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Researcher: Wood-Baker, R (Professor Richard Wood-Baker)

Fields of Research

Respiratory diseases
Health services and systems
Health promotion
Preventative health care
Epidemiology
Physiotherapy
Primary health care
Pharmaceutical sciences
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Clinical sciences
Medical physiology
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Medical bacteriology
Community and primary care
Geriatrics and gerontology
Infectious diseases
Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences
Health informatics and information systems
Health psychology
Health and community services
Cancer genetics
Health counselling
Cancer therapy (excl. chemotherapy and radiation therapy)
Health policy
Chemotherapy
Cancer cell biology
Communications engineering
Sociology of health
Aged health care
Sports medicine
Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Traditional, complementary and integrative medicine
Infectious agents
Basic pharmacology
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Structural biology (incl. macromolecular modelling)
Innate immunity
Nursing
Anaesthesiology
Immunology
Cell development, proliferation and death
Medical genetics (excl. cancer genetics)
Applied immunology (incl. antibody engineering, xenotransplantation and t-cell therapies)
Medical biochemistry and metabolomics
Sociology
Health care administration
Cellular immunology
Operator algebras and functional analysis
Otorhinolaryngology
Oncology and carcinogenesis

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Other health
Health education and promotion
Preventive medicine
Evaluation of health outcomes
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Health related to ageing
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Behaviour and health
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Evaluation of health and support services
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Neonatal and child health
Nursing
Information services
Public services policy advice and analysis
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Disability and functional capacity
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health system performance
Women's and maternal health
Human pharmaceutical products
Expanding knowledge in the health sciences
Rural and remote area health
Information systems, technologies and services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

(R,S)-Salbutamol plasma concentrations in severe asthma; Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
A Clinical Trial of Supervised Exercise with the Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme (CDSMP) for COPD; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Scientific Meeting
A double-blind, placebo controlled study of the effect of the specific histamine H-1-receptor antagonist, terfenadine, in chronic severe asthma; British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
A double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial of corticosteroids for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Annual Scientific Meeting of TSANZ, 1997
A mixed methods study to compare models of spirometry delivery in primary care for patients of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Thorax
A narrative review of the use of oral corticosteroids in the management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Respiratory Medicine: COPD Update
A Pilot Study of General Practitioners' Diagnosis and Management of Middleaged/Elderly COPD Patients; 2003 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
A randomised controlled trial of supervised exercise with the chronic disease self-management program (CDSMP) for COPD; European Respiratory Society Congress
A randomized controlled trial of telephone-mentoring with home-based walking preceding rehabilitation in COPD; International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
A study of supervised exercise with the chronic disease self-management program (CDSMP) for COPD: Qualitative findings; European Respiratory Society Congress
A Study of Supervised Exercise with the Chronic Disease Self-Management Programme (CDSMP): Qualitative Findings; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Scientific Meeting
A systemic review of action plans in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Annual Scientific Meetings of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
A systemic review of oral corticosteroid for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Annual Scientific Meetings of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
A Tuberculosis Case Book; Life Over Death Tasmanians and Tuberculosis
Accuracy of pulse oximetry during exercise in females; TSANZ & ANZSRS Annual Scientific Meeting
Action plans for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ; Cochrane Database Systemic Review
Action plans with brief patient education for exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Action plans with limited patient education only for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Intervention Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Activity and quality of life measures in community chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients; 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting of The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
Adherence to asthma management guidelines by middle-aged adults with current asthma; Thorax
Airway Angiogenesis And basement Membrane Remodeling In Smokers And Chronic Obstructive pulmonary Disease: cross-sectional And Longitudinal Studies
Airway cell and cytokine changes in early asthma deterioration after inhaled corticosteroid reduction; Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Airway histone deacetylase-2 increases after smoking cessation, but is not affected by inhaled corticosteroids in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): A randomized controlled trial; American Thoracic Society (ATS)
Airway inflammation and anti-protease defences rapidly improve during treatment of an acute exacerbation of COPD; Respirology
Airway Remodeling in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a Review
