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Researcher: Vandenberg, M (Ms Miriam Vandenberg)

Fields of Research

Preventative health care
Community child health
Health services and systems
Sociological methodology and research methods
Health and community services
Social geography
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Health promotion
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing

Research Objectives

Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Neonatal and child health
Evaluation of health and support services
Social structure and health
Health inequalities
Multicultural services
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Expanding knowledge in the information and computing sciences
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Evaluation of health outcomes
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health system performance

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A COVID-19-era rapid review: using Zoom and Skype for qualitative group research; Public Health Research & Practice
As Tasmanians head to the polls, here are some critical health concerns
Building on Local Strengths: Launceston's Northern Suburbs. Anticipatory Care Action Learning Project Final Site Report
Engaging communities for future health: The Anticipatory Care Action Learning Project Full Report
Lead Support Coordinator Service (LSCS) Evaluation Report
Partnering for Health: Ulverston. Anticipatory Care Action Learning Project Final Site Report
Policy Brief: Funding Models for Preventive Health
Policy Brief: Organisational leadership
Policy Brief: Sustaining System Change and the Shock of COVID-19
Policy Brief: Systems Thinking for Health
Reflecting and Connecting for Our Health, Our Future: Flinders Island. Anticipatory Care Action Learning Project Final Site Report
School breakfast programs: not just addressing food insecurity; 23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion
Six Rights to a Masters in Public Health Curriculum Redesign; CAPHIA 2017 Public Health Teaching & Learning Forum
Skilled migration: a structural determinant of health; International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care
Strengthening Connections: Clarence. Anticipatory Care Action Learning Project Final Site Report
Talking Point: Public health focus needed for Tasmania
Talking Point: State’s health policy fails by blaming the sick for their illness
The 'Aha' experience: Using systems thinking to map and tweak anticipatory care; Preventive Health Conference 2020
The changing role of Australian primary schools in providing breakfast to students: a qualitative study; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
The perceived benefits and challenges of running school breakfast programs in Tasmanian primary schools
‘It’s not therapy, it’s gardening’: community gardens as sites of comprehensive primary healthcare; Australian Journal of Primary Health

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision