Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Joshua is a PhD student with the University's School of Public Health, supervised by A/Prof Jaklin Eliott, A/Prof Susan Neuhaus, and Professor Phyllis Butow. Currently, his research involves investigating the health-related quality of life in patients who are diagnosed with, and treated for, sarcoma.
Joshua's research includes both quantitative and qualitative elements.
PhD project: Health-related quality of life in patients with sarcoma.
Joshua's PhD project seeks to explore health-related quality of life issues in patients with sarcoma. His research proposal includes:
- A systematic review of previous research in health-related quality of life in patients with sarcoma.
- In-depth patient interviews investigating what health-related quality of life issues are relevant to patients with sarcoma, and how these issues and needs change throughout diagnosis, treatment, and short-term follow-up.
- Conceptualising relevant health-related quality of life issues for patients with sarcoma, and using that to create a questionnaire that measures health-related quality of life in this population.
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2018 Research Award Best Poster Presentation Public Health Association Australia —
Date Institution name Country Title 2017 University of Adelaide Australia PhD 2013 - 2016 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
Year Citation 2019 McDonough, J., Eliott, J., Neuhaus, S., Reid, J., & Butow, P. (2019). Health-related quality of life, psychosocial functioning, and unmet health needs in patients with sarcoma: A systematic review. Psycho-Oncology, 28(4), 653-664.
DOI Scopus12 WoS10 Europe PMC5
2017 Eliott, J., Forster, A., McDonough, J., Bowd, K., & Crabb, S. (2017). An examination of Australian newspaper coverage of the link between alcohol and cancer 2005 to 2013. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 47-1-47-13.
DOI Scopus5 WoS5 Europe PMC2
Year Citation — Eliott, J., Forster, A., McDonough, J., & Bowd, K. (n.d.). Link between alcohol and cancer as reported in Australian newsprint media.
|2019-2021||Workshop facilitator - Create. Communicate. Connect.|
|2018||Tutor - Health and Illness in Populations|
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