pelvic floor repair surgery at Hervey Bay Hospital: Prof Geetha Ranmuthugala & External
  • The impact of complications on patient assessment of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) sling: a case control study: A/Prof David Shaker, Ms Gwenda Chapman & Medical Student
  • Endometrial ablation therapy for menorrhagia: An assessment of outcomes and rick factors for failure: A/Prof David Shaker & Medical Student
  • Myocardial Perfusion Scan and Coronary Angiography in the Darling Downs Region: Dr Jason Denman, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan
  • Breast cancer and chemotherapeutic agents in regional environments: Dr Peter Gilbar, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan
  • Stroke outcomes in a regional hospital: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Disuse osteopenia among survivors of polio: Dr Peter Nolan, Dr Marcella Kwan
  • Sucrose Tolerance Test among volunteers: Dr Shelia Cook, Dr Marcella Kwan
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Carbohydrate intake and glycated haemoglobin: Case Report/Series: Dr Shelia Cook
  • Unblocking Nasogastric Tubes: Dr Remo Ostini, Dr Jeremy Fernando & Medical Student
  • Inter Observer reliability of ultrasound measurements with treatment applicators in-situ using transabdominal ultrasound: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Hi-flow nasal cannulation (HFNC) in children with respiratory distress 0-16 years: Are they safe on a regional general paediatrics ward? : Dr Sunday Pam, Dr Jeremy Fernando, A/Prof Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, A/Prof Peter Thompson, Ms Gwenda Chapman
  • Myeloma and Neuropathy: Dr Barrie Morley, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Platelet rich plasma injection: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, Dr Marcella Kwan & External
  • Childhood Obesity - KOALA study: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis & Re-admissions: Dr Sheila Cook, Dr Marcella Kwan
  • Gestational Diabetes: Dr Sheila Cook, Dr Marcella Kwan
  • Retrospective Study of Outcomes and Complications of Laparoscopic Uterosacral Ligament Suspension: A/Prof David Shaker, Ms Gwenda Chapman & Medical Student
  • In-hospital venous thromboembolism risk and prevention in patients admitted to the Rockhampton Hospital: Dr Jeremy Fernando & External
  • Retrospective audit of the use of the point-of-care troponin assay in a rural emergency setting. A comparison of the iStat Cardiac Troponin I (cTnI) with the gold standard laboratory cTnI: A/Prof Peter Thompson, Ms Gwenda Chapman, Medical Student & External
  • Cutting-edge healthcare in the country: The safety of oral propranolol therapy for the treatment of infantile hamangioma in Central Queensland: Dr Sunday Pam, Ms Gwenda Chapman & Medical Student
  • What comes after urodynamic testing in patients with overactive bladder (OAB)? A retrospective study of management modalities and short term outcomes: A/Prof David Shaker, Medical Student & External
  • Menstrual disorders and long term reproductive outcomes following B-lynch suture or Bakri balloon tamponade for massive primary post-partum haemorrhage: A/Prof David Shaker, Ms Gwenda Chapman & Medical Student
  • Neonatal pneumothorax in Central Queensland: Dr Sunday Pam, Ms Gwenda Chapman, & Medical Student 
  • Employee Health and Wellbeing: A case study: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Diet Counselling on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • A retrospective comprehensive overview of a regional Queensland acute pain management service: Dr Vanessa Greig, Dr Bushra Nasir, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Dementia and Stigma: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Outcomes in Transfer of Trauma Patients for Neuroimaging to Toowoomba Hospital Emergency Department: Dr Jacob Crosdale, Ms Therese Theile, Dr Marcella Kwan, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • The association of internet and social media use with adolescent presentations to mental health services: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Routine organic workup among patients admitted to the mental health system: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External

Contact

Associate Professor Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan: s.kondalsamychennakes@uq.edu.au

