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Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Western Australia
  • Master of Psychology (Clinical), University of Western Australia
  • Bachelor of Psychology, University of Western Australia

Research

Research keywords

  • Psycho-social/ Behavioural
  • Public Health

Research expertise

Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher is internationally recognised as a leader in health behavioural research. His work is known for successfully combining behavioural and public health approaches to health promotion, health service evaluation and cancer control. He has published more than 263 peer review research papers and 16 chapters in books. Rob has obtained numerous research grants, including program grants from the NHMRC and other competitive funding agencies. His current research interests are in changing health care providers clinical behaviour so that it more closely approximates best evidence practice, the development, implementation and evaluation of attempting to improving the health outcomes for vulnerable population groups. Professor Sanson-Fisher played a significant role in establishing the Behavioural Science Group in Relation to Medicine at the University of Newcastle. He also was the initiator of the Hunter Centre for Health Advancement and Director of the New South Wales Cancer Education Research Program.health service models, assessment of unmet needs of cancer patients and The research training and publications, which resulted from this group, have received national and international recognition. These research achievements were recognised with the group being designated a WHO Centre of Excellence with Professor Sanson- Fisher as the director. He was the inaugural director of the National Cancer control Institute. More recently Rob finished a four-year term as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Newcastle. In 2000 he was awarded the Hunter Medical Research Institute Award for Research Excellence.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111700Public Health And Health Services60
111299Oncology And Carcinogenesis Not Elsewhere Classified25
160508Health Policy15

Memberships

Editorial Board.

  • Behavioural Medicine Multidisciplinary Health Education
  • Cancer Strategy Journal of Criminal Justice and Behaviour
  • Journal of Behavioural Psychotherapy
  • The Australian Psychologist

Appointments

Member of Executive Committee
Newcastle Institute of Public Health (Australia)
01/01/1998 - 01/01/2001
Chairperson
NSW Cancer Council (Australia)
01/01/1999 - 01/01/2000
Chairperson
NHMRC (Australia)
01/01/1999 - 01/01/2001
Director
Mater Hospital Board (Australia)
01/01/2003 - 01/01/2007

Invitations

3rd Biennial General Practice Conference
Monash University, Italy (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2007
Community Interventions, New Directions
American Cancer Council, United States (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2002
Dick Gibson - Oration
Australian Association of Gerontology, Australia (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2001
National taiwan University College of Medicine Conference
National Taiwan University, Taiwan (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2001
Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference
Public Health Association of Australia, Australia (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2002
Working Conference on Research Design
NIH and CDC, United States (Conference Presentation - non published.)
2005

Teaching

Teaching expertise

Professor Sanson-Fisher has been involved in the supervision of 52 PhD students and over 250 postdoctoral fellows.

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Publications

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Chapter (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2000Sanson-Fisher RW, Bonevski B, 'Psychosocial aspects of cancer control', Stress and Health: Research and Clinical Applications, Harwood Academic Publishers, Amsterdam, Netherlands 319-334 (2000) [B1]

Co-authors: Billie Bonevski

1998Wiggers JH, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Evidence-based health promotion', Evaluating Health Promotion, Stanley Thornes (Publishers) Ltd., UK 126-145 (1998) [B1]

