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2016

  1. Hanckel J and Segal L. The Inspir=Ed Project, a holistic early childhood project  for enhancing parent-child wellbeing. Childhood Education 92(1):10-21, 2016.
  2. Maple-Brown LJ, Hughes JT, Ritte R, Barzi F, Hoy WE, Lawton PD, Jones GR, Death E, Simmonds A, Sinha AK, Cherian S, Thomas MA, McDermott R, Brown AD, O'Dea K, Jerums G, Cass A, MacIsaac RJ. Progression of Kidney Disease in Indigenous Australians: The eGFR Follow-up Study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. pii: CJN.09770915, 2016.
  3. Zhang A, Hughes JT, Brown A, Lawton PD, Cass A, Hoy W, O'Dea K, Maple-Brown LJ. Resting heart rate, physiological stress and disadvantage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: analysis from a cross-sectional study. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 16(1):36. doi: 10.1186/s12872-016-0211-9, 2016.

2015

  1. Toop CR, Muhlhausler BS, O'Dea K, Gentili S. Consumption of sucrose, but not high fructose corn syrup, leads to increased adiposity and dyslipidaemia in the pregnant and lactating rat. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 6(1):38-46, 2015. 
  2. Hughes JT, Maple-Brown LJ, Piers LS, Meerkin J, O'Dea K, Ward LC. Development of a single-frequency bioimpedance prediction equation for fat-free mass in an adult Indigenous Australian population. Eur J Clin Nutr. 69(1):28-33, 2015. 
  3. Ferguson M, O'Dea K, Chatfield M, Moodie M, Altman J, Brimblecombe J. The comparative cost of food and beverages at remote Indigenous communities, Northern Territory, Australia. Aust N Z J Public Health doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12370, 2015. 
  4. Maple-Brown LJ, Hughes JT, Chatfield MD, Ward LC, Piers LS, Jones GR, Lawton PD, Ellis AG, Cass A, Hoy WE, O'Dea K, MacIsaac RJ, Jerums G. Adding measures of body composition to the CKD-EPI GFR estimating equation in Indigenous Australians: the eGFR study. Am J Kidney Dis. 65(4):632-4, 2015. 
  5. Brown A, Mentha R, Howard M, Rowley K, Reilly R, Paquet C, O'Dea K. Men, hearts and minds: developing and piloting culturally specific psychometric tools assessing psychosocial stress and depression in central Australian Aboriginal men. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol doi: 10.1007/s00127-015-1100-8, 2015. 
  6. Meyer BJ, Byrne M, Parletta N, Gow R, Hibbeln JR. Fish Oil and Impulsive Aggressive Behavior.  J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol doi:10.1089/cap.2015.0065, 2015.  
  7. Meyer BJ, Byrne MK, Collier C, Parletta N, Crawford D, Winberg P, Webster D, Chapman K, Thomas G, Dally J, Batterham M, Farquhar I, Grant L. Baseline omega-3 index correlates with aggressive and attention deficit disorder behaviours in adult prisoners. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0120220. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0120220, 2015. 
  8. Street SJ, Parletta N, Milte CM, Sullivan KA, Hills AP, Buckley JD, Howe, PRC. Interaction of erythrocyte eicosapentaenoic acid and physical activity predicts reduced risk of mild cognitive impairment. Aging Ment Health 19(10):885-91. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2014.971705, 2015. 
  9. Li M, McDermott R. Obesity, albuminuria, and gamma-glutamyl transferase predict incidence of hypertension in indigenous Australians in rural and remote communities in northern Australia.  J. Hypertension 33(4):704-9; discussion 709-10. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000462, 2015.
  10. Li M, McDermott R.Smoking, poor nutrition, and sexually transmitted infections associated with pelvic inflammatory disease in remote North Queensland Indigenous communities, 1998-2005 BMC Womens Health 15: 31, doi: 10.1186/s12905-015-0188-z, 2015.
  11. Johnson DR, McDermott RA, Clifton PM, D'Onise K, Taylor SM, Preece CL, Schmidt BA. Characteristics of Indigenous adults with poorly controlled diabetes in north Queensland: implications for services. BMC Public Health 15:325. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1660-2, 2015.
  12. Zarnowiecki D, Parletta N, Dollman J. Socio-economic position as a moderator of 9 to 13 year old children’s non-core food intake. Public Health Nutr. 23:1-16, 2015.
  13. Meyer BM, Byrne MK, Collier C, Parletta N, Crawford D, Winberg P, Webster D, Chapman K, Thomas G, Dally J, Batterham M, Farquhar I, Grant L. Baseline omega-3 index correlates with aggressive and attention deficit disorder behaviours in adult prisoners. PLoS ONE 10(3):e0120220. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120220, 2015.
  14. Gow RV, Hibbeln J, Parletta N. Current evidence and future directions for research with omega-3 fatty acids and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 18(2):133-8. doi: 10.1097/MCO.0000000000000140, 2015.
  15. Williams MT, Cafarella P, Paquet C, Frith P Cognitive behavioural therapy for the management of dyspnoea: a pilot study. Respir Care pii: respcare.03764, 2015.
  16. van Heeswijck T, Paquet C, Kestens Y, Thierry B, Morency C, Daniel M. Differences in associations between active transportation and built environmental exposures when expressed using different components of individual activity spaces. Health Place 33:195-202. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.03.003, 2015.
  17. Opie RS, Itsiopoulos C, Parletta N, Sanchez-Villegas A, Akbaraly TN, Ruusunen A, Jacka FN. Dietary recommendations for the prevention of depression. Nutr Neurosci. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1476830515Y.0000000043, 2015.
  18. Furber G, Segal L, Leach M, Turnbull C, Procter N, Diamond M, Miller S, McGorry P. Preventing mental illness: closing the evidence-practice gap through workforce and services planning. BMC Health Services Research 15:283, doi:10.1186/s12913-015-0954-5,  2015.
  19. Gibson OR, Segal L. Limited evidence to assess the impact of primary health care system or service level attributes on health outcomes of Indigenous people with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review. BMC Health Services Research 15:154, doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-0803-6, 2015.
  20. Segal L. Economic issues in the community response to child maltreatment. Chapter 10 in: Mandatory reporting laws and the identification of severe child abuse and neglect, Child Maltreatment: Contemporary Issues in Research and Policy. 4(10): 193-216, B Mathews & D Bross (eds), Springer: New York, 2015.
  21. Rowley K, Doyle J, Johnston L, Reilly R, McCarthy L, Marika M, Riley T, Atkinson P, Firebrace B, Calleja J, Cargo M. Strengths and limitations of a tool for monitoring and evaluating First Peoples’ health promotion from an ecological perspective. BMC Public Health  15: 1215, 2015.
  22. Luke JN, Ritte R, O’Dea K, Brown A, Piers LS, Jenkins AJ, Rowley KG. Nutritional predictors of successful chronic disease prevention for a community cohort in Central Australia. Public Health Nutrition 17:1-9, 2015.
  23. Luke J, Schmidt D, Ritte R, O’Dea K, Brown A, Piers LS, Jenkins A, Rowley K. Nutritional predictors of chronic disease in a Central Australian Aboriginal cohort: a multi-mixture modelling analysis. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases doi:10.1016/j.numecd.2015.11.009, 2015.
  24. MacLean S, Ritte R, Thorpe A, Ewen S, Arabena K. Assessing compliance with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research guidelines within systematic reviews. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 15(4), 2015.
  25. McMahon E, Webster J, O'Dea K, Brimblecombe J. Dietary sodium and iodine in remote Indigenous Australian communities: will salt-reduction strategies increase risk of iodine deficiency? A cross-sectional analysis and simulation study. BMC Public Health 15:1318. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2686-1, 2015.
  26. Boyle JA, Cunningham J, Norman RJ, Dunbar T, O'Dea K. Polycystic ovary syndrome and metabolic syndrome in Indigenous Australian women. Intern Med J. 45(12):1247-54. doi: 10.1111/imj.12910, 2015.
  27. Owen AJ, Magliano DJ, O'Dea K, Barr EL, Shaw JE. Polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and risk of cardiovascular mortality in a low fish-consuming population: a prospective cohort analysis. Eur J Nutr. DOI 10.1007/s00394-015-0979-x, 2015.
  28. Ekinci EI, Hughes JT, Chatfield MD, Lawton PD, Jones GR, Ellis AG, Cass A, Thomas M, MacIsaac RJ, O'Dea K, Jerums G, Maple-Brown LJ. Hyperfiltration in Indigenous Australians with and without diabetes. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 30(11):1877-84. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfv230, 2015.
  29. Souverein OW, de Vries JH, Freese R, Watzl B, Bub A, Miller ER, Castenmiller JJ, Pasman WJ, van Het Hof K, Chopra M, Karlsen A, Dragsted LO, Winkels R, Itsiopoulos C, Brazionis L, O'Dea K, van Loo-Bouwman CA, Naber TH, van der Voet H, Boshuizen HC. Prediction of fruit and vegetable intake from biomarkers using individual participant data of diet-controlled intervention studies. Br J Nutr. 113(9):1396-409. doi: 10.1017/S0007114515000355, 2015.

