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Researcher: Tesch, LK (Ms Leigh Tesch)

Fields of Research

Sociology of health
Primary health care
Family care
Nephrology and urology
Performing arts
Health promotion
Geriatrics and gerontology
Health and community services
Health services and systems

Research Objectives

Behaviour and health
Expanding knowledge in human society
Women's and maternal health
Clinical health
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Health protection and disaster response
Social structure and health
Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Broken Bodies: From Narrative to Art
Evaluating effectiveness of arts and health programmes in Primary Health Care: a descriptive review; Arts and Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice
Exploring the Role Played by Fathers in Supporting Mothers to Breastfeed
Sharing knowledge: Using Art to translate and disseminate research findings to communities; National Rural Health Conference 2019
Stories and journeys: understanding the experience of living with kidney disease and receiving hemodialysis through storytelling
The benefits of creative arts programs for people receiving renal dialysis; 15th National Rural Health Conference
Women’s experiences of ceasing to breastfeed: Australian qualitative study; BMJ Open
Women’s experiences of ceasing to breastfeed; An Australian qualitative study; 15th National Rural Health Conference
‘They’re born to get breastfed’- how fathers view breastfeeding: a mixed method study; Bmc Pregnancy, Childbirth and Neonatal Care

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision