Associate Professor Caroline Laurence

Caroline Laurence
Head of School
School of Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Caroline Laurence is a health services researcher and is currently the Head of the School of Public Health at the University of Adelaide.

She is a recognised expert in the area of health workforce planning, particularly for the primary care sector. Her research has contributed to a greater understanding of the workforce pipeline in Australia including career decision making, workforce maldistribution, retention issues, changing workforce profiles and workforce policy analysis.

In 2012, she was a recipient of the highly competitive and prestigious ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and she has used this funding to develop for the first time in Australia, a needs-based approach to planning the GP workforce in South Australia. This research has now been extended to Western Australia, Australia and the practice nurse workforce.

She has more than 55 publications and a Scopus H-Index of 14 (Scopus) and 17 (Google Scholar). In 2011 she was awarded the AAAPC Travelling Fellowship and was a visiting Scholar at the University of Melbourne Department of Primary Care. She has received the General Practice Education Training Regional Training Provider Staff Excellence Award in 2005, The Wyeth/Medical Journal of Australia Award for the best research article published in 2009, the 2009 Sir Richard Stawell Memorial Prize and the Australian Association for Academic General Practice Most Distinguished Paper Award (2010).

She has generated more than $15m in research funding through competitive schemes and contract research and has strong track record in working with industry partners, resulting in funding of more than $12m.

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Associate Professor Caroline Laurence

Caroline Laurence is a health services researcher and is currently the Head of the School of Public Health at the University of Adelaide.

She is a recognised expert in the area of health workforce planning, particularly for the primary care sector. Her research has contributed to a greater understanding of the workforce pipeline in Australia including career decision making, workforce maldistribution, retention issues, changing workforce profiles and workforce policy analysis.

In 2012, she was a recipient of the highly competitive and prestigious ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and she has used this funding to develop for the first time in Australia, a needs-based approach to planning the GP workforce in South Australia. This research has now been extended to Western Australia, Australia and the practice nurse workforce.

She has more than 55 publications and a Scopus H-Index of 14 (Scopus) and 17 (Google Scholar). In 2011 she was awarded the AAAPC Travelling Fellowship and was a visiting Scholar at the University of Melbourne Department of Primary Care. She has received the General Practice Education Training Regional Training Provider Staff Excellence Award in 2005, The Wyeth/Medical Journal of Australia Award for the best research article published in 2009, the 2009 Sir Richard Stawell Memorial Prize and the Australian Association for Academic General Practice Most Distinguished Paper Award (2010).

She has generated more than $15m in research funding through competitive schemes and contract research and has strong track record in working with industry partners, resulting in funding of more than $12m.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2016 Head of School University of Adelaide
2015 - 2016 Interim Head of School University of Adelaide
2015 - 2015 Deputy Head of School University of Adelaide
2013 Associate Professor University of Adelaide
2002 - 2013 Research and Development Manager Adelaide to Outback GP Training Program
2000 - 2012 Research Fellow Universtiy of Adelaide

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2015 School of Public Health Academic Leadership Award University of Adelaide
2012 Faculty of Health Sciences International Conference Award University of Adelaide
2011 AAAGP Most Distinguished Paper Award Australian Association for Academic General Practice
2011 - 2011 AAAPC Travelling Fellowship Australian Association for Academic Primary Care
2011 School of Population Health & Clinical Practice Best Early Career Research Publication University of Adelaide
2009 Sir Richard Stawell Memorial Prize
2009 Wyeth/Medical Journal of Australia Award Medical Journal of Australia
2007 ARI Pty Ltd Bonus Funding University of Adelaide
2005 Regional Training Provider Staff Excellence Award General Practice Education and Training Ltd

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
University of Adelaide Australia PhD
Flinders University Australia Masters of Health Service Management
University of Adelaide Australia BA(Hons)
University of Adelaide Australia BA