Albuterol enantiomer levels, lung function and QTc interval in patients with acute severe asthma and COPD in the emergency department; International Journal of Emergency Medicine (Online)
An audit of home oxygen services in Tasmania; Annual Scientific Meetings of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
An observational study of PM10 and hospital admissions for acute exacerbations of chronic respiratory disease in Tasmania, Australia 1992–2002; BMJ Open Respiratory Research
Anti-lgE chemotherapy: a critical appraisal of treatment options for sever asthma
Anti-smoking group blasts politicians
Assessing the Performance of Two Lung Age Equations on the Australian Population: Using Data From the Cross-Sectional BOLD-Australia Study; Nicotine and Tobacco Research
Assessment of airway inflammation using sputum, BAL, and endobronchial biopsies in current and ex-smokers with established COPD; International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Assessment of the effects of singing on respiratory function and wellbeing in people with dementia; 5th International Conference of the International Association for Music and Medicine
Asthma research
Asthma Week: Occupational asthma
Asthma Week; Occupational asthma
Atopy in people aged 40 years and over: Relation to airflow limitation; Clinical and experimental allergy
Australian Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Registry: Vital lessons from a national prospective collaborative project; Respirology
Barriers to the use of spirometry in general practice; Australian Family Physician
Barriers to the use of spirometry in general practice to diagnose and manage COPD; Annual Scientific Meetings of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Basement membrane and vascular remodelling in smokers and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cross-sectional study ; Respiratory Research
Basement membrane remodelling in COPD responds to inhaled corticosteroids; The Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting
Beta-catenin expression is prognostic of improved non-small cell lung cancer survival; American Journal of Surgery
Blackwood (acacia melanoxylon) and occupational asthma; Annual Scientific meeting of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon) exposure and occupational asthma; Occupational Airways Disease Mini-Symposium
Building capacity of community nurses to act as mentors for older persons with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Australasian Journal on Ageing
Bureaucratic barriers to evidence-based tobacco control policy: A Tasmanian case study; Universal Journal of Public Health
Card puts the heat on smoking
Cardiovascular effects of methacholine-induced airway obstruction in man; Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
Cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the impact of bronchodilator treatment; Internal Medicine Journal
Cementing Pathways Home: Enhancing Quality of Life for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Cementing Pathways Home: Enhancing Quality of Life for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Australian Association of Gerontology Annual Conference
Changes in airway histone deacetylase2 in smokers and COPD with inhaled corticosteroids: A randomized controlled trial; PLoS One
Characteristics in stages of change and decisional balance among smokers: The burden of obstructive lung diseases (BOLD)-Australia study; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Childhood measles contributes to post-bronchodilator airflow obstruction in middle-aged adults: a cohort study; Respirology
Childhood pneumonia, pleurisy and lung function: A cohort study from the first to sixth decade of life; Thorax
Childhood predictors of lung function trajectories and future COPD risk: a prospective cohort study from the first to the sixth decade of life; The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
Chronic disease self-management and exercise in COPD as pulmonary rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial; The International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Cigarette smoke and platelet-activating factor receptor dependent adhesion of Streptococcus pneumoniae to lower airway cells; Thorax
Clinical and airway effects of fluticasone (FP) in COPD; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Clinical and epidemiological profile of patients with severe H1N1/09 pandemic influenza in Australia and New Zealand: an observational cohort study; BMJ Open
Clinical diaries in COPD: compliance and utility in predicting acute exacerbations; The International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Online)
Clinical trial of community nurse mentoring to improve self-management in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Cochrane in context: Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 years and under; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Cochrane Symposium. Corticosteroids in acute exacerbations of COPD; 1998 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Cohort Profile: The Tasmanian Longitudinal Health STUDY (TAHS); International Journal of Epidemiology
Comparing factor VIII with collagen IV for immuno-staining of vessels; The Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting
Comparison of the craving profile of a novel nicotine replacement therapy vs nicotine patch during the first two weeks of a quit attempt: A non-inferiority study; SRNT - E 2018
Compliance testing of tobacco retailers
COPD research study
COPD research study
Corticosteroids for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Corticosteroids, infection and acute exacerbations of COPD; Annual Scientific Meetings of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Decreased lung capillary blood volume post-exercise is compensated by increased membrane diffusing capacity; European Journal of Applied Physiology
Different durations of corticosteroid therapy for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Different durations of corticosteroid therapy for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Different durations of corticosteroid therapy for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Distinctive characteristics of bronchial reticular basement membrane and vessel remodelling in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and in asthma: they are not the same disease; Histopathology
