Micah Peters

Micah Peters
Research Fellow
School of Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Research Fellow / Program Coordinator - JBI Alumni and Endorsement
Academic Lead - JBI Cancer Care
Associate Editor - JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports
Clinical Lecturer, School of Nursing

Micah Peters has expertise and experience in the fields of medical anthropology, evidence-based healthcare, research synthesis, translation, and implementation and the evaluation of clinical practice and policy.
Key themes of Micah’s work include; scoping and systematic review methodology, cancer care, consumer-directed research and healthcare, and the development and implementation of evidence-based guidance for clinical practice and policy.

Micah is passionate about advancing engagement between researchers, clinicians, and healthcare consumers that leads to evidence-based practice informed by locally meaningful research that is relevant to end users.

Micah supervises Masters and PhD students undertaking projects ranging from prehabilitaion for people affected by colorectal cancer, the assessment and development of guidelines for paramedics, to chronic kidney disease management programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Micah’s recent work includes leading a group of international research and methodology experts to develop a new methodology for scoping reviews.

Research highlights include leading projects for the Stillbirth Foundation Australia, the United Kingdom Government’s Department of International Development (DFID) and New South Wales Department of Health. Micah’s work includes the development of evidence-based guidelines for providing supportive care for parents following stillbirth which have been promoted by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG).

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Micah Peters

Research Fellow / Program Coordinator - JBI Alumni and Endorsement
Academic Lead - JBI Cancer Care
Associate Editor - JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports
Clinical Lecturer, School of Nursing

Micah Peters has expertise and experience in the fields of medical anthropology, evidence-based healthcare, research synthesis, translation, and implementation and the evaluation of clinical practice and policy.
Key themes of Micah’s work include; scoping and systematic review methodology, cancer care, consumer-directed research and healthcare, and the development and implementation of evidence-based guidance for clinical practice and policy.

Micah is passionate about advancing engagement between researchers, clinicians, and healthcare consumers that leads to evidence-based practice informed by locally meaningful research that is relevant to end users.

Micah supervises Masters and PhD students undertaking projects ranging from prehabilitaion for people affected by colorectal cancer, the assessment and development of guidelines for paramedics, to chronic kidney disease management programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Micah’s recent work includes leading a group of international research and methodology experts to develop a new methodology for scoping reviews.

Research highlights include leading projects for the Stillbirth Foundation Australia, the United Kingdom Government’s Department of International Development (DFID) and New South Wales Department of Health. Micah’s work includes the development of evidence-based guidelines for providing supportive care for parents following stillbirth which have been promoted by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG).

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2013 Research Fellow University of Adelaide
2011 - 2012 Project Officer Cancer Council SA
2011 - 2011 Research and Evaluation Assistant Cancer Council SA
2009 Course Coordinator/Lecturer The University of Adelaide
2009 - 2011 Instructor The University of Adelaide

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2015 Achievement EPPI-Reviewer 4 Accreditation Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.
2015 Award Dean's Award of Merit Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Adelaide
2013 Achievement JBI Clinical Fellows Trainer Accreditation The Joanna Briggs Institute, The University of Adelaide
2013 Achievement Joanna Briggs Institute Systematic Reviewer Accreditation The Joanna Briggs Institute, The University of Adelaide
2012 Achievement Project Management Fundamentals Australian Institute of Management
2011 Scholarship Wyndham Richardson Trust Scholarship The University of Adelaide
2011 Scholarship Wyndham Richardson Trust Scholarship Discipline of Anthropology & Development Studies the University of Adelaide
2010 Achievement Management and Leadership Workshop for Early Career Researchers University of Melbourne
2010 Scholarship Walter and Dorothy Duncan Trust Scholarship the University of Adelaide
2010 Scholarship Walter and Dorothy Duncan Trust Scholarship Discipline of Anthropology & Development Studies, the University of Adelaide
2007 Scholarship Australian Post Graduate Scholarship The University of Adelaide
2007 - 2010 Scholarship Australian Post Graduate Scholarship Discipline of Anthropology & Development Studies, The University of Adelaide
2004 Award Dean's Award of Merit The University of Adelaide

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
University of Adelaide Australia MA(Q)
University of Adelaide Australia BHSc
University of Adelaide Australia PhD

