Lisa Jamieson

Lisa Jamieson

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Professor Lisa Jamieson.
Lisa Jamieson is an NHMRC Professor at ARCPOH, University of Adelaide. She has established four research interventions among Indigenous Australians and was involved in establishing the dental component of Wave-3 of the Aboriginal Birth Cohort. Lisa is recognised as a leading researcher in Indigenous oral health. In this role she has been contributor of information to national Indigenous oral health and dental services policy in Australia. She has published widely and been an invited presenter at numerous international research meetings involving Indigenous oral health. She is on the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health and Community Dental Health, and has served on several recent NHMRC working parties.
Current Appointments:
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, School of Dentistry
Director of the Indigenous Oral Health Unit
Convenor, Animal Ethics Committee (Medical)
President, International Association of Dental Research’s Behavioural, Epidemiologic and Health Services Research group.

Indigenous Oral Health Unit:
Director: Professor Lisa Jamieson, NHMRC Senior Research Fellow
PhD students: Eleanor Parker, Pedro Ribeiro, Davi Manzini
MPhil Dent students: Sathvika Justine
DClinDent students: Marko Milosevic, Adam Wahab, Amy Ho
Honours students: Ashika Lathif

Conference and workshop organisation:
◾Joint co-ordinator of Epi-forum, Behavioural, Epidemiologic, Health Services Research group, International Association of Dental Research, 2014 & 2015
◾Head of the Program Organising Committee for the 2014 International Indigenous Oral Health Conference
◾Co-ordinator of 2014 International Indigenous Oral Health Conference special issue in Journal of Health Care for Poor and Underserved
◾Organiser of 2011 National Indigenous Oral Health Workshop and Report
◾Member of local organising committee for 2007 regional International Association of Dental Research meeting

Past Activities for National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC)
◾Member of NHMRC Grant Review Panels (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014).
Past Editorial Activities
◾Editorial Board member BMC Public Health (2010- 2014).
Qualifications
◾PhD, University of Otago School of Dentistry, New Zealand. Research Project: Oral Health Disparities among Pacific and New Zealand children.
◾Master of Community Dentistry (with Distinction), University of Otago School of Dentistry, New Zealand. Research Project: Adult dental health and use of services in a Dunedin population sample.

Awards & Achievements:
◾2016 Senior Research Fellowship NHMRC
◾2012 Career Development Fellowship NHMRC
◾2010 Finalist South Australian Science Excellence Awards; Excellence in Research for Public Good
◾2008 Career Development Fellowship NHMRC
◾1995 Early Career Fellowship NHMRC.

Lisa Jamieson is an NHMRC Associate Professor at ARCPOH, University of Adelaide. She has established and leads the University of Adelaide’s Indigenous Oral Health Unit which is one of the most internationally-respected Indigenous health research units in the world . She has also established four research interventions among Indigenous Australians and was involved in establishing the dental component of Wave-3 of the Aboriginal Birth Cohort. Lisa is recognised as a leading researcher in Indigenous oral health. In this role she has been contributor of information to national Indigenous oral health and dental services policy in Australia. She has published widely and been an invited presenter at numerous international research meetings involving Indigenous oral health. She is on the Editorial Board of BMC Public Health and has served on several recent NHMRC working parties.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 Professor University of Adelaide
    2012 - 2016 Associate Professor, Director University of Adelaide
    2008 - 2011 Senior Research Fellow University of Adelaide
    2004 - 2007 NHMRC Post-Doctoral Researcher in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health University of Adelaide
    2002 - 2003 Consultant Public Health Dentist and health researcher Hawkes Bay District Health Board
    2002 - 2003 Research Assistant University of Otago School of Dentistry
    2001 - 2002 Lecturer Fiji School of Medicine School of Oral Health
    1999 - 2000 Clinical tutor University of Otago School of Dentistry
    1998 - 1998 Dentist Volunteer Services Overseas (VSO)
    1997 - 1997 Senior House Officer, Clinical tutor and Research assistant Department of Oral Surgery, Cork University Hospital and Dental School
    1997 - 1997 Volunteer Dentist Andean Rural Health Care
    1996 - 1996 Dentist Bamaga and Thursday Island Hospitals
    1995 - 1995 Dentist Rockhampton Base Hospital, Queensland
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2015 Award Inaugural Women Research Excellence award University of Adelaide Australia
  • Language Competencies

