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 the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI). He is the Academic Lead for the JBI Renal and Burns Nodes, Program Manager for JBI External Scientific Writers, and convenor of the JBI methodology group for systematic reviews of measurement properties. He is also an assistant editor for the JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 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
  • Evidence-based care for patients with kidney disease, cancer, and burns
  • Chronic disease prevention and management in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations
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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2012 Research Fellow University of Adelaide
    2009 - 2011 Postdoctoral Senior Research Scientist Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2006 Scholarship University of Queensland Joint Research Scholarship
    2003 Scholarship Honours Scholarship University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2010 University of Queensland Australia PhD (Medicine)
    2003 University of Adelaide Australia Honours Degree of B. Biotechnology
    2002 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Biotechnology
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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2019 Kinuthia, K., Stephenson, M., & Maogoto, E. (2019). Management of postpartum hemorrhage in a rural hospital in Kenya: a best practice implementation project. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 17(2), 248-258.
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    2019 Frighi, V., Morovat, A., Andrews, T., Rana, F., Stephenson, M., White, S., . . . Goodwin, G. (2019). Vitamin D, bone mineral density and risk of fracture in people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 63(4), 357-367.
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    2019 Lai, X. B., Huang, Z., Chen, C. Y., & Stephenson, M. (2019). Delirium screening in patients in a palliative care ward: a best practice implementation project.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 17(3), 429-441.
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    2018 Stephenson, M., & Bradshaw, W. (2018). Shared decision making in chronic kidney disease. Renal Society of Australasia Journal, 14(1), 26-32.
    2018 Stern, C., Munn, Z., Porritt, K., Lockwood, C., Peters, M., Bellman, S., . . . Jordan, Z. (2018). An International Educational Training Course for Conducting Systematic Reviews in Health Care: The Joanna Briggs Institute's Comprehensive Systematic Review Training Program. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 15(5), 401-408.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2018 Campbell, J. M., Stephenson, M. D., de Courten, B., Chapman, I., Bellman, S. M., & Aromataris, E. C. (2018). Metformin Use Associated with Reduced Risk of Dementia in Patients with Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 65(4), 1225-1236.
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    2018 Nganga, M., Lizarondo, L., Krishnan, J., & Stephenson, M. (2018). Management of full thickness rotator cuff tears in the elderly: a systematic review protocol.. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 16(8), 1628-1633.
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    2018 Lowe, J., Briggs, A., Whittle, S., Hoon, E., & Stephenson, M. (2018). Effectiveness of probiotics in the management of inflammatory arthritis: a systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Report, 16(12), 2295-2303.
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    2018 Poh, E. W., McArthur, A., Stephenson, M., & Roughead, E. E. (2018). Effects of pharmacist prescribing on patient outcomes in the hospital setting: a systematic review.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 16(9), 1823-1873.
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    2018 Walters, S. J., Stern, C., & Stephenson, M. (2018). Fatigue and the measurement of fatigue: a scoping review protocol.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports.
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    2018 Pap, R., Lockwood, C., Stephenson, M., & Simpson, P. (2018). Indicators to measure prehospital care quality: a scoping review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 16(11), 2192-2223.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2018 Lo, K., Stephenson, M., & Lockwood, C. (2018). The economic cost of robotic rehabilitation for adult stroke patients: A systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 16(8), 1593-1598.
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    2018 Nganga, M., Lizarondo, L., Krishnan, J., & Stephenson, M. (2018). Management of full thickness rotator cuff tears in the elderly: A systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 16(8), 1628-1633.
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    2017 Ianunzio, J., Munn, Z., Mandziak, D., Stephenson, M., & Cain, M. (2017). Effectiveness of operative interventions for hemi or total hip arthroplasty patients who sustain a Vancouver B2 peri-prosthetic femoral fracture: A systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 15(2), 245-258.