Certifications

Date Title Institution name Country
2014 EPPI Reviewer training The Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Coordinating Centre United Kingdom
2013 Joanna Briggs Comprehensive Systematic Review Training The Joanna Briggs Institute Australia

Research Interests

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Aged Care Nursing, Aged Health Care, Alternative Medicine, Anthropology, Anthropology of Development, Asian Cultural Studies, Auditing and Accountability, Cancer Diagnosis, Cancer Genetics, Cancer Therapy, Clinical Nursing: Primary, Clinical Nursing: Secondary, Clinical Nursing: Tertiary, Clinical Sciences, Complementary & Alternative Medicine, Complementary Medicine, Consumer-Oriented Product or Service Development, Consumption and Everyday Life, Culture, Gender, Sexuality, Database Management, Development Studies, Forestry Fire Management, Gender Studies, Gender, Sexuality and Education, Health and Community Services, Health Policy, Health Policy & Services, Health Promotion, Higher Education, Infectious Agents, Infectious Diseases, Intensive Care, Intercultural Communication, Medical and Health Sciences, Mental Health, Midwifery, Nuclear Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine and Pathology, Paediatrics, Policy and Administration, Preventive Medicine, Primary Health Care, Program Evaluation, Psychology, Public Health, Public Health and Health Services, Radiation Therapy, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Social Change, Social Impact Assessment, Social Policy, Social Program Evaluation, Social Psychology, Sociological Methodology and Research Methods, Sociology, Stakeholder Engagement, Studies of Asian Society, Substance Abuse, Technical Writing

