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Researcher: Goldberg, LR (Associate Professor Lyn Goldberg)

Fields of Research

Health Promotion
Aged Health Care
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Residential Client Care
Nutrition and Dietetics
Public Health and Health Services
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Public Nutrition Intervention
Oral Medicine and Pathology
Primary Health Care
Aged Care Nursing
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Maori Health
Microbial Genetics
Medical and Health Sciences
Medical Microbiology
Clinical and Sports Nutrition
Music Therapy
Higher Education
Medical Infection Agents (incl. Prions)
Special Needs Dentistry
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice
Preventive Medicine
Social Program Evaluation
Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative)
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Community Child Health
Dietetics and Nutrigenomics

Research Objectives

Health Education and Promotion
Dental Health
Health Related to Ageing
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Rural Health
Health and Support Services
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Determinants of Health
Learner and Learning Processes
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health Status and Outcomes
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Nervous System and Disorders
Social Structure and Health
Health Policy Evaluation
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Infectious Diseases
Learner and Learning Achievement
Health Inequalities
Child Health
Preventive Medicine
Arts and Leisure
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparative analysis of policies addressing rural oral health in eight English-speaking OECD countries; Rural and Remote Health
Aboriginal community understandings of dementia and responses to dementia care; Public Health
Access to oral health care on older population by socio-demographic factors; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Active Learning Through Service-Learning; Communication Disorders Quarterly
Addressing dementia with Indigenous peoples: a contributing initiative from the Circular Head Aboriginal community; Australian Public Health Conference 2018
Addressing dementia with Indigenous peoples: a contributing initiative from the Circular Head Aboriginal community; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Advances in medical education and practice: role of massive open online courses; Advances in Medical Education and Practice
Assessment of the effects of singing on respiratory function and wellbeing in people with dementia; 5th International Conference of the International Association for Music and Medicine
Associations among visceral obesity, type 2 diabetes, and dementia; Journal of Obesity & Eating Disorders
Audiologists and speech-language pathologists collaborate to help students with hearing loss; The ASHA Leader
Barriers to optimising nutritional status in residents living with Dementia: rationale for development of meaningful engagement in nutritional understanding (MENU) project; 33rd International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International
Best intentions or best practice? A case study of the nutritional needs and outcomes of a person with dementia living in a residential aged care home; International Journal of Nursing Practice
Can mature –age non-traditional students succeed in an online Bachelor of Dementia Care program?; International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress, San Francisco
Carbonated liquids: Helping clinicians understand their value and use in dysphagia management; 28th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics
Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation: Community understandings of dementia and dementia care needs. Final report 2017
Comparison of DNA extraction and quantification methods to estimate bacterial load in oral cavity; Molecular Microbiology Meeting 2018
Current Policies and New Directions for Speech-Language Pathology Assistants; Language, Speech and Hearing Services in Schools
Dental conditions associated with preventable hospital admissions in Australia: a systematic literature review; Bmc Health Services Research
Diagnosing lactose intolerance: How PAs can facilitate breastfeeding: PAs who know how to test for diagnoses with symptoms similar to lactose intolerance may assist some mothers of colicky babies to continue breastfeeding; JAAPA
Do preventable hospital admissions for oral health-eelated conditions vary by geographical remoteness?; National Rural Health Conference 2019
Effect of a six-week period of evidence-based daily oral care on the oral microbiome of people with dementia living in residential aged care; Federation of European Microbiological Society Meeting - Microbiome
Effects of oral health screening on aspiration pneumonia risk for adults with dementia in residential aged care; 4th International Conference of Long-term Care Directors & Administrators
Energy Expenditure During Chewing: A Comparison of 2 Measurement Methods; Topics in Clinical Nutrition
Feldenkrais-based Sensory Movement Technique and Breathing for Voice Production for the Stage; Voice and Speech Review
Geriatric oral healthcare in nursing education; Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium
Hydration in older adults: The contribution of bioelectrical impedance analysis; International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
Identification of type and load of oral microorganisms associated with ill health and aspiration pneumonia in people living in residential aged care; Tasmania Health Conference 2017
Incorporating oral health into nursing curriculums: a systematic review; 53rd World Congress on Nursing and Health Care
Infusing an inter-professional and inter-university perspective into healthcare education; Higher Education Research and Development
Interprofessional Case-Based Problem-Solving: Learning from the CLARION Experience; Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education
Interprofessional curriculum development achieves results: Initial evidence from a dementia-care protocol; Journal of Interprofessional Care
Interprofessional Education In Healthcare: Establishing A Successful Dialogue For Students And Faculty; American Journal of Health Sciences
Investigating the relationship between dysphagia and depression in older adults in a continuing care community; Speech Pathology Australia - National Conference
Investigating the Relationship between Dysphagia and Depression: The Contribution of the SWAL-QOL; 2014 The ASHA Convention
Iron deficiency and overweight in a child exposed to methamphetamine in utero; Topics in Clinical Nutrition
Leading the Change Effort: I. Real and Perceived Challenges in Working with Speech–Language Pathology Assistants; Communication Disorders Quarterly
Leading the Change Effort: II. Developing a Systematic Framework for the Inclusion of Speech-Language Pathology Assistants in Service Delivery; Communication Disorders Quarterly
Meeting the challenge of designing and delivering an entry level unit of study to engage and inspire adult learners in online neuroscience education in a Bachelor of Dementia Care; 8th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Methamphetamine exposure, iron deficiency, and implications for cognitive-communicative function: A case study; Communication Disorders Quarterly
Midwifery in Kansas; Kansas Journal of Medicine
Minimal Hearing Impairment: Major Myths With More Than Minimal Implications; Communication Disorders Quarterly
Minimal Hearing Impairment: The Importance of Education; Perspectives on School-Based Issues