Research Interests

Health Policy, Primary Health Care, Public Health and Health Services

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Eley, D., Laurence, C., David, M., Cloninger, R. & Walters, L. (2017). Rethinking registrar attributes for Australian rural general practice training. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 25, 4, 227-234. 10.1111/ajr.12319
2017 Laurence, C. O., Heywood, T., Bell, J., Atkinson, K. & Karnon, J. (2017). Refining a needs-based model to estimate future general practitioner requirements in two Australian states. Family Practice, -.
2017 Le, P., Braunack-Mayer, A. & Laurence, C. (2017). Collaborative pharmacist prescribing within the opioid substitution treatment program in South Australia: Patient and pharmacist views. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Online, 1-9. 10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.02.017
2017 Laurence, C. & Karnon, J. (2017). What will make a difference? Assessing the impact of policy and non-policy scenarios on estimations of the future GP workforce. Human Resources for Health, 15, 1, 43-1-43-15. 10.1186/s12960-017-0216-1
2017 Laurence, C. O., Heywood, T., Bell, J., Atkinson, K. & Karnon, J. (2017). The never ending road: improving, adapting and refining a needs-based model to estimate future general practitioner requirements in two Australian states. Family Practice, -.
2017 Tessema, G., Laurence, C., Melaku, Y., Misganaw, A., Woldie, S., Hiruye, A. ... Deribew, A. (2017). Trends and causes of maternal mortality in Ethiopia during 1990-2013: Findings from the Global Burden of Diseases study 2013. BMC Public Health, 17, 1, -. 10.1186/s12889-017-4071-8
2017 Tessema, G., Mahmood, M., Gomersall, J., Assefa, Y., Zemedu, T., Kifle, M. & Laurence, C. (2017). Client and facility level determinants of quality of care in family planning services in Ethiopia: multilevel modelling. PloS one, 12, 6, e0179167-1-e0179167-20. 10.1371/journal.pone.0179167
2016 Laurence, C. & Karnon, J, (2016). Improving the planning of the GP workforce in Australia: a simulation model incorporating work transitions, health need and service usage. Human Resources for Health, 14, 1, 13-1-13-14. 10.1186/s12960-016-0110-2
2016 Tessema, G. A., Laurence, C. O., Mahmood, M. A. & Gomersall, J. S. (2016). Factors determining quality of care in family planning services in Africa: a systematic review protocol.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14, 8, 103-114. 10.11124/jbisrir-2016-003056
2016 Tessema, G., Gomersall, J., Mahmood, M. & Laurence, C. (2016). Factors determining quality of care in family planning services in Africa: A systematic review of mixed evidence. K. Mortimer (Ed.). PLoS ONE, 11, 11, -. 10.1371/journal.pone.0165627
2016 Laurence, C., Eley, D., Walters, L., Elliott, T. & Cloninger, C. (2016). Personality characteristics and attributes of international medical graduates in general practice training: implications for supporting this valued Australian workforce. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 24, 5, 333-339. 10.1111/ajr.12273
2015 Eley, D., Laurence, C., Cloninger, R. & Walters, L. (2015). Who attracts whom to rural general practice? Variation in temperament and character profiles of GP registrars across different vocational training pathways. Rural and Remote Health, 15, 4, 3426-1-3426-15.
2015 Joyce, C., Eyre, H., Wang, W. & Laurence, C. (2015). Australian doctors’ non-clinical activities: results from the Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) survey of doctors. Australian Health Review, 39, 5, 588-594. 10.1071/AH14223
2015 Powell, K., Stocks, N. & Laurence, C. (2015). A new venture in interdisciplinary student learning in a co-located health service. Australian Health Review, 40, 2, 205-209. 10.1071/AH14241
2015 Walters, L., Laurence, C. O., Dollard, J., Elliott, T. & Eley, D. S. (2015). Exploring resilience in rural GP registrars - implications for training. BMC Medical Education, 15, 110-1-110-8. 10.1186/s12909-015-0399-x
2014 Abbot, B., Laurence, C. & Elliott, T. (2014). GP surgeons: what are they? An audit of GP surgeons in South Australia. Rural and Remote Health, 14, 3, 1-8.
