Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Dr Joanne Dollard is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Medicine, University of Adelaide, based at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research). Jo’s background is in psychology. Dr Dollard has research expertise using quantitative and qualitative research methods in health related issues for older people. Jo is research coordinator for the AmbIGeM (Ambient Intelligent Geriatric Management system) clinical trial led by Professor Renuka Visvanathan. She is investigating the potential to prevent falls in hospitalised older people through the use of technology.
Date Position Institution name 2015 Postdoctoral Research Fellow AmbIGeM Trial Coordinator University of Adelaide 2014 - 2017 Research Associate University of Adelaide 2013 - 2014 Research Associate University of Adelaide 2009 - 2009 Research Fellow University of Adelaide 2007 - 2008 Tutor, Psychology 1 and 2 University of Adelaide 1999 - 2005 Research Associate University of South Australia
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2009 Award Kerry Kirke Student Award Public Health Association of Australia (SA Branch) Australia — 2008 Achievement Best Research Poster University of Adelaide Australia — 2008 Award Emerging Researchers in Ageing: 2008 Masterclass Workshop University of Queensland Australia — 2007 Achievement Jed Rowe Prize for Best Oral Presentation British Geriatrics Society United Kingdom — 2007 Award Mutual Community Postgraduate Travel Grant, Development and Alumni Office University of Adelaide — $2 500 2007 Award Postgraduate Traveling Fellowship, Faculty of Health Sciences Research Grants University of Adelaide Australia $1 000 2003 Recognition Chancellor's Awards for Community Service University of South Australia Australia — 2002 Recognition Supported researcher University of South Australia Australia —
Date Institution name Country Title 2009 University of Adelaide Australia PhD 2003 Charles Darwin University Australia Graduate Certificate of Public Health 1998 University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Arts (Honours in Psychology) 1997 Flinders University of South Australia Australia Bachelor of Arts (Major in Psychology)
Year Citation 2019 Visvanathan, R., Ranasinghe, D., Wilson, A., Lange, K., Dollard, J., Boyle, E., . . . Hill, K. (2019). Effectiveness of an Ambient Intelligent Geriatric Management system (AmbIGeM) to prevent falls in older people in hospitals: Protocol for the AmbIGeM stepped wedge pragmatic trial. Injury Prevention, 25(3), 157-165.
2019 Harvey, G., Dollard, J., Marshall, A., & Mittinty, M. M. (2019). Creating the Right Sort of Ship to Achieve Integrated Care: A Response to Recent Commentaries. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEALTH POLICY AND MANAGEMENT, 8(5), 317-318.
2019 Cusack, L., Wiechula, R., Schultz, T., Dollard, J., & Maben, J. (2019). Anticipated advantages and disadvantages of a move to 100% single-room hospital in Australia: A case study. Journal of Nursing Management.
2018 Jadczak, A., Dollard, J., Mahajan, N., & Visvanathan, R. (2018). The perspectives of pre-frail and frail older people on being advised about exercise: a qualitative study. Family Practice, 35(3), 330-335.
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2018 Harvey, G., Dollard, J., Marshall, A., & Mittinty, M. (2018). Achieving integrated care for older people: Shuffling the deckchairs or making the system watertight for the future?. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 7(4), 290-293.
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2018 Dollard, J., Harvey, G., Dent, E., Trotta, L., Williams, N., Beilby, J., . . . Karnon, J. (2018). Older People Who Are Frequent Users of Acute Care: A Symptom of Fragmented Care? A Case Series Report on Patients' Pathways of Care. The Journal of frailty & aging, 7(3), 193-195.
2018 Arakawa Martins, B., Barrie, H., Dollard, J., Mahajan, N., & Visvanathan, R. (2018). Older adults' perceptions of the built environment and associations with frailty: a feasibility and acceptability study. The Journal of Frailty & Aging, 7(4), 268-271.
2018 Khow, K. S. -F., Dollard, J., Bray, K., Smyth, C., Chehade, M., Theou, O., & Visvanathan, R. (2018). A randomized controlled feasibility study to evaluate the effects of a goal-setting coaching intervention using feedback from an accelerometer on sedentary time in older people at risk of falls (SMART-MOVE): a study protocol.. Pilot and feasibility studies, 4, 173.
2017 Dent, E., Hoon, E., Karnon, J., Kitson, A., Dollard, J., NEWBURY, J., . . . Beilby, J. (2017). Management of musculoskeletal conditions in rural South Australia: a randomised controlled trial. The Journal of Frailty & Aging, 6(4), 212-215.
2015 Walters, L., Laurence, C., Dollard, J., Elliott, T., & Eley, D. (2015). Exploring resilience in rural GP registrars - implications for training. BMC Medical Education, 15(1), 110-1-110-8.
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2014 Dollard, J., Braunack-Mayer, A., Horton, K., & Vanlint, S. (2014). Why older women do or do not seek help from the GP after a fall: a qualitative study. Family Practice, 31(2), 222-228.
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2013 Dollard, J., Barton, C., Newbury, J., & Turnbull, D. (2013). Older community-dwelling people's comparative optimism about falling: A population-based telephone survey. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 32(1), 34-40.
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2012 Dollard, J., Barton, C., Newbury, J., & Turnbull, D. (2012). Falls in old age: a threat to identity. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21(17), 2617-2625.
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2007 McIntyre, E., Saltman, D., Sims, J., Traynor, V., Richards, J., & Dollard, J. (2007). Building research capacity in Australian departments of general practice and rural health: a document review of annual reports. Primary Health Care Research and Development, 8(1), 3-11.
2005 Adams, M., Dollard, J., Hollins, J., & Petkov, J. (2005). Development of a questionnaire measuring student attitudes to working and living in rural areas. Rural and Remote Health, 5(327), 1-10. 2005 Adams, M., Dollard, J., Hollins, J., & Petkov, J. (2005). Development of a questionnaire measuring student attitudes to working and living in rural areas.. Rural and remote health, 5(1), 327.
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2004 Dollard, J., Smith, J., Thompson, D., & Stewart, S. (2004). Broadening the reach of cardiac rehabilitation to rural and remote Australia. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 3(1), 27-42.
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2003 Dollard, J., Dollard, M., Byrne, M., & Byrne, S. (2003). Correctional Officer Rating of Prisoner Adjustment on Entry to Prison. International Journal of Forensic Psychology, 1(1), 92-102. 2002 Taylor, J., Wilkinson, D., Blue, I., & Dollard, J. (2002). Evidence-based rural general practice: barriers and solutions in South Australia. Rural and Remote Health 2, 116. 2001 Taylor, J., Dollard, J., Weetra, C., & Wilkinson, D. (2001). Contemporary management issues for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services. Australian Health Review, 24(3), 125-132.
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2001 Dollard, J. T., Stewart,, T., Fuller, J., & Blue,, I. (2001). Aboriginal health worker status in South Australia.. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 25(1), 28-30.
Year Citation 2019 Martins, B. A., Jadczak, A. D., Dollard, J., Barrie, H., Marahajan, N., Tam, K. L., & Visvanathan, R. (2019). The self-perceived importance and competence of 5th year medical students in assessing, diagnosing and managing frailty before and after a geriatric medicine course.. In Australasian Journal on Ageing Vol. 38 (pp. 58). Adelaide: Wiley. 2007 Dollard, J. (2007). How older people perceive their chance of falling compared to others. In Roger Levi (Ed.), Abstracts and Proceedings from The 6th National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing (pp. 58-64). Adelaide: Healthy Ageing Research Cluster. 2006 Dollard, J., Barton, C., Newbury, J., & Turnbull, D. (2006). How older people perceive their risk of falling compared to others: a qualitative study. In C. Shanley, & T. Roberts (Eds.), Emerging researchers in ageing (pp. 99-101). University of Sydney, Sydney NSW: Centre for education and research on ageing. 2004 Dollard, J. (2004). Exploring individual and contextual factors perceived by older residents in a regional town to being physically active. In JOURNAL OF AGING AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Vol. 12 (pp. 416). HUMAN KINETICS PUBL INC. 2004 Dollard, J. T., Holmes, M., Littler, K., & van Dort, J. (2004). Taking action in a regional setting: preventing falls in older people by improving physical activity options. In Journal of Aging and Physical Activity Vol. 12 (pp. 356). London, Ontario, Canada: Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc.. 2001 Taylor, J., Dollard, J., Blue, I., & Wilkinson, D. (2001). Evidence-based practice and rural general practitioners. In Steve Clark (Ed.), Proceedings of the 6th National Rural Health Conference (pp. www 1-www 12). http://www.ruralhealth.org.au/sixthconf/program.htm: NATIONAL & RURAL HEALTH ALLIANCE.
Year Citation 2009 Dollard, J. T. (2009). Comparative optimism about falling amongst community dwelling older South Australians: A mixed methods approach. (PhD Thesis, University of Adelaide). 1998 Dollard, J. T. (1998). Prisoner anxiety, coping and correctional officer rating of adjustment on entry to prison. (Undergraduate Dissertation, University of South Australia).
2006 Dollard, J. Older people’s perception of their falls risk. Funding provided by the South Australian Department of Health to access data through the Health Monitor: $4 800
2005 Mackintosh, S. & Dollard, J. Evaluation of community falls initiative funded by Hills Mallee & Southern Regional Health Service: $39 960
2004 Dollard, J., Taylor, J. & Gentle, I. Primary Health Care Research Evaluation and Development Research fellow position, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing: $61 000
2004 Dollard, J. Perceptions of physical activity and enablers and barriers in older residents in a regional town: an ecological approach. Divisional Research Grant, University of South Australia: $2 310
2003 Dollard, J., Fuller, J. and other project team members. Stay on your feet Whyalla. A community demonstration project funded by the Australian Government Department of Health & Ageing: $90 000
Tutor, Psychology 1 and 2 (2007 - 2008), School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2010 - ongoing Member Expert panel to review falls prevention fact sheets SA Health Australia 2007 - ongoing Member Advisory Committee to develop a Falls Management Website SA Active Ageing Australia, funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing Australia 2005 - 2007 Member Postgraduate student representative, Discipline of General Practice University of Adelaide Australia 2004 - ongoing Chair ‘Our Region Our Future’ A regional primary health care research and evaluation forum Spencer Gulf Rural Health School Australia 2004 - ongoing Member Annual Falls Forum Prevention Network Planning Group In partnership with Department of Health and Active Ageing SA Australia 2003 - ongoing Member Annual Falls Forum Prevention Network Planning Group In partnership with the Department of Health and Active Ageing SA Australia 2003 - ongoing Member Organising Committee, ‘Growing Research in Primary Health Care’ 1st SA Primary Health Care Research Evaluation and Development Conference Australia
Date Role Membership Country 2017 - ongoing Member Australian & New Zealand Falls Prevention Society Australia 2008 - ongoing Member Australian Psychological Society Australia 2006 - 2010 Member Public Health Association of Australia Australia 2006 - ongoing Member Australian Association of Gerontology Australia
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