Modified texture diets: issues for consideration; Australian Society of Special Care in Dentistry/Dental Health Services Victoria Conference
Multilingualism and Multiculturalism in Europe: The Role of CPLOL and Its Relevance to Education Regarding Cultural Diversity in the United States; Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations
Nursing identity and patient-centredness in scholarly health services research: a computational text analysis of PubMed abstracts 1986–2013; BMC Health Services Research
Online Learning and Aspirations in the Bachelor of Dementia Care degree; Aspirations Matter 2014
Optimising nutrition for adults with dementia: Residential communities care redesign opportunities; International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress
Oral health policy: International implications for Australia. Final Report
Oral health screening may decrease aspiration pneumonia risk for adults with dementia in residential aged care; Australia Dementia Forum
Oral health screening may decrease aspiration pneumonia risk for adults with dementia in residential aged care; American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention
Our Oral Health: What Does the Future Hold?; Tasmanian Health Conference Our health: What does the future hold?
Overcoming barriers to investigating mother-infant interactions in the first two hours of life; Journal of Human Lactation
Peer Review: The Importance of Education for Best Practice; Journal of College Teaching and Learning
Post-meal exercise may attenuate the glycemic response to a carbohydrate load: important implications for adults who are obese, with pre-diabetes or diabetes, and/or at-risk for dementia
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
Providing optimal nutrition in residential aged care: The role of staff and family knowledge; Australian Dementia Forum
Quality assurance in online learning: The contribution of computational linguistics analysis to criterion referenced assessment; eLearning Papers
Reflections on Service-Learning, Critical Thinking, and Cultural Competence; Journal of College Teaching and Learning
Registered dietitians and speech-language pathologists: an important partnership in Dysphagia management; Journal of the American Dietetic Association
Relationship between participants’ level of education and engagement in their completion of the Understanding Dementia Massive Open Online Course; BMC Medical Education
Research in the allied health professions: Why fund it? A report of the ASAHP research committee; Journal of Allied Health
Service-Learning as a Tool To Facilitate Cultural Competence; Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations
Service-learning in dietetics courses: a benefit to the community and an opportunity for students to gain dietetics-related experience; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Speech Pathology Student's IPE Experience in Residential Aged Care; 2016 ASHA Convention
Staff awareness of food and fluid care needs for older people with dementia in residential care: A qualitative study; Journal of clinical nursing
Student reflections following exposure to a case-based interprofessional learning experience: preliminary findings; Journal of Interprofessional Care
Teachers' Perceptions About Minimal Hearing Loss: A Role for Educational Audiologists; Communication Disorders Quarterly
The Bachelor of Dementia Care: Education as an essential intervention in building dementia literacy; 32nd International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International
The challenge of optimising nutrition for aged care residents with dementia; 2017 ACSA Conference
The critical importance of a “personhood lens” in reframing dementia care; Dementia as social experience: valuing life and care
The critical importance of adopting a ‘personhood lens’ in reframing support and care for those with dementia; Dementia as Social Experience: Valuing Life and Care
The Effect of Appearance on the Palatability of Thickened Apple Juice: A Pilot Study; Topics in Clinical Nutrition
The importance of interprofessional education for students in communication sciences and disorders; Communication Disorders Quarterly
The importance of interprofessional teams in facilitating the oral health of older adults; ADOHTA 5th International Conference
The successful and innovative Understanding Dementia Massive Open Online Course (UD MOOC); International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress
The value of systematic interprofessional education for effective practice in dementia care; International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress
The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre – Paving the way forward in online dementia education; Teaching Matters 2014 – Places and Spaces
The worsening crisis in aged care oral health; APHCRI Primary Health Care Research Conference
The worsening crisis in aged care oral health; Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapy Association 5th International Conference
Translating research into Practice Fellowship: Where to from here?; International Association of Dental Research Geriatric Oral Research Group Symposium
Two current funded initiatives to improve the lives of people with dementia; 2nd MARC Dementia Forum
Understanding the research–policy divide for oral health inequality; Healthcare Policy
Understanding the voice: The value of interdisciplinary collaboration; Voice and Speech Review
What can allied health professionals do about aged care oral health?; National Conference for Rural and Remote Allied Health Professionals
What can health managers do about the worsening crisis in aged care oral health?; Australasian College of Health Service Managers Conference
Why interprofessional education and collaborative care is quality care; Australian Society of Special Care in Dentistry/Dental Health Services Victoria Conference
Working interprofessionally to improve oral health and reduce aspiration pneumonia risk; 15th National Rural Health Conference

Research Projects

Assessment of the effects of singing on the respiratory function and wellbeing in people with dementia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Building Aboriginal Community Capacity to Address Dementia; Equity Trustees Limited (EQT)
Come Learn with Me: An Aboriginal Student Mentoring Initiative; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Cultural obligations of care: Building Aboriginal community capacity to address dementia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Developing a protocol to predicting health outcomes through oral microbes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Developing a robust laboratory protocol for analyzing oral swabs for pathogenic or key microbiological flora; Australian Dental Health Foundation (ADHF)
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)
Improving the Oral Health of Tasmanians in Residential Aged Care; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Meaningful Engagement in Nutritional Understanding: Best choices for aged care; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Medication management in people with dementia living in the community; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
NutriCog Tasmania: Effective identification of older inpatients at-risk for poor nutrition; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Preventative Health Research in Rural and Regional Communities (Tasmania); Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)
Sustained Effective Oral Care to Significantly Reduce Aspiration Pneumonia experienced by Adults with Dementia in Residential Care; Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (DCRC)

Research Candidate Supervision