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    2017 Gomersall, J., Gibson, O., Dwyer, J., O'Donnell, K., Stephenson, M., Carter, D., . . . Aromataris, E. (2017). What Indigenous Australian clients value about primary health care: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41(4), 417-423.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS4 Europe PMC1
    2017 Stephenson, M., Oliver, V., & Bradshaw, W. (2017). Evidence-based strategies for improving dialysis recovery time and managing post-dialysis fatigue. Renal Society of Australasia Journal, 13(1), 9-13.
    2017 Lapkin, S., & Stephenson, M. (2017). Not all measurement instruments are created equal. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 15(5), 1220-1221.
    DOI Scopus1
    2017 Pap, R., Lockwood, C., Stephenson, M., & Simpson, P. (2017). Indicators to measure pre-hospital care quality: A scoping review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 15(6), 1537-1542.
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    2017 Stephenson, M., Campbell, J., Lisy, K., & Aromataris, E. (2017). Assessing healthcare professionals' experiences of integrated care: do surveys tell the full story?. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 15(3), 90-101.
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    2017 Campbell, J., Stephenson, M., de Courten, B., Chapman, I., Bellman, S., & Aromataris, E. (2017). Metformin and Alzheimer's disease, dementia and cognitive impairment: a systematic review protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 15(8), 2055-2059.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC2
    2017 Campbell, J., Bellman, S., Stephenson, M., & Lisy, K. (2017). Metformin reduces all-cause mortality and diseases of ageing independent of its effect on diabetes control: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Ageing Research Reviews, 40, 31-44.
    DOI Scopus29 WoS23 Europe PMC15
    2017 Sugiharto, S., Stephenson, M., Hsu, Y., & Fajriyah, N. (2017). Diabetes self-management education training for community health center nurses in Indonesia: a best practice implementation project. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 15(9), 2390-2397.
    DOI Scopus1
    2017 Stephenson, M., & Bradshaw, W. (2017). Pre-dialysis educaton for patents with chronic kidney disease. Renal Society of Australasia Journal, 13(2), 53-57.
    2017 Lo, K., Stephenson, M., & Lockwood, C. (2017). Effectiveness of robotic assisted rehabilitation for mobility and functional ability in adult stroke patients: a systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 15(12), 3049-3091.
    DOI Scopus1
    2017 Lo, K., Stephenson, M., & Lockwood, C. (2017). Effectiveness of robotic assisted rehabilitation for mobility and functional ability in adult stroke patients: A systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 15(1), 39-48.
    DOI Scopus6 Europe PMC1
    2017 Campbell, J., Stephenson, M., Bateman, E., Peters, M., Keefe, D., & Bowen, J. (2017). Irinotecan-induced toxicity pharmacogenetics: an umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Pharmacogenomics Journal, 17(1), 21-28.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS12 Europe PMC9
    2016 Campbell, J., Bateman, E., Stephenson, M., Bowen, J., Keefe, D., & Peters, M. (2016). Methotrexate-induced toxicity pharmacogenetics: an umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, 78(1), 27-39.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS9 Europe PMC5
    2016 Campbell, J., Bateman, E., Peters, M., Bowen, J., Keefe, D., & Stephenson, M. (2016). Fluoropyrimidine and platinum toxicity pharmacogenetics: An umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Pharmacogenomics, 17(4), 435-451.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS6 Europe PMC7
    2016 Stephenson, M., Mcarthur, A., Giles, K., Lockwood, C., Aromataris, E., & Pearson, A. (2016). Prevention of falls in acute hospital settings: A multi-site audit and best practice implementation project. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 28(1), 92-98.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS9 Europe PMC8
    2016 Stephenson, M. D., & Sinclair, P. M. (2016). Haemodialysis in patients at high risk of bleeding. Renal Society of Australasia Journal, 12(2), 62-71.
    2016 Whiteford, C., White, S., & Stephenson, M. (2016). Effectiveness of nurse-led clinics on service delivery and clinical outcomes in adults with chronic ear, nose and throat complaints: a systematic review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14(4), 229-256.