 2014

  1. Hodge AM, O’Dea K, English DR, Giles GG, Flicker L. Dietary patterns as predictors of successful ageing.J Nutr Hlth and Ageing 18(3):221-7, 2014. 
  2. Amarasena N, Kapellas K, Skilton M, Maple-Brown L, Rown A, Bartold PM, O’Dea K, Celermajer D, Slade G, Jamieson LM. Oral health behaviours and perceptions reported by Indigenous Australians living in Darwin, Northern Territory. Community Dental Health  31:57-61, 2014. 
  3. Kapellas K, Jamieson LM, Do LG, Bartold PM, Wang H, Maple-Brown L, Sullivan D, O’Dea K, Brown A, Celermajor DS, Slade GD, Skilton MR. Associations between periodontal disease and cardiovascular surrogate measures among Indigenous Australians. Int J Cardiol. 173(2):190-6, 2014. 
  4. Maple-Brown L, Ekinci E, Hughes J, Chatfield M, Lawton P, Jones G, Ellis A, Sinha A, Cass A, Hoy W, O’Dea K, Jerums G, MacIsaac R. Performance of  formulas for estimating glomerular filtration rate in Indigenous Australians with and without Type 2 diabetes: The eGFR Study.Diabet Med. 2014 Jul;31(7):829-38. doi: 10.1111/dme.12426.
  5. Brimblecombe J, Maypilama E, Colles S, Scarlett M, Dhurrkay JG, Ritchie J, O’Dea K. Factors influencing food choice in an Australian Aboriginal community.Qual Health Res. 24:387-400, 2014. 
  6. Kapellas K, Skilton MR, Maple-Brown LJ, Do LG, Bartold PM, O’Dea K, Brown A, Celermajer DS, Jamieson LM. Periodontal disease and dental caries among Indigenous Australians living in the Northern Territory, Australia. Aust Dent J. 59:93-9, 2014. 
  7. Peters J, Parletta N, Lynch J, Campbell K. A comparison of parental views of their pre-school children’s ‘healthy’ versus ‘unhealthy’ diets: A qualitative study.Appetite, 2014 May;76:129-36. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2014.02.001. 
  8. Zarnowiecki D, Parletta N, Petkov J, Dollman J.  The role of socioeconomic position as a moderator of children's healthy food intake.  Br J Nutr. 2014 Sep 14;112(5):830-40. doi: 10.1017/S0007114514001354. 
  9. Zarnowiecki D, Ball K, Parletta N, Dollman J. Describing socioeconomic gradients in children’s diets – does the socioeconomic indicator used matter?  Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2014; 11: 44. 10.1186/1479-5868-11-44.
  10. Reilly R, Rowley K, Luke J, Doyle J, Ritte R. O’Shea R, Brown A. Economic rationalisation of health behaviours: The dangers of attempting policy discussions in a vacuum, Soc Sci Med. 2014 Aug;114:200-3. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.04.036.
  11. Lyons JG, O'Dea K, Walker KZ. Evidence for low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in Australian indigenous peoples: a systematic review. BMC Public Health. 2014 Jun 2;14:545. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-545.
  12. Maple-Brown  LJ, Hughes J T, Lu ZX, Jeyaraman  K, Lawton  P, Jones GD, Ellis  A, Sinha  A, Cass  A, MacIsaac R J, Jerums  G, O'Dea K. Serum vitamin D levels, diabetes and cardio-metabolic risk factors in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander AustraliansDiabetol Metab Syndr. 2014 Jul 16;6:78. doi: 10.1186/1758-5996-6-78
  13. Maple-Brown L,Thomas S, Connors C, Whitbread C, Chitturi S. The challenge of managing diabetes in pregnancy in the Northern Territory.  Diabetes Management Journal, 2014, vol 47 (32-34).
  14. Edwards L, Connors C, Whitbread C, Brown A, Oats J, Maple-Brown L. Improving health service delivery for women with diabetes in pregnancy in remote Australia: survey of care in the Northern Territory Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership, Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2014 Dec;54(6):534-40. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12246.
  15. Black A, Vally H, Morris P, Daniel M, Esterman A, Smith F, O’Dea K, ‘High folate levels in Aboriginal children after subsidised fruit and vegetables and mandatory folate-fortification’, Aust N Z J Public Health. 2014 Jun;38(3):241-6. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12235.
  16. Hume A, Wetten A, Feeney C, Taylor S, O'Dea K, Brimblecombe JRemote school gardens: exploring a cost effective and novel way to engage Australian Indigenous students in nutrition and health’, Aust NZ J Public Healthy, 2014 Jun, 38(3), 235-240.
  17. Dube L, Labban A, Moubarac JC, Ma Y, Paquet C, ‘A nutrition mindset on Big Data and food demand drivers in modern and traditional systems’Ann N Y Acad Sci, 2014 Dec; 1331:278-95; doi:10.1111/nyas 12595.
  18. Byrne M, Parletta N, Meyer BJ, Webster D, Batterham M.  Adult Attention Deficit Disorder and Aggressive Behaviour: An Exploration of Relationships between Brown Attention-Deficit Disorder Scales and the Aggression Questionnaire.Psychiatr Psychol Law. 2014, Vol 22(3), DOI:10.1080/13218719.2014.960027.
  19. Parletta N, Breastfeeding and child neurodevelopment: a role for gut microbiota?Dev Med Child Neurol. 2014 Feb;56(2):101-2. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.12330.
  20. Jones RA, Lubans DR, Morgan PJ, Okely AD, Parletta N, Wolfenden L, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Gibbs L, Waters E.  School-based obesity prevention interventions: Practicalities and considerations. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2014 Sep-Oct;8(5):e497-510. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2013.10.004.
  21. Peters J, Parletta N, Campbell K, Lynch J (2014). Parental influences on the diets of 2-5 year old children: Systematic review of qualitative research. J Early Child Res 12(1):3-19.
  22. Arabena K, Rowley K, MacLean S. Editorial Issue 4 2014: Building evidence about effective health promotion in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Aust J Prim Health 2014; 20: 317-318.
  23. Reilly R, Rowley KG, Luke J, Doyle J, Ritte R, O'Shea R, Brown, A. Economic rationalisation of health behaviours: The dangers of attempting policy discussions in a vacuum. Soc Sci Med. 2014 Aug;114:200-3. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.04.036.
  24. Gibson OR, Segal L, Limited evidence to assess the impact of primary health care system or service level attributes on health outcomes of Indigenous people with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review, BMC Health Serv Res 2015, 15:154 doi:10.1186/s12913-015-0803-6.
  25. Zarnowiecki D, Dollman J, Parletta N. Associations between predictors of children’s dietary intake and socioeconomic position: a systematic review of the literature. Obes Rev. 2014 May;15(5):375-91. doi: 10.1111/obr.12139.
  26. D’Onise K, McDermott RA, Lynch JW.  Center-based preschool programs: systematic review of child and adult health outcomes in AJ Reynolds, AJ Rolnick, JA Temple, Health and Education in Early Childhood: Predictors, Intervention and Policies. 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, pp. 145-200.
  27. Parletta N. Food for thought: Parents, schools and children’s nutrition literacy. In Health and Wellbeing of Children in the Early Years, D Pendergast D & S Garvis (Eds). pp 133-145. Cambridge University Press (in press).
  28. Freemantle  CJ, Ritte R., Smith K, Iskander D, Cutler T, Heffernan B, Zhong G, Read A. Victorian Aboriginal Child Mortality Study: Patterns, Trends and Disparities in Mortality between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Infants and Children, 1999–2008. Nov, 2014, Onemda VicHealth Group, Centre for Health Equity at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health., University of Melbourne.

