HDR Students

Andrea Haas

Topic: 'The meaning of low sexual desire. An exploration of perceptions and experiences of low sexual desire in the context of sex therapy'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Jane Ussher

Co-supervisors – Professor Janette Perz, Dr Margaret Redelman

Andrew Kellett

Andrew Kellett

Topic: 'The Construction and Experience of Unemployment in Australian Unemployed Youth.'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Janette Perz

Co-supervisors – Dr Elizabeth Conroy, Dr Vanessa Karen Rose

Anton du Toit

Topic: 'Using big data methods to examine relationships between wellbeing and social'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Andrew Page

Co-supervisors – Dr Ante Prodan, Dr Jo-An Atkinson (Sax Institute), Dr Geoff Mcdonnell (UNSW)

Benedict Asibey

Topic: 'Examining the access and use of health services by homeless people in urban areas in Ghana'

Primary Supervisor – Dr Elizabeth Conroy

Co-supervisor – Dr Brahm Marjadi

Carlos El-Haddad

Topic: 'Empowering patients in the development of entrustable professional activities'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Wendy Hu

Co-supervisor – Dr Iman Hegazi,  Professor Kevin Pile

Catherine Sinclair

Catherine Sinclair

Topic: 'A phenomenological study of adult's regressions to prenatal and perinatal states in meditation based somatic psychotherapy'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Jane Ussher

Co-supervisors – Professor Janette Perz, Dr Sheridan Linnell

 

Christopher Pitt

Topic: 'What influence does personal culture have on organisation culture and individual leadership style'

Primary Supervisor – Aunty Kerrie Doyle

Co-supervisors – Professor Janette Perz, Professor Elias Mpofu

Colin Ellis

Topic: 'What is the impact of prostate cancer for gay, bisexual, transgendered, and intersex individuals when balancing the need to work during and/or post treatment?'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Jane Ussher

Co-supervisors – Dr Alex Hawkey & Professor Janette Perz

Cris Carriage

Topic: 'How do Aboriginal People Engage and Connect with Aboriginial Community Controlled Health Organisations?'

Primary Supervisor – Associate Professor Ilse Blignault

Co-supervisor – Dr Brahm Marjadi

 

David Ayika

Topic: 'Once a doctor always a doctor: Exploring the impact of societal expectations, stereotypes and social pressures on physician individualism and psychosocial wellbeing.'

Primary Supervisor – Dr Tinashe Dune

Co-supervisor – Dr Amit Arora

 

Feleke Astawesegn

Topic: 'Quality of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV services at Public Health Facilities of Southern, Ethiopia'

Primary Supervisor – Dr Felix Ogbo

Co-supervisors – Associate Professor Virginia Stulz, Dr Kingsley Agho

 

Gavin Prowse

Topic: 'An Examination of Outcome Trajectories for Public Mental Health Inpatient Participants of a Brief Transdiagnostic Group Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Intervention for Serious Mental Illness'

Primary Supervisor – Dr Lise Mogensen

Co-supervisor – Dr Elizabeth Conroy

 

James John

Topic: 'Effectiveness of a patient-centred medical home model of primary care for improving patient and hospital outcomes in Australia'

Primary Supervisor – Kathy Tannous

Co-supervisors – Dr Evan Atlantis, Professor Virginia Schmied

 

Jennifer Mcdonald

Topic: 'Portfolios in medical education: how do they support self-assessment?'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Wendy Hu

Co-supervisor – Dr Sylvia Heeneman

Kedir Yimam Ahmed

Topic: 'Trends, determinants and health effects of infant and young child feeding practices in Ethiopia from 2000 to 2016: building the evidence base to match policy interventions'

Primary Supervisor – Dr Felix Ogbo

Co-supervisors – Dr Amit Arora, Professor Andrew Page

Kyar Wilkey

Kyar Wilkey

Topic: 'Whether Motivational Interviewing is a culturally proficient therapeutic technique for use within Indigenous health services'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Aunty Kerrie Doyle

Co-supervisors – Dr Brahm Marjadi, Professor Janette Perz

 

Lalitha Rajagopal

Topic: 'Living with Breast Cancer. The Lived Experience and the Role if Social Support Among Indian Women in NSW, Australia'

Primary Supervisor – Dr Kate McBride

Co-supervisors – Professor Pranee Liamputtong, Dr Freya Macmillan

Lili Yuen

Lili Yuen

Topic: 'Ethnic differences in women with gestational diabetes mellitus'

