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Researcher: Hoang, THH (Dr Ha Hoang)

Fields of Research

Dentistry
Public Health and Health Services
Health and Community Services
Mental Health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Primary Health Care
Aged Health Care
Health Promotion
Periodontics
Midwifery
Nursing
Rural Sociology
Paedodontics
Residential Client Care
Ethnic Education (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Maori and Pacific Peoples)
Dental Materials and Equipment
Higher Education
Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
Aged Care Nursing
Sociology
Medical and Health Sciences
Studies in Human Society
Health Counselling
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Race and Ethnic Relations

Research Objectives

Rural Health
Dental Health
Health Education and Promotion
Health and Support Services
Health
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Mental Health
Health Inequalities
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health Status and Outcomes
Nursing
Mental Health Services
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Health Policy Evaluation
Health Related to Specific Ethnic Groups
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Equity and Access to Education
Health Related to Ageing
Cultural Understanding
Oro-Dental Disorders
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Determinants of Health
Learner and Learning Achievement
Indigenous Health
Learner and Learning Processes
Communication Across Languages and Culture
Community Service (excl. Work)
Social Class and Inequalities

Career Best Publications

Comprehensive picture of rural women's needs in maternity care in Tasmania, Australia; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Having a baby in the new land: a qualitative exploration of the experiences of Asian migrants in rural Tasmania, Australia; Rural and Remote Health
Trade-off between local access and safety considerations in childbirth: Rural Tasmania women's perspectives; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Women's access needs in maternity care in rural Tasmania, Australia: A mixed methods study; Women and Birth
“Sorry, I’m not a dentist”: perspectives of rural GPs on oral health in the bush; Medical Journal of Australia

