Matthew Stephenson

Dr Matthew Stephenson

Research Fellow

School of Public Health

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

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

Dr Matthew Stephenson is a Research Fellow within the Implementation Science team at JBI. He is the Field Editor for the Aged Care and Renal Fields in the JBI Evidence Based Practice Database, Program Manager for JBI External Scientific Writers, and Chair of the JBI methodology group for systematic reviews of measurement properties. He is also an assistant editor for JBI Evidence Synthesis. Matthew has a background in medical science and is experienced in primary and secondary research. He has expertise in the synthesis and implementation of evidence to facilitate improvements in health care practice and patient outcomes. Matthew has developed best practice recommendations across a wide range of healthcare topics and is experienced in engaging with stakeholders to enhance the relevance and applicability of evidence-based guidance for clinical practice.

My current research interests include:

  • Evidence-based healthcare
  • Implementation science
  • Knowledge translation
  • Systematic review methodology

2017: Department of Health, Australian Government. Health Technology Assessment, PICO confirmation.

2016: NSW Ministry of Health, NSW government. The impact of integrated care on hospital and emergency department utilisation and patient-reported outcomes: a rapid review; Project Lead.

2015: NSW Ministry of Health, NSW Government. Practitioner perspective of integrated care: a rapid review; Project Lead.

2013-18: NHMRC. Centre of Research Excellence in Aboriginal Chronic Disease Knowledge Translation and Exchange (CREATE); Associate Investigator.

2013-14: HCF Health and Medical Research Foundation. Prevention of in-hospital falls; Chief Investigator and Project Lead.

2013: VicHealth. Alcohol cultural change: A literature review; Project Lead.

2012: South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). Benchmarking cancer researchers in South Australia; Project Lead.

2012: Cancer Australia. Risk factors for Lung Cancer.

2010: TSANZ/Amgen Research Grant. Role of HLA antibodies in transplant glomerulopathy; Associate Investigator.

2009: TQEH Research Foundation Small Grant. Role of mesangial cells in transplant glomerulopathy; Chief Investigator.

  • Position: Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83138094
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  • Campus: Womens & Childrens Hospital
  • Building: WCH - Norwich Centre, floor 3
  • Org Unit: JBI

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