Co-authors: John Wiggers

Journal article (353 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Passey ME, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Stirling JM, 'Tobacco, alcohol and cannabis use during pregnancy: Clustering of risks', DRUG AND ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE, 134 44-50 (2014) [C1]
2014Lynagh MC, Sanson-Fisher RW, Bonevski B, 'Keeping the 'Goose' on the Menu: Response to Commentaries on Financial Incentives in Health Behaviour Change', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 21 206-209 (2014)
2014Smits R, Bryant J, Sanson-Fisher R, Tzelepis F, Henskens F, Paul C, Stevenson W, 'Tailored and integrated Web-based tools for improving psychosocial outcomes of cancer patients: the DoTTI development framework.', J Med Internet Res, 16 e76 (2014)
2014Mackenzie LJ, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Paul CL, Yoong SL, 'Agreement between HADS classifications and single-item screening questions for anxiety and depression: a cross-sectional survey of cancer patients.', Ann Oncol, 25 889-895 (2014)
2014Zucca A, Sanson-Fisher R, Waller A, Carey M, 'Patient-centred care: Making cancer treatment centres accountable', Supportive Care in Cancer, 22 1989-1997 (2014)
2014Campbell HS, Hall AE, Sanson-Fisher RW, Barker D, Turner D, Taylor-Brown J, 'Development and validation of the Short-Form Survivor Unmet Needs Survey (SF-SUNS)', SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER, 22 1071-1079 (2014)
2014Carey M, Jones K, Meadows G, Sanson-Fisher R, D'Este C, Inder K, et al., 'Accuracy of general practitioner unassisted detection of depression.', Aust N Z J Psychiatry, 48 571-578 (2014)
2014Noble NE, Paul CL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, Blunden SV, Stewart JM, Conigrave KM, 'A cross-sectional survey assessing the acceptability and feasibility of self-report electronic data collection about health risks from patients attending an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service', BMC MEDICAL INFORMATICS AND DECISION MAKING, 14 (2014)
2014Carey M, Small H, Boyes A, Sanson-Fisher R, Bisquera A, Yoong SL, 'Prevalence of comorbid depression and obesity in general practice: A cross-sectional survey', British Journal of General Practice, 64 (2014)
2014Bryant J, Boyes A, Jones K, Sanson-Fisher R, Carey M, Fry R, 'Examining and addressing evidence-practice gaps in cancer care: a systematic review.', Implement Sci, 9 37 (2014)
2014Zucca A, Sanson-Fisher R, Waller A, Carey M, 'Patient-centred care: making cancer treatment centres accountable.', Support Care Cancer, 22 1989-1997 (2014)
2014Carey M, Small H, Yoong SL, Boyes A, Bisquera A, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Prevalence of comorbid depression and obesity in general practice: a cross-sectional survey.', Br J Gen Pract, 64 e122-e127 (2014)
2014Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Carey ML, Noble N, Paul CL, 'Evaluation of systems-oriented public health interventions: alternative research designs.', Annu Rev Public Health, 35 9-27 (2014)
2014Carey M, Jones KA, Yoong SL, D'Este C, Boyes AW, Paul C, et al., 'Comparison of a single self-assessment item with the PHQ-9 for detecting depression in general practice.', Fam Pract, (2014)
2014Hall A, D'Este C, Tzelepis F, Lynagh M, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Factors associated with haematological cancer survivors experiencing a high level of unmet need across multiple items of supportive care: a cross-sectional survey study.', Support Care Cancer, (2014)
2014Passey ME, Stirling JM, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, 'Tobacco, alcohol and cannabis use during pregnancy: Clustering of risks', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 134 44-50 (2014)
2014Yoong SL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Mackenzie L, Boyes A, 'A Cross-Sectional Study Examining Australian General Practitioners' Identification of Overweight and Obese Patients', JOURNAL OF GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE, 29 328-334 (2014)
2014Paul C, Courtney R, Sanson-Fisher R, Carey M, Hill D, Simmons J, Rose S, 'A randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of a pre-recruitment primer letter to increase participation in a study of colorectal screening and surveillance.', BMC Med Res Methodol, 14 44 (2014)
