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Researcher: Venn, A (Professor Alison Venn)

Research Fields

Epidemiology
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Health Promotion
Rheumatology and Arthritis
Mental Health
Public Health and Health Services
Preventive Medicine
Clinical Sciences
Oncology and Carcinogenesis
Primary Health Care
Health Economics
Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Respiratory Diseases
Endocrinology
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Neurosciences
Sociology
Reproduction
Nephrology and Urology
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Community Child Health
Education
Surgery
Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
Health and Community Services
Medical and Health Sciences
Health Care Administration
Medical Genetics (excl. Cancer Genetics)
Anaesthesiology
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Immunogenetics (incl. Genetic Immunology)
Nutrition and Dietetics
Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
Medical Biochemistry: Amino Acids and Metabolites
Family and Household Studies
Care for Disabled
Medical Biotechnology
Podiatry
Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Public Nutrition Intervention
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Genetics

Research Impact

Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Behaviour and Health
Cancer and Related Disorders
Preventive Medicine
Mental Health
Diabetes
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Women's Health
Occupational Health
Health
Child Health
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Health Related to Ageing
Nutrition
Nervous System and Disorders
Health Policy Economic Outcomes
Reproductive System and Disorders
Blood Disorders
Health Education and Promotion
Inherited Diseases (incl. Gene Therapy)
Urogenital System and Disorders
Health and Support Services
Infectious Diseases
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Diagnostic Methods
Health Policy Evaluation
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Rural Health
School/Institution Community and Environment
Surgical Methods and Procedures
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Religion and Society
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Expanding Knowledge in Education
Men's Health
Social Structure and Health
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Skin and Related Disorders
Substance Abuse
Health Inequalities
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences

Career Best Publications

Childhood Adiposity, Adult Adiposity, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors; New England Journal of Medicine
Incidence of cancer in children born after in-vitro fertilisation; Human Reproduction
Oestrogen treatment to reduce the adult height of tall girls: long-term effects on fertility; The Lancet
Overweight and obesity from childhood to adulthood: a follow-up of participants in the 1985 Australian Schools Health and Fitness Survey; Medical Journal of Australia
Skipping breakfast: longitudinal associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Socioeconomic Position and the Tracking of Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness From Childhood to Adulthood; American Journal of Epidemiology

Research Publications

2009 Tasmanian Population Health Survey Selected Findings
MITF E318K's effect on melanoma risk independent of, but modified by, other risk factors; Pigment Cell and Melanoma Research
A Comparison of Subjective and Objective Measures of Physical Activity and Fitness in Identifying Associations with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors; Annals of Epidemiology
A cross-sectional study of geographic differences in health risk factors among young Australian adults: The role of socioeconomic position; Bmc Public Health
A head-to-head comparison of the EQ-5D-5L and AQoL-8D multi-attribute utility instruments in patients who have previously undergone bariatric surgery; The Patient
A qualitative study of environmental factors important for physical activity in rural adults; PLoS One
Abdominal obesity and brain atrophy in type 2 diabetes mellitus; PLoS One
Accessing patients' records without individual consent for epidemiological research; Journal of Law and Medicine
Activity and quality of life measures in community chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients; 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting of The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
Adolescent exposure to high-dose estrogen and subsequent effects on lactation; Reproductive Toxicology
Association between childhood overweight measures and adulthood knee pain, stiffness and dysfunction: a 25-year cohort study; ARD Online
Association of body composition, hormonal and inflammatory factors are associated with tibial cartilage volume in young adults and contribute to the sex difference in cartilage volume; Arthritis Care & Research
Association of change in daily step count over five years with insulin sensitivity and adiposity: population based cohort study; BMJ (Online)
