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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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Poespoprodjo JR, Fobia W, Kenangalem E, Lampah DA, Warikar N, Seal A, McGready R, Sugiarto P, Tjitra E, Anstey NM, Price RN. Adverse pregnancy outcomes associated with multidrug resistant P. vivax and P. falciparum infection. Clin Infect Dis 2008; 46:13741381. Ralph A, Kelly P, Anstey N. L-arginine and Vitamin D: novel adjunctive immunotherapies in tuberculosis. Trends in Microbiology 2008; 16 (7):336344. Rowley KG, ODea K, Anderson I, McDermott R, Saraswati K, Tilmouth R, Roberts I, Fitz J, Wang Z, Jenkins A, Best JD, Wang Z, Brown A. Lower than expected morbidity and mortality for an Australian Aboriginal population: 10-year follow-up in a decentralised community. Med J Aust 2008; 188 (5):283-287. Rumbold AR, Bennett CM, Harper C. Epidemiology training and workforce competencies. Austral Epidemiol 2008; 15 (2):22-23. Rumbold AR, Cunningham J, Bailie RS, Hiller JE. Exploring the characteristics of the research workforce in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Aust N Z.J Public Health 2008; 32 (1):1218. Rumbold AR, Cunningham J. A review of the impact of antenatal care for Australian Indigenous women and attempts to strengthen these services. Matern Child Health J 2008; 12 (1):83-100. Russell B, Chalfein F, Prasetyorini B, Kenangalem E, Piera K, Suwanarusk R, Brockman A, Prayoga P, Sugiarto P, Cheng Q, Tjitra E, Anstey NM, Price RN. Determinants of In Vitro Drug Susceptibility Testing of Plasmodium vivax. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008; 52 (3):1040-1045. Sayers S, Lancaster PA. Fetal growth retardation: Causes and outcomes. International Encyclopedia of Public Health, First Edition 2008; 2:613-622. Sayers S, Singh G, Fitz J, Schultz K, Davison B. Update on the Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study: Wave 3 Methods at 20 years. Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker J 2008; 32 (4):18-20. Sellers EA, Singh GR, Sayers SM. Large waist but low body mass index: the metabolic syndrome in Australian Aboriginal children. J Pediatr 2008; 153 (2):222-227. Senior K, Chenhall R. Lukumbat marawana: A changing pattern of drug use by youth in a remote Aboriginal community. Aust J Rural Health 2008; 16:75-79. Senior KA, Chenhall RD. Walkin about at night: the background to teenage pregnancy in a remote Aboriginal community. J Youth Studies 2008; 11 (3):269-281. Sharrock WW, Suwanarusk R, Lek-Uthai U, Edstein MD, Kosaisavee V, Travers T, Jaidee A, Sriprawat K, Price RN, Nosten F, Russell B. Plasmodium vivax trophozoites insensitive to chloroquine. Malar J 2008; 7:94. Shemesh T, Rowley KG, Jenkins AJ, Best JD, ODea K. C-Reactive Protein Concentrations Are Very High and More Stable Over Time Than the Traditional Vascular Risk Factors Total Cholesterol and Systolic Blood Pressure in an Australian Aboriginal Cohort. Clin Chem 2008 December 12; Epub ahead of print. Shemesh T, Rowley KG, Piers LS, Best JD, ODea K. Low high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol is the most prevalent metabolic abnormality for Australian Aboriginal men and women even when lean. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 2008; 15 (1):49-51. Si D, Bailie R, Cunningham J, Robinson G, Dowden M, Stewart A, Connors C, Weeramanthri T. Describing and analysing primary health care system support for chronic illness care in Indigenous communities in Australias Northern Territory use of the Chronic Care Model. BMC Health Serv Res 2008; 8 (112). Si D, Bailie R, Weeramanthri T. Effectiveness of chronic care model-oriented interventions to improve quality of diabetes care: a systematic review. Primary Health Care Research and Development 2008; 9 (1):25-40. Sitthidet C, Stevens JM, Chantratita N, Currie BJ, Peacock SJ, Korbsrisate S, Stevens MP. Prevalence and sequence diversity of a factor required for actin-based motility in natural populations of Burkholderia species. J Clin Microbiol 2008; 46 (7):24182422. Skull SA, Andrews RM, Byrnes GB, Campbell DA, Nolan TM, Brown GV, Kelly HA. ICD-10 codes are a valid tool for identifi cation of pneumonia in hospitalized patients aged > or = 65 years. Epidemiol Infect 2008; 136 (2):232-240. Skull SA, Ngeow JY, Hogg G, Biggs BA. Incomplete immunity and missed vaccination opportunities in East African immigrants settling in Australia. J Immigr Minor Health 2008; 10 (3):263268. Smith-Vaughan H, Byun R, Halpin S, Nadkarni MA, Jacques NA, Hunter N, Morris PS, Leach AJ. Interventions for prevention of otitis media may be most effective if implemented in the fi rst weeks of life. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2008; 72 (1):57-61. Smith-Vaughan H, Crichton F, Beissbarth J, Morris PS, Leach AJ. Survival of pneumococcus on hands and fomites. BMC Res Notes 2008; 1:112. Steer A, Curtis N, Carapetis J. Diagnosis and treatment of invasive group A streptococcal infections. Expert Opinion on Medical Diagnostics 2008; 2 (3):289-301. Stephens DP, Thomas JH, Higgins A, Bailey M, Anstey NM, Currie BJ, Cheng AC. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of granulocyte colonystimulating factor in patients with septic shock. Crit Care Med 2008; 36 (2):448-454. Stepniewska K, Price RN, Sutherland C, Drakeley C, von Seidlein L, Nosten F, White NJ. Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte dynamics in areas of different endemicity. Malar J 2008; 7:249. publications 88 Menzies School of Health Research | Annual Report 2008

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