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Researcher: Goldsmid, JM (Professor John Goldsmid)

Fields of Research

Medical parasitology
Microbiology
Medical bacteriology
Infectious agents
Medical microbiology
Health services and systems
Infectious diseases
Behavioural neuroscience
Zoology
Medical virology
Curriculum and pedagogy
Primary health care
Other education
Health and community services
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Bacteriology
Anthropological genetics
Immunology
Sensory processes, perception and performance
Other biological sciences

Research Objectives

Other health
Clinical health
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Other environmental management
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Other education and training
Neonatal and child health
Rural and remote area health
Behaviour and health
Food safety
Expanding knowledge in human society

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

2001 Topical science oddities: Zoonotic helminthiases from Tasmania; 2001 - A Sciencve Odyssey
Salmonella mississipi in Tasmania: A threat to visitors to Tasmania?; New images in tropical medicine - Australasian College of Tropical Medicine
A case of probable imported Moniliformis moniliformis infection in Tasmania; Journal of Travel Medicine
A colourful history of plagues and some of the more notable victims of plagues
A preliminary study on travel health issues of medical students undertaking electives; Journal of Travel Medicine
A probable case of subcutaneous dirofilariasis acquired in Zimbabwe; Annals of the ACTM
Advantages and Problems with Medical Student Electives; 2000 Joint Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the Australian Society for Microbiology and New Zealand Microbiologicla Society
An unusual helminth infection in a South East Asian refugee; Annals of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine
Bacterial flora of Tasmanian SIDS infants with special reference to pathogenic strains of Escherichia coli; Epidemiology and Infection
Birth, death and phoenix rising; Drug resistant infections in the tropics
Book Review - The great scourge: The Tasmanian infantile paralysis epidemic; American Historical Review
Can you be prepared for all needle-stick injuries?; Australian Journal of Medical Science
Crypotosporidiosis in Tasmania; Australian Journal of Medical Science
Dilemmas in the Management of Tropical Infections; Drug resistant infections in the tropics
Earthworms as Paratenic Hosts of Toxoplasmosis in Eastern Barred Bandicoots; Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Epidemiology of Giardiasis in Tasmania: A potential risk to residents and visitors; Journal of Travel Medicine
First record of trypanosomes in Tasmanian bandicoots; Journal of Parasitology
First report of the isolation of Escherichia coli 0157:H- in Tasmania; Australian Journal of Medical Science
Giardia infections of Tasmanian marsupials; Australasian Section, Wildlife Disease Association
Giardiasis in Native Marsupials of Tasmania; Journal of Wildlife Disease
Giardiasis in Tasmania; Tropical Medicine at the Magnetic North
Global Medicine, Parasites, and Tasmania; Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease
Global Medicine, Parasites, and Tasmania; Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease
Health Advice for Medical Student Electives; Primer of Travel Medicine. 3rd Ed.
Health Problems Associated with Electives for Medical Students; Tropical Millenium Bugs
Hydatid eradication in Tasmania – a triumph for Public Health
Infections (Helminth: Flies, mites and lice; Diseases transmitted by cats and dogs; Poisonous animal bites and stings; Textbook of Pediatrics
Intestinal parasitic infections of refugees in Tasmania; Journal of Travel Medicine
Isolation of a verotoxigenic Escherichia coli from the Tasmanian environment; Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Malaria in travellers: lessons from Tasmania through an eight-year analysis; Travel Medicine International
Micro-organisms isolated from faecal specimens in Tasmania; Annals of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine
More than meets the eye: artefacts and pseudoparasites in faeces; Australian Microbiologist
Not your usual old parasites; Capricornia Medical Science Conference
Parasites isolated from faecal specimens in Tasmania; Annual Scientific Meeting The Australian College of Tropical Medicine
Parasites of feral cats from southern Tasmania and their potential significance; Australian Veterinary Journal
Parasites, food and eating habits; 9th Australian Food Microbiology Conference
Parasites, food and eating habits; 4th Australian Food Microbilogy Conference
Pathology of Experimental Toxoplasmosis in Eastern Barred Bandicoots in Tasmania; Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Phylogenetic Relationships of Human Populations in sub-Saharan Africa; Human Biology
Plagues - Black, Red, and Rainbow; Annual ACTM/ASM Public Lecture Tasmanian Branch
Post travel check-up; Primer of Travel Medicine
Protozoan infections of marsupials in Tasmania; 26th World Veterinary Congress WSA
Protozoan Infections of Marsupials in Tasmania; Tropical Millenium Bugs
Protozoon infections of Tasmanian marsupials; 10th International Congress of Protozoology
Psocids - A cause of delusional parasitosis?; Australian Society for Microbiology National Scientific Meeting
Safe and Environmental Hazards; Primer of Travel Medicine
Sexually Transmitted (Venereal) Infections in older adults; Primary Health Tasmania, Australian Government’s PHN Program, at the Community Health Centre – New Norfolk Tasmania
The clinical significance and epidemiology of Giardiasis in Tasmania; New images in Tropical Medicine - Australasian College of Tropical Medicine
The Clinical Significance of Escherichia Coli Alkalescensdispar in Tasmania; IMAJ
The first record of a member of the genus Hepatozoon in the Eastern Barred Bandicoot (Perameles gunnii) in Tasmania; Journal of Parasitology
The morphology and morphometrics from bandicoots and platypus in Tasmania; 10th International Congress of protozoology
The morphology and morphometrics of trypanosomes from bandicoots and platypus in Tasmania; 10th International Congress of Protozoology
The morphology of trypanosomes from bandicoots and platypus in Tasmania; Wildlife Diseases Association
The morphology of trypanosomes from bandicoots and platypus in Tasmania
The morphology of trypanosomes from bandicoots and platypus in Tasmania; Australasian section, wildlife disease association
The Parasitology of Foods; Foodborne Microorganisms of Public Health Significance
The parasitology of foods; Foodborne Microorganisms of Public Health Significance
The Presence of Giardia and other Zoonotic Parasites of Urban Dogs in Hobart, Tasmania; Australian Veterinary Journal
The Times are a'changin : Tropical Medicine - going global; Australasian College of Tropical Medicine 25th Anniversary Roadshow
The weak link: The role of human behaviour in the transmission and prevention of infectious disease in the tropics; New images in Tropical Medicine - Australasian College of Tropical Medicine
Toxoplasmosis in Tasmania; The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine
Travel medicine: An ideal distance education concept; Tropical Medicine at the Magnetic North
Travellers' diarrhoea; Primer of Travel Medicine
Trichinosis in Tasmania; New images in Tropical Medicine - Australasian College of Tropical Medicine
Zoonoses: A continuing problem; Global '97 Practice
“Hydatid eradication” in Tasmania – a triumph for public health; Public Health Association Australia, Free public lecture

Research Projects

The possible role of Escherichia coli in SIDS; National SIDS Council of Australia (NATSIDS)
The role of earthworms in the transmission of toxoplasmosis; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Study of the Epidemiology, Phenotypic and Genotypic characteristics of Guillain Barre Syndrome Associated Campylobacteriosis
Causes of infectious diarrhoea in Tasmania
Diseases and immunity in perameles gunnii
Immunity of Platypus Ornithorywchus anatinus
Paramoebiasis of sea-farmed Salmonids in Tasmania - a study of its aetiology, pathogenicity and control
Parasitological investigation of Blastocystis hominis
Salmonellius in Tasmania with special reference to patheogeminty
The zoonotic potential of Tasmanian wildlife