Research Publications

A retrospective analysis of Medicare rebate claims over time and region of the Australian Chronic Disease Dental Scheme for the period 2008–2012; 6th International Meeting on Methodological Issues in Oral Health Research
A review of mercury exposure and health of dental personnel; Safety and Health at Work
A systematic literature review of the information-seeking behavior of dentists in developed countries; Journal Of Dental Education
Aboriginal community understandings of dementia and responses to dementia care; Public Health
Access to Health Care Services in An Australian Rural Area – A Qualitative Case Study; International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research
Access to oral health care on older population by socio-demographic factors; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Addressing dementia with Indigenous peoples: a contributing initiative from the Circular Head Aboriginal community; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Addressing dementia with Indigenous peoples: a contributing initiative from the Circular Head Aboriginal community; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Aged care staff’s experiences of ‘Better Oral Health in Residential Care Training’: a qualitative study; Contemporary Nurse
An analysis of the readability characteristics of oral health information literature available to the public in Tasmania, Australia; Bmc Oral Health
An oversupply of dentists: what it means for the rural dental workforce; News bulletin of the Australian Dental Association Incorporated
Are maternity experiences of rural women getting better with time? Results from a survey in Tasmania; Nursing and Health
Better Oral Health in Residential Care Training: Experience from Tasmania; Rural Health Research Symposium
Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation: Community understandings of dementia and dementia care needs. Final report 2017
Complete and Detailed Picture of Maternal Needs of Women in Rural Areas of Tasmania, Australia; 19th WONCA Asia Pacific Regional Conference
Comprehensive picture of rural women's needs in maternity care in Tasmania, Australia; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Continuity of carer in the public hospital system in the eyes of rural women and maternity health providers in Tasmania, Australia; Universal Journal of Public Health
Costly chronic diseases: a retrospective analysis of Chronic Disease Dental Scheme expenditure; Australian Health Review
Dental care in rural & remote Australia; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium 2017
Dental care in small remote towns in Queensland; 55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the IADR ANZ Division
Dental care in small remote towns in Queensland; IADR ANZ Division 55th Annual Scientific Meeting
Dental care in the bush needs GP up-skilling
Dental conditions associated with preventable hospital admissions in Australia: a systematic literature review; Bmc Health Services Research
Dental extremes: “they pull out their own teeth in the bush”; 34th Annual CRANAplus Conference 2016, Going to extremes: how isolation, geography & climate, build resourcefulness & innovation in healthcare
Dental practitioner rural work movements: A systematic review; Rural and Remote Health
Dental practitioner rural work movements: A systematic review; 2013 Primary Health Care Research Conference
Dental practitioners: Rural work movements
Dental relocation and infrastructure support scheme: Improvements; Australian Dental Association News Bulletin
Evidence of the effect of rural background on rural practice in Australian dental practitioners: does gender play a role?; Australian Dental Journal
Factors Affecting the Resettlement of Former Refugees in Regional Australia; Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia’s biennial conference
Factors impacting on the implementation of a Tasmanian rural community-based mental health promotion program; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Factors influencing community nursing roles and health service provision in rural areas: A review of literature; Contemporary Nurse
Geriatric oral healthcare in nursing education; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Having a baby in the new land: a qualitative exploration of the experiences of Asian migrants in rural Tasmania, Australia; Rural and Remote Health
Health and resilient communities evaluation
Homeless adults: Dental care access outside of captital cities in Australia; IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
Homeless adults’ access to dental services and strategies to improve their oral health: a systematic literature review; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Homeless persons' access to dental services and strategies to improve their oral health: A systematic literature review; 57th Annual Scientific Meeting of the IADR ANZ Division
How does culture play a role in pregnancy, birth and after birth? A cross cultural study of human reproduction; Graduate Research Papers in Rural Health
Improving access to dental care for adults experiencing homelessness who live outside of capital cities; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Incorporating oral health into nursing curriculums: a systematic review; 53rd World Congress on Nursing and Health Care
Information-seeking behaviours of dentists: a systematic review; Population Health Congress
Inquiry into adult dental services to identify priorities for Commonwealth funding
Interprofessional practice and learning in a youth mental health service: a case study using network analysis; Journal of Interprofessional Care
Language and cultural barriers of Asian migrants in accessing maternal care in Australia; Language, Society and Culture
Living In a Regional Area: Access, Utilisation and Health Care Quality; International Journal of Innovative Interdisciplinary Research
Maternity Care Experiences of Asia Ethnic Minorities in Rural Tasmania, Australia: A Mixed Methods Study; Health and Well-Being: A Social and Cultural Perspective
Maternity care experiences of ethnic minorities in rural Tasmania: A mixed methods study; 4th International Conference on Community Nursing Research
Maternity care in rural Tasmania in the eyes of Asian women; Social Inclusion and Exclusion of Culturally Diverse Communities: Experiences and Strategies
Maternity care: An intercultural study; World Congress of Health professions - The future now: Challenges and opportunities in health
Mental health of former refugees in Launceston: A qualitative study; 10th Annual Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium
Migrants' perceptions of health promotion messages in rural Tasmania; Health, Risk and Society
Non‐clinical factors associated with referral to periodontal specialists; Journal of Periodontology
Non-clinical factors associated with referral to periodontal specialists: a systematic review; Journal of Periodontology