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Trenerry, C., Peters, M. D. J., Corsini, N., Damarell, R. A., Wilson, C. & Flight, I. (2017). Patient-reported outcomes following neoadjuvant chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy treatment for esophageal cancer: a scoping review protocol.. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep, 15, 6, 1499-1507.
10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003240
2017 Fish, J. A., Peters, M. D. J., Ramsey, I., Sharplin, G., Corsini, N. & Eckert, M. (2017). Effectiveness of public health messaging and communication channels during smoke events: A rapid systematic review. Journal of Environmental Management, 193, 247-256.
10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.02.012
2017 Peters, M. D. J. (2017). Managing and Coding References for Systematic Reviews and Scoping Reviews in EndNote.. Med Ref Serv Q, 36, 1, 19-31.
10.1080/02763869.2017.1259891
2017 Kao, S. S. -. T., Peters, M. D. J., Dharmawardana, N., Stew, B. & Ooi, E. H. (2017). Scoping review of pediatric tonsillectomy quality of life assessment instruments.. Laryngoscope, 127, 10, 2399-2406.
10.1002/lary.26522
2017 Ramsey, I., Corsini, N., Peters, M. D. J. & Eckert, M. (2017). A rapid review of consumer health information needs and preferences.. Patient Educ Couns, 100, 9, 1634-1642.
10.1016/j.pec.2017.04.005
2017 Peters, M. D. & Jelly, I. (2017). An evidence based approach to the community- based management of multiple drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) at Kibong’oto National Infectious Disease Hospital Tanzania: a best practice implementation project. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports, -.
2017 Munn, Z., Giles, K., Aromataris, E., Deakin, A., Schultz, T., Mandel, C. ... Runciman, W. (2017). Mixed methods study on the use of and attitudes towards safety checklists in interventional radiology.. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol, -.
10.1111/1754-9485.12633
2017 Perry, G., Peters, M. D., Coombe, R. & Murphy, E. (2017). Perioperative nutritional screening and prehabilitation for patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer and the effect on health and wellbeing outcomes: a protocol for a systematic review of quantitative evidence. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports, -.
2017 Kao, S. S., Peters, M. D. J. & Ooi, E. H. (2017). Pediatric tonsillectomy quality of life assessment instruments: a scoping review protocol.. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep, 15, 5, 1222-1227.
10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003131
2017 Guo, X., Peters, M. D. & Lu, Z. (2017). Management of skin toxicity caused by epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors (EGFRIs): An evidence based implementation project. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports, -.
2017 Pedersen, P., Bjerrum, M., Larsen, P., Bjerrum, S., Pedersen, J. & Peters, M. (2017). Nutritional interventions to reduce symptoms in children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 15, 9, 2265-2269.
10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003134
2017 Håkonsen, S., Pedersen, P., Bjerrum, M., Bygholm, A. & Peters, M. D. (2017). A nursing minimum dataset for documenting adults nutritional care in primary healthcare: A scoping review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, -.
2016 Mordiffi, S., Peters, M. & Ang, E. (2016). The use of non-invasive thermometers in healthcare facilities: a scoping review protocol. E. Aromataris (Ed.). JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports, 14, 11, 106-112.
10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003173
2016 Tilley,, E., McLoughlin,, J., Koblar, S., Doeltgen, S., Stern, C., White, S. & Peters, M. (2016). Effectiveness of allied health therapy in the symptomatic management of progressive supranuclear palsy: a systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 14, 6, 148-195.
10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-2002352
2016 Lisy, K., Peters, M. D. J., Riitano, D., Jordan, Z. & Aromataris, E. (2016). Provision of Meaningful Care at Diagnosis, Birth, and after Stillbirth: A Qualitative Synthesis of Parents' Experiences.. Birth, 43, 1, 6-19.
10.1111/birt.12217
2016 Peters, M. D. J. Z., Lisy, K., Riitano, D., Jordan, Z. & Aromataris, E. (2016). Providing meaningful care for families experiencing stillbirth: a meta-synthesis of qualitative evidence. JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY, 36, 1, 3-9.
10.1038/jp.2015.97
2016 Peters, M. D. J., McArthur, A. & Munn, Z. (2016). Safe management of expressed breast milk: A systematic review.. Women Birth, 29, 6, 473-481.
10.1016/j.wombi.2016.05.007
2016 Peters, M. (2016). In no uncertain terms: the importance of a defined objective in scoping reviews. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 14, 2, 1-4.
10.11124/jbisrir-2016-2838
2016 Colbeck, M., Lockwood, C., Peters, M., Fulbrook, P. & McCabe, D. (2016). The effect of evidence-based, treatment-oriented, clinical practice guidelines on improving patient care outcomes: a systematic review protocol.. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep, 14, 6, 42-51.
10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-002515
2016 Reilly, R., Evans, K., Gomersall, J., Gorham, G., Peters, M., Warren, S. ... Brown, A. (2016). Effectiveness, cost effectiveness, acceptability and implementation barriers/enablers of chronic kidney disease management programs for Indigenous people in Australia, New Zealand and Canada: a systematic review of mixed evidence. BMC Health Services Research, 16, 1, 119-1-119-15.
10.1186/s12913-016-1363-0
2016 Khalil, H., Peters, M., Godfrey, C. M., McInerney, P., Soares, C. B. & Parker, D. (2016). An Evidence-Based Approach to Scoping Reviews.. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs, 13, 2, 118-123.
10.1111/wvn.12144
