Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
I am a Registered Nurse and Midwife, having previously worked as a Research Midwife at the Lyell McEwin Hospital for the Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide.
Projects have included the STOP Study (Screening tests to predict poor outcomes in pregnancy), and the Health-e Baby Study. I am currently assisting Prof Gus Dekker with recruitment and data collection for the LEAP Study with the University of Sydney.
My PhD is a follow on from my Master of Philosophy project called the Health-e Baby Study, where our team developed and trialed a pregnancy app to evaluate it's use in a disadvantaged population.
PhD subject: 'Strategies for effective antenatal education for pregnant women living in disadvantaged circumstances"
Date Position Institution name 2015 Research Midwife Lyell McEwin Hospital and University of Adelaide 2012 - 2014 Research Midwife University of Adelaide, Robinson Research Institute 2007 Registered Nurse and Midwife Lyell McEwin Hospital
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 1996 - 1998 University of South Australia Australia Graduate Diploma in Management (Business) 1992 - 1994 Flinders University Australia Bachelor of Nursing
Date Title Institution Country 2012 - 2016 Master of Philosophy (now upgraded to PHD) University of Adelaide Australia
Date Title Institution name Country 1983 Registered Midwife Queen Victoria Hospital, Adelaide Australia 1980 Registered Nurse Royal Adelaide Hospital. Adelaide Australia
Year Citation 2014 Dalton, J. A. (2014). “The Health-e Babies App: The use of a smartphone application for health information and education of pregnant women in South Australia.”. Poster session presented at the meeting of Australian College of Midwives. Gold Coast, Queensland. 2013 Rodger, D., Dalton, J., Wilmore, M., Humphreys, A., Clifton, V., & Skuse, A. (2013). Google’s my mate: information seeking habits of pregnant women in South Australia. Poster session presented at the meeting of Abstracts of the 17th Annual Congress of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ 2013), as published in Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. Adelaide, South Australia: Wiley.
2013 Rodger, D., Skuse, A., Wilmore, M., Humphreys, A., Clifton, V., & Dalton, J. (2013). Google’s My Mate: Information Seeking Habits of Pregnant Women in South Australia. Poster session presented at the meeting of No.. Adelaide, Australia.. 2013 Dalton, J., Clifton, V., Rodger, D., Skuse, A., Wilmore, M., Humphreys, A., & Flabouris, M. (2013). Who’s Afraid of ICTs? The Attitudes of Midwives in the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to Deliver Pregnancy-Related Health Information in South Australia. Poster session presented at the meeting of No.. Gold Coast, Australia..
Year Citation 2015 Skuse, A. J., Clifton, V., Wilmore, M., Rodger, D., Dalton, J., & Humphreys, S. (2015). Health-e Baby App [Computer Software]. https://www.adelaide.edu.au/accru/projects/healthebaby/.
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2014 - ongoing Member Northern Adelaide Local Health Network Strategic Research Committee Lyell Mc Ewin Hospital Australia
Date Role Membership Country 2015 - ongoing Member Australian Society of Medical Research Australia 2014 - ongoing Member Australian College of Midwives Australia 2014 - ongoing Member Australian Health Promotion Association Australia
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