Association of physical activity and physical performance with tibial cartilage volume and bone area in young adults; Arthritis Research & Therapy
Associations between Partnering and Parenting Transitions and Dietary Habits in Young Adults; Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Australasian Epidemiologist
Australasian Epidemiologist
Australasian Epidemiologist
Barriers and facilitators to participation in workplace health promotion (WHP) activities: results from a cross-sectional survey of public-sector employees in Tasmania, Australia; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Bi-directional associations between healthy lifestyles and mood disorders in young adults: The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Psychological Medicine
Blood pressure and body mass index: a comparison of the associations in the Caucasian and Asian populations; Hypertension Research
Brain atrophy in type 2 diabetes: Regional distribution and influence on cognition; Diabetes Care
Cancer after infertility and in vitro fertilisation; Hormones and Women's Health
Cancer and fertility treatments; 17th World Congress on Fertility and Serility
Cancer in Tasmania Part 1: Incidence and Mortality 1980-1999
Cancer in Tasmania Part 2: Incidence by Geographic Area
Cancer in Tasmania: Incidence and Mortality 1998
Cancer in Tasmania: Incidence and Mortality 1999
Cancer in Tasmania: Incidence and Mortality 2000
Cancer in Tasmania: incidence and mortality 2001
Cancer in Tasmania: incidence and mortality 2002
Cancer risks associated with the diagnosis of infertility; Best Practice & Research in Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Cardiometabolic Risk in Younger and Older Adults Across an Index of Ambulatory Activity ; American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Characteristics of Ovarian and Uterine Cancers in a Cohort of in Vitro Fertilization Patients; Gynecologic Oncology
Chemotherapy-related cardiomyopathy: a neglected aspect of cancer survivorship; Internal Medicine Journal
Childhood Adiposity, Adult Adiposity, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors; New England Journal of Medicine
Childhood and adolescent predictors of leisure time physical activity during the transition from adolescence to adulthood: a population based cohort study; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Childhood fitness reduces the long-term cardiometabolic risks associated with childhood obesity; International Journal of Obesity
Childhood lifestyle and clinical determinants of adult ideal cardiovascular health. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study, the Princeton Follow-up Study; International Journal of Cardiology
Childhood Muscular Fitness Phenotypes and Adult Metabolic Syndrome; Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Childhood physical performance measures predict adulthood knee cartilage volume and bone area: A 25-year cohort study; Arthritis Care & Research
Cohort Profile: The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium; International Journal of Epidemiology
Combined associations of sitting time and physical activity with obesity in young adults; Journal of Physical Activity and Health
Combined effects of child and adult elevated blood pressure on subclinical atherosclerosis: The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort Consortium; Circulation
Comparison of Clinicopathologic Features and Survival of Histopathologically Amelanotic and Pigmented Melanomas: A Population-Based Study; JAMA Dermatology
Concern about tall stature during adolescence and depression in later life; Journal of Affective Disorders
Construct validity of SF-6D health state utility values in an employed population; Quality of Life Research
Correlates of knee bone marrow lesions in younger adults; Arthritis Research & Therapy
Correlates of pedometer-measured and self-reported physical activity among young Australian adults; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Creating environments that support active living in rural Tasmania: Findings from a qualitative study
Cross-sectional associations between sitting at work and psychological distress: reducing sitting time may benefit mental health; Mental Health and Physical Activity
Daily eating frequency and cardiometabolic risk factors in young Australian adults: cross-sectional analyses; The British Journal of Nutrition
Decline in Physical Fitness From Childhood to Adulthood Associated With Increased Obesity and Insulin Resistance in Adults ; Diabetes Care
Depression and Insulin Resistance: Cross-sectional associations in young adults; Diabetes Care
Depression in working adults: comparing the costs and health outcomes of working when ill; PLoS One
Development of the Workplace Health Savings Calculator: a practical tool to measure economic impact from reduced absenteeism and staff turnover in workplace health promotion; BMC Research Notes
Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs and non-melanoma skin cancer in inflammatory arthritis patients: a retrospective cohort study; Rheumatology
