Micah Peters

Micah Peters

Adelaide Nursing School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

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


Dr Micah Peters - TITLEHOLDER. 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.
Dr 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).

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

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2014 Co-Supervisor End of Life Care in Intensive Care Unit: An Analysis of Clinical Effectiveness in Nursing Master of Clinical Science Master Part Time Ms Arisara Patthum
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2015 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Swallowing Outcomes Following Primary Surgical Resection and Primary Free Flap Reconstruction for Oral and Oropharyngeal Squamos Cell Carcinomas: A Systematic Review of Quantitative Evidence Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Dr Stephen Shih-Teng Kao
    2014 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Effectiveness, Cost Effectiveness, Acceptability and Implementation Barriers/Facilitators of Chronic Kidney Disease Management Programs for Indigenous People in Australia, New Zealand and Canada: A Systematic Review of Mixed Evidence Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Ms Rachel Elizabeth Reilly
    2014 - 2016 Principal Supervisor The Effectiveness of Allied Health Therapy in the Symptomatic Management of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy: A Systematic Review Master of Clinical Science Master Full Time Erica Tilley

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