2013

  1. Brimblecombe J, Ferguson M, Liberato SC, & O’Dea, K (2013). Characteristics of the community-level diet in remote Aboriginal northern Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(7), 380-384.
  2. Brimblecombe J, Ferguson M, Liberato S, Ball K, Moodie ML, Magnus A, Miles E, Leach AJ, Chatfield MD, Ni Mhurchu C, O’Dea K, Bailie RS. (2013) Stores Healthy Options Project in Remote Indigenous Communities (SHOP@RIC): a protocol of a randomised trial promoting healthy food and beverage purchases through price discounts and in-store nutrition education. BMC public health, 13:744
  3. Campbell S, Bohanna I, Swinbourne A, Cadet-James Y, McKeown D, McDermott R. ‘Stages of change, smoking  behaviour and readiness to quit in a large sample of Indigenous Australians living in eight remote North Queensland communities’, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 10:1562-1571 Doi:10.3390/ijerph10041562
  4. Campbell S, Lynch J, Esterman A, McDermott R. ‘Pre-pregnancy predictors of hypertension in pregnancy among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in North Queensland, Australia’, BMC Public Health, 2013, 13:138 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/138
  5. Sandra Campbell, India Bohanna, Dallas McKeown-Young, Adrian Esterman,Yvonne Cadet-James & Robyn McDermott , International Journal of Health Promotion and Education (2014): Evaluation of a community-based tobacco control intervention in five remote north Queensland Indigenous communities, International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, DOI: 10.1080/14635240.2013.859444
  6. Canuto KJ, Spagnoletti B, McDermott RA & Cargo M.  ‘Factors influencing attendance in a structured physical activity program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in an urban setting: a mixed methods process evaluation’. International Journal for Equity in Health 12: (1)1-11.
  7. D’Onise K, McDermott R, Esterman A & McCulloch B, ‘Temporal variation in cardiovascular disease risk predicted by albuminuria: An opportunity for clinical intervention.’ Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2013, vol.3, no. 1, 22-27.
  8. D'Onise, K., McDermott, R.A., Campbell, S.K., Benefits of modest weight or waist circumference loss in a remote North Queensland Indigenous population, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2013, 37 (4) , pp. 345-349
  9. D'Onise, K., Haren, M.T., Misan, G.M.H., McDermott, R.A., Who uses complementary and alternative therapies in regional South Australia? Evidence from the Whyalla Intergenerational Study of Health, Australian Health Review, 2013, 37(1), pp. 104-111.
  10. Gibson, Odette R., Segal, Leonie., McDermott, Robyn A., A systematic review of evidence on the association between hospitalisation for chronic disease related ambulatory care sensitive conditions and primary health care resourcing. BMC Health Services Research, 2013, 13:336
  11. Hughes JT, Maple-Brown LJ, Piers LS, Meerkin J, O’Dea K, Ward LC.  Development of a single frequency bioimpedance prediction equation for fat-free mass in an adult Indigenous Australian population.  European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, in press 2013
  12. Liberato SC, Singh G, Mulholland K. (2013). Effects of protein energy supplementation during pregnancy on fetal growth: a review of the literature focusing on contextual factors. Food & Nutrition Research, 57: 20499
  13. Liberato SC; Bressan J, & Hills A (2013). The role of physical activity and diet on bone mineral indices in young men: a cross-sectional study. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 10(1)43.
  14. Liberato SC, Maple-Brown L, Bressan J, Hills A. (2013) The relationships between body composition and cardiovascular risk factors in young Australian men. Nutrition Journal. 12: 108
  15. Liberato SC & Bressan J (2013). How accurate is triaxial RT3TM (RT3) accelerometer for estimating energy expenditure? Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 5(2), 46-50.
  16. Deen, J., Matos, L., Temple, B., Su, J.-Y., da Silva, J., Liberato, S. et al. (2013). Identifying national health research priorities in Timor-Leste through a scoping review of existing health data. Health Research Policy and Systems, 11(1), 8
  17. Maple-Brown L, Brown A, Lee I-L, Connors C, Oats J, McIntyre HD, et al.  Pregnancy and Neonatal Diabetes Outcomes in Remote Australia (PANDORA) study.  BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 2013, 13:221
  18. Maple-Brown LJ, Ekinci EI, Hughes JT, Chatfield M, Lawton PD, Jones GRD, et al.  Performance of formulas for estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate in Indigenous Australians with and without Type 2 diabetes: The eGFR Study.  Diabetic Medicine, in press 2013.
  19. Maple-Brown LJ, Brimblecombe J, Connelly PW, Harris SB, Mamakeesick M, Zinman B, O’Dea K, Hanley AJ, ‘Similarities and differences in cardiometabolic risk factors among remote Aboriginal Australian and Canadian cohorts’ (2013), Diab Res Clin Prac, vol. 100, no. 1, pp.133-141
  20. Turner R.C., Brazionis L.B., McDermott, R  ‘Intake patterns of food nutrients and other substances associated with chronic pancreatitis’ (2013), Pancreatology, 13:33-37
  21. Ryan MC, Itsiopoulos C, Thodis T, Ward G, Trost N, Hofferberth S, O’Dea K, Desmon PV, Johnson NA, Wilson AM, ‘The Mediterranean diet improves hepatic steatosis and insulin sensitivity in individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease’ Journal of Hepatology, (2013) in press
  22. Luke JN, Brown AD, Brazionis L, O’Dea K, Best JD, McDermott RA, Wang Z, Wang Z & Rowley KG, ‘Exploring clinical predictors of cardiovascular disease in a central Australian Aboriginal cohort’ (2013), European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 20 (2) 246-253
  23. Brown, A.D.H., Mentha, R., Rowley, K.G., Skinner, T., Davy, C., O'Dea, K., Depression in Aboriginal men in central Australia: Adaptation of the Patient Health Questionnaire 9, 2013. BMC Psychiatry, 2013, Volume 13, Article number 271.
  24. Hume, A., O'Dea, K. Brimblecombe, J. "We need our own food, to grow our own veggies." Remote Aboriginal food gardens in the Top End of Australia's Northern Territory, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2013.  37 (5) , pp. 434-441
  25. Jones RA, Lubans DR, Morgan PJ, Okely AD, Parletta N, Wolfenden L, de Silva-Sanigorski A, Gibbs L, Waters E (2013). School-based obesity prevention interventions: Practicalities and considerations. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice.