Diverse approaches to the health economic evaluation of bariatric surgery: a comprehensive systematic review; Obesity Reviews
Does workplace health promotion contribute to job stress reduction? Three-year findings from Partnering Healthy@Work; BMC Public Health
Does youth adiposity, or change in adiposity from youth to adulthood, predict metabolically healthy obesity in adulthood?; Pediatric Obesity
Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry body composition and aging in a population-based older cohort; International Journal of Obesity
Effect of vitamin D supplementation on antibiotic use: a randomized controlled trial; American journal of clinical nutrition
Effect of vitamin D supplementation on selected inflammatory biomarkers in older adults: a secondary analysis of data from a randomised, placebo-controlled trial; British Journal of Nutrition
Emergency and pre-surgical band deflation in patients with laparoscopic adjustable gastric bands: variations in practice; ANZ Journal of Surgeons
Encouraging Physical Activity And Discouraging Sedentary Behaviour In Adolescents; Journal of Adolescent Health
Environmental barriers and enablers to physical activity participation among rural adults: A qualitative study; Health Promotion Journal of Australia
Environmental, personal, and genetic determinants of response to vitamin D supplementation in older adults; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Evaluating the use of a portable ultrasound machine to quantify intima-media thickness and flow-mediated dilatation: Agreement between measurements from two ultrasound machines; Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology
Evidence for the toxicity of bidirectional transcripts and mitochondrial dysfunction in blood associated with small CGG expansions in the FMR1 gene in patients with parkinsonism; Genetics in Medicine
Exploration of testing practices and population characteristics support an increase in chlamydia positivity in Tasmania between 2001 and 2010; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Exposure to parental smoking in childhood or adolescence is associated with increased carotid intima-media thickness in young adults: evidence from the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study and the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; European Heart Journal
Factors Affecting the Stability of Blood Lipid and Lipoprotein Levels From Youth to Adulthood: Evidence from the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Factors affecting tracking of blood pressure from childhood to adulthood: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Journal of Pediatrics
Factors associated with availability of, and employee participation in, comprehensive workplace health promotion in a large and diverse Australian public sector setting: a cross-sectional survey; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Factors associated with presenteeism among employed Australian adults reporting lifetime major depression with 12-month symptoms ; Journal of Affective Disorders
Family history of premature coronary heart disease, child cardio-metabolic risk factors and left ventricular mass; Cardiology in the Young
Feasibility of surveillance of changes in human fertility and semen quality; Human Reproduction
Fertility drug use was not associated with a signficantly increased risk of ovarian cancer; Evidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology
Five Authors Reply; American Journal of Epidemiology
Five-factor personality traits and sleep: Evidence from two population-based cohort studies; Health Psychology
Folate status and socio-demographic predictors of folate status, among a national cohort of women aged 26-36 in Australia, 2004-2006; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Geographical differences in Chlamydia trachomatis testing in 1529 year-olds in Tasmania: Findings from a statewide laboratory data linkage study; Australian Journal of Rural Health
Get Moving at Work: Evaluation of a Resource Kit for Workplace Health and Wellbeing Programs
Healthy lifestyles and cardiovascular risk profiles in young Australian adults: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation
History of Iodine Deficiency in Schoolchildren in Tasmania, Australia; Comprehensive Handbook of Iodine: Nutritional, Biochemical, Pathological and Therapeutic Aspects
Ideal cardiovascular health in young adult populations from the United States, Finland, and Australia and its association with cIMT: the International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort Consortium; Journal of the American Heart Association
Impact of adiposity on cardiac structure in adult life: the childhood determinants of adult health (CDAH) study; BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
Improving public health surveillance of chlamydia: analysis of population-level positivity trends; Sexual Health
In Reply: Cleland et al Respond to 'Physical activity over the life course: whose behavior changes, when and why?'; American Journal of Epidemiology
