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Researcher: Radford, JC (Associate Professor Jan Radford)

Fields of Research

Primary health care
Nephrology and urology
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Clinical sciences
Health services and systems
Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice
General practice
Preventative health care
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Educational technology and computing
Aged care nursing
Exercise physiology
Health systems
Farm management, rural management and agribusiness
Other education
Educational administration, management and leadership
Infectious diseases
Health and community services
Health promotion
Endocrinology
Clinical chemistry (incl. diagnostics)
Pain
Education assessment and evaluation
Comparative and cross-cultural education
Technical, further and workplace education
Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
Higher education
Health surveillance
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Paediatrics
Metabolic medicine
Community child health
Continuing and community education
Implementation science and evaluation
Agricultural economics
Rheumatology and arthritis
Aged health care
Epidemiology
Health policy
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Multimorbidity
Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopaedics
Medical biochemistry - proteins and peptides (incl. medical proteomics)
Health informatics and information systems

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Other health
Evaluation of health and support services
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Health related to ageing
Learner and learning
Primary care
Evaluation of health outcomes
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Behaviour and health
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Preventive medicine
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Other education and training
Teaching and instruction technologies
Health education and promotion
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Expanding knowledge in the agricultural, food and veterinary sciences
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Nursing
Neonatal and child health
Health inequalities
Provision of health and support services
Human pain management
Teaching and curriculum
Expanding knowledge in education
Teacher and instructor development
Community health care
Rural and remote area health
Men's health

Career Best Publications

Association of continuity of care with blood pressure control in patients with chronic kidney disease and hypertension; Australian Journal of General Practice
Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease in Australian general practice: National Prescribing Service MedicineWise MedicineInsight dataset; Nephrology
Medical students in residential aged care: A guide; The Clinical Teacher
To Investigate how routinely collected general practice electronic medical record data can be used to improve patient care