Does desaturation whilst breathing progressively hypoxic gas mixtures at rest predict desaturation during maximal running exercise in females?; TSANZ & ANZSRS Annual Scientific Meeting
Does spirometry training in general practice improve quality and outcomes of asthma care?; International Journal for Quality in Health Care
Domiciliary oxygen therapy services in Tasmania: prescription, usage and impact of a specialist clinic; Medical Journal of Australia
Dose dependent effect of dithiothreitol on purified, recombinant cytokine protein: the potential confounding effects of sputum processing; 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting of The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
Editorials. Why have asthma action plans failed the consumer test?; Medical Journal of Australia
Effect of health-mentoring to increase daily physical activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Respirology, 17 (Suppl. 1)
Effect of high flow oxygen on mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in prehospital setting: randomised controlled trial; B M J
Effectiveness of H1N1/09 monovalent and trivalent influenza vaccines against hospitalization with laboratory-confirmed H1N1/09 influenza in Australia: A test-negative case control study; Vaccine
Effects of Feedback on Spirometry in Primary Care on Motivation for Smoking Cessation ; Journal of Smoking Cessation
Effects of telephone health mentoring in community-recruited chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on self-management capacity, quality of life and psychological morbidity: A randomised controlled trial; BMJ Open
Engaging general practice nurses in chronic disease self-management support in Australia: insights from a controlled trial in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Entering a world of uncertainty: community nurses' engagement with information and communication technology; Computers, Informatics, Nursing
Environmental tobacco smoke
Eosinophils are relevant to pathogenesis in COPD; 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting of The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) airways is attenuated by inhaled corticosteroids (ICS); British Thoracic Society
Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in large airways is attenuated by inhaled fluticasone propionate (FP) in COPD: a randomized controlled trial; The 8th International Young Investigators’ Meeting (YIM) on Airway Smooth Muscle and Fibroblast Biology
Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in patients with chronic obstructive disease (COPD); The Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting
Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in small and large airways of smokers: potential role in both airway fibrosis and cancer; The 8th International Young Investigators’ Meeting (YIM) on Airway Smooth Muscle and Fibroblast Biology
Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in the small and large airways of lung cancer patients undergoing thoracotomy; European Respiratory Society Annual Congress
Evaluation of epithelial mesenchymal transition in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Respiratory Research
Evidence of epithelial-mesenchymal transition in COPD?; The Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting
Exercise-induced oxyhaemoglobin desaturation, ventilatory limitation and lung diffusing capacity in women during and after exercise; European Journal of Applied Physiology
Explaining chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): perceptions of the role played by smoking; Sociology of Health and Illness
Factors associated with a high rate of misclassification of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in primary care; General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Factors associated with misdiagnosis of COPD in primary care; Primary Care Respiratory Journal
Fibre-optic bronchoscopy in adults: a position paper of The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand; Internal Medicine Journal
Flow dependence of anatomical dead space measured with new ultrasonic tachnology; TSANZ & ANZSRS Annual Scientific Meeting
FluCAN 2009: initial results from sentinel surveillance for adult influenza and pneumonia in eight Australian hospitals; Medical Journal of Australia
Fluticasone propionate attenuates epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in COPD; Respirology, 17 (Supp 1)
Focus on Infectious Diseases. Diagnosis and management of community acquired pneumonia; Drug and Therapeutic Bulletin
Free living physical activity in community-based patients with moderate or severe COPD assessed by accelerometer
Gefitinib for advanced non-small cell lung cancer; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Genetic variations at activator protein-1 among patients with steroid-insensitive asthma; Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference Aus-CRS Symposium Hobart
Health-mentoring in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to reduce psychological morbidity; Respirology 17 (Suppl. 1)
Impaired TLCO following exercise is related to reduced lung capillary blood volume but is attenuated by an increase in the lung membrane diffusing capacity; 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting of The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
Impaired TLCO following exercise is related to reduced lung capillary blood volume but is attenuated by an increase in the lung membrane diffusion capacity; 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting of The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
Important reminder for flu shots
Improved spirometric detection of small airway narrowing: concavity in the expiratory flow–volume curve in people aged over 40 years; COPD: journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Indacaterol, a once-daily beta2-agonist, versus twice-daily beta₂-agonists or placebo for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Influenza