2014Clinton-Mcharg T, Carey M, Sanson-Fisher R, Tzelepis F, Bryant J, Williamson A, 'Anxiety and depression among haematological cancer patients attending treatment centres: Prevalence and predictors', Journal of Affective Disorders, 165 176-181 (2014)
2014Shakeshaft A, Doran C, Petrie D, Breen C, Havard A, Abudeen A, et al., 'The effectiveness of community action in reducing risky alcohol consumption and harm: a cluster randomised controlled trial.', PLoS Med, 11 e1001617 (2014)
2014Yoong SL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Mackenzie L, Boyes A, 'A cross-sectional study examining Australian general practitioners' identification of overweight and obese patients', Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29 328-334 (2014)
2014Hall A, D'Este C, Tzelepis F, Sanson-Fisher R, Lynagh M, 'The Survivor Unmet Needs Survey (SUNS) for haematological cancer survivors: a cross-sectional study assessing the relevance and psychometric properties', BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, 14 (2014)
2014Hall A, Tzelepis F, Sanson-Fisher R, Lynagh M, D'Este C, 'The Survivor Unmet Needs Survey (SUNS) for haematological cancer survivors: A cross-sectional study assessing the relevance and psychometric properties', BMC Health Services Research, 14 (2014)
2014Tzelepis F, Rose SK, Sanson-Fisher RW, Clinton-McHarg T, Carey ML, Paul CL, 'Are we missing the Institute of Medicine's mark? A systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures assessing quality of patient-centred cancer care', BMC Cancer, 14 (2014)
2014Clough AR, Fitts MS, Robertson JA, Shakeshaft A, Miller A, Doran CM, et al., 'Study Protocol - Alcohol Management Plans (AMPs) in remote indigenous communities in Queensland: their impacts on injury, violence, health and social indicators and their cost-effectiveness', BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 14 (2014)
2014Henskens FA, Paul DJ, Wallis M, Koller CE, Bryant J, Carey M, et al., 'Web-based support for population-based medical research: Presenting the QuON survey system', HEALTHINF 2014 - 7th International Conference on Health Informatics, Proceedings; Part of 7th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, BIOSTEC 2014, 196-204 (2014)
2014Campbell HS, Hall AE, Sanson-Fisher RW, Barker D, Turner D, Taylor-Brown J, 'Development and validation of the Short-Form Survivor Unmet Needs Survey (SF-SUNS)', Supportive Care in Cancer, 22 1071-1079 (2014)
2014Grady A, Carey M, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Assessing awareness of appropriate responses to symptoms of stroke', Patient Education and Counseling, (2014)
2014Breen C, Shakeshaft A, Mattick RP, Sanson-Fisher R, D'Este C, Gilmour S, 'Identifying individual- and population-level characteristics that influence rates of risky alcohol consumption in regional communities', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 38 60-65 (2014)
2014Grady A, Carey M, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Assessing awareness of appropriate responses to symptoms of stroke', Patient Education and Counseling, 95 400-405 (2014)
2014Campbell SH, Carey M, Sanson-Fisher R, Barker D, Hall A, Turner D, Taylor-Brown J, 'Measuring the unmet supportive care needs of cancer support persons: The development of the Support Person's Unmet Needs Survey - short form', European Journal of Cancer Care, 23 255-262 (2014)
2014Paul CL, Levi CR, D'Este CA, Parsons MW, Bladin CF, Lindley RI, et al., 'Thrombolysis ImPlementation in Stroke (TIPS): evaluating the effectiveness of a strategy to increase the adoption of best evidence practice - protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial in acute stroke care.', Implement Sci, 9 38 (2014)
2014Paul C, Yoong SL, Sanson-Fisher R, Carey M, Russell G, Makeham M, 'Under the radar: a cross-sectional study of the challenge of identifying at-risk alcohol consumption in the general practice setting.', BMC Fam Pract, 15 74 (2014)
2013Courtney RJ, Paul CL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, Macrae FA, D'Este C, et al., 'A population-based cross-sectional study of colorectal cancer screening practices of first-degree relatives of colorectal cancer patients', BMC CANCER, 13 (2013) [C1]