In Reply: Overweight and obesity from childhood to adulthood: a follow-up of participants in the 1985 Australian Schools Health and Fitness Survey; Medical Journal of Australia
Inaccuracies in self-reported histories of non-melanoma skin cancer; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Incidence of cancer in children born after in-vitro fertilisation; Human Reproduction
Infertility medications and the risk of breast cancer; Fertility and Sterility
Influence of Age on Associations Between Childhood Risk Factors and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Adulthood - The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study, the Bogalusa Heart Study, and the Muscatine Study for the International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohort (i3C) Consortium ; Circulation
Influence of high-dose estrogen exposure during adolescence on mammographic density for age in adulthood; Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention
Intergenerational educational mobility is associated with cardiovascular disease risk behaviours in a cohort of young Australian adults: The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) Study ; BMC Public Health
Investigating Employee-Reported Benefits of Participation in a Comprehensive Australian Workplace Health Promotion Program; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Involvement of Young Australian Adults in Meal Preparation: Cross-Sectional Associations with Abdominal Obesity and Body Mass Index; American Dietetic Association. Journal
Involvement of Young Australian Adults in Meal Preparation: Cross-Sectional Associations with Sociodemographic Factors and Diet Quality; Journal of the American Dietetic Association
IVF Studies
Lifestyle behaviours associated with 5-year weight gain in a prospective cohort of Australian adults aged 26-36 years at baseline; BMC Public Health
Longitudinal associations between fish consumption and depression in young adults; American Journal of Epidemiology
Longitudinal Associations of Adiposity With Adult Lung Function in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) Study ; Obesity
Measures of Childhood Fitness and Body Mass Index are Associated With Bone Mass in Adulthood: A 20-Year Prospective Study; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Menstrual irregularity and bone mass in premenopausal women: Cross-sectional associations with testosterone and SHBG ; BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Methylglyoxal, cognitive function and cerebral atrophy in older people; Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences.
Mild cognitive impairment predicts death and readmission within 30 days of discharge for heart failure; International Journal of Cardiology
Mortality in a cohort of IVF patients; Human Reproduction
Motivations for Seeking Bariatric Surgery: The Importance of Health Professionals and Social Networks; Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care
Muscular fitness and clustered cardiovascular disease risk in Australian youth; European Journal of Applied Physiology
Nevus count associations with pigmentary phenotype, histopathological melanoma characteristics and survival from melanoma; International Journal of Cancer
Obesity and Menstrual Irregularity: Associations With SHBG, Testosterone, and Insulin; Obesity
Objectively measured daily steps and subsequent long term all-cause mortality: The Tasped Prospective Cohort Study; PLoS One
Objectively Measured Physical Activity and the Subsequent Risk of Incident Dysglycemia: The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab); Diabetes Care
Oestrogen treatment for tall stature in girls: estimating the effect on height and the error in height prediction; Clinical Endocrinology
Oestrogen treatment to reduce the adult height of tall girls: long-term effects on fertility; The Lancet
Oral contraceptive use and bone; Current Osteoporosis Reports
Oral contraceptive use and bone mass in women aged 26-36 years; Osteoporosis International
Overweight and obesity from childhood to adulthood: a follow-up of participants in the 1985 Australian Schools Health and Fitness Survey; Medical Journal of Australia
Overweight and obesity in childhood and risk of mental disorder: A 20-year cohort study; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Parental exercise is associated with Australian children's extracurricular sports participation and cardiorespiratory fitness: a cross-sectional study; International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Parental Smoking and Infant Respiratory Infection: How Important Is Not Smoking in the Same Room With the Baby?; American Journal of Public Health
Parental smoking and smoking experimentation in childhood increase the risk of being a smoker 20 years later. The childhood determinants of adult health study; Addiction
Parental smoking in childhood and brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation in young adults: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study and the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