  26. O’Callaghan N, Parletta N, Milte CM, Benassi B, Fenech M, Petkov J, Howe PRC (2013). Telomere shortening in elderly people with mild cognitive impairment may be attenuated with omega-3 fatty acid supplementation: A randomised controlled pilot study. Nutrition.  doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2013.09.013.
  27. Milte CM, Parletta N, Buckley JD, Coates AM, Young RM, Howe PRC (2013). Increased erythrocyte eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid are associated with improved attention and behaviour in children with ADHD in a 12-month randomised controlled three-way crossover trial. Journal of Attention Disorders. doi:10.1177/1087054713510562
  28. Schranz N, Tomkinson G, Parletta N, Petkov J, Olds T (2013). Can resistance training change the strength, body composition and self-concept of overweight and obese adolescent males? A randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Sports Medicine. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092209
  29. Parletta N, Cooper P, Gent D, Petkov J, O’Dea K (2013). Effects of fish oil supplementation on learning and behaviour of children from Australian Indigenous remote community schools: A randomised controlled trial. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, 89(2-3):71-79.
  30. Parletta N, Milte CM, Meyer B (2013). Nutritional modulation of cognitive function and mental health. Invited review, Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 24(5):725-743.
  31. Peters J, Dollman J, Petkov J, Parletta N (2013). Associations between parenting styles and nutrition knowledge and 2-5 year old children’s fruit, vegetable and non-core food consumption. Public Health Nutrition, 16(11):1979-1987.
  32. Luke J, Brown A, Daniel M, O’Dea K, Best JD, Jenkins A, Wang Z, McDermott R, Wang Z & Rowley K, ‘The metabolic syndrome and CVD outcomes for a central Australian cohort’ (2013), Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 100:3:e70-e73
  33. Luke J, Brown A, Daniel M, O’Dea K, Best JD, Jenkins A, Wang Z, McDermott R, Wang Z & Rowley K, Response to the letter by Kawada et al. regarding the manuscript ‘The metabolic syndrome and CVD outcomes for a central Australian cohort’ (2013), Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 102:2:e22-e23.
  34. Hodge A, English D, Giles G, O’Dea K, Flicker L. ‘Diabetes and Aging in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study (MCCS), Diab Res Clin Pract, 100(3):398-403.
  35. Hume A, O’Dea K, Brimblecombe J. ‘A survey of remote Aboriginal horticulture and community gardens in the top end of Australia’s Northern Territory. Aust NZ J Public Health, 2013, 37(4):394-395  LETTER
  36. Black AP, Vally H, Morris P, Daniel M, Esterman A, Karschimkus C, O’Dea K.  Nutritional impacts of a fruit and vegetable subsidy program for disadvantaged Australian Aboriginal children. Brit J Nutr (in press, May 1, 2013)
  37. Martin D & Ritte R, International comparisons of kidney transplantation rates – seeking a road to success. Nephrology, 2013, 18 (9) 644–645
  38. Ritte R et al, Reproductive factors and risk of hormone receptor positive and negative breast cancer: a cohort study. BMC Cancer, 2013 9;13:584.
  39. Ritte R. et al, Height, age at menarche and risk of hormone receptor-positive and -negative breast cancer: a cohort study. Int. J. Cancer, 2013, 132, 2619–2629.
  40. Steindorf K, Ritte R, Eomois P et al, Physical activity and risk of breast cancer overall and by hormone receptor status: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition. Int. J. Cancer: 132, 1667–1678 (2013)
  41. Roe YL, McDermott RA, Mittinty MN, Zeitz CJ, Chew DP ‘Impact of age, gender and Indigenous status on access to diagnostic coronary angiography for acute coronary syndromes in Australia, Internal Medicine J, 2013 43 (3) 317-322
  42. Daniel M, Paquet C ,Kelly S, Zang G, Rowley K, McDermott R, O’Dea K, ‘Hypertriglyceridemic waist and newly-diagnosed diabetes among remote-dwelling Indigenous Australians.’ Annals of Human Biology, 2013,40:6,496-504
  43. Johnston L, Doyle J, Morgan B, Atkinson-Briggs S, Firebrace B, Marika M, Reilly R, Cargo M, Riley T, Rowley K. ‘A review of programs that targeted environmental factors for improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. International Journal of Environmental Researcher & Public Health, 2013; 10:3518-3542.
  44. Leach MJ, Segal L, Esterman A, Armour C, McDermott R, Fountaine T, ‘The Diabetes Care Project: an Australian multicentre, cluster randomised controlled trial (study protocol)’, BMC Public Health, 13(1):1212, doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1212, 20 December 2013.
  45. Blackberry I, Furler J, Best J, Chondros P, Vale M, Walker C, Dunning T, Segal L, Dunbar J, Audehm R, Liew D, Young D, ‘Effectiveness of general practice based, practice nurse led telephone coaching on glycaemic control of type 2 diabetes: the Patient Engagement And Coaching for Health (PEACH) pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial’, BMJ 347:f5272, doi: 10.1136/bmj.f5272, 18 September 2013
  46. Furler J, Hii J, Liew D, Blackberry I, Best J, Segal L, Young D, ‘The “cost” of treating to target: Cross-sectional analysis of patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes in Australian general practice’, BMC Family Practice 14:32, March 2013
  47. Lenoir-Wijnkoop I, Jones PJ, Uauy R, Segal, L, Milner J, 'Nutrition economics - food as an ally of public health', British Journal of Nutrition, Firstview article, doi:10.1017/S0007114512005107, 23 January 2013
  48. Donato R, Segal L, ‘Does Australia have the appropriate health reform agenda to close the gap in Indigenous health?’, Australian Health Review, published online, doi:10.1071/AH12186, February 2013
  49. Segal L, Leach M, May E, Turnbull C, ‘Regional primary care team to deliver best-practice diabetes care: A needs-driven health workforce model reflecting a biopsychosocial construct of health’, doi: 10.2337/dc12-1793, Diabetes Care, 36 (7):1898-1907, 2013
  50. Costa, NMB; Liberato, SC (2013). Biotechnology and the nutritional value of foods. In: Costa, NMB e Borem, A. (Org.). Biotechnology in Health and Nutrition: How the DNA can improve the foods. 2ed.Rio de Janeiro: Editora Rubio, p. 27-57.
  51. Costa, NMB; Liberato, SC (2013). Biotechnology and the functional value of foods. In: Costa, NMB e Borem, A. (Org.). Biotechnology in Health and Nutrition: How the DNA can improve the foods. 2ed.Rio de Janeiro: Editora Rubio, p. 59-74.
  52. Freemantle, J., Ritte, R., Heffernan, B., Cutler, T. & Iskandar, D. 2013, Victorian Aboriginal Child Mortality Study. Phase 1: The Birth Report – Patterns and Trends in Births to Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mothers and/or Fathers 1988–2008 Inclusive, The Lowitja Institute, Melbourne.
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2012