2013Lynagh MC, Sanson-Fisher RW, Bonevski B, 'What's Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander. Guiding Principles for the Use of Financial Incentives in Health Behaviour Change', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 20 114-120 (2013) [C1]
2013Mackenzie LJ, Carey ML, Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, 'Do we get it right? Radiation oncology outpatients' perceptions of the patient centredness of life expectancy disclosure', Psycho-Oncology, (2013) [C1]
2013Hall A, Lynagh M, Bryant J, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Supportive care needs of hematological cancer survivors: A critical review of the literature', Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, 88 102-116 (2013) [C1]
2013Hall AE, Sanson-Fisher RW, Lynagh MC, Threlfall T, D'Este CA, 'Format and readability of an enhanced invitation letter did not affect participation rates in a cancer registry-based study: a randomized controlled trial', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, 66 85-94 (2013) [C1]
2013Courtney RJ, Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Macrae FA, Carey ML, Attia J, McEvoy M, 'Individual- and provider-level factors associated with colorectal cancer screening in accordance with guideline recommendation: a community-level perspective across varying levels of risk', BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 13 (2013) [C1]
2013Mackenzie LJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Carey ML, D'Este CA, 'Radiation oncology outpatient perceptions of patient-centred care: a cross-sectional survey', BMJ OPEN, 3 (2013) [C1]
2013Park B, Kim SY, Shin J-Y, Sanson-Fisher RW, Shin DW, Cho J, Park JH, 'Suicidal Ideation and Suicide Attempts in Anxious or Depressed Family Caregivers of Patients with Cancer: A Nationwide Survey in Korea', PLOS ONE, 8 (2013) [C1]
2013Paul CL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, Houlcroft LE, Turon HE, 'The impact of web-based approaches on psychosocial health in chronic physical and mental health conditions', Health Education Research, 28 450-471 (2013) [C1]
2013Mackenzie LJ, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, 'Psychological distress in cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy treatment', SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER, 21 1043-1051 (2013) [C1]
2013Hall A, Campbell HS, Sanson-Fisher R, Lynagh M, D'Este C, Burkhalter R, Carey M, 'Unmet needs of Australian and Canadian haematological cancer survivors: a cross-sectional international comparative study', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, 22 2032-2038 (2013) [C1]
2013Yoong SL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, 'A cross-sectional study assessing Australian general practice patients' intention, reasons and preferences for assistance with losing weight', BMC FAMILY PRACTICE, 14 (2013) [C1]
2013Passey ME, Bryant J, Hall AE, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'How will we close the gap in smoking rates for pregnant Indigenous women?', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 199 39-41 (2013) [C1]
2013Yoong SL, Carey M, Sanson-Fisher R, Grady A, 'A systematic review of behavioural weight-loss interventions involving primary-care physicians in overweight and obese primary-care patients (1999-2011).', Public Health Nutrition, 16 2083-2099 (2013) [C1]
2013Bryant J, Boyes A, Sanson-Fisher R, Paul C, Melville J, McDonald VM, 'Improving medication adherence in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A systematic review', Respiratory Research, 14 (2013) [C1]
2013Carey M, Bryant J, Yoong SL, Russell G, Barker D, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Prostate specific antigen testing in family practice: a cross sectional survey of self-reported rates of and reasons for testing participation and risk disclosure', BMC FAMILY PRACTICE, 14 (2013) [C1]
2013Paul C, Sanson-Fisher R, Carey M, 'Measuring psychosocial outcomes: is the consumer or the professional the best judge?', European Journal of Cancer Care, 22 281-288 (2013) [C1]
2013Zucca A, Sanson-Fisher R, Waller A, 'The many faces of preventative care in the practice of oncology', Cancer Forum, 37 12-16 (2013) [C1]