2014 Magin, P., Morgan, S., Henderson, K., Tapley, A., McElduff, P., Pearlman, J. ... van Driel, M. (2014). Family medicine trainees' clinical experience of chronic disease during training: a cross-sectional analysis from the registrars' clinical encounters in training study. BMC Medical Education, 14, 1, 260-1-260-9. 10.1186/s12909-014-0260-7
2014 Vreugdenburg, T., Laurence, C., Willis, C., Mundy, L. & Hiller, J. (2014). Content analysis of Australian direct-to-consumer websites for emerging breast cancer imaging devices. Medical Journal of Australia, 201, 5, 289-294. 10.5694/mja13.10170
2014 Laurence, C., Coombs, M., Bell, J. & Black, L. (2014). Financial costs for teaching in rural and urban Australian general practices: is there a difference?. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 22, 2, 68-74. 10.1111/ajr.12085
2014 Howick, J., Cals, J., Jones, C., Price, C., Plueddemann, A., Heneghan, C. ... Thompson, M. (2014). Current and future use of point-of-care tests in primary care: an international survey in Australia, Belgium, The Netherlands, the UK and the USA. BMJ OPEN, 4, 8, 1-9. 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005611
2013 Hocking, A., Laurence, C. & Lorimer, M. (2013). Patients' knowledge of their chronic disease: The influence of socio-demographic characteristics. Australian Family Physician, 42, 6, 411-416.
2013 Eley, D., Cloninger, C., Walters, L., Laurence, C., Synnott, R. & Wilkinson, D. (2013). The relationship between resilience and personality traits in doctors: implications for enhancing well being. PeerJ, 2013, 1, 216-1-216-16. 10.7717/peerj.216
2013 Laurence, C., Zajac, I., Turnbull, D., Sumner, K. & Fleming, J. (2013). Applicants to the University of Adelaide Medical School: Influences, motivation and alternative career choices. Focus on Health Professional Education, 14, 2, 81-91.
2013 Laurence, C., Zajac, I., Lorimer, M., Turnbull, D. & Sumner, K. (2013). The impact of preparatory activities on medical school selection outcomes: a cross-sectional survey of applicants to the University of Adelaide Medical School in 2007. BMC Medical Education, 13, 1, 1-9. 10.1186/1472-6920-13-159
2012 Bubner, T., Laurence, C. & Tirimacco, R. (2012). Assessing pathology training needs: results from a survey of general practice registrars. Australian Family Physician, 41, 9, 721-724.
2012 Laurence, C., Docking, D., Haydon, D. & Cheah, C. (2012). Trainees in the practice: practical issues. Australian Family Physician, 41, 1-2, 14-17.
2011 Laurence, C., Black, L., Rowe, M. & Pearce, R. (2011). Getting governance right for a sustainable regionalised business model. Medical Journal of Australia, 194, 11 Suppl, S92-S96.
2011 Laurence, C., Black, L., Cheah, C. & Karnon, J. (2011). Is different better? Models of teaching and their influence on the net financial outcome for general practice teaching posts. BMC Medical Education, 11, 1, 45:1-45:8. 10.1186/1472-6920-11-45
2011 Yelland, L., Salter, A., Ryan, P. & Laurence, C. (2011). Adjusted intraclass correlation coefficients for binary data: methods and estimates from a cluster-randomized trial in primary care. Clinical Trials, 8, 1, 48-58. 10.1177/1740774510392256
2011 Tirimacco, R., Glastonbury, B., Laurence, C., Bubner, T., Shephard, M. & Beilby, J. (2011). Development of an accreditation program for Point of Care Testing (PoCT) in general practice. Australian Health Review, 35, 2, 230-234. 10.1071/AH09792
2011 Burchard, A., Laurence, C. & Stocks, N. (2011). Female international students and sexual health: A qualitative study into knowledge, beliefs and attitudes. Australian Family Physician, 40, 10, 817-820.
2010 Laurence, C., Moss, J., Briggs, N. & Beilby, J. (2010). The cost-effectiveness of point of care testing in a general practice setting: Results from a randomised controlled trial. BMC Health Services Research, 10, 1, 1-11. 10.1186/1472-6963-10-165
2010 Elliott, T., Laurence, C. & McCaul, M. (2010). Fostering registrar research: A model to overcome barriers. Australian Family Physician, 39, 12, 963-968.
