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Annual report 2008, Menzies School of Health Research



Annual report 2008, Menzies School of Health Research

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Menzies School of Health Research annual report 2008; 2008 Menzies School of Health annual report


Menzies School of Health Research


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Through scientifi c excellence, education and research the team at Menzies is discovering ways to reduce the impact of disease and improve the health and well-being of people living in Australia and beyond. -- page 4


Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; Charles Darwin University; Discovery for a healthy tomorrow

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Who we are and what we do page 4 -- Where and how we work page 5 -- Menzies Strategic Plan page 6 -- Vision page 7 -- Values page 7 -- Goals page 7 -- The Year at a Glance page 8 -- Financial and Corporate Overview page 12 -- A Message from the Chair page 14 -- A Message from the Director page 16 -- A Message from the Indigenous Development Unit page 18 -- Child Health Division page 21 -- Healing and Resilience Division page 27 -- International Health Division page 33 -- Preventable Chronic Diseases Division page 39 -- Services, Systems and Society Division Page 45 -- Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division page 51 -- Education and Training Division page 57 -- Corporate Services Division page 63 -- Menzies and the Community page 71 -- Governance page 72 -- Honorary Appointees page 75 -- Research Funding page 76 -- Publications page 84 -- Professional Activities page 92 -- Collaborators page 96 -- page 3




Menzies School of Health Research; Medicine; Research; Annual report

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Menzies School of Health Research annual report; Annual Report




99 pages : colour illustration ; 30 cm.

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Li AM, Tsang TWT, Lam HS, Sung RYT, Chang AB. Predictors for failed does reduction of inhaled corticosteroids in childhood asthma. Respirology 2008; 13(3): 1-7. Maple-Brown L, Cunningham J, Dunne K, Whitbread C, Howard D, Weeramanthri T, Tatipata S, Dunbar T, Harper CA, Taylor HR, Zimmet P, ODea K, Shaw JE. Complications of diabetes in urban Indigenous Australians: the DRUID study. Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2008; 80 (3):455-462. Maple-Brown LJ, Cunningham J, Barry RE, Leysley L, ORourke MF, Celermajer DS, ODea K. Impact of dyslipidaemia on arterial structure and function in urban Indigenous Australians. Atherosclerosis, 2008; 202: 248-254. Marchant JM, Gibson PG, Grissell TV, Timmins NL, Masters IB, Chang AB. Prospective assessment of protracted bacterial bronchitis: Airway infl ammation and innate immune activation. Pediatr Pulmonol 2008; 43(11):1092-1099. Marchant JM, Newcombe PA, Juniper EF, Sheffi eld JK, Stathis SL, Chang AB. What is the burden of chronic cough for families? Chest 2008; 134 (2):303-309. Masters IB, Zimmerman PV, Pandeya N, Petsky HL, Wilson SB, Chang AB. Quantifi ed tracheobronchomalacia disorders and their clinical profi les in children. Chest 2008; 133 (2):461-467. McDonald EL, Bailie RS, Brewster D, Morris P. Are hygiene and public health interventions likely to improve outcomes for Australian Aboriginal children living in remote communities? A systematic review of the literature. BMC Public Health 2008; 8: 153. McDonald EL, Bailie RS, Rumbold AR, Morris PS, Paterson BA. Preventing growth faltering among Australian Indigenous children: implications for policy and practice. Med J Aust 2008; 188 (8 Suppl):s84-s86. McDonald MI, Towers RJ, Andrews R, Benger N, Fagan P, Currie BJ, Carapetis JR. The dynamic nature of group A streptococcal epidemiology in tropical communities with high rates of rheumatic heart disease. Epidemiol Infect 2008; 136 (4):529-539. McDonald MI, Towers RJ, Andrews R, Benger N, Fagan P, Currie BJ, Carapetis JR. The dynamic nature of group A streptococcal epidemiology in tropical communities with high rates of rheumatic heart disease. Epidemiol Infect 2008; 136:529-539. Merchant-Patel S, Blackall PJ, Templeton J, Price EP, Mifl in JK, Huygens F, Giffard PM. Characterisation of chicken Campylobacter jejuni isolates using resolution optimised single nucleotide polymorphisms and binary gene markers. Int J Food Microbiol 2008; 128(2):304308. Moberley SA, Holden J, Tatham DP, Andrews RM. Vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2008; (1):CD000422. Moulds RF, Jeyasingham MS, Infective Endocarditis Prophylaxis Expert Group, Therapeutic Guidelines Limited (Collaborators: Moulds RF, Currie BJ, Daly CG, Goss AN, Smith J, Strathmore NF, Street AC, Jeyasingham MS.) Antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis: time to rethink. Med J Aust 2008; 189 (6):301-302. Mounsey KE, Holt DC, McCarthy J, Currie BJ, Walton SF. Scabies: molecular perspectives and therapeutic implications in the face of emerging drug resistance. Future Microbiol 2008; 3 (1):57-66. Nagel T, Robinson G, Trauer T, Condon J. An approach to treating depressive and psychotic illness in Indigenous communities. Aust J Primary Health 2008; 14 (1):17-24. Nagel T, Thompson C, Spencer N. Challenges to relapse prevention: Psychiatric care of Indigenous inpatients. AeJAMH 2008; 7 (2). Nagel T, Thompson C. Motivational care planning: self management in Indigenous mental health. Australian Family Physician 2008; 37(12):996-1001, 2008. Newcombe PA, Sheffi eld JK, Juniper EF, Marchant JM, Halsted RA, Masters IB, Chang AB. Development of a parentproxy quality-of-life chronic cough-specifi c questionnaire: clinical impact vs psychometric evaluations. Chest 2008; 133(2): 386-395. OBrien F, Giffard P. Two approaches to Staphylococcus aureus typing. Microbiol Aust 2008; 29:131-134. ODea K, Cunningham J, Maple-Brown L, Weeramanthri T, Shaw J, Dunbar T, Zimmet P. Diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors in urban Indigenous adults: Results from the DRUID study. Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2008; 80 (3):483-489. ONeil C, Chang AB. Vitamin A supplementation for cystic fi brosis (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008; 1:1-7. Page C, Duffull SB, Whyte IM, Isbister GK. Promethazine overdose: clinical effects, predicting delirium and the effect of charcoal. QJM 2009;102:123-131. Paradies YC, Cunningham J. Development and validation of the Measure of Indigenous Racism Experiences (MIRE). Int J Equity Health 2008; 7:9. Pasay C, Arlian L, Morgan M, Vyszenski-Moher D, Rose A, Holt D, Walton S, McCarthy J. High-resolution melt analysis for the detection of a mutation associated with permethrin resistance in a population of scabies mites. Med Vet Entomol 2008; 22 (1):82-88. Peacock SJ, Schweizer HP, Dance DA, Smith TL, Gee JE, Wuthiekanun V, DeShazer D, Steinmetz I, Tan P, Currie BJ. Management of Accidental Laboratory Exposure to Burkholderia pseudomallei and B. mallei. Emerg Infect Dis 2008; 14 (7):e2. Petsky HL, Cates CJ, Li AM, Kynaston JA, Turner C, Chang AB. Tailored interventions based on exhaled nitric oxide versus clinical symptoms for asthma in children and adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2008; (2):CD006340. 87Publications

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