Co-authors: Alison Zucca

2013Yoong SL, Carey ML, D'Este C, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Agreement between self-reported and measured weight and height collected in general practice patients: a prospective study', BMC MEDICAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, 13 (2013) [C1]
2013Paul CL, Piterman L, Shaw J, Kirby C, Sanson-Fisher RW, Carey ML, et al., 'Diabetes in rural towns: effectiveness of continuing education and feedback for healthcare providers in altering diabetes outcomes at a population level: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial', IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE, 8 (2013) [C3]
2013Yoong SL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher R, D'Este C, 'Recruitment in general practice', Australian Family Physician, 42 9-9 (2013) [C3]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2013Eades SJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Panaretto K, 'An intensive smoking intervention for pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: a randomised controlled trial REPLY', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 198 23-24 (2013) [C3]
2013Yoong SL, Carey M, Sanson-Fisher R, D'Este C, 'Prevalence and correlates of overweight and obesity in adult Australian general practice patients', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 37 586-586 (2013) [C3]
2013Passey ME, Stirling JM, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Supporting Pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women to Quit Smoking: Views of Antenatal Care Providers and Pregnant Indigenous Women', Maternal and Child Health Journal, 1-7 (2013)
2013Campbell SH, Carey M, Sanson-Fisher R, Barker D, Hall A, Turner D, Taylor-Brown J, 'Measuring the unmet supportive care needs of cancer support persons: The development of the Support Person's Unmet Needs Survey - short form', European Journal of Cancer Care, (2013)
2013Park B, Kim SY, Shin J-Y, Park J-H, Sanson-Fisher RW, Shin DW, Cho J, 'Prevalence and predictors of anxiety and depression among family caregivers of cancer patients: a nationwide survey of patient-family caregiver dyads in Korea', Supportive Care in Cancer, 1-9 (2013)
2012Clinton-Mcharg TL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Shakeshaft A, 'Preliminary development and psychometric evaluation of an unmet needs measure for adolescents and young adults with cancer: The Cancer Needs Questionnaire - Young People (CNQ-YP)', Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 10 1-11 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2012Yoong SL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, 'A cross-sectional study assessing the self-reported weight loss strategies used by adult Australian general practice patients', BMC Family Practice, 13 48 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2012Passey ME, D'Este CA, Stirling JM, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Factors associated with antenatal smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in two jurisdictions', Drug and Alcohol Review, 31 608-616 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2012Paul CL, Clinton-Mcharg TL, Lynagh MC, Sanson-Fisher RW, Tzelepis F, 'On-line information and support for supporters and carers of haematological cancer patients: Is access an issue?', Supportive Care in Cancer, 20 2687-2695 (2012) [C1]
2012Carey ML, Lambert SD, Smits RE, Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Clinton-Mcharg TL, 'The unfulfilled promise: A systematic review of interventions to reduce the unmet supportive care needs of cancer patients', Supportive Care in Cancer, 20 207-219 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2012Carey ML, Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Buchan H, 'Data systems for assessing quality of cancer care: Are building blocks in place for person-centered care?', The International Journal of Person Centred Medicine, 2 334-340 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2012Eades SJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Wenitong M, Panaretto K, D'Este CA, Gilligan C, Stewart JM, 'An intensive smoking intervention for pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: A randomised controlled trial', Medical Journal of Australia, 197 42-46 (2012) [C1]
2012Courtney RJ, Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Macrae FA, Attia JR, McEvoy MA, 'Factors associated with consultation behaviour for primary symptoms potentially indicating colorectal cancer: A cross-sectional study on response to symptoms', BMC Gastroenterology, 12 1-9 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul, John Attia

2012Passey ME, D'Este CA, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Knowledge, attitudes and other factors associated with assessment of tobacco smoking among pregnant Aboriginal women by health care providers: A cross-sectional survey', BMC Public Health, 12 1-10 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2012Stewart JM, Sanson-Fisher RW, Eades S, Fitzgerald MN, 'The risk status, screening history and health concerns of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people attending an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service', Drug and Alcohol Review, 31 617-624 (2012) [C1]
2012White VM, Macvean ML, Grogan S, D'Este CA, Akkerman D, Ieropoli S, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Can a tailored telephone intervention delivered by volunteers reduce the supportive care needs, anxiety and depression of people with colorectal cancer? A randomised controlled trial', Psycho-Oncology, 21 1053-1062 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2012Courtney RJ, Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Macrae F, Attia JR, McEvoy MA, 'Current state of medical-advice-seeking behaviour for symptoms of colorectal cancer: determinants of failure and delay in medical consultation', Colorectal Disease, 14 e222-e229 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul, John Attia