2010 Gialamas, A., St John, A., Laurence, C., Bubner, T., Beilby, J., Gill, J. ... Worley, P. (2010). Point-of-care testing for patients with diabetes, hyperlipidaemia or coagulation disorders in the general practice setting: a systematic review. Family Practice, 27, 1, 17-24. 10.1093/fampra/cmp084
2010 Laurence, C., Black, L., Karnon, J. & Briggs, N. (2010). To teach or not to teach? A cost-benefit analysis of teaching in private general practice. Medical Journal of Australia, 193, 10, 608-613.
2010 Laurence, C., Turnbull, D., Briggs, N. & Robinson, J. (2010). Applicant characteristics and their influence on success: results from an analysis of applicants to the University of Adelaide Medical School, 2004-2007. Medical Journal of Australia, 192, 4, 212-216.
2010 Yelland, L., Gialamas, A., Laurence, C., Willson, K., Ryan, P., Beilby, J. ... Worley, P. (2010). Assessing agreement between point of care and pathology laboratory results for INR: experiences from the Point of Care Testing in General Practice Trial. Pathology, 42, 2, 155-159. 10.3109/00313020903494045
2010 Gialamas, A., Laurence, C., Yelland, L., Tideman, P., Worley, P., Shephard, M. ... Beilby, J. (2010). Assessing agreement between point of care and laboratory results for lipid testing from a clinical perspective. Clinical Biochemistry, 43, 4-5, 515-518. 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2009.11.014
2010 Laurence, C., Williamson, V., Sumner, K. & Fleming, J. (2010). "Latte rural": the tangible and intangible factors important in the choice of a rural practice by recent GP graduates.. Rural and Remote Health, 10, 2, 1-12.
2010 Laurence, C., Gialamas, A., Bubner, T., Yelland, L., Willson, K., Ryan, P. ... Worley, P. (2010). Patient satisfaction with point-of-care testing in general practice. British Journal of General Practice, 60, 572, 166-171. 10.3399/bjgp10X483508
2009 Hoggan, B., Laven, G., Newbury, J., Laurence, C., Ryan, V., Baillie, S. & Baker, F. (2009). Rural student entry into a medical course: a South Australian rural high school perspective.. Rural and remote health, 9, 4, 1223-.
2009 Elliott, T., Bromley, T., Chur-Hansen, A. & Laurence, C. (2009). Expectations and experiences associated with rural GP placements. Rural and Remote Health, 9, 4, 1264-1275.
2009 Bubner, T., Laurence, C., Gialamas, A., Yelland, L., Ryan, P., Willson, K. ... Beilby, J. (2009). Effectiveness of point-of-care testing for therapeutic control of chronic conditions: results from the PoCT in General Practice Trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 190, 11, 624-626.
2009 Shephard, M., Mazzachi, B., Watkinson, L., Shephard, A., Laurence, C., Gialamas, A. & Bubner, T. (2009). Evaluation of a training program for device operators in the Australian Government's Point of Care Testing in General Practice Trial: issues and implications for rural and remote practices. Rural and Remote Health, 9, 3, 1189-1-1189-12.
2009 Hoggan, B., Laven, G., Newbury, J., Laurence, C., Ryan, V., Baillie, S. & Baker, F. (2009). Rural student entry into a medical course: a South Australian rural high school perspective. Rural and Remote Health, 9, 1223, 1-10.
2009 Laurence, C., Gialamas, A., Yelland, L., Bubner, T., Ryan, P., Willson, K. ... Beilby, J. (2009). Erratum: A pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the safety, clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness and satisfaction with point of care testing in a general practice setting - Rationale, design and baseline characteristics (Trials)). Trials, 10, 1, -. 10.1186/1745-6215-10-7
2009 Panozzo, S., Laurence, C., Black, L. & Poole, L. (2009). Exploration of the preconceptions of living in a rural community by general practitioner registrar partners. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 17, 3, 167-170. 10.1111/j.1440-1584.2009.01063.x
2009 Gialamas, A., Yelland, L., Ryan, P., Willson, K., Laurence, C., Bubner, T. ... Beilby, J. (2009). Does point-of-care testing lead to the same or better adherence to medication? A randomised controlled trial: the PoCT in General Practice Trial. Medical Journal of Australia, 191, 9, 487-491.
2009 Laurence, C. & Black, L. (2009). Teaching capacity in general practice: results from a survey of practices and supervisors in South Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 191, 2, 102-104.