    DOI Scopus1
    2016 Eddy, K., Jordan, Z., & Stephenson, M. (2016). Health professionals' experience of teamwork education in acute hospital settings: a systematic review of qualitative literature. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14(4), 96-137.
    DOI Scopus9 Europe PMC6
    2016 Townshend, K., Jordan, Z., Stephenson, M., & Tsey, K. (2016). The effectiveness of mindful parenting programs in promoting parents' and children's wellbeing: a systematic review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14(3), 139-180.
    DOI Scopus14 Europe PMC9
    2016 Davis, K., White, S., & Stephenson, M. (2016). The influence of workplace culture on nurses' learning experiences: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14(6), 274-346.
    DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC3
    2016 Lockwood, C., Stephenson, M., Lizarondo, L., van Den Hoek, J., & Harrison, M. (2016). Evidence implementation: Development of an online methodology from the knowledge-to-action model of knowledge translation. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 22(4), 322-329.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS2 Europe PMC1
    2016 Morkunas, B., Porritt, K., & Stephenson, M. (2016). Experiences of mental health professionals and patients in the use of pro re nata medication in acute adult mental healthcare settings: a systematic review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14(10), 209-250.
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    2016 Oliver, V., & Stephenson, M. (2016). Prevention, assessment and management of post-dialysis fatigue in patients attending in-center hemodialysis: a best practice implementation project. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14(11), 278-288.
    DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC2
    2016 Cain, M., Stephenson, M., Umapathysivam, K., Williams, N., & Ianunzio, J. (2016). Effectiveness of different minimally invasive epiphysiodesis techniques in the management of pediatric leg length discrepancies: a systematic review protocol.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14(12), 14-24.
    DOI Europe PMC1
    2016 Morkunas, B., Porritt, K., & Stephenson, M. (2016). The experiences of mental health professionals and patients in the use of pro re nata medication in acute adult mental health care settings: a systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 14(1), 99-107.
    DOI Europe PMC1
    2015 Munn, Z., Scarborough, A., Pearce, S., McArthur, A., Kavanagh, S., Girdler, M., . . . Kitson, A. (2015). Errata: The implementation of best practice in medication administration across a health network: a multisite evidence-based audit and feedback project.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 13(12), 335.
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    2015 Giles, K., Stephenson, M., McArthur, A., & Aromataris, E. (2015). Prevention of in-hospital falls: Development of criteria for the conduct of a multi-site audit. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 13(2), 104-111.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2015 Tufanaru, C., Munn, Z., Stephenson, M., & Aromataris, E. (2015). Fixed or random effects meta-analysis? Common methodological issues in systematic reviews of effectiveness. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 13(3), 196-207.
    DOI Scopus39 Europe PMC18
    2015 Munn, Z., Scarborough, A., Pearce, S., McArthur, A., Kavanagh, S., Girdler, M., . . . Kitson, A. (2015). The implementation of best practice in medication administration across a health network: a multisite evidence-based audit and feedback project. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 13(8), 338-352.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2015 Morkunas, B., Porritt, K., & Stephenson, M. (2015). Retraction notice: The experiences of mental health professionals' and patients' use of pro re nata (PRN) medication in acute adult mental health care settings: a systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence.. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 13(7), 2494.
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    2015 Gomersall, J., Aromataris, E., Brown, A., Dwyer, J., Stephenson, M., O'Donnell, K., . . . Gibson, O. (2015). Characteristics and value of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organizations' primary health care and their financing needs: a protocol for systematic evidence reviews. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 13(6), 139-167.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2015 Turner, A., & Stephenson, M. (2015). Documentation of chemotherapy administration by nursing staff in inpatient and outpatient oncology/hematology settings: a best practice implementation project. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 13(10), 316-334.
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    2014 Eddy, K., Jordan, Z., & Stephenson, M. (2014). Health professionals’ experiences of teamwork education in acute hospital settings: A systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12(8), 90-105.