2016 Campbell, J. M., Bateman, E., Peters, M. D., Bowen, J. M., Keefe, D. M. & Stephenson, M. D. (2016). Fluoropyrimidine and platinum toxicity pharmacogenetics: an umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses.. Pharmacogenomics, 17, 4, 435-451.
10.2217/pgs.15.180
2015 Peters, M. D. J. (2015). Not just a phase: JBI systematic review protocols. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 13, 2, 1-2.
10.11124/jbisrir-2015-2217
2015 Peters, M. D. J. & Giles, K. (2015). Psychosocial interventions for supporting women to stop smoking in pregnancy.. Int J Evid Based Healthc, 13, 4, 275-276.
10.1097/XEB.0000000000000070
2015 Reilly, R., Evans, K., Gomersall, J., Gorham, G., Warren, S., O'Shea, R. ... Cass, A. (2015). Effectiveness, cost effectiveness, acceptability and implementation barriers/facilitators of chronic kidney disease management programs and models of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: a mixed methods systematic review protocol.. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep, 13, 4, 65-86.
10.11124/jbisrir-2015-1400
2015 Kao, S. S., Ooi, E. H. & Peters, M. D. J. (2015). Swallowing outcomes following primary surgical resection and primary free flap reconstruction for oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas: a systematic review protocol.. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep, 13, 8, 120-134.
10.11124/jbisrir-2015-2264
2015 Håkonsen, S. J., Pedersen, P. U., Bjerrum, M., Bygholm, A. & Peters, M. D. J. (2015). A nursing minimum dataset for documenting nutritional care for adults in primary healthcare: a scoping review protocol.. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep, 13, 8, 92-100.
10.11124/jbisrir-2015-2290
2015 Beechey, R., Priest, L., Peters, M. & Moloney, C. (2015). An evidence-based approach to the prevention and initial management of skin tears within the aged community setting: a best practice implementation project. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 13, 5, 421-421.
10.11124/jbisrir-2015-2073
2015 Peters, M. D. J., Lisy, K., Riitano, D., Jordan, Z. & Aromataris, E. (2015). Caring for families experiencing stillbirth: Evidence-based guidance for maternity care providers.. Women Birth, 28, 4, 272-278.
10.1016/j.wombi.2015.07.003
2015 Peters, M. D. & Giles, K. (2015). Psychosocial interventions for supporting women to stop smoking in pregnancy. International Journal of Evidence-Based Health Care, 13, 4, 275-275.
10.1097/XEB.0000000000000070
2015 Peters, M. D. J., Godfrey, C. M., Khalil, H., McInerney, P., Parker, D. & Soares, C. B. (2015). Guidance for conducting systematic scoping reviews.. Int J Evid Based Healthc, 13, 3, 141-146.
10.1097/XEB.0000000000000050
2015 Patthum, A., Peters, M. & Lockwood, C. (2015). Effectiveness and safety of Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) mechanical ventilation compared to standard conventional mechanical ventilation in optimizing patient-ventilator synchrony in critically ill patients: a systematic review protocol.. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep, 13, 3, 31-46.
10.11124/jbisrir-2015-1914
2014 Campbell, J. M. & Peters, M. D. J. (2014). The association of chemotherapy-induced toxicities with germline polymorphisms: an umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12, 10, 40-46.
10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1877
2014 Peters, M. D. (2014). Systematic review summary - Occupational safety and health enforcement tools for preventing occupational diseases and injuries. Singapore Nursing Journal, 41, 2, 51-52.
2014 Peters, M. D. J., Riitano, D., Lisy, K., Jordan, Z., Pearson, A. & Aromataris, E. (2014). Provision of effective, meaningful and appropriate care for families who have experienced stillbirth: a comprehensive systematic review protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12, 11, 141-141.
10.11124/jbisrir-2014-2008
2014 Peters, M. D. J. (2014). Behavioral therapies versus other psychological therapies for depression.. Clin Nurse Spec, 28, 4, 209-210.
10.1097/NUR.0000000000000054
2014 Peters, M. D. (2014). Therapies for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder. Nursing Times, 110, 51, 20-20.
2014 Peters, M. & Campbell, J. (2014). The effectiveness of treatments of skin tears in older people: a systematic review protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12, 11, 127-127.
10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1923
2014 Peters, M. D. J. (2014). Surgical versus conservative interventions for treating broken collarbones in adolescents and adults.. Orthop Nurs, 33, 3, 171-172.
10.1097/NOR.0000000000000049
2014 Peters, M. D. J. (2014). Multidimensional rehabilitation programs for adult cancer survivors.. Clin J Oncol Nurs, 18, 6, 722-723.
10.1188/14.CJON.722-723
2014 TJBISRIR Editorial Team, (2014). Reflections on the work of the JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports during 2014. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12, 12, 1-1.
10.11124/jbisrir-2014-2139
2014 Peters, M. D. J. (2014). Postsurgical chemotherapy vs. surgery alone for resectable gastric cancer.. Am J Nurs, 114, 7, 24-.
10.1097/01.NAJ.0000451679.81694.61
2014 Townshend, K., Jordan, Z., Peters, M. & Tsey, K. (2014). The effectiveness of Mindful Parenting programs in promoting parents’ and children’s wellbeing: a systematic review protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12, 11, 184-196.
10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1666
2014 Tilley, E., White, S., Peters, M., Koblar, S. A. & McLoughlin, J. (2014). The effectiveness of allied health therapy in the symptomatic management of progressive supranuclear palsy: A systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12, 7, 119-137.
10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1633
2014 Peters, M. D. J. (2014). EDITORIAL: Getting Evidence into Practice: Easier, Better, Faster, Stronger. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 12, 7, 1-2.
10.11124/jbisrir-2014-1887

