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Researcher: Lee, SM (Dr Simone Lee)

Fields of Research

Health and community services
Health promotion
Health services and systems
Primary health care
Public health nutrition
Preventative health care
Rural and remote health services
Palliative care
Residential client care
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Health surveillance
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health and wellbeing
Nutrition and dietetics
Exercise physiology
Rural and regional geography
Sport and exercise nutrition
Nutritional science
Cancer therapy (excl. chemotherapy and radiation therapy)
Health equity
Health systems
Disease surveillance
Public health
Clinical nutrition

Research Objectives

Evaluation of health and support services
Clinical health
Health education and promotion
Behaviour and health
Rural and remote area health
Health inequalities
Provision of health and support services
Preventive medicine
Palliative care
Evaluation of health outcomes
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Other health
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Teacher and instructor development
Social structure and health
Determinants of health
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Migrant health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A telephone-based peer support service for Tasmanians living with or affected by epilepsy; Inglis Clark Symposium: Engaging with Impact
Active Launceston Initiative Final Research Report
Active Tasmania Annual Report 2015
Addressing rural health barriers
Benefits, barriers and enablers of mentoring female health academics: an integrative review; PloS one
Cancer : reduce your risk : speaker's kit : eating and moving to prevent cancer; Cancer Council Australia
Colorectal Cancer: A review of incidence, mortality and population screening in Tasmania
Definition of 'fast foods'
Dietary flavonoid intake in older adults: how many days of dietary assessment are required and what is the impact of seasonality?; Nutrition Journal
Epilepsy aid to be offered
Epilepsy Connect
Epilepsy Connect
Epilepsy Connect Evaluation Report 2018
Epilepsy Connect Launch
Epilepsy Connect Supporting people with epilepsy in rural Tasmania
Epilepsy Connect: establishing a telephone-based peer support service for Tasmanians
Epilepsy Connect: free telephone peer support for Tasmanians affected by epilepsy
Epilepsy help on the line
Epilepsy support line to connect remote Tasmanian patients to help
Factors influencing participation in fecal occult blood testing to screen for colorectal cancer in Australia: a scoping review protocol; JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports
General practitioner perspectives on barriers and enablers to bowel cancer screening in rural Tasmania: a thematic analysis of face-to-face interviews; Australian Journal of General Practice
Have you ever received a bowel cancer screening kit?
Help is just a call away
Launceston researcher hopes to increase bowel cancer screening
Let's do lunch! : enjoying mealtimes in nursing homes; University of Adelaide, Dept. of Clinical Nursing
Let's talk about bowel cancer
Like, comment, tag, share: Facebook interactions in health research; International Journal of Medical Informatics
Mealtimes in nursing homes : implications for resident satisfaction. Research Monograph Series, no.1; Dept. of Clinical Nursing, University of Adelaide
Mixed-method evaluation of a community-wide physical activity program in Launceston, Australia; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - Tasmanian participation rates
New service the missing link for epilepsy sufferers
Nutrition and cancer prevention in Australia: a national collaboration to promote the evidence
Nutrition and cancer prevention: working together to promote healthy eating
Perception of bowel cancer information overload: A cross-sectional study; Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet
Plasma triglyceride, high density lipoprotein cholesterol and cigarette smoking : coronary heart disease risk factors and their relationship with postprandial lipids
Public awareness of bowel cancer risk factors, symptoms and screening in Tasmania, Australia: a cross-sectional study; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Review of the Communication and Health Literacy Action Plan
Royal Flying Doctors Service - Right as Rain Community Health Survey Report
Tasmanian initiative Epilepsy Connect is world’s first phone-based epilepsy peer support service
Tasmanian Palliative Care After Hours Phone Support Service: Final Evaluation Report
Tasmanians in the dark about bowel cancer
The use of telehealth in the provision of after hours palliative care services in rural and remote Australia: a scoping review; PLoS ONE
Use of telehealth in the provision of afterhours palliative care services in rural and remote Australia: a scoping review protocol; PLoS ONE

Research Projects

Bowel Cancer Awareness in Tasmania: a pilot study; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Co-design of an educational intervention to improve bowel cancer awareness and screening in a rural community; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Epilepsy Connect; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Exercising Right for Bowel Cancer; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Factors associated with bowel cancer survival in Tasmania: A data linkage study; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Using electronic clinical prompts in General Practice to increase bowel cancer screening participation in Tasmania: A pilot study; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Evaluation of the Palliative Care After hours Phone Support Service Tasmania
Review of the Communication and Health Literacy Action Plan (CHL)

Research Candidate Supervision