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    2014 Morkunas, B., Porritt, K., & Stephenson, M. (2014). The experiences of mental health professionals' and patients' use of pro re nata (PRN) medication in acute adult mental health care settings: a systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12(7), 164-172.
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    2014 Stephenson, M., Slyer, J., & Ferrara, L. (2014). The effectiveness of group visits for patients with heart failure on knowledge, quality of life, self-care, and hospitalizations. The Joanna Briggs Institute Database of Best Practice Information Sheets and Technical Reports, 18(1), 1-5.
    2014 Hallett, P. C., Pearson, A., & Stephenson, M. (2014). Adult cancer survivors' experiences of health care interactions and unmet needs in health care services: a systematic review protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12(9), 36-44.
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    2014 Frighi, V., Morovat, A., Stephenson, M., White, S., Hammond, C., & Goodwin, G. (2014). Vitamin D deficiency in patients with intellectual disabilities: Prevalence, risk factors and management strategies. British Journal of Psychiatry, 205(6), 458-464.
    DOI Scopus11 Europe PMC7
    2014 Stephenson, M. (2014). EDITORIAL. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12(10), 1-2.
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    2013 Whiteford, C., White, S., & Stephenson, M. (2013). Effectiveness of nurse-led clinics on service delivery and clinical outcomes in adults with chronic ear, nose and throat complaints: a systematic review protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 11(8), 23-37.
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    2013 Davis, K. M., White, S., & Stephenson, M. (2013). The influence of workplace culture on nurses' learning experiences: a systematic review protocol of qualitative evidence. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports, 11(12), 45-58.
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    2012 Rogers, N., Stephenson, M., Kitching, A., Horowitz, J., & Coates, P. (2012). Amelioration of renal ischaemia-reperfusion injury by liposomal delivery of curcumin to renal tubular epithelial and antigen-presenting cells. British Journal of Pharmacology, 166(1), 194-209.
    DOI Scopus26 WoS26 Europe PMC18
    2012 Stephenson, M., Lim, S. H., He, H., & Mackey, S. (2012). Parental involvement in their children’s postoperative pain management in hospital. The JBI Database of Best Practice Information Sheets and Technical Reports, 16(3), 1-4.
    2012 Varghese, S., Gormez, A., Andrews, T., Griffiths, R., & Stephenson, M. (2012). Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) – a survey exploring the views of psychiatrists. Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, 6(2), 52-61.
    DOI Scopus1
    2011 Frighi, V., Stephenson, M., Morovat, A., Jolley, I., Trivella, M., Dudley, C., . . . Goodwin, G. (2011). Safety of antipsychotics in people with intellectual disability. British Journal of Psychiatry, 199(4), 289-295.
    DOI Scopus21 Europe PMC12
    2010 Hurse, T., Stephenson, M., Hoiberg, B., Skene, J., White, S., Ochre, P., . . . Palipana, S. (2010). Corrosion and odour reduction for a rising main. Water, 37(8), 61-65.
    2010 Richards, A., Colgrave, M., Zhang, J., Webster, J., Simpson, F., Preston, E., . . . Whitehead, J. (2010). Sialic acid modification of adiponectin is not required for multimerization or secretion but determines half-life in circulation. Molecular Endocrinology, 24(1), 229-239.
    DOI Scopus38 WoS34 Europe PMC25
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2016 Gomersall, J., Gibson, O., Dwyer, J., O’Donnell, K., Stephenson, M., Carter, D., . . . Brown, A. (2016). Clients’ perceptions of the characteristics and value of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations: A systematic review of qualitative evidence. In [ ]. Canberra.
    2015 Gomersall, J., Aromataris, E., Brown, A., Dwyer, J., Carter, D. A., O'Donnell, K., . . . Gibson, O. (2015). Characteristics and Value of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations Primary Health Care. In [ ]. Melbourne.