Partnering Healthy@Work: an Australian university-government partnership facilitating policy-relevant research; Health Promotion International
Pedometers
Persistant iodine deficiency in a cohort of Tasmanian school children: associations with socio-economic status, geographical location and dietary factors; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Physical activity and depressed mood in primary and secondary school-children; Mental Health and Physical Activity
Physical Activity and Depression in Young Adults; American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Physical activity and depression symptom profiles in young men and women with major depression; Psychosomatic Medicine
Physical Activity and Healthy Weight Maintenance From Childhood to Adulthood; Obesity
Physical activity patterns and risk of depression in young adulthood: a 20-year cohort study since childhood; Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Physical activity, lung function and quality of life in COPD; 46th Convention & Annual General Meeting of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Physical Activity,Spirometry and Quality -of-Life in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Poor lung function and tonsillectomy in childhood are associated with mortality from age 18 to 44; Respiratory Medicine
Practical Considerations When Using Pedometers to Assess Physical Activity in Population Studies: Lessons From the Burnie Take Heart Study; Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
Predicting vitamin D deficiency in older Australian adults; Clinical Endocrinology
Predictive associations between alternative measures of childhood adiposity and adult cardio-metabolic health ; International Journal of Obesity
Predictive Score for 30-Day Readmission or Death in Heart Failure; JAMA Cardiology
Prevalence and Clinical Features of Common LRRK2 Mutations in Australians with Parkinson's Disease; Movement Disorders
Prevalence and correlates of psychological distress in a large and diverse public sector workforce: Baseline results from Partnering Healthy@Work; BMC Public Health
Psychological distress and related work attendance among small-to-medium enterprise owner/managers: literature review and research agenda; International Journal of Mental Health Promotion
Psychological distress, related work attendance, and productivity loss in small-to-medium enterprise owner/managers; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Psychosocial factors in adults with chronic kidney disease: characteristics of pilot participants in the Tasmanian Chronic Kidney Disease study; BMCNephrology
Psychosocial factors in chronic kidney disease: 2 year follow-up of pilot participants; ANZSN 50th Annual Scientific Meeting
Re-operations after Secondary Bariatric Surgery: a Systematic Review; Obesity Surgery
Recruitment and results of a pilot trial of vitamin D supplementation in the general population of Australia; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
Relative contributions of adiposity in childhood and adulthood to vascular health of young adults; Atherosclerosis
Response to fujisawa: Elevated blood pressure in different populations: The role of dietary salt consumption; Hypertension Research
Resting heart rate and the association of physical fitness with carotid artery stiffness; American Journal of Hypertension
Resting Heart Rate and the Association of Physical Fitness With Carotid Artery Stiffness; American Journal of Hypertension
Review of publicly-funded bariatric surgery policy in Australia - lessons for more comprehensive policy making; Obesity Surgery
Should there be long term monitoring of women with polycystic ovary syndrome?; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Skipping breakfast: longitudinal associations with cardiometabolic risk factors in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Smoking status and health-related quality of life: a longitudinal study in young adults; Quality of Life Research
Social and emotional adjustment following early pregnancy in young Australian women: A comparison of those who terminate, miscarry, or complete pregnancy; Journal of Adolescent Health
Socioeconomic Position and the Tracking of Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness From Childhood to Adulthood; American Journal of Epidemiology
Sun Exposure and Melanoma Survival: A GEM Study; Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
Syndrome X in 8-y-old Australian children: stronger associations with current body fatness than with infant size or growth; International Journal of Obesity
Takeaway food consumption and cardio-metabolic risk factors in young adults; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Takeaway food consumption and its associations with diet quality and abdominal obesity: a cross-sectional study of young adults ; The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Television viewing and abdominal obesity in young adults: is the association mediated by food and beverage consumption during viewing time or reduced leisure time physical activity?; American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Temporal trends in the risk of developing multiple primary cancers: a systematic review; BMC Cancer