Primary Supervisor – Professor David Simmons

Co-supervisors – Professor Jeff Flack, Associate Professor Vincent Wong

Lucy Dahill

Topic: 'To investigate the correlation between teasing used by primary carers with adolescents around food, body image and self-esteem and recidivism in adulthood weight loss.'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Phillipa Hay

Co-supervisors – Dr Natalie Morrison, Professor Stephen Touyz, Dr Haider Mannan

Mansi Dhami

Topic: 'Investigating the impacts of infant and young child feeding on diarrhoea and stunting among children younger than 2 years of age in India'

Primary Supervisor – Dr Felix Ogbo

Co-supervisor – Dr Kingsley Agho

 

Michael Hart

Topic: 'A better method of classifying patients in hospitals'

Primary Supervisor – Associate Professor Federico Girosi

Co-Supervisors – Dr Shima Ghassem Pour, Dr David Dean

Moin Uddin Ahmed

Topic: 'Economic Burden of Diabetes-related Foot Disease in Australia: Evidence from NSW'

Primary Supervisor – Dr Kathy Tannous

Co-Supervisors – Professor Deborah Turner, Dr Frances Henshaw

Paul Fahey

Topic: 'An algorithm for estimating the future number of cancer survivors: cancers of the digestive tract'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Andrew Page

Co-Supervisors – Professor Glenn Stone (External), Associate Professor Thomas Astell-Burt (University of Wollongong)

Piumee Bandara

Topic: 'Domestic violence and suicidal behaviour in Sri Lanka'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Andrew Page

Co-supervisors – Dr Duleeka Knipe (University of Bristol), Professor Thilini Rajapakse (University of Peradeniya), Dr Lalith Senarathna (Rajarata University)

Rose Vala

Topic: 'The clinical quality of psychological and counselling social work services for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (ascsa): survivors’ experiences, and clinicians’ perspectives of their own expertise'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Jane Ussher

Co-supervisor – Dr Elizabeth Conroy

Rosie Charter

Rosie Charter

Topic: 'Experiences and constructions of parenthood amongst transgender Australians' 

Primary Supervisor – Professor Jane Ussher

Co-supervisor – Professor Janette Perz

Sam Hogan

Sam Hogan

Research area: 'Prevalence and determinants of Hepatitis B infection among selected populations in Nepal'

Primary Supervisor – Dr Kate McBride

Co-supervisors – Professor Andrew Page, Dr Sameer Dixit

Sam Sperring

Research area: 'LGBTI experiences of cancer survivorship and care'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Jane Ussher

Co-supervisors – Professor Janette Perz, Dr Alex Hawkey

Samantha Ryan

Topic: 'Investigating women’s subjective experiences of embodiment in the premenstrual phase of the cycle in the context of body dissatisfaction'

Primary Supervisor - Professor Jane Ussher

Co-supervisors - Professor Janette Perz, Dr Chloe Parton

Sandra Sonego

Topic: 'Evaluating patterns of cancer care among culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in Greater Western Sydney'

Primary Supervisor - Dr Kate McBride

Co-supervisor - Dr Catharine Fleming

Shahana

Shahana Ferdousi

Topic: 'Evaluation of GP Practice Indicators and Real Time Visualisation for Chronic Disease Outcomes'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Andrew Page

Co-supervisor – Dr Kate McBride

Sithum Munasinghe

Topic: 'Optimal referral pathways to reduce psychological distress and subsequent self-harm among those presenting to primary care with a mental health condition'

Primary Supervisor – Dr Haider Mannan

Co-supervisor – Professor Andrew Page

Susan Manners

Susan Manners

Topic: 'Development of an evidence-based, culture adaptable decision aid for contraceptive choice'

Primary Supervisor – Dr Alex Hawkey

Co-supervisor – Professor Jane Ussher, Professor Janette Perz

Tag Yassine

Tagrid Yassine

Topic: 'Impacts of place-based knowing on curriculum and student experiences'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Wendy Hu

Co-supervisor – Associate Professor Monica Moran, Professor Dawn Forman, Dr Yann Guisard

Tensae Mekonnen

Topic: 'Teenage pregnancy and maternal health care utilization: A secondary analysis of the 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Janette Perz

Co-supervisor – Dr Tinashe Dune

 

Vikas Arya

Topic: 'The Epidemiology of Suicide in India: Exploring National and Regional Determinants of Suicide to Inform Appropriate Suicide Prevention Strategies'

Primary Supervisor – Professor Andrew Page

Co-supervisors – Dr Gregory Armstrong, Associate Professor Peter Mayer, Dr Haider Mannan