Influenza A/H1N1_09: Australia and New Zealand's Winter of Discontent; American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Influenza vaccination
Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness against Hospitalisation with Confirmed Influenza in the 2010-11 Seasons: A Test-negative Observational Study; PLoS ONE
Influenza vaccine for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Influenza-1997; 1997 National Convention of the Journal of the RACGP Tasmania Faculty & Training Program
Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) attenuate epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - implications for lung cancer prophylaxis; Australian Lung Cancer Conference (ALCC)
Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) attenuates epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in COPD: a key to understanding long term benefits; European Respiratory Society Annual Congress
Inhaled corticosteroids in airway remodelling in COPD; Thorax
Inhaled corticosteroids is effective on only some aspects of bronchial vascular remodelling in COPD; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
Inhaled fluticasone propionate (FP) restores angiogenesis in the airway lamina propria of current smokers with COPD: a randomized controlled trial; European Respiratory Society Annual Congress
Injectable vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Injectable vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Intervention Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Injectable vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in patients with COPD- a systematic review
Innate immune activation in neutrophilic asthma; Thorax
Intermediate filament vimentin and potential role in epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT); Vimentin Concepts and Molecular Mechanisms
Interstitial lung disease due to fumes from heat-cutting polymer rope; Occupational Medicine
Is There a Role for Systemic Corticosteroids in the Management of Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?; American Journal of Respiratory Medicine
Issues and experiences with technology supported development of patient self-efficacy and self-managed of chronic disease; Australasian Journal on Ageing
Knowledge of abnormal spirometry increases motivation to quit smoking; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Local anaesthsia does not reduce the discomfort associated with arterial puncture when performed by trained laboratory personnel; 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting of The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
Long-acting β2-agonists in asthma: enantioselective safety studies are needed; Drug Safety
Long-acting beta2-agonists in asthma: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviews; Respiratory Medicine
Mast cells in COPD airways: relationship to bronchodilator responsiveness and angiogenesis; European Respiratory Journal
Medicos warn of deadly influenza
Molecular detection of Haemophilus influenzae in COPD sputum is superior to conventional culturing methods; British Journal of Biomedical Science
Montelukast pharmacogenetics in a clinical setting as an adjunct therapy among patients using corticosteroids; Medicines design to delivery
Monthly ambient sunlight, infections and relapse rates in multiple sclerosis; Neuroepidemiology
Monthly ambient sunlight, vitamin D, infections and relapse rates in multiple sclerosis; 13th Annnual Meeting of the Amer-Comm-for-Treatment-and-Res-in-Multiple-Sclerosis
Mother's smoking and complex lung function of offspring in middle age: A cohort study from childhood; Respirology
National survey of spirometer ownership and usage in general practice in Australia; Respirology
National survey of spirometer ownership and usage in general practiice in Australia; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Nicotine in smoking reduction trial
Nicotine replacement therapy in smoking cessation
Nonsmall Cell Lung Carcinoma with Neuroendocrine Differentiation - An Entity of No Clinical or Prognostic Signficance; American Journal of Surgical Pathology
Occupational asthma due to blackwood (Acacia Melanoxylon); Australian & New Zealand Journal of Medicine
Occupational asthma due to blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon); Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine
Occupational exposure to pesticides are associated with fixed airflow obstruction in middle-age; Thorax
Occupational exposure to solvents and lung function decline:a population based study; Thorax
Occupational exposures to solvents and metals are associated with fixed airflow obstruction; Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Optimum duration of corticosteroid therapy for acute exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Oral bacterial vaccines for the prevention of acute exacerbations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic bronchitis; Respiratory Medicine
Oral corticosteroid for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Oral corticosteroids for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ; Cochrane Database Systemic Review
Outcome of a smoking cessation programme run in a routine hospital setting; Internal Medicine Journal
Outcomes of an outpatient cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Annual Scientific meeting of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Oxatomide for stable asthma in adults and children; Cochrane Review, Cochrane Library
Oxygen therapy and power failure
Oxygen therapy in the pre-hospital setting for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Participating in research: exploring participation and engagement in a study of self-management for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Qualitative Health Research
Pathways home: Comparing voluntary IT and non-IT users participating in a mentored self-management project; Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Patient anxiety and depression moderate the effects of increased self-management knowledge on physical activity: a secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial on health-mentoring in COPD; COPD
Patients misclassified with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) have signifcant morbidity; 2010 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand and the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Physical activity, lung function and quality of life in COPD; 46th Convention & Annual General Meeting of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Physical Activity,Spirometry and Quality -of-Life in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Platelet activating factor receptor (PAFR) expression increases in airways of current smokers; Respirology, 17 (Supp 1)
Platinum versus non-platinum chemotherapy regimens for small cell lung cancer; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Platinum versus non-platinum chemotherapy regimens for small cell lung cancer (Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Pneumococcal vaccinations in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Annual Scientific Meetings of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Pneumococcal vaccines for preventing pneumonia in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Political barriers to evidence-based tobacco control policy: Cronyism and cognitive dissonance, a Tasmanian case study; Evidence and Policy: a journal of research, debate and practice
Potential epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in the small airways of lung cancer patients; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
Preclinical interstitial lung disease in relatives of familial pulmonary fibrosis patients; Pulmonology
Prescribing for COPD in general practice; 46th Convention & Annual General Meeting of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Prevalence of airflow obstruction and reduced forced vital capacity in an Aboriginal Australian population: The cross-sectional BOLD study; Respirology
Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with breathlessness in Australia: weighted using the 2016 Australian census; Internal Medicine Journal
Protocol for a meta-analysis of the effects of corticosteroids in acute exacerbations of COPD; Cochrane collaboration session of the Annual Scientific Meeting, TSANZ
Reasons for Non-attendance at Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation programmes; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Scientific Meeting
Recent advance in understanding inflammation and remodelling in the airways in COPD
Regulate cigarette engineering: a blueprint for the elimination of tobacco in Australia; Oceania Tobacco Control Conference
Rehabilitation and the Stanford Chronic Disease Self- Management Programme; Asia Pacific Society of Respirology Congress
Relationship between sputum and BAL cell profiles and lung function in COPD; British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting 2003
Repeat exercise magnifies the post-exercise fall in capillary blood volume but does not effect TLCO because of a compensatory increase in membrane diffusing capacity; The Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Respiratory symptoms and illness in older Australians: the Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD) study; Medical Journal of Australia
Response to the letter: Value of recommended spirometer accuracy checks of office spirometers in primary care unknown; Respirology
Response to the letter: Value of recommended spirometer accuracy checks on office spirometers in primary care unknown [2]; Respirology
Reticular basement membrane fragmentation and potential epithelial mesenchymal transition is exaggerated in the airways of smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ; Respirology
Reticular basement membrane vessels are increased in COPD bronchial mucosa by both factor VIII and collagen IV immunostaining and are hyperpermeable; Journal of Allergy
Review of the effect of the dosing interval for inhaled corticosteroids in asthma control; Internal Medicine Journal
Serum salbutamol enantiomer levels and extra pulmonary effects during disease exacerbation of COPD; Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association Annual Conference
Smoke Free Dinning Day, anti-cigarette smoking campaign in Hobart restaurant
Smoking
Smoking and public places
Smoking and public places
Smoking cessation - gum patches and other tales; Annual Scientific Meeting of The Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Smoking cessation but not inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) can increase histone deacetylase 2 (HDAC2)] in COPD ; The European Respiratory Journal
Smoking has potential to initiate basement membrane disruption and epithelial mesenchymal transition in COPD ; European Respiratory Society Annual Congress
Smoking has potential to initiate epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) in the airway mucosa
Smoking in public places
Spirometry and regular follow-up do not improve quality of life in children or adolescents with asthma: Cluster randomized controlled trials; Pediatric Pulmonology
Spirometry by visiting nurses in general practice increases testing in patients at risk of COPD; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Spirometry training for GP's and practice nurses: is it feasible and beneficial to asthma patients?; General Practice and Primary Health Care Conference
Sputum and BAL cell patterns, lung function & COPD; Annual Scientific Meeting of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
Stability of the easyone ultrasonic spirometer for use in general practice; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Stability of the EasyOne ultrasonic spirometer for use in general practice. Technical Report; Respirology
SULT 1A3 single-nucleotide polymorphism and the single dose pharmacokinetics of inhaled salbutamol enantiomers: Are some athletes at risk of higher urine levels?; Drug testing and analysis
SULT1A3 Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) and their effect on Salbutamol Enantiomer Pharmacokinetics; Medicines design to delivery
Supporting health behaviour change in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with telephone health-mentoring: insights from a qualitative study; BMC Family Practice
Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 and under (review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 years and under; Paediatric respiratory reviews
Swimming training for asthma in children and adolescents aged 18 years and under (Protocol); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Systemic corticosteroids for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Systemic corticosteroids for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Review); Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Systemic corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: An overview of Cochrane systematic reviews; Respiratory Medicine
Systemic corticosteroids in stable chronic obsctructive pulmonary disease; Evidence-based Respiratory Medicine
Systemic review of the effect of influenza vaccination in COPD; Annual Scientific Meeting of The Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Talking Point: Tobacco, food and alcohol lobbies dictate
Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes; Primary Health Care Research Conference
Telephone delivered health mentoring for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD) in Tasmania is feasible and effective in supporting adoption of positive health behaviour changes; 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference. Inspirations, collaborations, solutions
Telephone Health-Mentoring, a walking action plan and rehabilitation; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Scientific Meeting
The diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in two Tasmanian general practices; International Primary Care Respiratory Group Second World Conference
The Dose-Response Association between Nitrogen Dioxide Exposure and Serum Interleukin-6 Concentrations; International Journal of Molecular Sciences
The effect of a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease unit on hospital admissions; Annual Scientific meeting of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
The effect of Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination on intradermal tuberculin reactivity in Tasmania; Australian & New Zealand Journal of Medicine
The effect of combined nicotine gum and nicotine patches in smoking cessation; Annual Scientific Meeting of the Thoracic Society of Australia & new Zealand
The effect of influenza vaccination on morbidity and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [protocol]; Cochrane
The effect of influenza vaccination on morbidity and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [protocol]
The effect of nurse initiated intervention for smoking cessation in hospitalised patients; 2002 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
The effect of pneumococcal vaccination on morbidity and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [protocol]; Cochrane
The effect of pneumococcal vaccination on morbidity and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [protocol]
The interplay between the effects of lifetime asthma, smoking, and atopy on fixed airflow obstruction in middle age; American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
The management of community acquired pneumonia in the Royal Hobart Hospital; Medical Research Week, Hobart
The outcome of a hospital-based unit for management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Quality Watch
The prevalence of cigarette smoking and smoking cessation rates in a hospital population; 1998 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
The prevalence of cigarette smoking and smoking cessation rates in a hospital population; 1st National Conference on Smoking Cessation
The prevalence of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis infection in Laotian Hmong immigrants; Annual Scientific Meeting of TSANZ, 1997
The reproducibility and effect on nonspecific airway responsiveness of inhaled prostaglandin D-2 and leukotriene D-4 in asthmatic subjects; British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
The role of corticosteroids in acute exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Cochrane Review
The truth about infection control (including sterilization of bronchoscopes), isolation and screening
The use of spirometry by general practitioners for the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); 2004 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Tobacco
Tobacco smoking
Tobacco smoking and asthma
Tobacco smoking in adolescent
Tobacco smoking in Tasmania
Tobacco smoking uptake in youth
Tobacco smoking: Corporate genocide or freedom of choice
Tobacco Smoking: Corporate Genocide or Freedom of Choice?
Traffic related air pollution and development and persistence of asthma and low lung function; Environment International: A Journal of Environmental Science, Risk and Health
Transforming clinical practice amongst community nurses: mentoring for COPD patient self-management; Journal of Clinical Nursing
Transforming growth factor - beta 1 (TGF-β 1) expression is related to reticular basement membrane (Rbm) hypervascularity in smokers and COPD; European Respiratory Society Annual Congress
Trends in hospital admissions and mortality from asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Australia; Medical Journal of Australia
Tuberculosis outbreak at the University of Tasmania
Tuberculosis outbreak at the University of Tasmania
Under-diagnosis of Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease: a qualitative study in primary care; Respiratory Medicine
Undiagnosed and misdiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Data from the BOLD Australia study; International Journal of COPD
Vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (protocol); Cochrane
Value of daily symptom monitoring for prediction of severe exacerbations of COPD
Vascular and basement membrane remodelling in smokers and COPD; European Respiratory Journal
Vessel-associated transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-β 1) is increased in the bronchial reticular basement membrane in COPD and normal smokers; PLoS One
Vessel-associated transforming growth factor-Beta1 (TGF-β1) expression is increased in COPD airway; Respirology, 17 (Supp 1)
Viral infections in the community
Viral infections in the community
Viral infections in the community
Viral infections in the community - Brett Marley
What the guidelines say
Where to now with in-hospital interventions?