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2015 Peters, M. D., Godfrey, C., Khalil, H., McInerney, P., Soares, C. & Parker, D. (2015). Methodology for JBI Scoping Reviews. In E. C. Aromataris (Ed.), Joanna Briggs Institute Reviewers Manual 2015

Conference Items

Year Citation
2016 Perry, G., Peters, M., Coombe, R. & Murphy, E. (2016). Pre-operative nutritional screening and intervention in patients with colorectal cancer: A systematic review. Multinational Association of Suportive Care in Cancer Annual Meeting.
2016 Moola, S., Peters, M. D., Lockwood, C. & Munn, Z. (2016). People’s views and experiences of participating in microfinance programmes: A systematic review of qualitative evidence. Department for International Development South Asia Research Hub Microfinance Systematic Review Symposium. Chennai, India.
2016 Kao, S. S. -. T., Peters, M. D. J., Krishnan, S. G. & Ooi, E. H. (2016). Swallowing outcomes following primary surgical resection and primary free flap reconstruction for oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas: A systematic review.. United States.
10.1002/lary.25894
2015 Khalil, H., Peters, M. D., Godfrey, C., McInerney, P., Baldini Soares, C. & Parker, D. (2015). An Evidence-Based Approach to Scoping Reviews. 23rd Cochrane Colloquium. Vienna.
2015 Reilly, R., Harfield, S., Evans, K., Peters, M. D., Warren, S., O'Shea, R. ... Cass, A. (2015). Systematic review using the JBI mixed methods approach: An application using diverse evidence from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healthcare. Joanna Briggs Institute International Methodology Symposium. Adelaide.
2015 Peters, M., Godfrey, C. & Baldini Soares, C. (2015). JBI Systematic Scoping Review Methodology. Joanna Briggs Institute International Methodology Symposium. Adelaide.
2014 Peters, M. D., Godfrey, C., Khalil, H., McInerney, P., Baldini-Soares, C. & Parker, D. (2014). ‘JBI Scoping Review Methodology’. Joanna Briggs Institute 9th Biennial International Colloquium. Singapore.
2014 Peters, M. D. (2014). JBI Scoping Review Methodology. Joanna Briggs Institute 9th Biennial International Colloquium. Singapore.

Report for External Bodies

Year Citation
2017 Peters, M. D., Ramsay, I., Corsini, N. & Eckert, M., (2017). Consumer health information needs and preferences: an evidence check review,
2016 Peters, M. D., Fish, J., Ramsay, I., Sharplin, G., Corsini, N. & Eckert, M., (2016). Effectiveness of public health messaging using various communication channels during smoke events: a rapid review,
2016 Peters, M. D., Lockwood, C., Munn, Z., Moola, S. & Mishra, R. K., (2016). People’s views and experiences of delivering and participating in microfinance interventions: a systematic review of qualitative evidence, EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, UCL Institute of Education, University College London, London,
2015 Peters, M. D., Lockwood, C., Munn, Z., Moola, S. & Mishra, R. K., (2015). What are people’s views and experiences of delivering and participating in microfinance interventions? A systematic review of qualitative evidence from South Asia (Protocol),
2015 McArthur, A., , Peters, M. D., Munn, Z. & Chu, V., (2015). Safe Management of Expressed Breast Milk (EBM): An Evidence Check review, the Sax institute, Australia,
2014 Joanna Briggs Institute,, (2014). Caring for families experiencing stillbirth. Part 1 of 3: diagnosis to birth, Stillbirth Foundation Australia,
2014 Peters, M, , Lisy, K, , Riitano, D, , Jordan, Z., & Aromataris, E. C., (2014). Providing care for families who have experienced stillbirth: a comprehensive systematic review, Joanna Briggs Foundation,
2014 Joanna Briggs Institute,, (2014). Caring for families experiencing stillbirth. Part 3 of 3: care following birth, Stillbirth Foundation Australia,
2014 Giles, K, , Munn, Z, , Schultz, T, , Deakin, A, , Aromataris, E. C., Mandel, C, ... Runciman, B,, (2014). Use of surgical and radiology checklists in Australian hospitals: uptake, barriers and enablers,
2014 Joanna Briggs Institute,, (2014). Caring for families experiencing stillbirth. Part 2 of 3: the birth, Stillbirth Foundation Australia,
2013 Peters, M. D., Jordan, Z., Stern, C., Giles, K. & Aromataris, E., (2013). Community grant programs targeting reduction of risk factors for lifestyle-related chronic disease: An evidence review to identify factors related to their effectiveness,
2012 Peters, M. D., (2012). Cancer and Work,