2012Mackenzie LJ, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Hall AE, 'Cancer patients' willingness to answer survey questions about life expectancy', Supportive Care in Cancer, 20 3335-3341 (2012) [C1]
2012Courtney RJ, Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Macrae FA, Carey ML, Attia JR, McEvoy MA, 'Colorectal cancer risk assessment and screening recommendation: A community survey of healthcare providers' practice from a patient perspective', BMC Family Practice, 13 1-9 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul, John Attia

2012Carey ML, Clinton-Mcharg TL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Shakeshaft A, 'Development of cancer needs questionnaire for parents and carers of adolescents and young adults with cancer', Supportive Care in Cancer, 20 991-1010 (2012) [C1]
2012Schofield P, Gough K, Ugalde A, Dolling L, Aranda S, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Validation of the needs assessment for advanced lung cancer patients (NA-ALCP)', Psycho-Oncology, 21 451-455 (2012) [C1]
2012Carey ML, Anderson AE, Sanson-Fisher RW, Lynagh MC, Paul CL, Tzelepis F, 'How well are we meeting haematological cancer survivors' preferences for involvement in treatment decision making?', Patient Education and Counseling, 88 87-92 (2012) [C1]
2012Shakeshaft A, Petrie D, Doran CM, Breen C, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'An empirical approach to selecting community-based alcohol interventions: Combining research evidence, rural community views and professional opinion', BMC Public Health, 12 1-11 (2012) [C1]
2012Schofield P, Gough K, Ugalde A, Carey ML, Aranda S, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Cancer Treatment Survey (CaTS): Development and validation of a new instrument to measure patients' preparation for chemotherapy and radiotherapy', Psycho-Oncology, 21 307-315 (2012) [C1]
2012Carey ML, Noble NE, Sanson-Fisher RW, Mackenzie LJ, 'Identifying psychological morbidity among people with cancer using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale: Time to revisit first principles?', Psycho-Oncology, 21 229-238 (2012) [C1]
2012Courtney RJ, Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Carey ML, Macrae FA, Yoong SL, 'Community approaches to increasing colorectal screening uptake: A review of the methodological quality and strength of current evidence', Cancer Forum, 36 27-35 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2012Gilligan C, Sanson-Fisher RW, Turon HE, 'The organ donation conundrum', Progress in Transplantation, 22 312-316 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Conor Gilligan

2012Courtney RJ, Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Macrae FA, Carey ML, Attia JR, McEvoy MA, 'Colorectal cancer screening in Australia: A community-level perspective', Medical Journal of Australia, 196 516-520 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul, John Attia

2012Paul CL, Carey ML, Anderson AE, Mackenzie LJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Courtney RJ, Clinton-Mcharg TL, 'Cancer patients' concerns regarding access to cancer care: Perceived impact of waiting times along the diagnosis and treatment journey', European Journal of Cancer Care, 21 321-329 (2012) [C1]
2012Carey ML, Paul CL, Mackenzie LJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Cameron EC, 'Do cancer patients' psychosocial outcomes and perceptions of quality of care vary across radiation oncology treatment centres?', European Journal of Cancer Care, 21 384-389 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2012Sanson-Fisher RW, Mackenzie LJ, Butow P, Rankin N, Paul CL, 'Advancing the evidence base in cancer: Psychosocial multicenter trials', Trials, 13 171 (2012) [C2]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2012Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, Macrae F, Hill D, D'Este CA, Paul CL, Doran CM, 'Improving adherence to surveillance and screening recommendations for people with colorectal cancer and their first degree relatives: a randomized controlled trial', BMC Cancer, 12 62 (2012) [C3]
2012Gilligan C, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'A response to: Evidence that community-based prevention reduces adolescent alcohol use: A commentary on Gilligan et al', Drug and Alcohol Review, 31 932 (2012) [C3]