The association between childhood school engagement and attainment and adult education and health outcomes: preliminary findings from an interdisciplinary research project using longitudinal Australian cohort data; Australian Association for Research in Education Conference (AARE 2011 Conference)
The association between non-melanoma skin cancer and osteoporotic fractures a population-based record linkage study; Osteoporosis International
The association between oral contraceptive use, bone mineral density and fractures in women aged 50-80 years; Contraception
The association between parity and knee cartilage in young women; Rheumatology
The association between quitting smoking and weight gain: a systemic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies; Obesity Reviews
The Association of Pediatric Low- and High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Dyslipidemia Classifications and Change in Dyslipidemia Status With Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Adulthood ; American College of Cardiology. Journal
The Association of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Cerebral Gray Matter Volume Is Independent of Retinal Vascular Architecture and Retinopathy; Journal of Diabetes Research
The associations between parity, other reproductive factors and cartilage in women aged 50-80 years; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage: Journal of The Osteoarthritis Research Society International
The childhood determinants of adult health study: a profile of a cohort study to examine the childhood influences on adult cardiovascular health; Australasian Epidemiologist
The contribution of childhood cardiorespiratory fitness and adiposity to inflammation in young adults; Obesity: a research journal
The cross-sectional association of sitting time with carotid artery stiffness in young adults; BMJ Open
The D-Health Trial: A randomized trial of vitamin D for prevention of mortality and cancer; Contemporary Clinical Trials
The inverse relationship between number of steps per day and obesity in a population-based sample - the AusDiab study; International Journal of Obesity
The inverse relationship between number of steps per day and obesity in a population-based sample - the AusDiab study; International Journal of Obesity
The longitudinal association of childhood school engagement with adult educational and occupational achievement: Findings from an Australian national study; British Educational Research Journal
The provision of compulsory school physical activity: Associations with physical activity, fitness and overweight in childhood and twenty years later; The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
The relationship between basal and squamous cell skin cancer and smoking related cancers; BMC Research Notes
The relationship between return on investment and quality of study methodology in workplace health promotion programs; American Journal of Health Promotion
The Strain of Detecting Early Target Organ Damage in Hypertension; Journal of the American College of Cardiology
The support needs of patients waiting for publicly funded bariatric surgery implications for health service planners; Clinical Obesity
The use of medical records in epidemiological research; Annual Conference - Past caring? what does society expect of Archvists?
Trends in children's physical activity and weight status in high and low socio-economic status areas of Melbourne, Victoria, 1985-2001; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Trends, costs and correlates of stress-related workers' compensation claims in a public sector workforce; Journal of Health, Safety and Environment
Tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte grade in primary melanomas is independently associated with melanoma-specific survival in the population-based genes, environment and melanoma study; Journal of Clinical Oncology
Type 2 Diabetes, Skin Autofluorescence, and Brain Atrophy; Diabetes
Understanding gender differences in bariatric surgery: Moving beyond traditional representation and appearance concerns; 13th International Congress on Obesity
Understanding the gendered nature of weight loss surgery: insights from an Australian qualitative study; Health Sociology Review
Understanding the physical activity promotion behaviours of podiatrists: a qualitative study; Journal of Foot and Ankle Research
Use of B-Mode Ultrasound to Examine Preclinical Markers of Atherosclerosis: Image Quality May Bias Associations Between Adiposity and Measures of Vascular Structure and Function ; Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Using hormone treatment to reduce the adult height of tall girls: are women satisfied with the decision in later years?; Social Science & Medicine
Using Medical Records in Epidemiological Research; Past caring? What does society expect of archivists?