2008 Laurence, C., Gialamas, A., Yelland, L., Bubner, T., Ryan, P., Willson, K. ... Beilby, J. (2008). A pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the safety, clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness and satisfaction with point of care testing in a general practice setting - rationale, design and baseline characteristics. Trials, 9, 50, www1-www14. 10.1186/1745-6215-9-50
2007 Laurence, C. & Elliott, T. (2007). When, what and how South Australian pre-registration junior medical officers' career choices are made. Medical Education, 41, 5, 467-475. 10.1111/j.1365-2929.2007.02728.x
2007 Pearce, R., Laurence, C., Black, L. & Stocks, N. (2007). The challenges of teaching in a general practice setting. Medical Journal of Australia, 187, 2, 129-132.
2007 Martin, A., Laurence, C., Black, L. & Mugford, B. (2007). General practice placements for pre-registration junior doctors: adding value to intern education and training. Medical Journal of Australia, 186, 7, 346-349.
2007 Laurence, C. & Black, L. (2007). A person-practice-program fit - Evaluation of a GP training placement process. Australian Family Physician, 36, 8, 666-669.
2004 Laurence, C., Burgess, T., Beilby, J., Symon, B. & Wilkinson, D. (2004). Electronic medical records may be inadequate for improving population health status through general practice: cervical smears as a case study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 28, 4, 317-320. 10.1111/j.1467-842X.2004.tb00436.x
2004 Laurence, C. & Elliott, T. (2004). Where to From Here? Characteristics and Career Determinants of Interns in South Australia in 2003. Regional Roundup, -.
2004 Laurence, C., Beilby, J., Campbell, S., Campbell, J., Ponte, L. & Woodward, G. (2004). Process for improving the integration of care across the primary and acute care settings in rural South Australia: asthma as a case study. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 12, 6, 264-268. 10.1111/j.1440-1854.2004.00618.x
2002 Laurence, C., Newbury, J. & Wilkinson, D. (2002). Increasing rural activity and curriculum content in the Adelaide University Medical School. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 10, 4, 220-228. 10.1046/j.1440-1584.2002.00412.x
2002 Laurence, C. & Wilkinson, D. (2002). Towards more rural nursing and allied health services: current and potential rural activity in the Division of Health Sciences of the University of South Australia. Rural and Remote Health, 2, www 1-www 9.
2002 Laurence, C. & Wilkinson, D. (2002). Towards more rural nursing and allied health services: current and potential rural activity in the Division of Health Sciences of the University of South Australia.. Rural and remote health, 2, 1, 105-.
2001 Laurence, C., Beilby, J., Marley, J., Newbury, J., Wilkinson, D. & Symon, B. (2001). Establishing a practice based primary care research network: The University Family Practice Network in South Australia. Australian Family Physician, 30, 5, 508-512.
2000 Wilkinson, D., Beilby, J., Thompson, D., Laven, G., Pratt, N. & Laurence, C. (2000). Associations between rural background and where South Australian general practitioners work. Medical Journal of Australia, 173, 3, 137-140.
1994 Moorhead, R. & Laurence, C. (1994). Continuing medical education needs for local general practitioners.. Australian family physician, 23, 10, 1929-1933.
1992 Moorhead, R. & Laurence, C. (1992). Health of a team competing in the 1990 World Solar Car Challenge. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 85, 6, 334-337.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2014 Laurence, C., Lorimer, M., Chittleborough, C., Parrella, A. & Karnon, J. (2014). Developing and testing a needs-based approach to determining the future level of service by family practitioners in South Australia. 42nd North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting. New York.
2013 Laurence, C., Karnon, J., Lorimer, M. & Chittleborough, C. (2013). Linking population health need to level of GP services: one part of a needs-based model of planning the GP workforce. 8th Health Services and Policy Research Conference. Wellington, NZ.

