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Researcher: McKercher, CM (Dr Charlotte McKercher)

Research Fields

Epidemiology
Nephrology and Urology
Mental Health
Clinical Sciences
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases)
Public Health and Health Services
Anaesthesiology
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Health and Community Services
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Pacific Peoples Health
Maori Health

Research Impact

Mental Health
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Urogenital System and Disorders
Behaviour and Health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health Status and Outcomes
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Arts and Leisure
Nutrition
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Mental Health Services
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Disability and Functional Capacity
Health and Support Services
Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Blood Disorders
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Child Health
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)
Indigenous Health
Pacific Peoples Health - Determinants of Health
Maori Health - Health Status and Outcomes
Health Policy Economic Outcomes
Health Policy Evaluation

Career Best Publications

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
Psychosocial factors in people with chronic kidney disease prior to renal replacement therapy; Nephrology

Research Publications

Affective Disorders & Eating Disorders; WPA International Congress
Associations of fish oil and vitamin B and E supplementation with cardiovascular outcomes and mortality in people receiving haemodialysis: a review; BMC Nephrology
Attentional bias in music performance anxiety?; 38th Conference of the Australian Psychological Society
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
Dialysis outcomes of elderly Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians; Nephrology
From non-targeted metabolomics to quantitative analysis of uremic compounds in chronic kidney disease; The Australian & New Zealand Metabolomics Conference (ANZMET)
Gender differences in the dialysis treatment of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Gender differences in treatment patterns of end-stage kidney disease in non-indigenous Australians; ANZSN 49th Annual Scientific Meeting, Nephrology & Transplantation Update Course
How well do we follow-up living kidney donors?; ANZSN 49th Annual Scientific Meeting, Nephrology & Transplantation Update Course
Link between physical activity and mental health (January)
Link between physical activity and mental health (January)
Monitoring the incidence and causes of diseases potentially transmitted by food in Australia: Annual Report of the OzFoodNet Network, 2008; Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report
Monitoring the incidence and causes of diseases potentially transmitted by food in Australia: Annual Report of the OzFoodNet Network, 2009; Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report
Monitoring the incidence and causes of diseases potentially transmitted by food in Australia: Annual Report of the OzFoodNet Network, 2010; Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report
Overweight and obesity in childhood and risk of mental disorder: A 20-year cohort study; Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
OzFoodNet Quarterly Report, 1 April to 30 June 2009; Communicable Diseases Intelligence
OzFoodNet Quarterly Report, 1 April to 30 June 2010; Communicable Diseases Intelligence
OzFoodNet Quarterly Report, 1 January to 31 March 2010; Communicable Diseases Intelligence
OzFoodNet Quarterly Report, 1 January to 31 March 2011; Communicable Diseases Intelligence
OzFoodNet Quarterly Report, 1 July to 30 September 2009; Communicable Diseases Intelligence
OzFoodNet Quarterly Report, 1 July to 30 September 2011; Communicable Diseases Intelligence
OzFoodNet Quarterly Report, 1 October to 31 December 2009; Communicable Diseases Intelligence
OzFoodNet Quarterly Report, 1 October to 31 December 2011; Communicable Diseases Intelligence
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 may prevent suicidal symptoms in young adults
Physical activity patterns and risk of depression in young adulthood: a 20-year cohort study since childhood; Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
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
Psychosocial factors in people with chronic kidney disease prior to renal replacement therapy; Nephrology
Tryptophan metabolism in chronic kidney disease is related to the inflammation marker neopterin and to neuropsychological measures; ANZSN 51st Annual Scientific Meeting 2015
Tryptophan metabolism, its relation to inflammation and stress markers and association with psychological and cognitive functioning: Tasmanian Chronic Kidney Disease pilot study; BMC Nephrology

Research Projects

New Zealand Population Health Congress 2014, Auckland NZ; 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)
Evidence Appraisal to inform guidelines for the management of Acute Coronary Syndrome

Research Candidate Supervision