Using medical records in epidemiological research; Archives and Manuscripts
Utility of Currently Recommended Pediatric Dyslipidemia Classifications in Predicting Dyslipidemia in Adulthood; Circulation
Vigorous physical activity and carotid distensibility in young and mid-aged adults; Hypertension Research
What are the support experiences and needs of patients who have received bariatric surgery?; Health Expectations
Which domains of childhood physical activity predict physical activity in adulthood? A 20-year prospective tracking study; BJSM Online
White matter changes in basis pontis in small expansion FMR1 allele carriers with parkinsonism; American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics
Workplace health promotion and mental health: three-year findings from partnering Healthy@Work; PLoS One
Workplace health promotion: what public-sector employees want, need, and are ready to change; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Worsening dietary and physical activity behaviors do not readily explain why smokers gain weight after cessation: A cohort study in young adults; Nicotine & Tobacco Research
Written action plans in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease increase appropriate treatment for acute exacerbations; Respirology
Young adult perceptions of Australia's physical activity recommendations for adults; Health Promotion Journal of Australia

Research Projects

A 25-year longitudinal study examining the influence of childhood school engagement on the mental health of young Australians ; Australian Rotary Health Research Fund (ARHRF)
A Pilot Study to Examine Biological, Lifestyle and Genetic Risk Factors Associated with the Development of Multiple Non-melanoma Skin Cancers; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A Pilot Study to Examine Biological, Lifestyle and Genetic Risk Factors Associated with the Development of Second and Subsequent Non-melanoma Skin Cancers in People with a History of Skin Cancer; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
A study of mechanisms of cognitive decline in Type 2 diabetes mellitus; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Accelerometers for Measurement of Physical Activity; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Analysis of Tasmanian Cancer Registry Records: Relationship between SCC and subsequent risk of lung and other smoking-related cancers; The Cancer Council NSW (TCCN) (TCCN)
Are the associations between lung function and depression with heart disease because of inflammatory factors?; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Bariatric surgery in Tasmania: investigating health service use, costs, patient outcomes and policy options; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Bariatric surgery in Tasmanian public hospitals: investigating health service use, costs, and policy options; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Building Australia's Capacity to Study Preventable Causes of Common Diseases through Epidemiological Research; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Cardiometabolic risk trajectories from childhood to midlife: finding pathways to better health; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Cardiovascular risk factors in childhood and carotid artery intima-media thickness in adulthood: The childhood determinants of adult health study; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
Childhood CV Risk and Adult CVD Outcomes: an International Long-term Follow-up; National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Childhood Determinants of Early Atherosclerosis; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Childhood Determinants of Early Atherosclerotic Vascular Change; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
Chronic disease CATI survey project; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Does childhood physical activity, fitness and fatness impact on knee structural change 20 years later?; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Epidemiological approaches to understanding and preventing chronic disease; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Epidemiological Research 2009-2012; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Epidemiological Research 2012-2017; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Estimating The Effects Of Physical Activity On Obesity, Other CHD Risk Factors And CHD Events Using Pedometers; Australian Health Management Group (AHMG)
Exposure to High Dose Estrogens in Adolescence: Long Term Effects on Mammographic Breast Density; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Exposure to High Dose Estrogens in Adolescence: Long Term Effects on Mammographic Breast Density; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Follow up of the 1985 Australian Schools Health & Fitness Survey Cohort; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Follow-up of the 1985 Australian Schools Health and Fitness Cohort; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
Founders and Survivors: Tasmanian Lifecourses in Historical Context; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Guidance of Heart Failure Management Programs by Risk Assessment; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Healthy@Work online survey: baseline results; Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPAC)
Improving health and wellbeing in the Tasmanian State Service workforce; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Integrated Non-Communicable Disease Surveillance in Vietnam; The Atlantic Philanthropies (USA) Inc. (API)
Inter-relationships between life-stage transitions, depression and cardio-metabolic health in young adults; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Linking exercise blood pressure to clinical outcomes: the EXERcise stress Test collaboratION (EXERTION) Tasmanian pilot study.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Long-term Health and Psychosocial Effects of Oestrogen Treatment to Reduce Stature in Tall Girls; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Maintaining or increasing relative physical activity levels is associated with maintaining a healthy weight from childhood into adulthood: the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) study; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