World COPD day
Written action plans in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease increase appropriate treatment for acute exacerbations; Respirology

Research Projects

A comprehensive self-management programme for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the community; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
A Multicentre Trial to Compare Telephone Health-Mentoring, Home-Based Walking and Rehabilitation with Rehabilitation only in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A Multiple Breadth Nitrogen Washout Test of Peripheral Airway Function; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Australian Cochrane Airways Group Network; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Australian Cochrane Airways Group Network; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Breathe Well: a Centre for Research Excellence in chronic respiratory diseases and lung ageing; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Burden of obstructive lung disease in Australia (BOLD); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Does a Decrease in Pulmonary Blood Volume (Vc) Induced by Exercise Elicit a 'Compensatory' Increase in the Lung Membrane Diffusion Capacity (DM)?; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Identification of a New Target for Therapy in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Infections; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Improving health and wellbeing in the Tasmanian State Service workforce; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN) and the surveillance of influenza hospitalisations; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Investigation of airway inflammation in COPD; GlaxoSmithKline Australia (GSKA)
Investigation of Pathophysiological Processes Underlying Clinical Variations in Smoking-related COPD; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Low-yield Cigarettes and Diminution Of Small Airways Lung Function In Long-term Smokers; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Together: Participant-CENTREd Continuum of Care; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Together: Participant-CENTREd Continuum of Care; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Once-off population health projects; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Pathophysiological Correlates in Smokers and Smoking Related Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Pathways Home II Feasibility: COPD Case Management in Primary Care; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Pathways Home Programme - Chronic Respiratory Diseases - Stage 1; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
PPAR-gamma as a therapeutic target in cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Risk Factors for Chronic Respiratory Diseases in Middle Age: 36 Year Follow-up of the Tasmanian Asthma Study; GlaxoSmithKline Australia (GSKA)
Scarring and angiogenesis in the airway wall in smoking and COPD: links between inflammation and remodelling; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Shandon Cytopsin 4 Cytocentrifuge; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Short versus Conventional Course of Oral Corticosteroid for Acute Exacerbations of COPD. A Randomised Controlled Trial. ; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Spirometry and Asthma Management in Children and Adults in General Practice; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Support Grant 2005/06 for Dr Julia Walters; GlaxoSmithKline Australia (GSKA)
The Acquisition of New Strains of Non-Typeable Haemophilus Influenzae Is The Leading Cause of Acute Exacerbations in Tasmanian COPD Patients; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
The Relationship between Air Pollution and health Outcomes in the Launceston Region over a Decade 1992-2002; Clifford Craig Foundation (CCFoundation)
The Role of Mast Cells in Smoking Related Airway Disease; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Vitamin D and the immune response in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and healthy subjects; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Whether 3-day course of systematic corticosteroids is as effective as 14-day course in the treatment of acute exacerbations of COPD; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Chrono Craving Study
Identifying the Underlying Genetic Drivers of IPF using Complementary Approaches
Richard Wood-Baker - Discretionary Account
Systematic reviews in Asthma

Research Candidate Supervision

"There is More to Supervised Exercise than Exercise Itself" A Mixed Methods Study of Supervised Exercise with the Chronic Disease Self-management Program for People with COPD
A comprehensive assessment of means available to study early remodelling changes in smokers` airways
A Mixed-methods Investigation of Attitudes to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in General Practice and the Utility of Spirometry for Improving its Recognition and Management
Airway Inflammation in Smokers- Response to Quitting
Airway Remodelling in Smokers With or Without Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and the Effects of Inhaled Corticosteroids in Remodelling in COPD
Developing Nursing Practice to Meet The Needs of Persons Admitted to Acute Care With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)- An Action Research Study
Epithelial Activation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Immuno-pathology/Immunology of Airway Diseases
Inflammatory changes in airways and the role of Corticosteroids in smoking induced airway diseases
Tobacco control and public policy in Tasmania- Barriers to implementation of an evidence based approach