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Researcher: Hansen, EC (Dr Emily Hansen)

Fields of Research

Primary Health Care
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Sociology
Social Theory
Respiratory Diseases
Preventive Medicine
Epidemiology
Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
Public Health and Health Services
Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
Health and Community Services
Public Policy
Race and Ethnic Relations
Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Public Nutrition Intervention
Urban Sociology and Community Studies
Physiotherapy
Rheumatology and Arthritis
Aged Health Care
Haematology
Aged Care Nursing
Orthopaedics
Health Policy
Social Change
Medical Ethics
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Community Child Health
Nutrition and Dietetics
Family Care
Health Promotion

Research Objectives

Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Behaviour and Health
Health Related to Ageing
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Women's Health
Preventive Medicine
Health Education and Promotion
Health
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Social Structure and Health
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Health Related to Specific Ethnic Groups
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Determinants of Health
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Neurodegenerative Disorders Related to Ageing
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Substance Abuse
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Families and Family Services
Mental Health Services
Government and Politics
Health Policy Evaluation
Teacher and Instructor Development
Health and Support Services
Child Health
Law, Politics and Community Services
Nutrition
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health Status and Outcomes
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Diabetes
Rural Health
Health Inequalities
Nervous System and Disorders
Education and Training

Career Best Publications

A mixed methods study to compare models of spirometry delivery in primary care for patients of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Thorax
AAAGP Invited plenary paper: My Research Journey; 2005 General Practice and Primary Health Research Conference
Barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension - a qualitative study in Australian general practice; Australian Family Physician
Barriers to the Provision of Care for People with Dementia and their carers in a Rural Community; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Barriers to the use of spirometry in general practice; Australian Family Physician
CAM, holistic wellness nursing and the new public health; Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Nursing and Midwifery: Towards a critical social science
Doctors as Lay Epidemiologists: Areas of Commonality Between Medical and Lay Accounts of Lifestyle; The Annual Conference of the Australian Sociological Association
Explaining chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): perceptions of the role played by smoking; Sociology of Health and Illness
General practitioners' experiences and understandings of diagnosing dementia: Factors impacting on early diagnosis; Social Science and Medicine
Lifestyle in Medicine; Routledge
Successful Qualitative Health Research: A practical introduction; Open University Press
Successful Qualitative Health Research: A practical introduction; Allen and Unwin
The diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in two Tasmanian general practices; International Primary Care Respiratory Group Second World Conference
The GP's response to pandemic influenza: a qualitative study; Family Practice
Under-diagnosis of Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease: a qualitative study in primary care; Respiratory Medicine