Co-authors: Conor Gilligan

2012Lynagh MC, Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Symonds IM, Scott A, Hall AE, Oldmeadow CJ, 'An RCT protocol of varying financial incentive amounts for smoking cessation among pregnant women', BMC Public Health, 12 1032 (2012) [C3]
2012Yoong SL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, Russell G, Mazza D, Makeham M, et al., 'Touch screen computer health assessment in Australian general practice patients: A cross-sectional study protocol', BMJ Open, 2 1-7 (2012) [C3]
2011Havard A, Shakeshaft AP, Conigrave KM, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The prevalence and characteristics of alcohol-related presentations to emergency departments in rural Australia', Emergency Medicine Journal, 28 290-295 (2011) [C1]
2011Passey ME, Gale JT, Sanson-Fisher RW, ''It's almost expected': Rural Australian Aboriginal women's reflections on smoking initiation and maintenance: A qualitative study', BMC Women's Health, 11 55 (2011) [C1]
2011Carey ML, Yoong SL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Paul CL, Inder KJ, Makeham M, 'Efforts to close the evidence-practice gap in the management of cardiovascular risk factors in general practice: Strategic or haphazard?', International Journal of Person Centered Medicine, 1 660-667 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2011Shin DW, Kim SY, Cho J, Sanson-Fisher RW, Guallar E, Chai GY, et al., 'Discordance in perceived needs between patients and physicians in oncology practice: A nationwide survey in Korea', Journal of Clinical Oncology, 29 4424-4429 (2011) [C1]
2011Campbell HS, Sanson-Fisher RW, Turner D, Hayward L, Wang XS, Taylor-Brown J, 'Psychometric properties of cancer survivors' unmet needs survey', Supportive Care in Cancer, 19 221-230 (2011) [C1]
2011Bonevski B, Paul CL, D'Este CA, Sanson-Fisher RW, West R, Girgis A, et al., 'RCT of a client-centred, caseworker-delivered smoking cessation intervention for a socially disadvantaged population', BMC Public Health, 11 70 (2011) [C1]
2011McNamara BJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Eades S, 'Type 2 diabetes in Indigenous populations: Quality of intervention research over 20 years', Preventive Medicine, 52 3-9 (2011) [C1]
2011Gilligan C, Sanson-Fisher RW, Anderson AE, D'Este CA, 'Strategies to increase community-based intervention research aimed at reducing excessive alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm', Drug and Alcohol Review, 30 659-663 (2011) [C1]
2011Carey ML, Clinton-Mcharg TL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Campbell S, Douglas HE, 'Patient or treatment centre? Where are efforts invested to improve cancer patients' psychosocial outcomes?', European Journal of Cancer Care, 20 152-162 (2011) [C1]
2011Lynagh MC, Bonevski B, Symonds IM, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Paying women to quit smoking during pregnancy? Acceptability among pregnant women', Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 13 1029-1036 (2011) [C1]
2011Czech S, Shakeshaft A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Breen C, 'The development and application of a proxy measure of alcohol-related traffic crashes for rural communities', Accident Analysis and Prevention, 43 2160-2165 (2011) [C1]
2011Paul CL, Carey ML, Hall AE, Lynagh MC, Sanson-Fisher RW, Henskens FA, 'Improving access to information and support for patients with less common cancers: hematologic cancer patients' views about web-based approaches', Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13 e112 (2011) [C1]
2011Clinton-Mcharg TL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, Tracey E, 'Recruitment of representative samples for low incidence cancer populations: Do registries deliver?', BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11 1-9 (2011) [C1]
2011Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Douglas HE, Clinton-Mcharg TL, Williamson A, Barker DJ, 'Cutting the research pie: A value-weighting approach to explore perceptions about psychosocial research priorities for adults with haematological cancers', European Journal of Cancer Care, 20 345-353 (2011) [C1]
2010Stewart JM, Sanson-Fisher RW, Eades SJ, Mealing NM, 'Strategies for increasing high-quality intervention research in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health: views of leading researchers', Medical Journal of Australia, 192 612-615 (2010) [C1]
2010Sanson-Fisher RW, Bailey LJ, Aranda S, D'Este CA, Stojanovski E, Sharkey K, Schofield P, 'Quality of life research: is there a difference in output between the major cancer types?', European Journal of Cancer Care, 19 714-720 (2010) [C1]
2010Carey M, Sanson-Fisher RW, Lotfi-Jam K, Schofield P, Aranda S, 'Multidisciplinary care in cancer: Do the current research outputs help?', European Journal of Cancer Care, 19 434-441 (2010) [C1]
2010Evensen AE, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Fitzgerald MN, 'Trends in publications regarding evidence-practice gaps: A literature review', Implementation Science, 5 1-5 (2010) [C1]
2010Petrie DJ, Doran CM, Shakeshaft AP, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The relationship between risky alcohol consumption, crime and traffic accidents in Australian rural communities', Addictive Behaviors, 35 359-362 (2010) [C1]
2010Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Stewart JM, Anderson AE, 'Being sorry is not enough: The sorry state of the evidence base for improving the health of indigenous populations', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38 566-568 (2010) [C1]
2010Gilligan C, Sanson-Fisher RW, Eades S, Wenitong M, Panaretto K, D'Este CA, 'Assessing the accuracy of self-reported smoking status and impact of passive smoke exposure among pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women using cotinine biochemical validation', Drug and Alcohol Review, 29 35-40 (2010) [C1]
2010Gilligan C, Sanson-Fisher RW, Shakeshaft A, 'Appropriate research designs for evaluating community-level alcohol interventions: What next?', Alcohol and Alcoholism, 45 481-487 (2010) [C1]
2010Clinton-Mcharg TL, Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Williamson A, 'Determining research priorities for young people with haematological cancer: A value-weighting approach', European Journal of Cancer, 46 3263-3270 (2010) [C1]
2010Lynagh MC, Sanson-Fisher RW, Shakeshaft A, 'Alcohol-related harm: Perceptions of ambulance officers and health promotion actions they do and would do', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 21 19-25 (2010) [C1]