Research Publications

A between countries effort to bench-mark standards in general/family medical practice via clinical assessment: 21 years of a Conjoint Fellowship examination between the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners; WONCA Asia-Pacific Regional Conference
A Focused Review of the Relevant Literature for Tasmania Medicare Local’s Social Determinants of Health and Risk Factors Program
A framework of factors to promote Teaching by Registrars; General Practice Education & Training Convention
A mixed-method research to investigate the adoption of mobile devices and Web2.0 technologies among medical students and educators; BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
A state-wide approach to identify chronic kidney disease, associated risk factors and outcomes in the community using linked datasets (CKD.TASLINK)
A survey of strategies for increasing the number of medical learners in all Tasmanian general practices; Focus on Health Professional Education
A virtual learning community supporting the general practice education and training in Australia; 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
An approach to detection and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) in Australian general practice: A pragmatic, multicentre study in 15 research practices; 89th EAS Congress 2021
An inquiry into patient and general practice attitudes to financial quality-care incentives in primary care: Pre-intervention data from the EQuIP-GP trial; The Australasian Academic Association for Primary Care’s (AAAPC) Annual Research Conference
Association of continuity of care with blood pressure control in patients with chronic kidney disease and hypertension; Australian Journal of General Practice
Awareness of familial hypercholesterolaemia in Australian primary care: A qualitative descriptive study; Australian Journal of General Practice
Building on the evaluation of STARS: using online repositories to support the general practice learning community; Evaluation Journal of Australasia
Cardiovascular events and death in people living with chronic kidney disease
Care Coordination for People with Chronic Disease and Aged Care Clients: A Focused Review of the Relevant Literature for Tasmania Medicare Local
Care Coordination for Younger People with Chronic Disease: A Focused Review of the Relevant Literature for Tasmania Medicare Local
Care coordination: a Tasmanian qualitative study of clients’ experiences: Final report
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) monitoring in Australian General Practice; 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN)
Chronic Kidney Disease in Australian general practice: its incidence, prevalence, and associated patient characteristics and comorbidities; GP17
Chronic Kidney Disease in Australian general practice: its incidence, prevalence, and associated patient characteristics and comorbidities; GP17
Chronic kidney disease in Australian general practice: its prevalence, and associated patient characteristics and comorbidities; 2017 Annual Scientific meeting Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology
Chronic kidney disease in Tasmania: Protocol for a data linkage study; JMIR Research Protocols
Chronic kidney disease monitoring in Australian general practice; Australian journal of general practice
CKD identification and management: a realist evaluation of an audit-based intervention; Australasian Association for Academic Primary Care (AAAPC) Annual Research Conference
Creating a Tasmanian Diabetes Atlas to improve systems of diabetes care; GP17
Curriculum theory and medical student clinical placements in residential aged care facilities (RACFs); Association of Medical Education Europe
Delivering the curriculum in evidence-based non-drug therapy: Introducing HANDI and reviewing the performance on this innovation; AMEE 2017
Developing a community of practice: The Health Science ePortfolio experience; Teaching Matters 2010 Cultures of Learning
Developing a culture of farm safety - an Australian experience; WONCA International Conference
Developing a culture of farm safety - an Australian experience; WONCA International Conference
Developing a new literacy: using social media to support research; Conducting Research in a Changing and Challenging World
digiMe: An Online Portal to Support Connectivity through E-Learning in Medical Education; Informatics
Diversity in post-fellowship education; WONCA Asia Pacific Regional Conference / RACGP Annual Scientific Convention
Effectiveness of quality incentive payments in general practice (EQuIP-GP): a study protocol for a cluster-randomised trial of an outcomes-based funding model in Australian general practice to improve patient care; BMC Health Services Research
Engaging “hard-to-reach” men in health promotion using the OPHELIA principles: Participants' perspectives; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease in Australian general practice: National Prescribing Service MedicineWise MedicineInsight dataset; Nephrology
Evaluating an interprofessional workshop on persistent pain: the role of adult learning and social identity theories; Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching
Evaluation of an interprofessional, student co-facilitated community chronic pain management program; Teaching Matters 2018
Evaluation of an undergraduate medical student program delivered in an Australian residential aged care facility (RACF); ANZAHPE - OTTAWA 2016 Joint Conference
Evolving worldwide approaches to lipid management and implications for Australian general practice
Exercise as cardiovascular medicine; Australian Journal of General Practice
Expanding capacity for supervision in general practice through student-engaged clinical audit; Quality in Primary Care
Factors influencing oral anticoagulant use in patients newly diagnosed with atrial fibrillation; European Journal of Clinical Investigation
Familial hypercholesterolaemia and cascade testing in general practice - lessons from COVID-19; Australian Journal of General Practice
Final Year Medical Students' Views on their Clinical Placement in a Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF), Specialising in Dementia and Palliation; The International Psychogeriatric Association International Meeting
Five-year trends in potential drug interactions with direct-acting oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation: an Australian-wide study; Journal of Clinical Medicine
General practice and the NHHRC report; Australian Family Physician
GPaedia: A resource rich digital habitat for a vertically integrated GP learning community; General Practice Education and Training Convention 2012
GPaedia: A Web 2.0 technology enhanced digital habitat to support the general practice learning community; Focus on Health Professional Education: A Multi Discipline Journal
GPMagic - measuring and growing inherent capacity (for learning and teaching in Tasmanian General Practice); RACGP Annual Scientific Convention: GP11
GPMagic - measuring and growing inherent capacity for learning and teaching in Tasmanian General Practice; General Practice Education and Training Conference
Guidelines for Best Practice in Streamlined Post Hospital Care: A Focused Review of the Relevant Literature for Tasmania Medicare Local
Implications of new clinical practice guidance on familial hypercholesterolaemia for Australian general practitioners
Improving detection and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia in Australian general practice; Heart
In practice emergency simulation – the value and practicalities of interprofessional learning; Leadership and Practice Development in Health: Quality and Safety through Workplace Learning Conference
Incidence and prevalence of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors according to kidney function, gender and geography
Integrated guidance for enhancing the care of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia in Australia
Integrating patient complexity into health policy: a conceptual framework; Australian Health Review
Interprofessional learning in general practice: A pilot study using in-practice emergency simulation; Focus on Health Professional Education
Island medicine: using data linkage to establish the kidney health of the population of Tasmania, Australia; International Journal of Population Data Science
Launceston researcher hopes to increase bowel cancer screening
Lessons from the past: historical trends in the RACGP examination; Australian Family Physician
Lipid-lowering therapy among CKD patients in Australian general practice; 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN)
Medical students in residential aged care: A guide; The Clinical Teacher
Medication prescribing quality in Australian primary care patients with chronic kidney disease; Journal of Clinical Medicine
Medicineinsight: your clinical data - polishing diamonds in the rough; GP14 - The RACGP Conference for General Practice
OPHELIA CVD: A pilot study of optimising health literacy in ‘hard to reach’ men for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. (2016-2018)
Patient Complexity: A Unified Model; Value-Based Health Care Conference
Patient Partnership: the keystone for valid assessment and promoting professionalism and patient centred care in medical education; The 13th Ottawa International Conference on Clinical Competence
Personally Arranged Learning Session (PeArL); ANZAHPE - OTTAWA 2016 Joint Conference
Piloting an interprofessional chronic pain management program: perspectives of health students and community clients; Journal of Interprofessional Care
Predictors of progression of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in Australian General Practice patients; 54th Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN) Annual Scientific Meeting
Primary care: The evidence behind Dr Rajakumar's vision; Malaysian Family Physician
Quality use of medicines in patients with chronic kidney disease; BMC Nephrology
Reporting and publishing quality improvement projects; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Residential Aged Care Facilities as medical student work-based learning placements; AMEE - The Continuum of Education in the Healthcare Professions
Residential aged care facilities as work integrated learning clinical placements; Proceedings of the 10th Teaching Matters Conference
Residential aged care facility residents: training issues for Australian general practitioners; Australian Family Physician
Shaping early rural health learning in medicine; Teaching Matters
Stroke risk reassessment and oral anticoagulant initiation in primary care patients with atrial fibrillation: a ten-year follow-up; European Journal of Clinical Investigation
Sustainable involvement of real patients in medical education: thanks to volunteerism and relationship management; Medical Education
Sustaining undergraduate inter-professional practice; The Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2019 Conference
Tackling the challenge to provide improved teaching in chronic disease management; ANZAME07: Linking learners and leaders
Teaching aged care facilities: Implementing interprofessional prevocational education and practice in residential aged care
Ten-Year trends in the use of oral anticoagulants in Australian general practice patients with atrial fibrillation; Frontiers in Pharmacology
The acceptability of general practice registrars as teachers: an exploratory study; MedEdPublish
The evaluation of the Launceston Clinical School's Patient Partner Program; 13th Ottawa International Conference on Clinical Competence
The patient's perspective of care coordination; GP17
The RACGP specialist pathway; RACGP Annual Scientific Convention
The use of video as an educational tool in teaching integrated consulting skills; ANZAME09: Bridging Professional Islands
The Wicking Teaching Aged Care Facility Program
To Investigate how routinely collected general practice electronic medical record data can be used to improve patient care
Training health professionals to provide physical activity counselling; Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases
Type 2 diabetes and the medicine of exercise
UTAS Associate Professor and GP Dr Jan Radford talks medical data collection
Variation in Documenting Diagnosable Chronic Kidney Disease in General Medical Practice: Implications for Quality Improvement and Research; Journal of Primary Care & Community Health
What is the acceptability of sustainable, continuous quality incentives in primary care in the EQuIP-GP trial?; SAPC ASM 2019 - Exeter
Wicking teaching aged care facilities program: innovative practice; Dementia
“They liven the place up!” Tasmanian rural general practice medical student placements; 14th National Rural Health Conference

