Post Doctoral - Research Fellow
School of Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.
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Angela is a postdoctoral researcher with thein the School of Public Health at the University of Adelaide.
Her PhD investigated the association between the type, time and quality of child care in the first three years of life and children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development as they started school.
Her post-doctoral research focuses on the effects of early life disadvantage on children's later development, including analyses of socioeconomic disadvantage, child care, and parenting investments in children. She uses many Australian datasets including the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children, and the South Australian Early Childhood Data Project to explore the areas of research listed above.
The offers a number of research opportunities for students at a variety of levels including PhD, MPhil, Honours, MPH Coursework Thesis and Dissertation, MClinSci and Summer Vacation Scholarships. Details of the projects that are available for students can be found in the following booklet:School of Public Health Student Projects
Date Position Institution name 2015 Postdoctoral Researcher University of Adelaide 2011 - 2014 Research Associate University of Adelaide 2009 - 2011 Research Associate University of South Australia 2005 - 2009 Research Associate University of Adelaide 1999 - 2004 Project Officer University of Adelaide 1993 - 1999 Scientific Officer SA Department of Health
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2014 Award Best Overall Presentation Public Health Association, State Population Health Conference, Adelaide Australia — 2014 Award Most Popular Session Public Health Association, State Population Health Conference, Adelaide Australia — 2009 Achievement Sir Richard Stawell Memorial Prize Medical Society of Victoria Australia 2009 2009 Award Medical Journal of Australia/Wyeth Award for the best original research — — —
Language Competency Greek, Modern (1453-) Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 2011 - 2015 University of Adelaide Australia PhD 2009 - 2010 University of Adelaide Australia Graduate Certificate of Public Health 1990 - 1992 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Health Sciences
Year Citation 1999 Brinkman, S. A., Gialamas, A., Jones, L., Edwards, P., & Maynard, E. J. (1999). Child Activity Patterns for Environmental Exposure Assessment in the Home. Glenelg Press.
Report for External Bodies
Year Citation 2017 Pilkington, R., Grant, J., Chittleborough, C., Gialamas, A., Montgomerie, A., & Lynch, J. (2017). Child Protection in South Australia. 2017 Gialamas, A., Montgomerie, A., Pilkington, R., & Lynch, J. (2017). Risk Factors for Child Protection Notification Under Age One: SA Birthing Hospitals 2010-2013. 2017 Gialamas, A., Pilkington, R., & Lynch, J. (2017). CaFHS Foundation Services Priority Groups. 2016 Nuske, T., Pilkington, R., Gialamas, A., Chittleborough, C., Smithers, L., & Lynch, J. (2016). The SA Early Childhood Data Project: Updated Report. Adelaide: University of Adelaide. 2015 Pilkington, R., Gialamas, A., & Lynch, J. (2015). Emotionally Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Boys. 2015 Pilkington, R., Gialamas, A., & Lynch, J. (2015). Emotionally Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Boys. 2015 Pilkington, R., Gialamas, A., & Lynch, J. (2015). Service Contact Profiles across the South Australian Government: The Top 100 Children. 2014 Pilkington, R., Scalzi, D., Gialamas, A., Smithers, L. G., Chittleborough, C., & Lynch, J. (2014). The South Australian early childhood health and development project: initial report. Adelaide: The University of Adelaide. 2014 Sawyer, A., Gialamas, A., Pearce, A., Sawyer, M., & Lynch, J. (2014). A Supporting Systems Framework for Child Health and Development, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide.
Year Citation 2015 Gialamas, A. (2015). The quality, type and time spent in child care in the first three years of life and children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development at school entry. (PhD Thesis, University of Adelaide).
Competitive Research Funding
National Competitive Schemes
|2016||Parenting as an investment in child development: what matters and when?||Gialamas A, Mittinty MN, Lynch J||Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation||$69,574|
|2016||The Early Childhood Data Project, a Government-Academic partnership||Lynch J, Pilkington R, Gialamas A, Chittleborough C||South Australian Department for the Premier and Cabinet||$998,989|
|2008||Improving patient adherence to statins in Australian general practice||Gialamas A, Alyward P, Vanlint S||Primary Health Care and Research Evaluation Development||
2019: Course Coordinator, Introduction to Epidemiology, Master of Public Health Program
2018: Teaching Assistant, Epidemiological Research Methods, Master of Public Health Program
2015-2019: Practical Facilitator, Health and Illness in Populations, Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2018 Co-Supervisor Smoking in Pregnancy Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mrs Cherise Jaye Fletcher
Other Supervision Activities
Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name 2018 - 2018 Principal Supervisor How well characteristics at birth and the Ages and Stages Questionnaire predict developmentally vulnerability at age 5? The University of Adelaide Master in Public Health Master Full Time Kelsey Malana Clifton 2016 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Age and Sex Trends in Leading Causes of Death in Australia University of Adelaide Master of Public Health Master Full Time Florence Fowodu
Date Topic Location Name 2016 - 2018 I had the privilege of mentoring Simon through the Healthy Development Adelaide High School Scholarship Mentoring program. This scholarship is awarded to South Australian students who are experiencing challenging life circumstances, and who want support to achieve a tertiary education. University of Adelaide Simon Lieu
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2015 - ongoing Member SAHMRI Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research Unit, Landscape Technical Reference Group — — 2009 - 2010 Member South Australian Child Health Clinical Network: Data Working Group — Australia
Date Role Membership Country 2012 - ongoing — Healthy Development Adelaide —
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