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Researcher: Gall, SL (Dr Seana Gall)

Fields of Research

Epidemiology
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Preventive Medicine
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Education
Health and Community Services
Mental Health
Primary Health Care
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Health Promotion
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Nutrition and Dietetics
Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl. Physiotherapy)
Physiotherapy
Public Health and Health Services
Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Sociology of Education
Endocrinology
Foetal Development and Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Peripheral Nervous System
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Surgery

Research Objectives

Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Behaviour and Health
Preventive Medicine
Health Education and Promotion
Mental Health
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Nutrition
Nervous System and Disorders
Health Policy Evaluation
Women's Health
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Child Health
Diabetes
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Rural Health
Special Needs Education
Occupational Health
Health Related to Ageing
Health and Support Services
Disability and Functional Capacity
Expanding Knowledge in Education
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Social Structure and Health
Surgical Methods and Procedures
Substance Abuse
Health Inequalities

Career Best Publications

Control of hypertension 5 years after stroke in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS); Hypertension
Healthy lifestyles and cardiovascular risk profiles in young Australian adults: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation
Intergenerational educational mobility is associated with cardiovascular disease risk behaviours in a cohort of young Australian adults: The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) Study ; BMC Public Health
Long-term outcome in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS): Predictors of quality of life at 5 years post-stroke; Stroke
Parental smoking and smoking experimentation in childhood increase the risk of being a smoker 20 years later. The childhood determinants of adult health study; Addiction
Prevalence of depression and use of antidepressant medication at 5 years post stroke in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS); Stroke
Sex differences in presentation, severity, and management of stroke in a population-based study; Neurology
Skipping breakfast: longitudinal associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Research Publications

A cross-sectional study of geographic differences in health risk factors among young Australian adults: The role of socioeconomic position; Bmc Public Health
Accumulated exposure to rural areas of residence over the life course is associated with overweight and obesity in adulthood: a 25-year prospective cohort study; Annals of Epidemiology
Alcohol consumption in Vietnam, and the use of ‘standard drinks’ to measure alcohol intake; Alcohol and Alcoholism
Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhages, a Retrospective Cohort Study; Australian Neurosciences Nurses Association Conference
Association between childhood health, socioeconomic and school-related factors and effort-reward imbalance at work: a 25-year follow-up study; Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Associations between alcohol consumption and cardio-metabolic risk factors in young adults; European Journal of Preventive Cardiology
Associations between Partnering and Parenting Transitions and Dietary Habits in Young Adults; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Baseline Smoking Status and the Long-Term Risk of Death or Nonfatal Vascular Event in People with Stroke: A 10-year Survival Analysis; Stroke
Bi-directional associations between healthy lifestyles and mood disorders in young adults: The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Psychological Medicine
Burden of cardiovascular diseases among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: Mortality, hospitalization and risk factors; Handbook of Disease Burdens and Quality of Life Measures
Case-fatality and functional status three months after first-ever stroke in Vietnam; Journal of the Neurological Sciences
Childhood lifestyle and clinical determinants of adult ideal cardiovascular health. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study, the Princeton Follow-up Study; International Journal of Cardiology
Control of hypertension 5 years after stroke in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS); Hypertension
Daily eating frequency and cardiometabolic risk factors in young Australian adults: cross-sectional analyses; British Journal of Nutrition
Declining Prevalence of Tobacco Smoking in Vietnam; 20th IEA World Congress of Epidemiology
Declining Prevalence of Tobacco Smoking in Vietnam; Nicotine & Tobacco Research
Delays in presentation and admission to treating hospital for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage: a retrospective population-based cohort study in Tasmania; 2016 NSA Annual Scientific Meeting
Determining rural risk for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhages: A structural equation modeling approach; Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice
Discharge is a critical time to influence 10-year use of secondary prevention therapies for stroke; Stroke
Evidence of Stable Incidence of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage in Tasmania, Australia Over the Last 20 Years; 5th International Conference on Neurology and Epidemiology
Exposure to parental smoking in childhood is associated with increased risk of carotid atherosclerotic plaque in adulthood: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study; Circulation
Exposure to parental smoking in childhood or adolescence is associated with increased carotid intima-media thickness in young adults: evidence from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study and the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; European Heart Journal
Factors associated with quality of life in 7-year survivors of stroke; Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Five Authors Reply; American Journal of Epidemiology
Folate status and socio-demographic predictors of folate status, among a national cohort of women aged 26-36 in Australia, 2004-2006; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Fruit and vegetable consumption in Vietnam, and the use of a ‘standard serving’ size to measure intake; The British Journal of Nutrition
Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015; The Lancet
Greater Incidence of Both Fatal and Nonfatal Strokes in Disadvantaged Areas: The Northeast Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study; Stroke: A Journal of Cerebral Circulation
Handicap 5 years after Stroke in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study; Cerebrovascular Diseases
Health-related quality of life after stroke: reliability and validity of the Duke Health Profile for use in Vietnam; Quality of Life Research
Healthy lifestyles and cardiovascular risk profiles in young Australian adults: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation
Incidence of Stroke Subtypes in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS): Differences between Men and Women ; Neuroepidemiology
Intergenerational educational mobility is associated with cardiovascular disease risk behaviours in a cohort of young Australian adults: The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) Study ; BMC Public Health
Involvement of Young Australian Adults in Meal Preparation: Cross-Sectional Associations with Abdominal Obesity and Body Mass Index; American Dietetic Association. Journal
Involvement of Young Australian Adults in Meal Preparation: Cross-Sectional Associations with Sociodemographic Factors and Diet Quality; Journal of the American Dietetic Association
Is passive smoking exposure in early life a risk factor for future cardiovascular disease?; Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports
Lifestyle behaviours associated with 5-year weight gain in a prospective cohort of Australian adults aged 26-36 years at baseline; BMC Public Health
Long-term outcome in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS): Predictors of quality of life at 5 years post-stroke; Stroke
Longitudinal associations between fish consumption and depression in young adults; American Journal of Epidemiology
Lower systolic blood pressure is associated with poorer survival in long-term survivors of stroke; Journal of Hypertension
National survey of risk factors for non-communicable disease in Vietnam: prevalence estimates and an assessment of their validity; BMC Public Health
Nursing and surgical implications of demographic changes in the epidemiology of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage; Australasian Neuroscience Nurse's association 2016 Annual Conference
Parental smoking and smoking experimentation in childhood increase the risk of being a smoker 20 years later. The childhood determinants of adult health study; Addiction
Parental smoking in childhood and brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation in young adults: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study and the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
Partnering and parenting transitions associate with changing smoking status: a cohort study in young Australians; International Journal of Public Health
Physical activity in Vietnam: estimates and measurement issues; PLoS One
Prevalence of depression and use of antidepressant medication at 5 years post stroke in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS); Stroke
Public perceptions of the tobacco-free generation in Tasmania: adults and adolescents; Tobacco Control
Self-reported exercise prevalence and determinants in the long term after stroke: The North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study; Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases
Sex Differences in Long-Term Mortality After Stroke in the INSTRUCT (INternational STRoke oUtComes sTudy): A Meta-Analysis of Individual Participant Data; Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
Sex differences in long-term outcomes after stroke: functional outcomes, handicap, and quality of life; Stroke
Sex differences in presentation, severity, and management of stroke in a population-based study; Neurology
Skipping breakfast: longitudinal associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Smoking and vascular disease; Molecular mechanisms of tobacco-induced diseases
Smoking as a crucial independent determinant of stroke; Tobacco Induced Diseases
Smoking cessation at 5 years after stroke in the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study; Neuroepidemiology
Smoking status and health-related quality of life: a longitudinal study in young adults; Quality of Life Research
Sympathetic nervous control of the cerebral circulation in sleep; Journal of Sleep Research
Takeaway food consumption and cardio-metabolic risk factors in young adults; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Takeaway food consumption and its associations with diet quality and abdominal obesity: a cross-sectional study of young adults ; The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
The association between childhood school engagement and attainment and adult education and health outcomes: preliminary findings from an interdisciplinary research project using longitudinal Australian cohort data; Australian Association for Research in Education Conference (AARE 2011 Conference)
The association between quitting smoking and weight gain: a systemic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies; Obesity Reviews
The childhood determinants of adult health study: a profile of a cohort study to examine the childhood influences on adult cardiovascular health; Australasian Epidemiologist
The impact of socioeconomic status on incidence of anuerysmal subarachnoid hameorrhage; Australasian Neuroscience Nurses' Association 2016 Annual Conference
The large and growing burden of stroke; Current Drug Targets
The longitudinal association of childhood school engagement with adult educational and occupational achievement: Findings from an Australian national study; British Educational Research Journal
Worsening dietary and physical activity behaviors do not readily explain why smokers gain weight after cessation: A cohort study in young adults; Nicotine & Tobacco Research