Competitive Research Funding

National Competitive Schemes

Date Project/No. Investigators Funding Body Amount
2016 Customising pathways to self-management support for people with osteoarthritis Hoon E, Frank O, Gill T, Hill C Laurence CO The Arthritis Australia and State/Territory Affiliate Translational Grant, Arthritis Australia National Research Program  
2012-2013 Developing a needs-based simulation model for planning the general practice workforce Laurence CO, Karnon J HWA Strategic Research Program $79,990
2012-2015 Planning the primary care workforces: developing and implementing a needs-based approach (DE120101502) Laurence CO ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award $375,000
2011-2012 Turning evidence into practice: implementing and evaluating models of teaching in general practice to maximise benefits for all participants Laurence CO Education Integration Project, GPET $242,000
2011-2013 Increasing the rural medical workforce: investigating personal traits to enhance our understanding and improve training for rural registrars Eley DS, Laurence CO, Wilkinson D, Walters LK, Cloninger CR, Young JL, Kitchener SJ, Black LE ARC Linkage Grant $116,272
2008-2009 Enhancing the quality use of pathology for GP Trainees Laurence CO, Glastonbury B Quality Use of Pathology Program, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing $170,000
2006-2007 Pre-vocational General Practice Placement Program (1 grant) Laurence CO, Black L Royal Australian College of General Practitioners $213,000
2004-2007 Pre-vocational General Practice Placement Program (3 grants) Laurence CO, Black L Royal Australian College of General Practitioners $643,200
2004-2007 Pre-vocational General Practice Placement Program (2 grants) Laurence CO, Black L Royal Australian College of General Practitioners $423,600
2003 Point-of-care testing for the management of atrial fibrillation in general practice Howell C, Laurence CO, Holton C RACGP Cardiovascular Research Grant in General Practice $20,000
2003 Management of acute myocardial infarction by GPs in a rural setting Ponte L, Baig Z, Laurence CO, Beilby J RACGP Cardiovascular Research Grant in General Practice $25,000
2002 Improving the integration of asthma management in a rural setting Beilby JB,Laurence CO Asthma Innovative Management Project, Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing $60,000
2002 From medical student to GP Supervisor: establishing a framework for vertical integration in a rural area through a clinical teaching program Laurence CO Innovation grant, General Practice Education and Training Inc $95,000
2002 Bridging the gap: online tutorials for Registrars and Supervisors Laurence CO Innovation grant, General Practice Education and Training Inc $60,000

State Competitive and Intramural Schemes eg UoA interdisciplinary grants

Date Project/No. Investigators Funding Body Amount
2006 Australian Trained International Medical Students Laurence COM, Laven G, Turnbull D, Fleming J, Elliott T PHC RED $12,500
2003-2004 Piloting a practice based research co-ordinator Laurence CO PHC RED $30,000

Contract Research Funding

Date Project/No. Investigators Funding Body Amount
2015 Estimating the general practitioner workforce in Western Australia – Additional analysis Laurence CO WA General Practice Education and Training (WAGPET) $12,715
2015 Forecasting the general practitioner workforce in Western Australia Laurence CO WA General Practice Education and Training (WAGPET) $86,049
2011 General practice recruitment implications of the variation in AGPT applications from Australian medical schools Young D, Spike N, Temple-Smith M, Naccarella L, Laurence C, Bingham A GPET Tender $75,000
2010 Rural and remote GP workforce participation and medical practice composition in South Australia. Analysis of RDWA 2009 GP and rural practice survey. Laurence CO Rural Doctors Workforce Agency (RDWA) $84,000
2009-2010 Sustainable teaching in general practice in Western Australia Laurence CO WA General Practice Education and Training (WAGPET) $120,000
2008-2011 National Health Workforce Planning and Research Collaboration -  Joint Submission: Australian Health Workforce Institute (University of Melbourne, University of Queensland, Price Waterhouse Coopers and University of Adelaide   National Health Workforce Taskforce $4.5M
2007-2008 The feasibility of establishing a state-wide system to track medical graduates in South Australia Phase 1 Laurence CO Rural Doctors Workforce Agency (RDWA) $45,000
2007-2008 Partner perceptions of the attractiveness of rural communities (PpARC): an exploration of the concerns of the families of GP Registrars in participating in a rural placement Laurence COM, Black L Rural Doctors Workforce Agency (RDWA) $60,000
2009-2012 Playford North GP Super Clinic Taylor G, Laurence C, Kettler L, Beilby J GP Super Clinics Program, Department of Health and Ageing $7.5M
2007-2009 Provision of vocational training services - Adelaide to Outback GP Training Program Tender Black L, Laurence CO General Practice Education and Training Inc $12M
2006-2007 Unsuccessful applicants to the medical school at the University of Adelaide Laurence COM, Turnbull D, Stocks N, Robertson J Rural Doctors Workforce Agency (RDWA) $39,000
2006-2007 What do new GP graduates deem important in their selection of a rural practice in South Australia? A stocktake of views from recently recruited or soon to be recruited rural GPs Laurence CO, Stocks N Rural Doctors Workforce Agency (RDWA) $34,000
2004-2007 Year 12 Medical Intention Project Jones A, Newbury J, Laurence CO, Laven G, Baillie S Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing $147,000
2003 Characteristics and career determinants of Interns in South Australian in 2003 Laurence CO, Black L, Sumner K Department of Human Services $30,000
2005 Trial Manager/Evaluator, Point of Care Trial in a general practice setting Beilby J, Laurence CO, Worley P, Shephard M, Tideman P, Tirimacco R Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing $3.8M
2002 Adelaide to Outback GP Training Program Tender Beilby J, Wilkinson D, Laurence CO General Practice Education and Training Inc $1.17M