Theses

Year Citation
2012 Peters, M. D.; (2012); Consuming Identities: Contemporary Japanese Foodways in a Global Locale;
2005 Peters, M. D.; (2005); Japanese identity and food: the construction of national identities through consumption;
  • 2015    Australian Department of Health. Health Technology Assessment Panel
  • 2014    UK Department for International Development. What are people’s views and experiences of delivering and participating in microfinance interventions?: a systematic review (£40,000)
  • 2014    Sax Institute/NSW Kids and Families. Safe management of Expressed Breast Milk ($20,000)
  • 2014    Stillbirth Foundation Australia. Provision of effective, meaningful, appropriate care for families who have experienced stillbirth: a comprehensive review of the evidence and best practice guidance ($50,000)
  • 2013    Sax Institute/NSW Ministry of Health. Community grant programs targeting reduction of risk factors for lifestyle-related chronic disease: An evidence review to identify factors related to their effectiveness ($27,000)
  • 2013    HCF Health and Medical Research Foundation. Use of surgical and interventional radiology checklists in Australian hospitals: uptake, barriers and enablers ($311,195)
  • 2012    Cancer Australia / Cancer Council SA. Supporting People with Cancer. Cancer Survivorship: A focus on return to work. A targeted intervention to address unmet survivorship care needs.

Current PhD Students

  • Marc Colbeck: Evidence-based, therapeutic-oriented, clinical practice guidelines to improve patient care outcomes. 2014 -

Current Masters Students

  • Stephen Kao. Swallowing outcomes following primary surgical resection and primary free flap reconstruction for oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas. 2015 –
  • Erica Tilley. The effectiveness of allied health therapy in the symptomatic management of progressive supranuclear palsy. 2014 –
  • Arisara Pathum. Effectiveness and safety of protocolized compared to non protocolized weaning in reducing the duration of mechanical ventilation in critically ill adult patients. 2014 –
  • Rachel Riley: Effectiveness, cost effectiveness and acceptability of chronic kidney disease management programs/models for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. 2014-

Completed Students

  • Gabrielle Vigar (Master of Nursing Science) Radiation induced skin toxicities: A comprehensive systematic review of effectiveness of interventions and experiences of cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy. 2012 – 2013 (Awarded 2013)

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2016 - ongoing Peer Reviewer - BMC Health Services Research
2016 - ongoing Peer Reviewer - Western Journal of Nursing Research
2016 - ongoing Peer Reviewer - The International Journal of Evidence Based Healthcare
2015 - ongoing Member Relationships Australia: Family Forum Australia
2014 - ongoing Peer Reviewer - Women and Birth: Journal of the Australian College of Midwives Australia
2014 - ongoing Member • JBI Levels of Evidence and Grades of Recommendation Working Party Australia
2013 - ongoing Member Cochrane Nursing Care Field Australia

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2015 - ongoing Member School of Translational Health Science Research Committee The Joanna Briggs Institute/School of Translational Health Science Australia
2013 - ongoing Member Joanna Briggs Institute Scientific Committee The Joanna Briggs Institute Australia
2013 - 2013 Member Joanna Briggs Institute, International Engagement Committee The Joanna Briggs Institute Australia

Board Memberships

Date Role Board name Institution name Country
2013 - ongoing Member School of Translational Health Science /Joanna Briggs Institute School Board The Joanna Briggs Institute Australia

Offices Held

Date Office Name Institution Country
2015 - ongoing Cancer Care Node Convenor The Joanna Briggs Institute Australia
2015 - 2017 Infection Control Node Convenor The Joanna Briggs Institute Australia
2015 - ongoing Receiving Editor - THE JBI DATABASE OF SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS AND IMPLEMENTATION REPORTS The Joanna Briggs Institute Australia
Position
Research Fellow
Phone
83135658
Campus
Womens & Childrens Hospital
Building
WCH - Norwich Centre
Org Unit
Joanna Briggs Institute

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