Jason Armfield

Associate Professor Jason Armfield

Adjunct Associate Associate Professor

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Dr Jason Armfield - TITLEHOLDER. Dr Armfield is an Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide's Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH). Jason has previously been awarded an NHMRC Public Health (Overseas) Early Career Fellowship and was awarded a further 4-year NHMRC Career Development Fellowship commencing in 2013. Between 2009 and 2011 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has worked at ARCPOH in a research capacity since 1997, has been continuously involved in teaching within the School of Dentistry since 1999, and has been involved in supervising several higher degree students.
Jason is on the Editorial Board of the journals Social Science and Dentistry and the Journal of Dental Research, is an Associate Editor for BMC Oral Health, and is the Treasurer of the Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) Division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).

Qualifications:
Jason received his PhD in Dentistry from the University of Adelaide in 2008 and also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Psychology from the Flinders University of South Australia.

Awards & Achievements:
2014 IADR ANZ Division Investigator Award in Preventive and Community Dentistry
2013 Australian Dental Industry Association Research Award for highest ranked ADRF grant application
2012 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Career Development Fellowship (2013–2017: value approx. $400,000)
2012 Faculty International Conference Award, awarded by the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide
2012 Giddon Award for Distinguished Research in the Behavioral Sciences (winning paper), awarded by the Behavioral, Epidemiologic and Health Services Research (BEHSR) Group of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), June 2012
2010 IADR Australian and New Zealand Division Colgate Travel Grant
2008 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Post-doctoral Overseas Training Fellowship (2009–2012: value approx. $350,000)
2008 Best Presentation in PhD Student Category, awarded at the Colgate Australian Clinical Dental Research Centre and University of Adelaide School of Dentistry Research Day
2008 IADR Colgate “Research in Prevention” Travel Award
2000 HECS Exemption Postgraduate Award (2000–2008), awarded by the School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Adelaide
1996 Australian Postgraduate Scholarship Award with Stipend (1996–1998)
1995 Flinders University Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation
1994 Flinders University Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation
1993 Australian Psychological Society Second Level Prize
1992 Flinders University Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2014 Associate Professor University of Adelaide
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    University of Adelaide Australia PhD
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2013 - 2017 Co-Supervisor The Impact of Providing Patients with Internet Guidance on Clinical Decision-Making and Health Care Outcomes Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Kamal Maher Batra Hanna
    2012 - 2017 Co-Supervisor A Comprehensive Analysis of the Evidence on Non-pharmacological Interventions in the Management of Dental Anxiety: A Linked Series of Systematic Reviews Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Sandeep Moola
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2015 - ongoing Board Member Journal of Dental Research
    2013 - ongoing Associate Editor BMC Oral Health
    2012 - ongoing Board Member Social science and dentistry
  • Position: Adjunct Associate Associate Professor
  • Phone: 83134050
  • Email: jason.armfield@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor 9
  • Room: WS9099.05
  • Org Unit: Adelaide Dental School

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