  1. Boyle JA, Cunningham J, O’Dea K, Dunbar T, Norman RJ. Prevalence of polycystic ovary syndrome in a sample of Indigenous women in Darwin, Australia . Med J Aust 196: 62-66, 2012.
  2. Maple-Brown LJ, Cunningham J, Zinman B, Mamakeesick M, Harris SB, Connelly PW, Shaw J, O’Dea K, Hanley AJ. Cardiovascular disease risk profile and microvascular complications of diabetes: comparison of Indigenous cohorts with diabetes in Australia and Canada. Cardiovascular Diabetology. 11: 30, Mar 28, 2012.
  3. Luke JN, Brown AD, Brazionis L, O’Dea K, Best JD, McDermott RA, Wang Z, Wang Z, Rowley KG. Exploring clinical predictors of cardiovascular disease in a central Australian Aboriginal cohort. Europ J Prev Cardiol ePub ahead of print, Jan 24, 2012.
  4. Maple-Brown LJ, Hughes J, Piers LS, Ward LC, Meerkin J, Eisman JA, Center JR, Pocock NA, Jerums G, O’Dea K. Increased bone mineral density in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: impact of body composition differences. Bone 51:123-130, 2012.
  5. Brown A, Scales U, Beever W, Rickards B, Rowley K, O’Dea K. Exploring the expression of depressive affect and distress in Aboriginal men in Central Australia: a qualitative study. BMC Psychiatry 12:97, 2012.
  6. Maple-Brown LJ, Hughes JT, Lawton PD, Jones GRD, Ellis AG, Drabsch K, Cass A, Hoy WE, MacIsaac RJ, O'Dea K, Jerums G. Accurate Assessment of Kidney Function in Indigenous Australians: the eGFR Study. Am J Kidney Dis (in press July 4)
  7. Daniel M, Zang G, Rowley K, McDermott R, Kelly S O’Dea K. Non-linear modeling of fasting plasma glucose concentration and peak 2-hour insulin response to glucose challenge in Australian Aboriginal people. Diab Res Clin Metab (in press, July 6, 2012).
  8. Brimblecombe J, Liddle R, O’Dea K. Use of point of sale data to assess food and nutrient quality in remote stores. Public Health Nutrition (in press, Aug 2012)
  9. Li M, McDermott R, D’Onise K, Leonard D. Folate status and health behaviours in two Australian Indigenous populations in North Queensland Public Health Nutrition, 2012, 15(10):1959-1965*
  10. Li M, McCulloch B, McDermott R. Metabolic Syndrome and Incident Coronary Heart Disease in Indigenous Australian Populations, Obesity, 2012 20(6), 1308-1312*
  11. Forbes MP, Ling J, Jones S, McDermott R. Impacts and outcomes of diabetes care in a high risk remote Indigenous community over time: Implications for practice. Aust J Primary Health, 2012;(10):1071
  12. Roe YL, RA McDermott, MN Mittinty, CJ Zeitz and DP Chew. Impact of age, gender and Indigenous status on access to diagnostic coronary angiography for acute coronary syndromes in Australia, Internal Medicine J 2012, 21:10 pg660.
  13. McDermott R. Sleep disturbance as an independent risk factor for diabetes. Diabetes Management J 2012;39:4-5.
  14. Schmidt B, Wenitong M, Esterman A, Hoy W, Seagal L, Taylor S, Preece C, Sticpewich A, McDermott R. Getting Better at Chronic Care in remote communities: Study protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial of community based management. BMC Public Health 2012, 12:1017
  15. Donato R, Segal L, ‘Does Australia have the appropriate health reform agenda to close the gap in Indigenous health?’ Australian Health Review, published online http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH12186, 1 February 2013
  16. Segal L, Leach M, May E, Turnbull C, ‘Regional primary care team to deliver best practice diabetes care: A needs-driven health workforce model reflecting a biopsychosocial construct of health’, doi: 10.2337/dc12-1793, accepted for publication by Diabetes Care, 21 December 2012
  17. Gibson O, Segal L, McDermott R, ‘A simple diabetes vascular severity staging instrument and its application to a Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal adult cohort in north Australia’, BMC Health Services Research 12:185 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-185, July 2012
  18. Roe, Y.L, Zeitz, C.J., Mittinty, M.N., McDermott, R. A., and Chew, D.P. (2013) Impact of age, gender and Indigenous status on access to diagnostic coronary angiography for patients presenting with no ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTEACS) in Australia. Internal Medicine Journal (March) 317-322
  19. Roe, Y.L, Zeitz, C.J, and Fredericks, B. (2012) Study Protocol: Establishing good relationships between patients and health care providers while providing cardiac care. Exploring how patient-clinician engagement contributes to health disparities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in South Australia. BMC Health Services Research 12(1):397
  20. Canuto KJ, Cargo M, Li M, D'Onise K, Esterman A, McDermott R. Pragmatic randomised trial of a 12-week exercise and nutrition program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: clinical results immediate post and 3 months follow-up. BioMed Central Public Health. 2012;12(933).
  21. Canuto KJ, Spagnoletti B, McDermott RA, Cargo M. Factors influencing attendance in a structured physical activity program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in an urban setting: a mixed methods process evaluation. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2013 2013/01/24;12(1):1-11.
  22. Wycherley, T.P., Brinkworth, G.D., Clifton, P.M., Noakes, M. Comparison of the effects of 52 weeks weight loss with either a high-protein or high-carbohydrate diet on body composition and cardiometabolic risk factors in overweight and obese males. Nutrition and Diabetes. 2012 2(e40). 
  23. Wycherley, T.P., Moran, L.J., Clifton, P.M., Brinkworth, G.D. Effects of energy restricted high protein, low fat vs. standard protein, low fat diets: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2012. 96(6):1281-96
  24. Wycherley, T.P., Mohr, P, Noakes, M., Clifton, P.M., Brinkworth, G.D. Self-reported facilitators of and impediments to maintenance of healthy lifestyle behaviours following a supervised research-based lifestyle intervention program in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetic Med. 2012. May 29(5):632-9
  25. Halliday D, Segal L., What works in Indigenous primary health care health reform? A review of the evidence, Health Economics and Social Policy Research Group, Oct. 2012
  26. Walker KZ and O’Dea K. Preventing diabetes with diet and exercise. In: Nutritional and therapeutic interventions for diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Ed: Bagchi D and Sreejayan N. Publ: Elsevier/Academic Press.
  27. Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan S, Piers LS, Raghavan S, O’Dea K. Anthropometric measurements in Australian Aborigines. In: Handbook of Antropometry: Physical Measures in Human Form in Health and Disease. Ed: Preedy VR, Publ. Springer, pp 2593-2614.

Conferences

2014

Researcher

Type of Presentation

Audience

Title

Professor Kerin O’Dea

Seminar

National

The Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA) Seminar, 28 March, Melbourne. “Dietary approaches to the prevention of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease

Conference

National

4th Science of Nutrition in Medicine Conference, Gold Coast, 3-4 May.

“Public health challenges in nutrition in the 21st century”

Forum

International

2nd World Forum for Nutrition Research, Brisbane, 14 May.

“Translating the principles of the Mediterranean diet”

Conference

National

Dietitians Association of Australia 31st National Conference, Brisbane, 15-17 May. “Public Health Nutrition Policy: what does the future hold?”

Dr Natalie Parletta

Conference

National

4th Nutrition in Medicine Conference – Poster and oral 4-5 May: “People with serious mental illness (SMI) have low omega-3 index – preliminary data from a pilot feasibility study (HELFIMED).

Meeting

National

2nd meeting of the International Society for Psychiatry Nutrition Research (Melbourne) - Invited keynote presentation on cardio-metabolic and mental health benefits of a Mediterranean diet.

2013

Researcher

Type of Presentation

Audience

Title

Brimblecombe, J. & Liberato, SC 

 

Conference Presentation

International

Brimblecombe J, Van Den Boogaard C, Maypilama E, Liberato S,  Barnes A (2013) A community-driven multi-sector approach to build an environment that supports healthy eating. In The 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, Pattaya, Thailand.

