NHMRC Grant-Funded Researcher A
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Digital Health| Innovation| Implementation and Behavioral Science| Co-design| Integrated care| Global Health
I recently completed my doctoral thesis titled Co-creation of a person-centered integrated digital health model of care for fragility hip fractures: a mixed methods pragmatic research for examination.
Currently I am working as a NHMRC grant funded academic researcher. I am very excited to carry forward in an evolving role with the CRE-frailty and healthy ageing since I joined as a PhD scholar in 2018. I have been working on a Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) health services research project. As an associate investigator, I was involved in undertaking research studies using pragmatic methodology involving residents of aged care facilities in South Australia, their family members and key stakeholders influencing service design and delivery. I am also involved in facilitating international collaborations on digital health model of care, integrating clinical decision support systems and consumer empowerment to reduce healthcare inequalities.
My breadth of experience encompasses working with health systems in the UK, India, and Australia. In my previous roles, I led design and implementation of health improvement initiatives in public health and health systems research, covering aspects of primary care, acute, rehabilitation and integrated health and social care. I have been involved through several initiatives, bringing together healthcare system, academic research, social enterprise, and community empowerment in the UK, India, and Australia. My understanding of co-designing and implementation of innovative solutions including contemporary digital health has evolved as I worked in different roles and areas since last 15 years. These include healthy ageing, injury and trauma, health promotion, mental health, social and commercial determinants of health, adolescent health, and oral health.
In a previous role, I contributed in the design and implementation of program of research aiming at improving the management and outcomes of orthopaedic trauma and injury in India, funded through the University of Oxford and National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia. I conceived and conducted mixed methods studies to understand ‘care seeking behaviour’ and ‘current practices for the management of hip fracture care pathway’ in India. Further, developed a theoretical framework to understand barriers and facilitators and map contextually appropriate interventions at the local setting and policy levels in order to realise effective implementation of evidence into practice.
I have demonstrated outstanding capability of- working with multidisciplinary stakeholders, project management and exceptional leadership through design and implementation of several complex and/or large-scale health improvement initiatives and programs of research.
The title of my doctoral thesis is Co-creation of a person-centered integrated digital health model of care for fragility hip fractures: a mixed methods pragmatic research.
The aim of my PhD thesis work is to conduct a program of research focused on establishing a person-centred and integrated model of care for older people with hip fractures assisted by digital health technology and modern educational approaches. The goal is to improve outcomes such as health literacy, access, functional rehabilitation, and quality of life. The model envisages an emphasis on the patient, their family members, and carers as networked units to be supported through healthcare providers, ranging from specialist services, GPs, allied health, and social care services. This incorporated advances in software development and computer science, modern education technologies, ethics, and law.
The scholarly research undertaken as part of my PhD thesis involves 6 key chapters, each of them now have been published in high impact peer-reviewed journals. During the period I utilised mix of contemporary research methodological approaches such as systematic and scoping reviews, meta-analysis, qualitative research, co-design, implementation, and behavioural sciences. Since 2019, while continuing the PhD program, I contributed to 12 published papers and presented findings from my research at several prestigious international, national, and local conferences, including the University of Oxford.
Date Position Institution name 2021 - ongoing Research Fellow University of Adelaide 2021 - 2021 Casual Academic Researcher University of Adelaide 2013 - 2018 Research Fellow George Institute for Global Health, Sydney 2011 - 2013 Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi 2010 - 2011 Project Manager NHS Sefton 2008 - 2010 Program Coordinator Health Exchange CIC 2007 - 2008 Member Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Healthcare 2006 - 2008 Associate Terrence Higgings Trust 2005 - 2006 University Lecturer Bareilly International University 2004 - 2004 Academic Tutor and Resident Surgeon Madhya Pradesh Medical Science University
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2018 Scholarship Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship University of Adelaide Australia 2018 Scholarship University International Postgraduate Award University of New South Wales Australia Not opted 2016 Scholarship Full participation scholarship Health Systems Global Canada 2016 Invitation Travel grant National Trauma Research Institute Australia 2012 Scholarship Full participation Scholarship UICC Canada
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Hindi Can read, write, speak and understand spoken Marathi Can read, write, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 2021 - 2022 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia PhD (Medicine) 2010 - 2011 University of Liverpool United Kingdom Postgraduate Certificate (Advanced Quantitative Research Methods) University of Wolverhampton United Kingdom Master of Public Health (MPH) Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nasik India Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
Research InterestsAgeing, Frailty and Mobility Musculoskeletal Health Translational Health Outcomes Aged Health Care Epidemiology Geriatrics Health and Community Services Health Information Systems Health Policy & Services Health Promotion Human Information Behaviour Innovation and Technology Management Orthopaedics Population Health Primary Health Care Program Evaluation Public Health and Health Services Rehabilitation Sociological Methodology and Research Methods Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Year Citation 2022 Global Burden of Disease 2019 Cancer Collaboration., Kocarnik, J. M., Compton, K., Dean, F. E., Fu, W., Gaw, B. L., . . . Force, L. M. (2022). Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life Years for 29 Cancer Groups From 2010 to 2019: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. JAMA Oncology, 8(3), 420-444.
