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Researcher: Quinn, SJ (Dr Stephen Quinn)

Fields of Research

Cardiology (incl. cardiovascular diseases)
Rheumatology and arthritis
Primary health care
Medical genetics (excl. cancer genetics)
Group theory and generalisations
Epidemiology
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Health services and systems
Algebra and number theory
Applied statistics
Computational logic and formal languages
Endocrinology
Oncology and carcinogenesis
Geriatrics and gerontology
Combinatorics and discrete mathematics (excl. physical combinatorics)
Cancer genetics
Veterinary immunology
Biological mathematics
Respiratory diseases
Cardiovascular medicine and haematology
Information systems philosophy, research methods and theory
Preventative health care
Haematology
Optimisation
Public health nutrition
Family care

Research Objectives

Clinical health
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Other health
Health related to ageing
Mental health
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Preventive medicine
Network infrastructure equipment
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Terrestrial biodiversity
Men's health
Behaviour and health
Computer, electronic and communication equipment
Voice and data equipment
Neonatal and child health
Health education and promotion

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Combinatorial Property and Cayley Graphs of Semigroups; Semigroup Forum
A combinatorial property and divisibility graphs of monomial matrix semigroups; Semigroup Forum
A Combinatorial Property and Power Graphs of Groups; Contributions to General Algebra 12, Proceedings of the Vienna Conference
A combinatorial property and power graphs of semigroups; Commentationes Mathematicae Universitatis Carolinae
A historic cohort study of predictors of regional retention in general practice training (PORRIGE); GP10
A prospective study of the impact of musculoskeletal pain and radiographic osteoarthritis on health related quality of life in community dwelling older people; BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
A randomised controlled trial of the effects of mindfulness practice on medical student stress levels; Medical Education
A randomized single blind crossover trial comparing leather and commercial wrist splints for treating chronic wrist pain in adults; BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
ABIDING - extending the utility of oscillometric blood pressure devices in general practice; HBPRCA ASM
Ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING); 8th International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease
Ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING); General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING); Heart Foundation Conference
Annihilator Graphs and Semigroups of Matrices; Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society
Assessment of cellular immune responses of health and diseased Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii); Developmental & Comparative Immunology
Association between birth weight and adolescent systolic blood pressure in a caucasian birth cohort differs according to skin type, CRH promoter or 11β-HSD2 genotype; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Association between leptin, body composition, sex and knee cartilage morphology in older adults: the Tasmanian Older Adult Cohort (TASOAC) study; Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Automata with languages recognised by graph algebras; AISAT 2000
Bone marrow lesions predict site-specific cartilage defect development and volume loss: a prospective study in older adults; Arthritis Research & Therapy
Circulating levels of IL-6 and TNF-α are associated with knee radiographic osteoarthritis and knee cartilage loss in older adults; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Cluster randomized controlled trial of oscillometric Versus Manual Sphygmamanometer for blood pressure management in primary care (CRAB); General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial of Oscillometric vs. Manual Sphygmomanometer for Blood Pressure Management in Primary Care (CRAB) ; American Journal of Hypertension
Correlates of Subchondral BMD: A Cross-Sectional Study; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Directed Graphs and Combinatorial Properties of Semigroups; Journal of Algebra
Estimating effects for non-linearly scaled covariates in regression models with a linear link function: demonstration with Stata and SAS; Australasian Epidemiologist
Estimating effects for non-linearly scaled covariates in regression models with a non-linear link function: demonstration with Stata and SAS; Australasian Epidemiologist
Further examples of estimating effects from regression models; Australasian Epidemiologist
General practitioners' use of cardiovascular risk calculators; Australian Family Physician
High dose intermittent vitamin D to correct vitamin D deficiency in adolescents: a randomised controlled trial; 2010 Primary Health Care Research Conference
Identification of a prostate cancer susceptibility gene on chromosome 5p13q12 associated with risk of both familial and sporadic disease; European Journal of Human Genetics
Increasing incidence of ALS in Canterbury, New Zealand: A 22-year study; Neurology
Isomorphic factorisations of complete equipartite graphs; Journal of Graph Theory
Knowledge and stated practice of the use of absolute cardiovascular disease risk calculators in Tasmanian general practice; 8th International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease
Long-term cognitive transitions, rates of cognitive change, and predictors of incident dementia in a population-based first-ever stroke cohort; Stroke
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
Natural history and clinical significance of MRI-detected bone marrow lesions at the knee: a prospective study in community dwelling older adults; Arthritis Research & Therapy
On fuzzy regular languages; AISAT 2000
Outliers and outsiders in skewed-up distribution; Australasian Epidemiology
Pedometer determined ambulatory activity and bone mass: a population-based longitudinal study in older adults; Osteoporosis International
Population-based study of cystic fibrosis disease severity and haemochromatosis gene mutations; Respirology
PORRIGE - a cohort study of general practice registrars; Australian Family Physician
Power graphs and semigroups of matrices; Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society
Principal results of the ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING) study; Hypertension
Principal results of the ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice study; HBPRCA ASM
Serum Levels of Vitamin D, Sunlight Exposure, and Knee Cartilage Loss in Older Adults; Arthritis and Rheumatism
Subchondral Bone and Cartilage Damage - A Prospective Study in Older Adults; Arthritis and Rheumatism
The advantages of dense marker sets for linkage analysis with very large families; Human Genetics
The association between leptin, interleukin-6, and hip radiographic osteoarthritis in older people: a cross-sectional study; Arthritis Research & Therapy
The Tasmanian Epilepsy Register - A Community-Based Cohort: Background and methodology for patient recruitment from the Australian national prescription database; Neuroepidemiology
Tracking of bone mass from childhood to adolescence and factors that predict deviation from tracking; Bone

Research Projects

Ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING); Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Ankle Brachial Index Determination by oscillometric method IN General practice (ABIDING); National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Bone density feedback as an intervention to promote long-term improvements in osteoporosis preventive behaviours and bone health in younger women; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners/Osteoporosis Australia (RACGP/OA)
Goodness-of-fit testing of log-link models for categorical outcome data; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Identification of a Gene that Increases Risk of MS Via a Pathway Involving UV Exposure; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Investigating the genetics of familial haematological cancers in Tasmania; Cancer Council of Tasmania (CCT)
Lifestyle outcomes of absolute risk feedback - a randomised trial of a general practice-based behavioural intervention; Heart Foundation (HF)
Pilot study: prevention and monitoring of the cessation of breastfeeding (PRAM-COB); Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Ring Constructions and Algorithms for Enhancing Performance of BCH Codes; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

An investigation of the Jacobson radical of epigroup graded rings
Biomarkers in Osteoarthritis
Core Muscle Function in an Elderly Population- Association with Peripheral Muscle Function and Vitamin D
Determinants, Correlates and Modifiers of Musculoskeletal Pain
Grouped Goodness-of-Fit Tests for Binary Regression Models
Physical Activity and Musculoskeletal Health
Structural and Combinatorial Aspects of Graded Rings with Applications
The Epidemiology and Enhanced Surveillance of Infectious Diseases in Tasmania
The Role of Stress in Multiple Sclerosis Onset and Progression
The Role of Subchondral Bone in Osteoarthritis