Northern Health Research Week - Winners!

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9 October 2017

Last week we celebrated Research Week, an annual event which highlights research activities taking place at Northern Health.

During Research Week, our best and brightest health professionals have showcased a range of local and innovative research projects and have enjoyed presentations from research leaders from around the world. 

There is a wealth of amazing research being conducted by Northern Health, and we had 55 poster presentations and 38 oral presentations showcased throughout Research Week.

Congratulations to the deserving award winners, listed below:

Northern Health Research Week Poster Presentation Awards

First Prize

  • Authors: Scott Savage (Dhillon H, Condello C)
    Title: Innovation: Addressing pharmacy skill mix to improve patient flow and patient safety

Second Prize

  • Authors: Alfredo De Faria (Howat P, McCarthy E)
    Title: Pertussis vaccination: What matters in pregnancy?

Third Prize

  • Authors: Irene Bryan (Fan WQ)
    Title: The incidence and adverse outcomes of perinatal substance use at The Northern Hospital, 2012 – 2016
  • Authors: Kieran Sandhu (Barit D, Colville D, Savige J)
    Title: Endothelial dysfunction worsens progressively with diabetic and non-diabetic renal failure
  • Author: Scott Savage
    Title: Specific targeted strategies to improve safety for anticoagulants and raise awareness for high-risk medicines
  • Authors: Dr Zhen Zheng (Duong J, Maduri M, Nguyen A, Wijesinghe P, Stelmach WS, Briedis J, Ma J, Atme J, Bourne D, Crabbe J, Fletcher C, Reynolds D, Howat P, Layton J, Xue CCL)
    Title: Implementing acupressure for post-operative nausea and vomiting: A preliminary report

Northern Health Research Week Honourable Mentions

  • Authors: Julia Kuypers (Ulrich E)
    Title: A cross-sectional study of patient’s meal experience and short-order menu usage at The Northern Hospital
  • Authors: Nadia Obeid (King S, Gilliver T)
    Title: Development of a culturally appropriate nutrition education resource for Iraqi women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Authors: Brooke Ward (Fan WQ)
    Title: A cue based oral feeding clinical pathway strategy for preterm infants requiring nasogastric feeding
     

Northern Health Research Week Oral Presentation Awards

First Prize

  • Authors: Pani Lambros (Lim H, Savage S, Ho P, Cherallam V)
    Title: Innovative method for medication supply: Rivaroxaban after-hours pack prove to be safe, efficient and cost-effective
  • Authors: Dr Jaclyn Yoong (Thai A, Tacey M, Byrne A, White S)
    Title: Exploring disparities in receipt of adjuvant chemotherapy in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) groups

Second Prize

  • Authors: Dr Casey Peiris (Taylor NF, Hull S, Anderson A, Belski R, Fourlanos S, Shields N)
    Title: A group lifestyle intervention program is associated with reduced emergency department presentations for people with metabolic syndrome
  • Authors: Dr Casey Peiris (Shields N, Kingsley M, Yeung J, Hau R, Taylor NF)
    Title: The maximum tolerated dose of walking for community-dwelling people after hip fracture: a dose-response trial