Research Projects

2013: Heart Foundation Conference, Australia 16 to 18 May 2013; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A 25-year longitudinal study examining the influence of childhood school engagement on the mental health of young Australians ; Australian Rotary Health Research Fund (ARHRF)
Are the associations between lung function and depression with heart disease because of inflammatory factors?; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Attendance at annual international Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium meeting in Cincinatti, Ohio; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
Cardiometabolic risk trajectories from childhood to midlife: finding pathways to better health; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Cardiovascular disease risk behaviours: understanding childhood origins; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study: Associations between childhood negative affect, adult depression and the PDAY atherosclerosis risk score in a cohort of young Australian adults; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
Exposure to passive smoking in early-life and cardiovascular health in adulthood; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Inter-relationships between life-stage transitions, depression and cardio-metabolic health in young adults; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Measurement for change: Establishment of an integrated non-communicable disease surveillance system for Viet Nam; The Atlantic Philanthropies (USA) Inc. (API)
Promoting Health Literacy in Tasmanian Primary Schools - Evaluating the HealthLit4Kids pilot study.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Seana Gall - Nomination for Tall Poppy Award; Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS)
The development of the Childhood Health Orientation (CHOI); Financial Markets Foundation for Children (FMFC)
The development of the Childhood Health Orientation Index (CHOI); Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
The most important meal of the day? Understanding the influences and consequences of breakfast skipping in Australian children; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
The relationship between depression and cardio-metabolic health in young adults; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
Understanding cardiovascular disease across the life course; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
Understanding urban-rural influences on chronic disease risk factors and mental health in young adults: A five-year prospective study; The Select Foundation (SelF)
WHO Fellowship Program; World Health Organisation (WHO)
A social media based social marketing program to address tobacco use in young people

Research Candidate Supervision

A Nested Study in STAREE - A RCT of Atorvastatin vs Placebo for Primary Prevention in the Healthy Ageing
Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhages in Tasmania a Retrospective Cohort Study
Depression in the workplace
Eating Behaviours and Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Risk in Young Australian Adults
Life-Stage Transitions, Depression and Cardio-Metabolic Health in Young Adults
The Epidemiology of Risk Factors for Non-Communicable Diseases in Vietnam
Treatments, Perceptions and Compliance, Costs and Quality of Life in Vietnamese Stroke Patients
Understanding Urban-Rural Differences in Chronic Disease Risk Factors Across the Life Course