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2022 Nichols, E., Steinmetz, J. D., Vollset, S. E., Fukutaki, K., Chalek, J., Abd-Allah, F., . . . Hassan, A. (2022). Estimation of the global prevalence of dementia in 2019 and forecasted prevalence in 2050: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet Public Health, 7(2), e105-e125.
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2021 Yadav, L., Gill, T. K., Taylor, A., DeYoung, J., & Chehade, M. J. (2021). Identifying opportunities, and motivation to enhance capabilities, influencing the development of a personalized digital health hub model of care for hip fractures: mixed methods exploratory study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(10), 1-12.
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2021 Feigin, V. L., Stark, B. A., Johnson, C. O., Roth, G. A., Bisignano, C., Abady, G. G., . . . Murray, C. J. L. (2021). Global, regional, and national burden of stroke and its risk factors, 1990-2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. Lancet Neurology, 20(10), 795-820.
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2021 Jahagirdar, D., Walters, M. K., Novotney, A., Brewer, E. D., Frank, T. D., Carter, A., . . . Kyu, H. H. (2021). Global, regional, and national sex-specific burden and control of the HIV epidemic, 1990–2019, for 204 countries and territories: the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2019. The Lancet HIV, 8(10), e633-e651.
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2021 Yadav, L., Gill, T. K., Taylor, A., deYoung, J., Visvanathan, R., & Chehade, M. J. (2021). "Context, content, and system" supporting digital health hub (DHH)-enabled models of care (MoCs) for fragility hip fractures: perspectives of diverse multidisciplinary stakeholders in South Australia from qualitative in-depth interviews. Archives of Osteoporosis, 16(1), 167-1-167-15.
2020 Jasper, U. S., Yadav, L., Jadczak, A. D., Yu, S., Visvanathan, R., & Dollard, J. (2020). Sedentary behaviour in hospitalised older people: a scoping review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 9(1), 36-1-36-4.
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2020 Chehade, M. J., Yadav, L., Jayatilaka, A., Gill, T. K., & Palmer, E. (2020). Personal digital health hubs for multiple conditions. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 98(8), 569-575.
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2020 Chehade, M. J., Yadav, L., Kopansky-Giles, D., Merolli, M., Palmer, E., Jayatilaka, A., & Slater, H. (2020). Innovations to improve access to musculoskeletal care.. Best Practice and Research: Clinical Rheumatology, 34(5), 30 pages.
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2020 Jasper, U., Yadav, L., Dollard, J., Jadczak, A. D., Yu, S., & Visvanathan, R. (2020). Sedentary behaviour in hospitalised older people: a scoping review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(24), 1-15.
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2019 Yadav, L., Haldar, A., Jasper, U., Taylor, A., Visvanathan, R., Chehade, M., & Gill, T. (2019). Utilising digital health technology to support patient-healthcare provider communication in fragility fracture recovery: systematic review and meta-analysis. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(20), 4047.
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2019 Yadav, L., Gill, T. K., Taylor, A., Jasper, U., De Young, J., Visvanathan, R., & Chehade, M. J. (2019). Cocreation of a digital patient health hub to enhance education and person-centred integrated care post hip fracture: a mixed-methods study protocol. BMJ Open, 9(12), e033128-1-e033128-7.
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2017 Rath, S., Yadav, L., Tewari, A., Chantler, T., Woodward, M., Kotwal, P., . . . Norton, R. (2017). Management of older adults with hip fractures in India: a mixed methods study of current practice, barriers and facilitators, with recommendations to improve care pathways. Archives of Osteoporosis, 12(1), 13 pages.
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2016 Yadav, L., Tewari, A., Norton, R., & Rath, S. (2016). Management of hip fractures in Delhi, India: a mixed methods study of current practice, barriers, facilitators, and recommendations to improve multidisciplinary care.. The National medical journal of India. 2016 Yadav, L., Tewari, A., Pati, S., & Rath, S. (2016). Explore care seeking behavior of older adults with hip fracture in Odisha, India. Atlas of Science. 2016 Yadav, L., Tewari, A., Jain, A., Essue, B., Peiris, D., Woodward, M., . . . Rath, S. (2016). Protocol-based management of older adults with hip fractures in Delhi, India: A feasibility study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2(1).
2015 Tewari, A., Sahu, K. S., Yadav, L., Pati, S., Nallala, S., Webster, P., . . . Rath, S. (2015). Care seeking pathways of older adults with hip fracture in India: Exploratory study protocol. International Journal for Equity in Health, 14(1), 7 pages.
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2015 Bhandari, M., Devereaux, P. J., Ivers, R. Q., Miclau, T., Moroz, P., Thabane, L., . . . Boopalan, P. R. (2015). INternational ORthopaedic MUlticentre Study (INORMUS) in Fracture Care: Protocol for a large prospective observational study. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 29(Supplement 10), S2-S6.