Indigenous health studies

  • Indigenous Network Suicide Intervention Skills Training (INSIST): Can a community designed and delivered framework reduce suicide/self-harm in Indigenous youth?: Dr Maree Toombs, Prof Steve Kisely, A/Prof Noel Hayman, Prof Geoff Nicholson, Prof Geetha Ranmuthugala, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, A/Prof Neeraj Gill & External
  • Cardiovascular comorbidities in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with mental illness: a case control study: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, Prof Geoff Nicholson, Dr Maree Toombs, A/Prof Neeraj Gill, Prof Geetha Ranmuthuala, Medical Student & External
  • Patterns of cancer care among Indigenous Australians: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Quality of Life and Indigenous cancer patients: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External

Contact

Dr Maree Toombs: m.toombs@uq.edu.au

Health education/workforce studies

  • University of Queensland School of Medicine Cohort Study  (UQ MEDICOS): A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, Prof Geoff Nicholson, A/Prof Di Eley, Prof Geetha Ranmuthugala, Dr Remo Ostini, Dr Bushra Nasir, Dr Marcella Kwan
  • Social Media Use among Medical Students and Staff Members: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, Ms Kate Jurd, Prof Geoff Nicholson
  • The School of Medicine Graduates Tracking Study: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, Prof Geoff Nicholson, Dr Marcella Kwan
  • Learning resources for Y3 and Y4 students: Current resource utilisation and perceived effectiveness: Dr Peter Nolan, Dr Marcella Kwan
  • Patient Partnership Participation in the Clinical Assessment of Medical Students in Regional Settings: Dr Peter Nolan, Dr Marcella Kwan
  • Vertical integration of medical training in rural and remote areas: Hub based models in medical students and GP Registrar training: Dr Pat Stuart, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, Dr Remo Ostini
  • Psychometric characteristics of a measure of nurses' pain management knowledge for older people with dementia: Dr Remo Ostini, Ms Christine Neville
  • TROHPIQ Rural Elective Experience Scholarship (TREES) program - is it effective?: Ms Janine Wyatt & Medical Student
  • RACP training pathways: A/Prof Peter Hill, A/Prof Di Eley, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan
  • MSOD-UQ data linkage: Dr Remo Ostini, Dr Marcella Kwan, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan
  • GP examiners: A/Prof Nancy Sturman, Ms Amy Wang, Dr Remo Ostini
  • Retrospective audit of rural hospital transfers to Toowoomba Hospital: Dr Sheree Conroy, Dr Remo Ostini & External

Contact

Dr Remo Ostini: r.ostini@uq.edu.au

Health services studies

  • Physician in Practice Outcomes Evaluation Study: Dr Sheila Cook, Prof Geetha Ranmuthugala, Dr Marcella Kwan & External
  • Therapeutic Venesection in Rural Areas: Dr George Tucker, Prof Geetha Ranmuthugala, Dr Marcella Kwan, Ms Jacky Cribb, Medical Student & External
  • Health literacy in pharmacy- a review: Dr Remo Ostini & External
  • The effect of medical consultation setting on health information understanding: Dr Remo Ostini, Dr Sheila Cook
  • Non-attendance at medical imaging department: Dr Sheila Cook, Dr Marcella Kwan & External
  • Health service provider perceptions of service coordination: Dr Remo Ostini
  • Health Profiles and Health Services Utilisation among patients referred to the mobile Heart of Australia Clinics: Prof Geetha Ranmuthugala, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, Ms Donna Rouse & External
  • Retrospective audit of rural hospital transfers to Toowoomba Hospital: Dr Sheree Conroy, Dr Remo Ostini & External
  • 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: Dr Sunday Pam, Ms Gwenda Chapman, Dr Bushra Nasir, A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External
  • Routine organic workup among patients admitted to the mental health system: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External

Contact

Dr Marcella Kwan: m.kwan@uq.edu.au

Technology and health studies

  • Smartphone application (App) to predict outcomes in gynaecological cancers: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan in collaboration with Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer
  • m-Health in chronic diseases: A/Prof Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan & External

Contact

Associate Professor Srinivas Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan: s.kondalsamychennakes@uq.edu.au