Research Publications

'Maybe it is just good enough': Clinical inertia and BP management; GP '09
'Maybe it is just good enough': Clinical inertia and BP management; General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
A mixed methods study to compare models of spirometry delivery in primary care for patients of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Thorax
A Pilot Study of General Practitioners' Diagnosis and Management of Middleaged/Elderly COPD Patients; 2003 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
A preliminary examination of cognitive factors that influence interest in quitting during pregnancy; Journal of Smoking Cessation
A qualitative study of barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension; RACGP Conference
A qualitative study of barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension in Australian general practice
A qualitative study to explore implementation of hypertension management guidelines into general practice; High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting
AAAGP Invited plenary paper: My Research Journey; 2005 General Practice and Primary Health Research Conference
Accounts of quitting smoking after an acute coronary event; Heart Foundation Conference
An audit of general practice medical records in Tasmanian patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 2005 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Ankle brachial index determination by oscillometric method in general practice (ABIDING); 19th WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors
Australian parent's reasons for attending a GP when their child has upper respiratory tract symptoms: An exploratory study; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension; Heart Foundation Conference
Barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension; PHCRED Symposium
Barriers to diagnosing and managing hypertension - a qualitative study in Australian general practice; Australian Family Physician
Barriers to the Provision of Care for People with Dementia and their carers in a Rural Community; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Barriers to the use of spirometry in general practice; Australian Family Physician
Barriers to the use of spirometry in general practice to diagnose and manage COPD; Annual Scientific Meetings of the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science and the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand
Building evaluation capacity in micro community organisations—more burden than benefit?; Evaluation of Journal of Australasia
CAM, holistic wellness nursing and the new public health; Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Nursing and Midwifery: Towards a critical social science
Cessation of exclusive breastfeeding: Australian Cross-Sectional Survey; International conference: Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood
Complex young lives: a collective qualitative case study analysis of young fatherhood and breastfeeding; International Breastfeeding Journal
Cumulative risks and cessation of exclusive breast feeding: Australian cross-sectional survey; Archives of Disease in Childhood
Dementia in context; 42nd National Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology
Doctors as Lay Epidemiologists: Areas of Commonality Between Medical and Lay Accounts of Lifestyle; The Annual Conference of the Australian Sociological Association
Evaluating effectiveness of arts and health programmes in Primary Health Care: a descriptive review; Arts and Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice
Evaluating the prevention of premature cessation of exclusive breastfeeding in the general practice setting during the scheduled child immunisation consultation: a pilot study; Australian Journal of Primary Health
Explaining chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): perceptions of the role played by smoking; Sociology of Health and Illness
Exploring the relationship between physical activity and leisure in the lives of young Australians; Journal of Physical Activity and Health
Exploring the Role Played by Fathers in Supporting Mothers to Breastfeed
Factors associated with initiation and exclusive breastfeeding at hospital discharge: late preterm compared to 37 week gestation mother and infant cohort; International Breastfeeding Journal
General practitioners' experiences and understandings of diagnosing dementia: Factors impacting on early diagnosis; Social Science and Medicine
GP researchers and patient-subjects: how do GP researchers balance a duty of care towards the patient with their obligation to produce good-quality research?; 2005 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
GP-generated solutions to improve the management of hypertension in general practice; GP11 Conference
Grassroots research: How to have a stab at your first project and succeed; Australian Family Physician
Holism, a paitent centered approach, and the application of EBM in general practice: DiAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC DISEASE; The Australian Sociological Association Conference
How cardiac patients describe the role of their doctors in smoking cessation: a qualitative study; Australian Journal of Primary Health
How do women change osteoporosis-preventive behaviours in their children?; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
How Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Describe Their Understandings of the Relationship between Cigarette Smoking and COPD¿; WONC Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2005
How patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) talk about COPD and their perceptions of the relationship between cigarette smoking and developing COPD: implications for smoking cessation counselling; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 47th Annual Scientific Convention
How Valuable is Mainstream Social Determinants Theory for Explaining Indigenous Health Inequality?
Identifying and exploring barriers to managing elevated blood pressure: Using qualitative means to get quantitative evidence into practice; International Public Health Journal
Identifying Issues in The Provision of Care for People with Dementia (Pwd) in a Remote Tasmanian Community; 36th Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Gerontology - Expanding Knowledge of Ageing
Improving the management of hypertension in primary care: A needs assessment of Australian GPs; Heart Foundation Conference
Knowledge of abnormal spirometry increases motivation to quit smoking; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Lifestyle in Medicine; Routledge
Management of hypertension in general practice: A qualitative needs assessment of Australian GPs; Australian Family Physician
Patient Explanatory Models of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); 46th Convention & Annual General Meeting of The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
People and Place: Understanding a Research Program for Understanding and Addressing Place-based Health Inequities in Tasmania
Pilot study: Prevention and monitoring of the cessation of breastfeeding PRAM-COB; GP11 Conference
Pilot study; Prevention and monitoring of the cessation of breastfeeding PRAM-COB; PHCRED Conference
Qualitative study of smoking continuance after an acute coronary event; 19th WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors
Smoking cessation after an acute cardiac event; 19th WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors
Smoking cessation and smoking continuance after hospitalisation for acute coronary syndrome
Spirometry by visiting nurses in general practice increases testing in patients at risk of COPD; 2006 Annual Scientific Meetings of the Thoracic Society of Australia & New Zealand & the Australian & New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science
Staying a smoker or becoming an ex-smoker after hospitalisation for unstable angina or myocardial infarction; Health
Successful Qualitative Health Research: A practical introduction; Open University Press
Successful Qualitative Health Research: A practical introduction; Allen and Unwin
TAS Infant Feeding Study: Investigation the breastfeeding experiences, attitudes and knowloedge of Tasmanian mothers
The diagnosis and management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in two Tasmanian general practices; International Primary Care Respiratory Group Second World Conference
The GP's response to pandemic influenza: a qualitative study; Family Practice
The Provision of Care for People with Dementia (PWD) in a Remote Tasmanian Community; WONC Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2005
The use of spirometry by general practitioners for the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); 2004 General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference
Time use in forensic psychiatry: a naturalistic inquiry into two forensic patients in Australia; International Journal of Forensic Mental Health
Under-diagnosis of Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease: a qualitative study in primary care; Respiratory Medicine
Understanding mothers experiences of interupting exclusive breastfeeding: A qualitative study; International conference: Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood
Understanding Women who Smoke During Pregnancy: A Preliminary Analysis
Using Pedometers to Estimate Ambulatory Physical Activity in Vietnam; Journal of Physical Activity & Health
Using qualitative means to get quantitative evidence into practice; Translational Research for Primary Healthcare
Visual art in physical rehabilitation: Experiences of people with neurological conditions; British Journal of Occupational Therapy
Whole person care, patient-centred care and clinical practice guidelines in general practice; Health Sociology Review
Why mothers decide to consult a general practitioner for childhood upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs); Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 47th Annual Scientific Convention
Young adult perceptions of Australia's physical activity recommendations for adults; Health Promotion Journal of Australia