    2011 Kireta, S., Stephenson, M., Rojas, D., Bennett, G., & Coates, P. (2011). EFFECT OF ALLOANTIBODIES ON HUMAN MESANGIAL CELLS: IMPLICATION FOR TRANSPLANT GLOMERULOPATHY. In NEPHROLOGY Vol. 16 (pp. 54). WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2010 Stephenson, M., Chen, J., Russell, C., Bennett, G., & Coates, P. (2010). SUCCESSFUL KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION IN A HIGHLY SENSITISED RECIPIENT: ABILITY OF COMBINED LIVER TRANSPLANT TO DEPLETE DONOR-SPECIFIC ANTI-HLA ANTIBODIES. In NEPHROLOGY Vol. 15 (pp. 41). WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2010 Stephenson, M., Cooke, D., Kireta, S., Drogemuller, C., Kitching, A., & Coates, P. (2010). DO URINARY DENDRITIC CELL MARKERS CD209 AND CD83 CORRELATE WITH RENAL ALLOGRAFT REJECTION?: A PILOT STUDY. In NEPHROLOGY Vol. 15 (pp. 40). WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2010 Rogers, N., Stephenson, M., & Coates, T. (2010). LIPOSOMAL CURCUMIN AMELIORATES RENAL ISCHAEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY BY INHIBITING NF kappa B AND REDUCING OXIDATIVE STRESS. In NEPHROLOGY Vol. 15 (pp. 27). WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    1994 Stephenson, M., Nguyen, M., Gallagher, M., Andrews, T., & Handszer, A. (1994). Building partnerships in environmental regulation. In Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Health, Safety and Environment in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Conference 1994, HSE 1994 (pp. 289-292).
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2014 Stephenson, M. D. (2014). Prevention of in-hospital falls: a multi-site audit and best practice implementation project. Poster session presented at the meeting of 6th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference. Luna Park, Syndey NSW AUSTRALIA.
    2014 McArthur, A. L. (2014). Barriers and implementation of evidence-based falls prevention strategies: the clinical perspective. Poster session presented at the meeting of 6th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference. Luna Park Sydney NSW AUSTRALIA.
  • Report for External Bodies

    Year Citation
    2016 Stephenson, M. D., Lisy, K., Stern, C., & Aromataris, E. C. (2016). The impact of integrated care on hospital and emergency department utilisation and patient-reported outcomes.
    2015 Stephenson, M., Campbell, J., Lisy, K., Chu, W. H., & Aromataris, E. C. (2015). Providing integrated care: experiences of healthcare providers.
    2014 Aromataris, E. C., Moola, S., White, S., Gomersall, J., Riitano, D., Gyi, A. A., . . . Pearson, A. (2014). Risk factors for Lung Cancer.
    2014 Stephenson, M., Giles, K., McArthur, A., Lockwood C., Aromataris, E. C., & Pearson, A. (2014). Prevention of in-hospital falls: a multi-site audit and assessment of best practice implementation.
    2013 Stephenson, M., Porritt, K., Riitano, D., & Aromataris, E. C. (2013). Alcohol cultural change: a literature review.

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.

2013-14: HCF Health and Medical Research Foundation. Use of surgical and interventional radiology checklists.

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.