Measurement for change: Establishment of an integrated non-communicable disease surveillance system for Viet Nam; The Atlantic Philanthropies (USA) Inc. (API)
Metabolite profiling for prediction of cardiometabolic risk in the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study; The Select Foundation (SelF)
NCRIS - Population Health Research Network - Tasmanian Data Linkage Unit ; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Once-off population health projects; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Pacing the Police - A Community Business Partnership between the Menzies Research Institute and the Tasmania Police; Department of Police and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPEM)
Pathways to better health and education outcomes for Tasmanias children; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Portable Ultrasound Machine to Measure Early Atherosclerotic Vascular Changes; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Recognition and treatment of depression in diabetics with foot ulcers; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
RHH Statistician; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Sanyo Upright Freezer; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Skin Cancer and non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: What is the Risk of Developing both Primary Cancers in Tasmania?; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Solar Exposure and Melanoma Survival; National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Tasmanian Icon Funding Program; Department of State Growth (Tas) (DSG)
The ACRF Tasmanian Inherited Cancer Centre (ATICC); Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF)
The development of the Childhood Health Orientation (CHOI); Financial Markets Foundation for Children (FMFC)
The development of the Childhood Health Orientation Index (CHOI); Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
The EXERcise stress Test collaboratION - Pilot study; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
The most important meal of the day? Understanding the influences and consequences of breakfast skipping in Australian children; National Heart Foundation (NHF)
The perceived benefits of school breakfast programs in Tasmanian primary schools; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The psychosocial determinants of treatment pathways, clinical outcomes and costs in Tasmanians with advanced chronic kidney disease.; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
The Tasmanian Cerebral Palsy Register; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
The Tasmanian Parkinson's Disease Research Project: A Feasibility Study; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Trends in Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Incidence in Tasmania 1978-2000; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Type 2 diabetes mellitus and cognitive decline - a longitudinal study of effects and mechanisms ; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Understanding urban-rural influences on chronic disease risk factors and mental health in young adults: A five-year prospective study; The Select Foundation (SelF)
Welfare Fund donation - Physical activity in patients with chronic disease. The use of pedometers to measure and increase daily walking.; Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT)
What factors influence the physical activity promotion and counselling behaviours of Tasmanian podiatrists; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Alison Venn - Discretionary Account
Tasmanian Cancer Registry
Tasmanian Cancer Registry

Research Candidate Supervision

"There is More to Supervised Exercise than Exercise Itself" A Mixed Methods Study of Supervised Exercise with the Chronic Disease Self-management Program for People with COPD
Biomarkers in Osteoarthritis
Depression in the workplace
Depression-related Presenteeism- Identifying the Correlates, Estimating the Consequences, and Valuing Associated Lost Productive Time
Eating Behaviours and Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Risk in Young Australian Adults
Epidemiology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Tasmania
Estrogen Treatment for Tall Stature in Adolescent Girls- Short - and Long Term Effects on the Breast
Factors that contribute to the lead levels of children
Investigating the Genetics of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma in Tasmania
Life-Stage Transitions, Depression and Cardio-Metabolic Health in Young Adults
Lung Function and Cardiovascular Risk in Young Adults
Maintaining participation in physical activity during the transition from adolescence to adulthood- A mixed methods study
Managing Obesity in Tasmania
Mental Health and Lifestyle in the Tasmanian State Service Workforce- The Partnering Healthy@Work Project
Paediatric Dyslipidemia as a Predictor of Dyslipidemia and Carotid Artery Thickening in Young Adults
Physical Activity and Depression from Childhood to Young Adulthood
Podiatric Physical Activity Promotion Study
Reducing the social, personal and public burden of obesity- an economic and epidemiological analysis
Reproductive Factors and their Associations with Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis in Women
Research in Workplace Health in the Partnering Healthy@Work Project
Revisional Bariatric Surgery- Predictors, Outcomes and Economic Impact on Tasmanian Healthcare
The Economic Case For Workplace Health Promotion in the Tasmanian State Service- the Partnering Healthy@Work Project
The Epidemiology and Enhanced Surveillance of Infectious Diseases in Tasmania
The Importance of Physical Activity & Fitness in Maintaining a Healthy Weight from Childhood into Adulthood
The Relationship of Fatness, Fitness and Physical Activity with Vascular Health in Human Populations
Understanding Urban-Rural Differences in Chronic Disease Risk Factors Across the Life Course