Celine Gallagher

Celine Gallagher

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Celine is part of the team at the Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders, exploring ways in which outcomes can be improved in common heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation (AF). Celine has extensive experience as a specialist Cardiology Nurse with a particular interest in improving outcomes in chronic cardiovascular conditions. She has worked in both Adelaide and London, UK and has held specialist Cardiology roles including the setting up and management of nurse led PCI clinics, set up and management of a specialist angina clinic, cardiac rehabilitation consultant, chest pain support nurse and management of a device support clinic for patients with ICDs. Celine joined the team at the Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders in 2013 to undertake research related to atrial fibrillation. She completed her PhD in 2019, which focused on innovations in care delivery for AF, and is passionate about improving outcomes in this condition through the use of alternative models of care delivery.

This list is not exhaustive. Prospective students should contact Celine to discuss other research opportunities. 

Project 1: A review of the inpatient and emergency department management of atrial fibrillation

Description: Observational study tracking health care resource utilisation in a contemporary cohort of individuals with AF. Study involves working with electronic health systems and databases.

Projects available for: HDR students

Location: SAHMRI

 

Project 2: Education in atrial fibrillation

Description: Study involving exploring the impact of targeted education in AF. Studies involve working directly with patients.

Projects available for: HDR students

Location: SAHMRI

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2019 Postdoctoral Fellow University of Adelaide
    2018 Clinical Nurse Cardiovascular Centre
    2013 - 2015 Cardiology Researcher University of Adelaide
    2010 - 2014 Clinical Practice Consultant - Cardiac Rehabilitation Royal Adelaide Hospital
    2008 - 2010 Registered Nurse Royal Adelaide Hospital
    2006 - 2006 Instructor - School of Nursing Flinders University
    2006 - 2008 Clinical Nurse Flinders Private Hospital
    2003 - 2005 Cardiac Specialist Nurse St Mary's Hospital
    2002 - 2003 Cardiology Research Nurse Royal Brompton Hospital
    2000 - 2002 Registered Nurse Royal Brompton Hospital
    1998 - 2000 Registered Nurse Nightingale Nursing Bureau Ltd
    1997 - 1998 Registered Nurse Ashford Community Hospital
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2019 Achievement Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence University of Adelaide Australia
    2018 Award Best poster presentation South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute Australia
    2017 Award Best research paper presentation Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association Australia
    2016 Award Northern Communities Health Foundation Award University of Adelaide Australia 750.00
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2015 - 2019 University of Adelaide Australia PhD
    2000 - 2004 University of Brighton United Kingdom Master of Science
    1994 - 1996 University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Nursing
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    1999 - 2000 Postgraduate Certificate in Cardiac Nursing Thames Valley University United Kingdom
  • Research Interests

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 Co-Supervisor Cardiometabolic, Genetic and Lifestyle Risk Factors for Arrhythmias Master of Philosophy (Clinical Science) Master Part Time Mr Samuel Jie Tu
    2020 Co-Supervisor Atrial fibrillation and heart failure: interactions, mechanisms and optimizing management Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Jonathan Prashanth Ariyaratnam
    2020 Co-Supervisor PREDICTive value of aggressive risk factor modification on the occurrence of major cardiovascular events in patients with embolic STROKE Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr John Leonard Fitzgerald
    2020 Co-Supervisor Underlying Aetiologies in Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Marie-Claire Seeley
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2019 - ongoing Vice-President Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association - SA/NT Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association Incorporated Australia
    2016 - ongoing Board Member Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association - SA/NT branch Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2014 - ongoing Member Heart Rhythm Society United States
    2013 - ongoing Member Council for Cardiology and Allied Health Professionals, European Society of Cardiology Germany
    2013 - ongoing Member European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, European Society of Cardiology France
    2010 - 2013 Secretary Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association Australia
    2010 - ongoing Member Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Australia
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2020 - ongoing Associate Editor PeerJ PeerJ United States
  • Review, Assessment, Editorial and Advice

    Date Title Type Institution Country
    2018 - ongoing Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety Peer Review Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety Journal
    2018 - ongoing Nutrition and Dietetics Peer Review Nutrition and Dietetics journal
    2018 - ongoing Peer J Peer Review Peer J journal United States
    2018 - ongoing Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology Peer Review Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology
    2015 - ongoing European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing Peer Review European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing

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