 

Supervision

Current

Gizachew Tessema PhD (2015-current) Determinants of quality of family planning service in Ethiopia: analysis using the components of the Bruce-Jain Framework
Trent Ames PhD (2016-current) Investigating the impact of personality and individual factors on job satisfaction in mining employees

Completed

Phuong-Phi Le PhD (2014)

Collaborative prescribing within the opioid substitution treatment program in South Australia

Thomas Vreugdenburg PhD (2014) The regulation of non-invasive medical devices in Australia: a case study of breast cancer imaging devices marketed direct-to-consumer

Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence
Best Thesis 2014, School of Population Health

Maoyi Xu PhD (2014) Medical Students’ motivations for studying medicine: changes and relationship with altruistic attitudes, expectations and experiences of learning at University
Matt Perry Master of Philosophy (Public Health), 2016

The Impact of the Intermediate Ambulance Care Course on Prehospital Care Practice in Penang Malaysia: A focused ethnography

Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence

Jessica Smith GP Academic Skills Post (General Practice) Attitudes and experience of general practitioners and registrars' care of people with an intellectual disability
Annabelle Hocking GP Academic Skills Post (General Practice) Patients' knowledge of their chronic disease: the influence of socio-demographic characteristics
Gerry Considine GP Academic Skills Post (General Practice) Doctor Who? Are solo doctors in rural South Australia an endangered species?
Adrienne Burchard GP Academic Skills Post (General Practice) Sexual health knowledge and practices of female international students at the University of Adelaide: A qualitative study

 

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2014 - ongoing Member North American Primary Care Research Group United States
2013 - ongoing Member Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand Australia
2012 - ongoing Member Association of Medical Educators in Europe United Kingdom
2010 - ongoing Member Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators Australia
2004 - ongoing Member Australian Association for Academic General Practice Australia

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2016 - 2017 Member MBS Review Taskforce General Practice and Primary Care Clinical Committee Department of Health Australia
2016 - ongoing Chair Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Admissions Committee University of Adelaide Australia
2016 - ongoing Advisory Board Member ARCPOH Expert Advisory Committee University of Adelaide Australia
2015 - ongoing Member Faculty Executive Team, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Adelaide Australia
2015 - ongoing Chair School Executive Committe, School of Public Health University of Adelaide Australia
2014 - 2014 Chair Program Management Committee, School of Population Health University of Adelaide
2014 - ongoing Member Academic Promotions Level B&C Faculty of Health Sciences Committee University of Adelaide Australia
2013 - 2015 Chair AOGP Research Committee Adelaide to Outback GP Training Program Australia
2013 - 2014 Member Faculty Program Approval Committee University of Adelaide Australia
2013 - 2013 Member Advisory Committee, Feasibility of Intern Training for Community Health Project University of Melbourne Australia
2012 - ongoing Member Theo Murphy High Flyers Think Tank Australian Academy of Sciences Australia
2012 - 2014 Member HWA Technical Advisory Group Health Workforce Australia Australia
2012 - 2013 Member ReCenT Research Management Committee Valley to Coast GP Training Program Australia
2012 - ongoing Member NHMRC Postdoctoral Reference Group National Health & Medical Research Council
2009 - 2014 Chair Learning and Teaching Committee, School of Population Health University of Adelaide Australia
2009 - 2013 Member Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee University of Adelaide Australia

Board Memberships

Date Role Board name Institution name Country
2017 - ongoing Board Member Adelaide Unicare Pty Ltd University of Adelaide Australia
Position
Head of School
Phone
83133569
Fax
8313 3339
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building
Room Number
WS9068.01
Org Unit
Public Health

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