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Researcher: Ayton, JE (Ms Jennifer Ayton)

Fields of Research

Primary health care
Family care
Sociology
Health and community services
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Police administration, procedures and practice
Public health nutrition
Clinical midwifery
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Health services and systems
Epidemiology
Disease surveillance
Higher education
Environmental politics
Health systems
Sociological methodology and research methods
Health promotion
Social change
Virtual and mixed reality
Health policy
Educational technology and computing

Research Objectives

Women's and maternal health
Behaviour and health
Nutrition
Law enforcement
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Evaluation of health and support services
Evaluation of health outcomes
Families and family services
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Arts
Health policy evaluation
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health system performance
Clinical health
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Pedagogy
Social structure and health
Health education and promotion
Neonatal and child health
Crime prevention
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Health protection and disaster response
Expanding knowledge in human society
Teaching and instruction technologies
Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

2017 Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy: 2017 and beyond consultation feedback report; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A framework for mapping public health learning exposures and competency alignment in undergraduate medical education; CAPHIA Teaching & Learning Forum
Broken Bodies: From Narrative to Art
Cessation of exclusive breastfeeding: Australian Cross-Sectional Survey; International conference: Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood
Cessation of exclusive breastfeeding; Australian cross-sectional survey; 2017 Nutrition and Nurture Conference
Childhood factors related to diverging body mass index trajectories from childhood into mid-adulthood: A mixed methods study; Social Science and Medicine
Complex young lives: a collective qualitative case study analysis of young fatherhood and breastfeeding; International Breastfeeding Journal
Cumulative risks and cessation of exclusive breast feeding: Australian cross-sectional survey; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Evaluating the prevention of premature cessation of exclusive breastfeeding in the general practice setting during the scheduled child immunisation consultation: a pilot study; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Evolution of the Health Record as a Communication Tool to Support Patient Safety; Handbook of Research on Records and Information Management Strategies for Enhanced Knowledge Coordination
Exclusive breastfeeding and the acceptability of donor breast milk for sick, hospitalized infants in Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia: A mixed-methods study; 7th International Conference on Public health among the Greater Mekong Sub-Regional Countries
Exclusive breastfeeding and the acceptability of donor breast milk for sick, hospitalized infants in Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia: a mixed-methods study; Journal of Human Lactation
Exploring the Role Played by Fathers in Supporting Mothers to Breastfeed
Factors associated with initiation and exclusive breastfeeding at hospital discharge: late preterm compared to 37 week gestation mother and infant cohort; International Breastfeeding Journal
Family and Community Development Committee: 58th Parliament Inquiry into Perinatal Services
Family and Community Development Committee: 58th Parliament Inquiry into Perinatal Services
How fathers experience being in a 'breastfeeding family' when breastfeeding problems occur; 2017 TASA Conference
Law Enforcement and Public Health Workshop Series Report No. 4 – Knowledge Exchanges the Determinants of Crime and the Determinants of Health
Pilot study: Prevention and monitoring of the cessation of breastfeeding PRAM-COB; GP11 Conference
Pilot study; Prevention and monitoring of the cessation of breastfeeding PRAM-COB; PHCRED Conference
Public consultation: NMBA draft Midwife standards for practice University of Tasmania (UTAS) submission
Sharing knowledge: Using Art to translate and disseminate research findings to communities; National Rural Health Conference 2019
TAS Infant Feeding Study: Investigation the breastfeeding experiences, attitudes and knowloedge of Tasmanian mothers
Tasmania parent's employment transitions and the impact on infant feeding
Understanding early cessation of exclusive breastfeeding: a mixed method study
Understanding mothers experiences of interupting exclusive breastfeeding: A qualitative study; International conference: Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood
Understanding the rural maternity workforce in South Australia
Understanding the rural maternity workforce in South Australia
University of Tasmania consultation feedback submission: Draft National Framework for Maternity Services
Women's help-seeking behaviours within the first twelve months after childbirth: A systematic qualitative meta-aggregation review; Midwifery
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
“I love having a healthy lifestyle' – a qualitative study investigating body mass index trajectories from childhood to mid-adulthood; BMC Obesity

Research Projects

Exploring the Role of Fathers/Male Caregivers in Supporting Mothers to Breastfeed; Tasmanian Early Years Foundation (TEYF)
Fostering Trauma-Informed Communities of Practice in areas of Rural and Regional Tasmania ; Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)
How are Australian fathers engaging with infant feeding and what are their infant feeding practices from 0-12 months?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Investigating the breastfeeding experiences, attitudes and knowledge of Tasmanian mothers with infants aged between 0-12 months; Tasmanian Early Years Foundation (TEYF)
LEPH TILES; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Systematic Review: Continued breastfeeding in the primary health care setting: qualitative and quantitative synthesis; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision