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CAH Student projects

  • 2021

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
     Olly Evans Bachelor of Design (Digital Media)
     RMIT  Molly O'Sullivan
    Professional placement
    Gabriella Hills Bachelor of Communications (Media)RMITMolly O'Sullivan Professional placement

    2020

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Natalie Campbell Bachelor of Communications (Media)  RMIT Molly O'Sullivan    Professional placement
    Natasha Bounyaphol Bachelor of Communications (Public Relations) RMIT Paul Hockey Molly O’Sullivan (professional mentor) Professional placement
    Helen Ramsay Masters of Public Health University of Melbourne Lisa Mundy   Professional placement 
    Kristel D’Rozario Masters of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) Swinburne University of Technology Lisa Mundy   The influence of cultural background on the relationship between externalizing behaviour problems and academic performance in school aged children
    Abigail Mutimer Bachelor of Public Health & Health Promotion Deakin University Lisa Mundy   Professional placement
    Karly Cini PhD University of Melbourne George Patton Peter Azzopardi Non-communicable disease in Indonesian adolescents: a systematic analysis of global, national, and sub-national data
    Mariel McClure PhD Deakin University Craig Olsson Delyse Hutchinson UNDER EXAMINATION: Transgenerational determinants of infant attachment security: The Australian Temperament Project Generation 3 Study
    Joyce Cleary  PhD Deakin University Craig Olsson Kate Lycett Building a system to monitor social and emotional growth over the early lifecourse
    Chantelle Meyers PhD Deakin University
    Craig Olsson
      Parent substance use and offspring emotional intelligence at 4 years

    2019

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Afiah Salsabila Honours University of Melbourne/
    Universitas Indonesia
    Susan Sawyer   Adolescent Health
    Han Nguyen

    Bachelor of 
    Communications
    (Public Relations)

     RMIT Lisa Mundy   Professional placement
    Georgie Lee
    Bachelor of Public
    Health & Health
    Promotion
    Deakin University  Lisa Mundy    Professional placement
    Hannah Coulsell Bachelor of Communications
    (Public Relations)
     RMIT Molly O’Sullivan   Professional placement
    Stephanie Gogos Bachelor of Communications
    (Public Relations)
     RMIT Molly O’Sullivan   Professional placement

    2018

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Bryce Ding Bachelor of Biomedical Science  Monash University  Molly O’Sullivan/Kristina Bennett
      Professional placement
    Eva von Struppi Bachelor of Communications
    (Advertising)
     RMIT Molly O’Sullivan/Kristina Bennett
      Professional placement
    Marie Camin
    Masters University of Melbourne Libby Hughes Isabel Krug Group dynamics in inpatient and day programs for eating disorders
    Poorna Selvaraja Masters University of Melbourne Libby Hughes Isabel Krug
    Fitspiration and disordered eating in university students 
    Sarah Giles Masters / PhD University of Melbourne Libby Hughes Isabel Krug Autistic traits in adults with eating disorders
    Cheneal Puljevic PhD Griffith University Stuart Kinner   Extending smoking abstinence post-release: A randomised controlled trial in Queensland prisons
    Claire Keen MPH University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner / Rohan Borshmann   Incidence and predictors of nonfatal overdose after release from prison: prospective data linkage study
    Craig Cumming PhD University of Western Australia Stuart Kinner   Methamphetamine use and related harms in prisoners and ex-prisoners
    Jesse Young PhD University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner   Risk factors and health outcomes of Indigenous and non-Indigenous ex-prisoners with mental illness
    Justine Fletcher PhD University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner   Understanding and overcoming barriers to reducing seclusion across mental health and forensic settings in Victoria and Queensland
    Katie Hail-Jares Postdoctoral Griffith University Stuart Kinner   Deaths in young people involved in the youth justice system: towards evidence-based prevention 
    Megan Caroll PhD University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner   Improving access to health care in recently released prisoners: A mixed-methods, longitudinal study
    Melissa Willoughby PhD University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner/ Rohan Borschmann  Matthew Spittal Preventing violence-related deaths among individuals exposed to the criminal justice system
    Nicholas Caldwell MPH / MDRP University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner   Complex morbidity in a large sample of incarcerated adults
    Nicole Ryan PhD Griffith University Stuart Kinner   Exploring prisoner re-entry in Queensland: A comparative analysis of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous prisoners' transition from prison to community
    Rebecca Bosworth PhD University of New South Wales Stuart Kinner   Reduction of drug-related harm in prison: A global assessment of the current situation and evaluation of specific programs
    Elliot Cope MDRP Scholarly Selective University of Melbourne Rohan Borshmann Stuart Kinner, Jesse Young Multi-morbidity, concurrent mental disorder and emergency department presentation in adults released from prison: a prospective cohort study
    Emma Moore Masters University of Melbourne Susan Sawyer   Transition to Adult health care for patients with Tracheo-Oesophgeal 
    Judith Glazner PhD University of Melbourne Susan Sawyer   What about me? The impact of cystic fibrosis on parental differential treatment, sibling relationships and adjustment 
    Kathryn Snow PhD University of Melbourne Susan Sawyer
     Steve Graham  Adolescent tuberculosis
    Yanhui Dong PhD University of Peking George Patton/Susan Sawyer    Adolescent Health
    Farnaz Sabet
    PhD
    University of Melbourne
    George Patton
     Audrey Prost, John Carlin
    Evaluating the Outcomes of Participatory Women's Groups Pregnant Adolescent Girls.
    Meaghen Davidson-Quinlivin

    PhD

    UCL, School of Global Health (public health) Susan Sawyer   Adolescent Health
    Fransiska Handy Agung PhD Universitas Indonesia Susan Sawyer   Adolescent Health
    Hannah Blaikie MPH University of Melbourne Rohan Borshmann, Stuart Kinner  Jesse Young  Multi-morbidity, Indigeneity and the incidence of primary care contact in adults released from prison
    Katherine Sarna-Wetton MDRP Scholarly Selective Student University of Melbourne  Rohan Borshmann   Does a history of self-harm predict death by suicide? A narrative synthesis
    Kyli Hedrick PhD University of Melbourne Rohan Borshmann Guy Coffey Deciphering despair: A study of self-harm among asylum seekers 
    Elizabeth Spry PhD Deakin University
    Craig Olsson  G. Patton, M. Moreno-Betancur, G. Youssef  The role of infant reactivity in intergenerational cycles of mental health
    Anna Booth PhD Deakin University
     Craig Olsson    
    Sumudu Perera MDRP Scholarly Selective Student  University of Melbourne  Rohan Borshmann   Determinants and correlates of technological interventions and support systems for common mental disorders in childhood and adolescence: Findings from the second Australian Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Moan Myo Thant Postgraduate Dip in Mental Health King's College London, UK (Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience)  Rohan Borschmann  Barbara Barrett  Systematic review of effectiveness of family-based interventions in the management of alcohol use disorders in adults 
    Archana Ranganathan PhD
    Deakin University John Toumbourou     IYDS
    Laura Predergast  Pyschology Doctorate (Health) Deakin University  John Toumbourou     IYDS
    Melissa Tso  Psychology Doctorate (Forensic)  Deakin University  John Toumbourou, Jo Williams    Healthy Neighbourhoods

    2017

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Amy Bortz Psychology Honours
    University of Melbourne Libby Hughes  Isabel Krug Patient experience of care at the Royal Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders Program and its relationship to outcome
    Anne-Marie Bollier MPH University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner   Road traffic deaths in young people exposed to the youth justice system: A data linkage study 
    Andreas Bako MD student
    University of Melbourne Libby Hughes Susan Sawyer, Michele Yeo  Bradycardia in Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa
    Evelyn Tan PhD Deakin University Craig Olsson Jenn McIntosh Intergenerational influences of couple relationship history on offspring attachment security
    Hannah Bohan
    PhD Scholar University of Melbourne George Patton   Adolescent Pregnancies in LMICs 
    Jessica Opie

    PhD

    Deakin University Craig Olsson Jenn McIntosh Stability and change of attachment to mother, from infancy through the pre-school years, in an Australian sample. 
    Mariel Messer PhD Deakin University Craig Olsson Delyse Hutchinson Transgenerational determinants of infant attachment security: The Australian Temperament Project Generation 3 Study 
    Chris Greenwood PhD Deakin University Craig Olsson
    Georg Youseff
    How Children and Young People Explore their Worlds. 
    Melissa Whitelaw
    PhD University of Melbourne Susan Sawyer
     Katherine Lee, Heather Gilbertson Total and recent weight loss as predictors of clinical course in adolescent restrictive eating disorders
    Michael Wilson Honours Monash University Lisa Mundy  Julian Simmons The association between early pubertal timing and adolescent alcohol use: A focus on sippin
    Molly O'Sullivan MPH Latrobe University Kristina Bennett  George Patton Developing a communications strategy for the Lancet Standing Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing
    Natalie Ironfield MPH University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner   Patient activation, primary care engagement and emergency department presentation in Indigenous people after release from prison: A prospective cohort study
    Rohan Borschmann NHMRC Early Career Fellowship MCRI Stuart Kinner   Suicide and self-harm in young people 
    Sharyn Bant PhD Deakin University Craig Olsson  Delyse Hutchinson Intergenerational predictors of secure infant attachment in offspring.
    Sin Yi Cindy Hsiao Honours Monash University Lisa Mundy  Louise McLean Investigating the Roles of Depression and Anxiety Symptoms on the Primary-Secondary School Transition
    Suzannah Poker MDRP University of Melbourne Libby Hughes  Michelle Telfer Parent experience of care at the Royal Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders Program 
    Sze Teng Lee Honours Monash University Lisa Mundy  Louise McLean The Association between Puberty and the Primary to Secondary School Transition

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    2016

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Peter Azzopardi
    PhD
    University of Melbourne George Patton
      A profile of Indigenous adolescent health in Australia
    Jacqueline Homel Postdoc Fellow Griffith University Stuart Kinner   Deaths in young people involved in the youth justice system: towards evidence-based prevention
    Stephan Dent MD Research Project University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner   Complex morbidity in a large sample of incarcerated adults

    2015

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Alexander Love Master of Environmental Health University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner   Incidence, timing, causes and risk factors for hospitalisation in a large cohort of Indigenous and non-Indigenous ex-prisoners: A prospective data linkage study
    Dominique de Andrade Postdoc Fellow Griffith University Stuart Kinner   Health-related predictors of return to custody in a large cohort of ex-prisoners
    Robbie Devlin Master of Forensic Mental Health Griffith University Stuart Kinner   Impact of emergent health and social factors after release from prison on short-term re-incarceration
    Nyein Zaw Htet Doe Htet Doe University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner   Incidence, characteristics and predictors of emergency department presentation in ex-prisoners with a history of injecting drug use
    Rohan Borschmann Postdoc Fellow University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner   Suicide and self-harm in young people

    2012

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Megan Carroll Bsc Honours University of Melbourne Stuart Kinner   Patterns and predictors of medication knowledge in adult prisoners

    2011

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Rebecca Winter PhD Monash University Stuart Kinner   Drug use, risk behaviour, health service utilisation and recidivism among ex-prisoners
    Rosemary Sasse AMS Monash University R. Aroni R. Duncan, S. Sawyer Parental views on confidentiality with their adolescent children 
    Shelley Cogger Health Sciences Honour Monash University Stuart Kinner   Self-reported mental illness and psychological distress among soon-to-be-released prisoners in Queensland: A secondary analysis

    2010

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Andrew Blosfelds Masters T. Evans-Whipp R. Smith, L Zinkiewicz Worker's alcohol consumption: The effect of adolescent alcohol consumption patterns
    Alice Ames PhD University of Melbourne S. Metcalf R. Duncan, J. Emery, A. Archibald A model for informed consent in screening for Fragile X
    Natalie McClean Masters R. Duncan I. Macciocca, M. Delatycki Ethical Challenges for Genetic Health Professionals: A National Survey 
    Eloise Dikmans BSc Honours University of Melbourne S. Kinner   Patterns of alcohol and other drug use among emergency department presentations 

    2009

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Stephanie Romagnano PhD RMIT
    J. Reece
    S.  Reid
    Understanding the nature of eating disorders: Typologies and cognitive schemes 
    Louise Scaffadi Masters University of Melbourne R.Duncan P. Horsley
    Adolescent Girls and Wet Dreams: Uncovering the Taboo
    Cheryl Tse Masters R. Duncan J. Wallace, M. Sahar The challenge of adolescent clients: A Qualitative Exploration of the view of Genetic Counsellors
    Sam McQueen Honours University of Melbourne L. Gillam R. Duncan, K. Camilleri Revisiting Procreative Beneficence
    Simon Forsyth PhD University of Queensland S. Kinner   Investigating mortality among ex-prisoners in Queensland: A data linkage study

    2008

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Belinda Rahman Masters
    University of Melbourne R. Duncan I. Macciocca, M. Sahhar Adolescents with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators: A Patient and Parent Perspective 
    Sylvia Kauer
    PhD University of Melbourne S.  Reid H. Jackson, T. Jorm, G. Patton Emotional self-awareness: An early intervention strategy for adolescent mood related problems
    Evelyn Bowtell PhD S. Sawyer J. Green, R. Aroni Exploring the interface between heath and education when a young person has a chronic health condition: Parents and key informant perspectives.
    Cara Mand PhD Monash University M. Delatycki L. Gillam, R. Duncan  Predictive Genetic Testing in Young People: A Qualitative Exploration
    Kate van Dooren PhD University of Queensland S. Kinner   Mapping the health and experiences of young people released from adult prisons in Queensland
    Justine Campbell PhD University of Queensland S. Kinner   Intergenerational transmission of alcohol expectancies 
    Leon Wylie Master of Health Studies University of Queensland S. Kinner   Assessing user perceptions of staff training requirements in the substance use workforce: a review of the literature

    2007

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Elya Moore Post Doctorate MCRI G. Patton
      Epidemiology of Common Health Problems arising in Youth
    Izzatur Rahmi Biomedical Science G. Patton
      Cannabis use and personality disorder
    Cara Mand Honours Monash University M. Delatycki  R. Duncan, L. Gillam Genetic Selection for Deafness: The View of Hearing Children of Deaf Adults
    Fairlie McIlwraith PhD University of Queensland S. Kinner   The role and impact of faith-based organisations in providing services in the non-government AOD sector
    Belinda Lloyd PhD University of Queensland S. Kinner   Longitudinal study of maternal depression and its impact on children
    Leigh Wallas Psychology Honours
    University of Queensland S. Kinner   Ecstasy expectancies as a predictor of patterns of recreational drug use

    2006

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Kylie Lee
    PhD University of Sydney G. Patton   Cannabis Use and Mental Health in a Remote Indigenous
    Charlotte McKercher PhD G. Patton   The relationship between physical activity and depression
    Michelle Tyack PhD G. Patton   The consequences of alcohol dependence in young adulthood
    Isabelle Choissis Psychology Honours University of Queensland S. Kinner   Correlates of post-traumatic stress symptomatology among regular injecting drug users

    2005

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Penny Mitchell PhD University of Melbourne J. Pirkis  J. Toumbourou, R. Pattison Mental health care roles and capacities of non-medical primary health and social care services: an organisational systems analysis
    Dianna Smith
    Master of Health Studies University of Queensland S. Kinner   The relationship between geographical location, Indigenous status, socio-economic status and adolescent drug use

    2004

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Penny Schmidt Doctorate University of Melbourne N. Rushford  J. Toumbourou Deviations in body weight in Australian children – Future directions for healthy child weight interventions
    Craig Olsson Post doctorate
    MCRI G. Patton   Genetic Epidemiology of Mental and Behavioural Disorders of Adolescence. NARSAD Fellow
    Dr Andy Lovett
    Biomedical Science University of Melbourne G. Patton  G. Bowes
    Social and Health Profiles of Young Offenders
    Bill Hallam
    PhD University of Melbourne G. Patton  J. Toumbourou, C.Olsson Adolescent Wellbeing; Hedonia and Eudaimonia: A Conceptual Review
    Sophie Reid
    Post doctorate MCRI
    G. Patton   Experiential Sampling Modelling of Depression and related disorders in adolescents

    2003

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Mark Vella Biomedical Science Univesity of Melbourne G. Patton   Social context and suicidal behaviours in adolescence

    2002

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Stephanie Jones Phd University of Melbourne J. Toumbourou J. Williams  Measurement of 'community readiness' for the prevention of adolescent substance abuse: a pilot study in four Australian regional communities
    Dr Lena Sanci Post doctorate University of Melbourne G. Patton   Primary care of adolescents

    2001

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Mary Ann Hope PhD University of Melbourne J. Toumbourou  G. Edgecombe Victorian Division 1 Registered Nurses and the provision of health care services to adolescents
    Dr Rachel Skinner Phd University of Melbourne G. Bowes   Hepatitis B vaccination in adolescence

    2000

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Dr Lena Sanci PhD University of Melbourne G. Bowes   Adolescent Health Care: Design and evaluation of an educational intervention for general practitioners.

    1999

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Cathy Bauld PhD University of Melbourne J. Toumbourou  V. Anderson Health compromising behaviours of adolescent survivors of childhood cancer
    M. O'Shea PhD G. Patton   Determinants of Gender Differences in rates of adolescent depression

    1998

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Jane Burns Post doctorate University of Adelaide G. Patton   Epidemiological aspects of adolescent and young adult depression
    Peter Azzopardi
    Biomedical Science
    University of Melbourne
    Susan Sawyer
    Jenny Batch
    Cigarette smoking in adoescents with diabetes
    Kerryn Rubin
    Biomedical Science
    University of Melbourne G. Patton   School social environment and adolescent mental health
    Darren Lee
    Biomedical Science University of Melbourne G. Patton    Peer victimisation and adolescent suicidal behaviour

    1997

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Sue Burney-Banfield PhD University of Melbourne J. Toumbourou   Increasing exercise adherence: an integrated approach
    Dr Friederike Veit MD University of Melbourne G. Bowes   Adolescent health care: perspectives of Victorian general practitioners.
    M. Drouitt Biomedical Science University of Melbourne G. Patton   A scale for assessing severity of adolescent suicidal behaviours

    1995

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Lina Nido Biomedical Science University of Melbourne G. Patton   A case control study of personality disorder in adolescent onset depression

    1994

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    A. Rakkar Biomedical Science University of Melbourne G. Patton   A clinic for the pre-psychotic phase of psychosis
    N. Rabbage Biomedical Science University of Melbourne G. Patton   A case control study of Adolescent Eating Disorders

    1993

    Name Degree University CAH supervisor Other supervisors Title of thesis / project group
    Dr Rob Selzer  PhD University of Melbourne G. Patton  G. Bowes The development of a computerised measure for adolescent eating disorders

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