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

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2004 University of Otago New Zealand Doctor of Philosophy
    2000 University of Otago New Zealand Master of Community Dentistry
    1999 University of Otago New Zealand Diploma of Community Dentistry
    1994 University of Otago New Zealand Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Research Interests

Fellowships

  1. 2015 NHMRC-Senior Research Fellowship B (only dentist in Australia)- Duration 5 years
  2. 2012 NHMRC- Career Development Award, Level 2- Duration 4 years

Project Grant Funding

  1. 2016- Cancer Council- $75K- Duration 1 year
  2. 2014- NHMRC- $1 M- Duration 4 Years
  3. 2014- NHMRC- $1.1M- Duration 3 Years
  4. 2014- NHMRC- $1M- Duration 3 years
  5. 2010- NHMRC, HRC, CIHR- $4M- Duration 6 years
  6.  2010- NHMRC- $1.3 M- Duration 3 years
  7.  2010- NHMRC- $600K- Duration 3 years

Other Project Funding

  1. 2016- Honda Foundation -$50K
  2. 2015- University of Adelaide- $5K
  3. 2015- University of Adelaide-$5K
  4. 2014-University of Adelaide-$30K
  5. 2010- Australian Dental Research Foundation-$8K

2012- Bachelor of Dental Surgery -  Oral Health Promotion

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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Co-Supervisor Examining synergistic relationships between human papillomavirus and periodontitis and the development of oropharyngeal cancers and adverse reproductive health outcomes Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Anna Ali
    2019 Principal Supervisor Human Papilloma Virus and Oropharyngeal Cancer among Indigenous Australians Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Sneha Sethi
    2018 Principal Supervisor The Effects of an Early Childhood Caries Intervention on Dental Pain, Dental Extractions and Dental Treatment Under General Anaesthetics among Indigenous Children Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Dr Wendy Wai Sau Cheung
    2017 Principal Supervisor Validation of Psychological Instruments used in an Intervention Aimed at Reducing Early Childhood Caries Among Aboriginal Children Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Pedro Henrique Ribeiro Santiago
    2017 Principal Supervisor Psychosocial and Behavioural Mediators of Discrimination and Aboriginal Oral health Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Davi Manzini Macedo
    2009 Principal Supervisor Indigenous Oral Health Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Dr Eleanor Parker
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2010 - 2014 Principal Supervisor The Effect of Non-Surgical Periodontal Intervention on Pulse Wave Velocity: A Marker of Arterial Stiffness and Function Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Kostas Kapellas
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2015 - ongoing Advisory Board Member Indigenous oral health policy, monitoring and evaluation Australian Government Department of Health
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2012 - ongoing Board Member South Australian Aboriginal Oral Health Advisory Group.
    2011 - ongoing Board Member NHMRC’s Indigenous Health Review Panel
    2011 - ongoing Board Member NHMRC’s ‘Indigenous Road Map’ Review Committee
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2017 - ongoing Board Member Community Dental Health
    2011 - ongoing Associate Editor BMC Public Health
    2010 - ongoing Member American Journal of Public Health
    2009 - ongoing Member Pediatrics
    2009 - ongoing Member Australian Dental Journal
    2008 - ongoing Member Injury Prevention
    2007 - ongoing Member BMC Oral Health
    2006 - ongoing Member International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry
    2006 - ongoing Member Journal of Public Health Dentistry
    2006 - ongoing Member Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology
    2006 - ongoing Member Community Dental Health

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