Research Projects

A pilot study to investigate cigarette smoking among humanitarian migrants (refugees) in Tasmania; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A qualitative study to explore the implementation of hypertension management guidelines into general practice; High Blood Pressure Research Council of Australia (HBPRCA)
A study to investigate cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption among a cohort of refugees in Tasmania; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Barriers to initiating treatment in hypertension and barriers to treating hypertension to target levels; General Practice Education and Training Limited (GPET)
Barriers to initiating treatment in hypertension and treating to target levels; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Completing and Extending Two Project Investigating Women's Experiences and Views of Infant Feeding and Smoking During Pregnancy; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Dietary habits of recent refugee migrants to Australia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Evidence to Practice Gap: Factors that Influence Practices to Prevent Blood Clots Following Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Exploring the Role of Fathers/Male Caregivers in Supporting Mothers to Breastfeed; Tasmanian Early Years Foundation (TEYF)
How are Australian fathers engaging with infant feeding and what are their infant feeding practices from 0-12 months?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Investigating the breastfeeding experiences, attitudes and knowledge of Tasmanian mothers with infants aged between 0-12 months; Tasmanian Early Years Foundation (TEYF)
Once-off population health projects; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
Pathways to better health and education outcomes for Tasmanias children; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
PHCRED Mid-Level Research Fellowship; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Physical activity and young adults: what factors help to explain participation in physical activity during the transition from dependent adolescent to independent adult?; Physiotherapy Research Foundation (PRF)
Pilot study: prevention and monitoring of the cessation of breastfeeding (PRAM-COB); Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Primary Health Care Research Evaluation and Development Research Capacity Building Initiative (RCBI); Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Primary Health Care Research, Evaluation & Development (PHCRED) Strategy; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Researcher Development Program - PHCRED Strategy; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Secondary Prevention in Acute Coronary Syndromes: Identifying the Smoking Cessation Strategies and Smoking Related Beliefs of People who Successfully Stop Smoking after an Acute Coronary Event; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Secondary Prevention in Acute Coronary Syndromes: Understanding Patients who Continue to Smoke after an Acute Coronary Event; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Why and How do Women Change their Own and their Children's Calcium Intake and Physical Activity Levels? A Qualitative Study.; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
A Commissioned Background Paper - 'How Valuable is the Mainstream Social Determinants Theory for Explaining Indigenous Health Inequality?'
A research project to evaluate the Nicotine Dependence Assessment and Advice Wheel and explore health professionals' experiences of providing smoking advice about nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)
Assessing the Delivery and Efficacy of Place-Based, Community-Driven Population Health Programs
Thriving Communities Healthy Families Evaluation

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
A Mixed-methods Investigation of Attitudes to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in General Practice and the Utility of Spirometry for Improving its Recognition and Management
A Quantitative and Qualititative Enquiry into Dementia and Physically Aggressive Behaviour in Residential Aged Care
A study into 'personalised' health treatments and intervention strategies through the lens of biomedicalisation
Autologous blood in the treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis
Community-led recovery and the community-government interface- experiences from the 2013 Tasmanian bushfire recovery
Consumer Centred Approaches to Health Care Needs and Choices For The Older Person
Gender differences in the management of cardiovascular disease risk in general practice
How do families perceive and manage children's exposure to second hand smoke in the home? A mixed methods study.
Maintaining participation in physical activity during the transition from adolescence to adulthood- A mixed methods study
Monitoring and Prevention of the Early Cessation of Breastfeeding
Optimising Warfarin Management- An Exploration of Pharmacist-delivered Models of Care
The Ageing Population in Australia - An Exploration of Current Nursing, Carer and Housing Levels and How we May Meet the Increasing Needs of the Ageing Population
The Notions of Professional Identity of Specialist Nurses and the Consequences of Different Degrees of Professionalism for Nursing as a Whole
Thromboprophylaxis Following Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Understanding Clinical Decision Making in the Management of Hypertension in Australian Primary Care- A Mixed Methods Study
What are the Meanings Non-Clinical Paid Care/Support Workers in Facilities and the Community Attach to their Work with People with Disability or Older People
Women General Practitioners in Australia
Women Managing Ageing- Bodies, Gender and Identities
Work Ability in an Australian Context