Meeting Presentation

International

Brimblecombe, J; Liberato, SC; Boogaard, CVD; Barnes, A; Bailie, R (2013). Feasibility of a multi-sectoral approach to improving food systems in remote Indigenous Australia. Proceeding of Nutrition Society of Australia, 37, p.48.  In the Nutrition Society of Australia and Nutrition Society of New Zealand Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 4-6 Dec 2013, Brisbane, Australia.

Campbell, S. 

 

Conference Presentation

Local

Presenter, What did the Getting Better at Chronic Care in North Queensland project do and what did we learn from it. Mid Project Workshop, Cairns Institute (December 6)

Conference Presentation

National

Panel member, ANZJPH Session Critical issues in publishing: a debate. Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference, Melbourne (September 16). 

Conference Presentation

National

Presenter, The importance of birthweight as an indicator of maternal and infant health among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in north Queensland. Sustainable International Indigenous Leadership Conference, Cairns Tropical Institute, Cairns (July 9). 

Presentation

Local

Invited presentation Pre-pregnancy predictors of pregnancy events and birth outcomes in a cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in North Queensland. Diabetes Centre, Cairns. (April 3).

Forum Presentation

Local

Presenter, The health of mothers and babies in Cape York and Torres Strait Island communities. Apunipima Research Forum, Apunipima, Cairns (May 1).

Liberato, SC & Brimblecombe, J 

 

Conference Presentation

National

 (2013). Using innovative technology to assess individual dietary intake at remote communities”. Proceeding of Nutrition Society of Australia, 37, p.96.

Conference Presentation

National

Developing nutrition education resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people at the 17th Annual Chronic Diseases Network Conference, Darwin, Australia.

Conference Presentation

International

Liberato, SC; Singh, G; Mulholland, K. (2013). Effects of protein energy supplementation during pregnancy on fetal growth: a review of the literature focusing on contextual factors. In The 3rd International Conference on The Science of Nutrition in Medicine and Healthcare, Sydney, Australia.

Conference Presentation

International

Liberato, SC; Bailie, R, Brimblecombe, J; (2013). Nutrition interventions at point of sales to encourage healthier food purchasing: a systematic review. In The 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, Pattaya, Thailand.

Conference Presentation

International

Liberato S, C Van den Boogaard J Brown, J Ritchie, J Coveney, M Ferguson, Brimblecombe, J (2013). A tool to assess community capacity building to address food and nutrition issues in Australian Indigenous remote communities. In The 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, Pattaya, Thailand.

Conference Presentation

International

Van Den Boogaard C, Maypilama E, Liberato S, Barnes A, Brimblecombe J. Building a strong food system in Indigenous communities in remote Australia (2013). In The 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, Pattaya, Thailand

Maple-Brown L.

 

Conference Presentation

International

World Diabetes Congress, Melbourne, December 2013. “Diabetes in pregnancy in the Northern Territory”

Conference Presentation

National

Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, September 2013. “The NT Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership”

Policy Forum

National & Government

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Diabetes Policy Forum, Parliament House, Canberra, 12 March 2013. “Strategies to address the inter-generational nature of type 2 diabetes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities”

Forum Presentation

National

NT Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership Annual Stakeholders Forum, Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership Update  A/Prof Louise Maple-Brown

Presentation

Local

Planning for Positive Futures Professor Alex Brown, Current NT Models of Care Dr Christine Connors, NT DIP Clinical Register Report & Improving Communication A/Prof Louise Maple-Brown & Cherie Whitbread.

Workshop

National

Northern Territory Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership Project, National Indigenous Women's Health Workshop, Melbourne.

McDermott, R.

 

Conference Presentation

National

 “Secondary prevention of CVD: Not always better than cure, or an opportunity too good to miss?”  Invited Keynote, Heart Foundation Conference, Adelaide, 16-18 May, 2013

Conference Presentation

National

 “Social determinants and Indigenous Health Informatics: Challenges and Opportunities” Invited Keynote Address, 5th Annual Health Informatics Conference, Adelaide 15-18 July 2013.

O’Dea, K.

 

Presentation

National

Dietitians Association, Victorian Branch, Diabetes and Heart Health, Royal Melb Hospital April 19. Invited Keynote. “Prevention of diabetes: recent research”

Conference Presentation

International

 ‘Understanding how lifestyle changes and diabetes impact on Indigenous communities’, World Diabetes Foundation, Access to Diabetes Care and Maternal Health amongst Indigenous People, Alta, Norway, 10 June 2013.

Conference Presentation

International

 ‘Nutrition and Diabetes: from starvation to “healthy lifestyle’.  Plenary Lecture.  ‘Poverty, food insecurity and political inertia: overcoming the barriers to nutritional interventions.’  Symposium presentation.  World Diabetes Congress 2013, 2-6 December 2013, Melbourne.

Conference Presentation

National

Nutrition and Indigenous health: striking contrasts between the past and the present. Invited Keynote. National Heart Foundation Conference, Adelaide, 16-18 May 2013

Conference Presentation

National

Diabetes Australia, Invited Keynote. Diabetes Downunder, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, May 10. “Going bush”

Parletta, N. 

 

Conference Presentation

International

Zarnowiecki D, Parletta N, Dollman J (2013). Does socioeconomic position moderate associations of predictors with fruit and vegetable intake in children? For symposium: ‘Improving fruit and vegetable intakes in children – translating research into practice’. International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity annual meeting, Ghent, Belgium.

Conference Poster Presentation

International

Parletta N, Milte CM, Meyer BJ (2013). Nutritional modulation of cognitive function and mental health. Late-breaking poster presentation, ESPEN, European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism conference, Leipzig, Germany, 31 August-3 September.

Conference Poster Presentation

International

Parletta N, Frensham LJ, Peters J, O’Dea K, Itsiopoulos C (2013). Design and validation of a Simple Dietary Questionnaire with adolescents in an Australian population. Poster presentation (requested), Nutrition Societies of Australia and New Zealand Joint Conference, Brisbane 3-6 December.

Presentation

Local

‘Diet and mental health’ – Wednesday Wrap series, University of Adelaide, 18 December 2013.

Meeting Presentation

National

‘Diet and mental health – the HELFIMED project’ for the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Research Group meeting (Prof Nicholas Procter), August 2013.