Non-dental primary care providers’ views on challenges in providing oral health services and strategies to improve oral health in Australian rural and remote communities: a qualitative study; BMJ Open
Older Aboriginal men creating a therapeutic Men's Shed: An exploratory study; Ageing and Society
Oral health education and training for nursing staff in residential aged care facilities; 20th Global Nursing Education Conference
Oral health in the bush – the primary care networks study; Rural Health Research Symposium
Periodontal diagnosis, treatment, and referral patterns of general dental practitioners; Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry
Preventable hospital admissions for oral health-related conditions in Australia: a descriptive analysis; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Preventable hospital admissions of Australians for oral health-related conditions; 96th General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research
Primary care providers' strategies on how to fix the oral health crisis in the bush; Population Health Congress 2015
Readability characteristics of oral health information literature available to the Tasmanian public; Allied Health Professionals Symposium
Recruitment and retention of dental practitioners in rural Australia: views of dental practitioners; Population Health Congress 2015
Regional use of the Australian Chronic Disease Dental Scheme; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Relationship of dental practitioners to rural primary care networks
Relationship of dental practitioners to rural primary care networks: Some preliminary findings; 2nd International Primary Health Care Reform Conference
Relationships between dental personnel and non-dental primary health care providers in rural and remote Queensland, Australia: dental perspectives; BMC Oral Health
Research highlights gaps in oral hygiene practice in aged care
Rural community nurses: insights into health workforce and health service needs; International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society
Rural Community Nurses: Insights into Health Workforce and Health Service Needs in Tasmania; Fourth International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society
Rural pharmacies and oral health in Tasmania; Allied Health Symposium
Satisfaction amid professional challenges: International medical graduates in rural Tasmania; Australasian Medical Journal
Small rural maternity units without caesarean delivery capabilities: is it safe and sustainable in the eyes of health professionals in Tasmania?; Rural and Remote Health
Social Impacts of Closure of Maternity Services in Rural Areas; Health and Well-Being: A Social and Cultural Perspective
Strategies to improve access to and uptake of dental care for people experiencing homelessness in Australia: a grey literature review; Australian Health Review
Strengthening Engagement of Migrant Students from diverse background in Pre-degree Programs/Associate Degrees at UTAS: An evaluation of existing support strategies and identification of alternate approaches
Strengthening engagement of students from a refugee background in pre and undergraduate degree programs at UTAS: an evaluation of existing support; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium 2017
Supporting overseas trained health professionals working in rural Australia and their partners: Literature review; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
The commonalities and differences in health professionals' views on home birth in Tasmania, Australia: A qualitative study; Women and Birth
The mental health of former refugees in regional Australia: a qualitative study; Australian Journal of Rural Health
The relationship of dental practitioners to the primary care networks in rural and remote Queensland and the application of technology in the management of dental problems; Centre for Rural Health, School of Health Sciences Seminar series
The relationship of primary care providers to dental practitioners in rural and remote Australia; BMC Health Services Research
The resettlement experiences of former refugees in Launceston: A qualitative study; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
The shortage-surplus paradox: a literature review of primary health care accessibility; Universal Journal of Public Health
The views of rural women and health professionals on continuity of maternity care in Tasmania, Australia; 20th WONCA World Conference
Towards barrier-free counselling for sexual/gender minorities and sex workers in rural Tasmania; 15th National Rural Health Conference
Trade-off between local access and safety considerations in childbirth: Rural Tasmania women's perspectives; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Translating evidence into practice: oral health during pregnancy; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium 2017
Uncovering GP training needs in rural dental care
Utilisation of oral health services provided by non-dental health practitioners in developed countries: a review of the literature; Community Dental Health
Views of Australian dental practitioners towards rural recruitment and retention: a descriptive study; BMC Oral Health
Women's access needs in maternity care in rural Tasmania, Australia: A mixed methods study; Women and Birth
Women’s maternity care needs and related service models in rural: A comprehensive systematic review of qualitative evidence; Women and Birth
Workplace health and safety issues among community nurses: a study regarding the impact on providing care to rural consumers; BMJ Open
Workshop evaluation report: network characteristics of a youth counselling service
“Sorry, I’m not a dentist”: perspectives of rural GPs on oral health in the bush; Medical Journal of Australia
“The public rely on me a lot”: Rural pharmacists’ perspectives on their roles in oral health care; Australian Journal of Rural Health

Research Projects

Descriptive study of network characteristics of a youth counselling service; Health Workforce Australia (HWA)
Improving the Health and Well-Being of Tasmanian Aboriginal People - One Community's Focus on Individualised Support, Specialised Training, and Leadership in Dementia Care; Department of Health (Cth) (DoH)
Made in Tasmania by new Tasmanians; Department of State Growth (Tas) (DSG)
The Elders community wellbeing project: A pilot study.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Zero Invasion Dentistry; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Evaluation of the Health and Resilient Communities (HaRC) Program
SMART (Silver fluoride Modified Atraumatic Restorative Treatment) Clinical Trial

Research Candidate Supervision

An Investigation into Quality of Life for Removable Dental Prostheses Treated Patients in Sydney South Local Health District - A patient centred views approach
Dental Practitioners- Rural Work Movements
Health and Wellbeing of International Medical Graduates- Acculturation into the Tasmanian Rural Context
Relationship of Dental Practitioners to Primary Care Networks in Rural and Remote QLD and the Application of Technology in the Management of Dental Problems