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Researcher: Black, JA (Dr Andrew Black)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Nephrology and urology
Primary health care
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
Cellular immunology
Health economics
Health systems
Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice
Preventative health care
General practice
Health promotion

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Health education and promotion
Evaluation of health and support services
Primary care

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

In vitro testing to diagnose venom allergy and monitor immunotherapy: a placebo-controlled, crossover trial; Clinical and Experimental Immunology
Absolute risk assessment for guiding cardiovascular risk management in a chest pain clinic; Medical Journal of Australia
Arterial reservoir characteristics and central-to-peripheral blood pressure amplification in the human upper limb; Journal of Hypertension
Associations of reservoir-excess pressure parameters derived from central and peripheral arteries with kidney function; American Journal of Hypertension
Cardiovascular events and death in people living with chronic kidney disease
Discovery of new blood pressure phenotypes and relation to accuracy of cuff devices used in daily clinical practice; Hypertension
Excess pressure as an analogue of blood flow velocity; Journal of Hypertension
Incidence and prevalence of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors according to kidney function, gender and geography
Influence of age on upper arm cuff blood pressure measurement; Hypertension
Intra-arterial analysis of the best calibration methods to estimate aortic blood pressure; Journal of Hypertension
Non-invasive measurement of reservoir pressure parameters from brachial-cuff blood pressure waveforms; Journal of Clinical Hypertension
The influence of SBP amplification on the accuracy of form-factor-derived mean arterial pressure; Journal of Hypertension
Validation study to determine the accuracy of central blood pressure measurement using the Sphygmocor Xcel cuff device; Hypertension

Research Projects

'What's your beat?': Reducing strokes through AF awareness and screening; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
A smarter way to measure blood pressure; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Absolute Risk-guided Chest Pain Assessment Clinic (ARCPAC); Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Accurate blood pressure with machine learning; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Assessing the validity on non-invasive methods to estimate central blood pressure (BP); Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Rapid Access Cardiovascular Disease Management Clinic incorporating Rapid Access for Chest Pain Clinic (RACPAC) and Primary care Hospital Integrated Absolute risk guided clinic; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Royal Hobart Hospital's innovative Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic (RACPC): A health economic evaluation of patient, RHH and community benefits; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)

Research Candidate Supervision