Presentation

Local

‘Food for thought: schools, parents, and children’s nutrition literacy’, invited talk for a Healthy Development Adelaide (HDA) thematic evening, 18 July 2013

Ritte, R. 

University Lecture

Local

‘Epidemiology and Biostatistics – an Introduction’, Optometry students, University of Melbourne.

Roder, D.

 

Conference Presentation

International

February 2013: ‘Cancer and cancer system monitoring in Australia: National initiatives in cancer control’, Asia Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention, Pattaya, Thailand.

Webinar Presentation

International,

October 2013: ‘Cancer in Australia: Trends and Projections’, Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Presented as a webinar.

Webinar Presentation

National

May 2013, ‘Capturing Data on Colorectal Cancer; Australia in an International Context’, New South Wales Cancer Institute, presented as a Webinar.

Conference Presentation

National

August 2013: ‘Using Data Linkage for Cancer Research and Cancer Control in Australia, Public Support of Data Linkage for Better Health’, Menzies Foundation, East Melbourne.

Conference Presentation

Local

November 2013: Extended use of Cancer Registration and Administrative data in Australia, SAHMRI Health Services Research Pillar Meeting, Adelaide

Meeting Presentation

National

February 2013: ‘Advanced cancer data monitoring system for aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in South Australia’, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee of the SA Cancer Clinical Network meeting, Adelaide.

Consortium

National

July 2013: ‘South Australian Comprehensive Cancer Consortium’, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide.

Meeting Presentation

Local

June 2013: ‘Using SANT Datalink for cancer research and cancer control’, SA NT DataLink Steering Committee meeting, Adelaide

Rowley, K.

 

Conference Presentation

National

Rowley K, Luke JN, Ritte R, Brown A, ‘Clinical predictors of cardiovascular disease for Aboriginal people in central Australia’, CARPA Conference, Alice Springs, November 2013.

Conference Presentation

National

Johnston L, Doyle J, Morgan B, Atkinson-Briggs S, Firebrace B, Marika M, Reilly R, Cargo M, Riley T, Rowley K. ‘A review and analysis of programs that targeted environmental factors for improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health’. Australian Health Promotion Association, Annual Conference, Sydney, June 2013.

Wycherley, T. 

Presentation

International

 ‘High protein diets and weight status’, Exercise Metabolism Research Group, McMaster University, Canada.

 

Grants and awards

2013

Researcher

Award details

CI Rowley:

Glaxo-Smith-Kline Indigenous Capacity Building Award ($20,000). ‘Engagement of Indigenous youth in sport and education’, Rowley K, Nixon R.

Lowitja Institute commissioned research: ($50,000). ‘Effective engagement between governments and Aboriginal organisations and communities’, Arabena K, Thorpe A, Silburn K, Rowley K, Sullivan P.  Literature Review and Policy Analysis.

Lowitja Institute: ‘Health Promotion Capacity Building: Tools, resources and training to strengthen health promotion practice and outcomes (stages 2-4). 2013-2014, McCalman J, Tsey K, Rowley K.

NHMRC Project Grant 1049086 ($627,000), ‘Creating healthy environments: integrating and evaluating Aboriginal health promotion in the Goulburn-Murray region, 2013-2014, Rowley K, Reilly R, Riley T, Doyle J, Cargo M, Atkinson P, Calleja P.

The University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Excellence Award for Equity and Staff Development 2013.

CI Roder:

NHMRC Partnership Grant 1072243 ‘Development and testing of an integrated cancer monitoring and surveillance system for Aboriginal People in South Australia CANDAD’, Brown A, Roder D, Mott K, Cargo M, Yerrell P. 

 

AI Wycherley: 

 

Commenced NHMRC Early Career Fellowship in June 201 – ‘Nutrition intervention strategies for improving health outcomes in remote Indigenous Australians.

 

University of South Australian Early Career Researcher International Travel Award ($6,000) – to travel to McMaster University, Canada.

 

AI Campbell:

Awarded an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship in October 2013.

 

Research Fellow Ritte:

 

Early Career Research Grant ($40,000), Dr Dominque Martin and Dr Rebecca Ritte for the pilot project ‘Informing positive change – kidney failure and transplantation in Sri Lanka’.

 

Centre for Health and Society Travel Grant, ($2000), the University of Melbourne, 2013, Data Linkage Working Group Meeting Montreal, Canada.

 

Centre for Health and Society Research Incubator Grant, ($5000), the University of Melbourne, 2013 Dr Dominique Martin and Dr Rebecca Ritte for project ‘Addressing multinational and multicultural challenges for donation policy in Qatar: an international investigation of public knowledge, attitudes and intentions towards donation of human organs, tissues and cells in the context of national health policies’.

 

Senior Research Fellow Parletta:

 

Southern Mental Health partnership on the HELFIMED project was finalist and winner of an SA Health Award under Research/Education in Patient/Consumer Safety.

Paper from APDI Fellowship was nominated by Journal editors and won the 15th John M Kinney Award for Pediatric Nutrition (as primary supervisor of first author, PhD Student C Milte, and corresponding author, I played a key role in every aspect of the study and publication): Milte C, Parletta N, et al (2012), Nutrition, 28(6):670-677.

 

Participated in UniSA’s Research Leadership Development Program with $30,000 funding 2012-2013

 

Won $20,000 from UniSA’s Grant Development Scheme – multidisciplinary grants

 

CI Segal

NHMRC Partnership Grant to Develop a Service and Workforce model to Prevent Adult Mental illness - with a focus on vulnerable families and child and adolescent mental health

2012

Researcher

Details

AI Wycherley

Awarded the NHMRC Early Career Fellowship – APP1053359- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Fellowship. Title: Nutrition intervention strategies for improving health outcomes in remote Indigenous Australians. $299,564; 4 years (2013-2017).

 

Promotions and advancements

2013

Researcher

Details

CI Roder:

Gained a Senior Principal Research Fellow affiliate position at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

AI Campbell: 

Associate Editor of the Australian New Zealand Journal of Public Health

2012

Researcher

Details

AI Maple-Brown:

Promoted to Associate Professor.

AI Brown:

Appointed as Indigenous Health Theme Leader with the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.

Was also appointed a member of the Research Committee of NHMRC, and was awarded the very competitive and prestigious Viertal Fellowship.

Areas of study and research

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