Research Projects

'What's your beat?': Reducing strokes through AF awareness and screening; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
A comprehensive examination of potentially modifiable vascular disease risk factors and their consequences in Tasmania.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Access to treatment for Tasmanians with chronic kidney disease; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
An intervention to improve the detection and management of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia in primary care; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Chronic kidney disease identification and management in northern Tasmanian General Practice: a pilot study of an audit-based education intervention involving northern Tasmania's renal physicians; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
Embedding the benefits of undergraduate research experiences for medical research and health professional students; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Factors associated with bowel cancer survival in Tasmania: A data linkage study; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
GP Magic: measuring and growing capacity for medical learners in general practice; Health Workforce Australia (HWA)
RACGP Quality in General Practice Trial Proposal; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Using electronic clinical prompts in General Practice to increase bowel cancer screening participation in Tasmania: A pilot study; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
A Tasmanian qualitative study of client's experiences
Developing a community of learning: Identifying and modelling the use of social media in General Practice education resources.
Establishment of a Practice-based Research Network for northern Tasmania general practices (GP)
GP MAGIC 'Measuring and Growing Inherent Capacity for Learning and Teaching in General Practice in Tasmania
GP Magic: GPTT’s Education Integration Projects data analysis to publication
Practice-based research network northern Tasmania (PBRN-NorthernTas)
The literature review: paediatric to adult care transition care co-ordination
The recruitment of general practices within Tasmania to the pilot phase of the MedicineInsight Program

Research Candidate Supervision