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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




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Menzies School of Health Research annual report; Annual Report




99 pages : colour illustration ; 30 cm.

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Zhao Y, Connors C, Wright J, Guthridge S, Bailie R. Estimating chronic disease prevalence among the remote Aboriginal population of the Northern Territory using multiple data sources. Aust NZ J Public Health 2008; 32 (4):307-313. In Press / Accepted Chang AB, Clark R, Acworth JP, Petsky HL, Sloots TP. The impact of viral respiratory infection on the severity and recovery from childhood asthma exacerbations. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2008. Clunas S, Whitaker R, Ritchie N, Upton J, Isbister GK. Reviewing deaths in the Emergency Department: deaths in the department or deaths within 48 hours. Emerg Med Australas 2008. Currie BJ, Haslem A, Pearson T, Hornstra H, Leadem B, Mayo M, Gal D, Ward D, Godoy D, Spratt BG, Keim P. Using VNTR analysis to rapidly identify an outbreak of Melioidosis. Emerg Infect Dis, In Press 2008. Isbister GK. Electrocardiogram changes and arrhythmias in venlafaxine overdose. Br J Clin Pharm 2008. Jackson KE, Currie B, Cairney S, Maruff P, Snyder PJ. Hunger and the perception of the scent of petrol: A potential neurobiological basis for increased risk of petrol inhalation abuse. Addiction Research & Theory, 2008. Johnston V. Australian asylum policies: have they violated the right to health of asylum seekers? Aust NZ J Public Health, 2008. Maple-Brown L, Hodge A, Cunningham J, Celermajer DS, ODea K. Risk factors for cardiovascular do not fully explain differences in carotid intima-media thickness between Indigenous and European Australians without diabetes. Clin Endocrin 2008. Marchant JM, Chang AB. Managing pertussis in adults. Aust Prescriber 2008. McDonald EL, Priest N, Doyle J, Bailie R, Anderson I, Waters E. Letter : Priority setting for systematic reviews of health promotion and public health interventions among Indigenous peoples in high income countries. J Epidemiol Community Health, 2008. McDonald EL, Priest N, Doyle J, Bailie R, Anderson I, Waters E. Issues and challenges for systematic reviews in Indigenous health. J Epidemiol Community Health, 2008. Nagel T. An approach to treatment of mental illness and substance dependence in remote Indigenous communities: results of a mixed methods study. Aust J Rural Health, 2008. Nagel TN, Thompson C, Robinson G, Condon J, Trauer T. Two way approaches to Indigenous mental health literacy. Aust J Primary Health, 2008. OLeary MA, Kornhauser RS, Hodgson WC, Isbister GK. An examination of the activity of expired and mistreated commercial Australian antivenoms. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2009. Pasay C, Arlian L, Morgan M, Gunning R, Rossiter L, Holt D, Walton S, Beckham S, McCarthy J. The effect of insecticide synergists on the response of scabies mites to pyrethroid acaricides. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2008. Ritchie B, Brewster D, Tran CD, McNeil Y, Zackarakis B, Davidson GP, Butler RN. The monoclonal stool antigen test for detection of Helicobacter pylori infection in young Australian Aboriginal children: diagnostic accuracy. Pediatr Infect Dis J, Accepted 4 September 2008. Robinson P, Chang AB. Paediatric Chronic Asthma. BMJ Knowledge 2008. Robinson P, Chang AB. Paediatric Acute Asthma. BMJ Knowledge 2008. Sanchez MO, Chang AB. Congenital rubella pneumonitis complicated by Pneumocystis jiroveci infection with positive long term respiratory outcome: a case report and literature review. Pediatr Pulmonol 2008. Tikoduadua LV, Manalec EM, Colquhoun SM, Carapetis JR, Maclennan C. Validation of an integrated management of childhood illness algorithm for the management of common skin conditions in Fiji. Bull WHO, 2008. Tong SYC, Bishop EJ, Lilliebridge RA, Cheng AC, Spasova-Penkova Z, Holt D, Giffard P, McDonald M, Currie BJ, Boutlis C. Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-susceptible S. aureus in Indigenous northern Australia: epidemiology and outcomes. J Infect Dis 2008. Thomas D, Johnston V, Fitz JW, McDonnell J. Monitoring local trends in Indigenous tobacco consumption. Aust NZ J Public Health 2008. Letters Chan HT, Low J, Wilson L, Harris OC, Cheng AC, Athan E. Case cluster of necrotizing fasciitis and cellulitis associated with vein sclerotherapy. Emerg Infect Dis 2008; 14 (1):180-181. Cheng AC, Black JF, Buising KL. Letter : Respiratory rate: the neglected vital sign. Med J Aust 2008; 189 (9):531. Un-refereed Journal Articles Hopkins S. Falling on deaf ears: Tackling chronic ear infections in NTs Indigenous communities. Small Lust 2008. Book Chapters McDonald E, Bailie R. Improving hygiene and childrens health in remote Indigenous communities. In: Analysing Australian Health Policy: A Problem-Oriented Approach. Pages: 271-283 Currie B, Couzos S. Skin infections. In: Aboriginal Primary Health Care An Evidence-Based Approach. Pages: 410-444. publications 90 Menzies School of Health Research | Annual Report 2008

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