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2014 Yadav, L., & Madhu, R. (2014). . “How Healthy are Election Manifestos in India? A Health Policy Perspective”. Global Health Governance. 2012 Yadav, L., & Yadav, A. (2012). India: laying the groundwork for plain packaging. Tobacco Control. 2012 Worldwide news and comment (2012). Tobacco Control, 21(6), 524-528.
Tewari, A., Pati, S., Nallala, S., Webster, P., Rath, S., Yadav, L., . . . Norton, R. (n.d.). Care Seeking Behaviour of Older Adults with Hip Fracture in India: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Patient Care, 03(01).
Yadav, L., Gill, T. K., Taylor, A., De Young, J., & Chehade, M. J. (n.d.). Identifying Opportunities, and Motivation to Enhance Capabilities, Influencing the Development of a Personalized Digital Health Hub Model of Care for Hip Fractures: Mixed Methods Exploratory Study (Preprint).
Kumar, G., Mohan, S., Yadav, L., & Arora, M. (n.d.). Global Tobacco Surveys: Information for Action by Cardiologists. Global Heart, 7(2), 99.
Year Citation 2017 Rath, S., & Dey, A. B. (2017). Management of hip fractures in China and India: a systems approach to bridge evidence practice gaps. In P. Falaschi, & D. R. Marsh (Eds.), Orthogeriatrics (pp. 185-200). Springer International Publishing.
2017 Rath, S., & Dey, A. B. (2017). Management of hip fractures in China and India: a systems approach to bridge evidence practice gaps. In P. Falaschi, & D. R. Marsh (Eds.), Orthogeriatrics (pp. 185-200). Springer International Publishing.
Year Citation 2016 Yadav, L., Tewari, A., Rath, S., & Norton, R. (2016). Management of older adults with hip fractures in India: A mixed methods study of current practices, barriers, facilitators and recommendations to improve care pathways. In Implementing improvement and innovation in health services and systems. Vancouver. 2016 Yadav, L., Tewari, A., Norton, R., & Rath, S. (2016). Multidisciplinary care and management of hip fractures across three tertiary care centers in Delhi, India. In National Medical Journal of India. New Delhi: All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
Year Citation 2017 Yadav, L. (2017). The RePAIR trial: Standard post trauma rehabilitation in India for adults with lower limb injuries. Poster session presented at the meeting of 13th Australasian Injury prevention and Safety Promotion conference. Ballarat. 2016 Yadav, L., Tewari, A., Norton, R., & Rath, S. (2016). Mixed methods study of fragility hip fractures in Delhi hospitals, India. Poster session presented at the meeting of 5th Fragility Fracture Network Global Congress.. Rome, Italy. 2016 Yadav, L., Tewari, A., & Rath, S. (2016). Exploring care seeking behaviour among fragility hip fracture patients in Odisha, India. Poster session presented at the meeting of 5th Fragility Fracture Network global congress 2016. Rome, Italy. 2015 Yadav, L., & Tewari, A. (2015). Management of Hip Fracture among Older Adults in India: Initial findings from a Pilot Study. Poster session presented at the meeting of UK-India Seminar (Via Video conference). 2014 Yadav, L. (2014). Evaluating community based support for tobacco cessation in low resource setting. Poster session presented at the meeting of World Congress of Cardiology. Melbourne, Australia. 2013 Yadav, L. (2013). Strengthening of tobacco-control efforts through innovative partnerships and strategies (STEPS); implementation in the states of Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, India. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st century- Endgame of Tobacco. New Delhi, India. 2013 Yadav, L., & Madhu, R. (2013). Community empowerment and self-help groups in tobacco control. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st century- Endgame of Tobacco. New Delhi, India. 2012 Yadav, L. (2012). Community based model for tobacco cessation: role of Self-help groups (SHG) in India. Poster session presented at the meeting of World Cancer Congress. Montreal, Canada. 2010 Yadav, L., Dowell, A., & Robb, J. (2010). Personal Health Budgets; initial findings from Merseyside in-depth study site. Poster session presented at the meeting of Social care conference. Liverpool, UK. 2008 Yadav, L. (2008). Explore yourself through volunteering; help you to acquire lifelong learning. Poster session presented at the meeting of Diversity in action conference. Wolverhampton, UK.
Report for External Bodies
Year Citation 2012 Taskforce Members. (2012). Report of the Australian-India Institute. Taskforce on Tobacco Control: Plain packaging of tobacco products..
Year Citation 2016 Yadav, L. (2016). Best practices missing during management of hip fracture in older adults.. Biovoice. 2016 Yadav, L. (2016). Best practices missing during management of hip fracture in older adults.. Biovoice.
Lecturer- Dental Public Health (January-2005 to January-2006) Institute of Dental Sciences,Bareilly, UP, India
Date Role Membership Country 2017 - ongoing Member Fragility Fracture Network Switzerland 2016 - ongoing Member Health Systems Global United States 2016 - ongoing Member Australia-India Trauma Systems Collaboration India 2015 - ongoing Council Fragility Fracture Network- India Chapter India
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