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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 Principal Supervisor Precision Medicine in Mental Health: Prevention and Treatment Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Mr Michael Musker
    2017 Principal Supervisor The Effectiveness, Economic Cost and Adoption of Robotic Assisted Rehabilitation for Mobility and Functional Ability in Adult Stroke Patients Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Kenneth Lo
    2017 Co-Supervisor A systematic review of Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction with comparison of Patellar Tendon Autograft Hamstring Autograft and Quadriceps Autograft Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Mr Michael Nganga
    2017 Co-Supervisor The measurement of fatigue within occupational settings Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Stephen John Walters
    2017 Principal Supervisor The Effectiveness of Probiotics in the Management of Inflammatory Arthritis: A Systematic Review Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Mrs Judith Rosemary Lowe
    2016 Co-Supervisor Measuring co-morbidities in prostate cancer Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Dr Kim Moretti
    2016 Co-Supervisor The Development and Testing of Australian Pre-Hospital Care Quality Indicators Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Robin Pap
    2015 Co-Supervisor Mindful Parenting: Early Intervention and Prevention Strategies for Depression and Anxiety Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Kishani Samantha Townshend
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2017 - 2018 Co-Supervisor The effects of pharmacist prescribing on patient outcomes in the hospital setting: A systematic review Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Ms Eng Whui Poh
    2016 - 2018 Principal Supervisor The Effectiveness of Different Minimally Invasive Epiphysiodesis Techniques in the Management of Paediatric Leg Length Discrepancies: A Systematic Review Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Miss Megan Elizabeth Cain
    2016 - 2018 Co-Supervisor Effectiveness of operative interventions in individuals with hemi or total hip arthroplasty who sustain a Vancouver B2 peri-prosthetic femoral fracture Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Dr Jamie Raffaele Ianunzio
    2014 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Adult Cancer Survivors' Experiences of Healthcare Interactions and Unmet Needs in Healthcare Services: A Systematic Review Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Mr Peter Charles Hallett
    2014 - 2016 Co-Supervisor The Experiences of Mental Health Professionals and Patients in the use of Pro Re Nata Medication in Acute Adult Mental Health Care Settings: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Evidence Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Mrs Bernadette Morkunas
    2013 - 2015 Co-Supervisor The experiences of health professionals who participate in teamwork education programmes in acute hospital settings: A systematic review of qualitative evidence Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Ms Kylie Jane Eddy
    2013 - 2015 Co-Supervisor A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Nurse-led Clinics on Service Delivery and Clinical Outcomes in Adults with Chronic Ear, Nose and Throat Complaints Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Mrs Caroline Louise Whiteford
    2013 - 2015 Co-Supervisor The influence of workplace culture on nurses' learning experiences: a systematic review of the qualitative evidence Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Ms Kathryn Merice Davis
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2015 - ongoing Member JBI Mixed Methods Systematic Review Methodology Group Joanna Briggs Institute
    2012 - ongoing Member Higher Degrees Committee Joanna Briggs Institute
    2012 - ongoing Member Teaching and Education Committee Joanna Briggs Institute
    2012 - ongoing Member Scientific Committee Joanna Briggs Institute
    2012 - ongoing Representative Research Committee Joanna Briggs Institute
    2010 - 2011 Chair Early Career Researcher Group Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
    2010 - 2011 Representative Institute Management Committee Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
    2006 - 2007 Chair Journal Club Diamantina Institute, The University of Queensland
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2015 - ongoing Peer reviewer, International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare
    2012 - ongoing Peer reviewer, JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
    2012 - ongoing Peer reviewer, International Journal of Nursing Practice
    2009 - 2012 The Transplantation Society (International)
    2009 - 2012 Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ)
    2004 - 2008 Gastroenterological Society of Australia
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2016 - ongoing Associate Editor JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
  • Offices Held

    Date Office Name Institution Country
    2016 - ongoing JBI Clinical Fellowship Trainer Joanna Briggs Institute
    2016 - ongoing Convenor, JBI Psychometric Systematic Review Methodology Group Joanna Briggs Institute
    2015 - ongoing Academic Lead, JBI Emergency and Trauma Node Joanna Briggs Institute
    2014 - ongoing Academic Lead, JBI Renal Care Node Joanna Briggs Institute
    2012 - ongoing JBI Comprehensive Systematic Review Trainer Joanna Briggs Institute
    2010 - 2011 Flow Cytometry Facility Manager Basil Hetzel Institute, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
    2009 - 2011 Affiliate Lecturer School of Medicine, The University of Adelaide
  • Position: Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83138094
  • Email: matthew.stephenson@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: Womens & Childrens Hospital
  • Building: WCH - Norwich Centre, floor 3
  • Org Unit: Joanna Briggs Institute

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