Co-authors: Marita Lynagh

2010Sanson-Fisher RW, Brand M, Shakeshaft A, Haber P, Day C, Conigrave K, et al., 'Forming a national multicentre collaboration to conduct clinical trials: Increasing high-quality research in the drug and alcohol field', Drug and Alcohol Review, 29 469-474 (2010) [C1]
2010Breen CL, Shakeshaft AP, Doran CM, Sanson-Fisher RW, Mattick RP, 'Cost-effectiveness of follow-up contact for a postal survey: A randomised controlled trial', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 34 508-512 (2010) [C1]
2010Clinton-Mcharg TL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, Shakeshaft A, Rainbird KJ, 'Measuring the psychosocial health of adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors: A critical review', Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 8 1-13 (2010) [C1]
2010Bailey LJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Aranda S, D'Este CA, Sharkey K, Schofield P, 'Quality of life research: Types of publication output over time for cancer patients, a systematic review', European Journal of Cancer Care, 19 581-588 (2010) [C1]
2010Czech S, Shakeshaft AP, Breen C, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Whole-of-community approaches to reducing alcohol-related harm: What do communities think?', Journal of Public Health, 543-551 (2010) [C1]
2010Bonevski B, Campbell EM, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The validity and reliability of an interactive computer tobacco and alcohol use survey in general practice', Addictive Behaviors, 35 492-498 (2010) [C1]
2009Gilligan C, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Eades S, Wenitong M, 'Knowledge and attitudes regarding smoking during pregnancy among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women', Medical Journal of Australia, 190 557-561 (2009) [C1]
2009Campbell HS, Sanson-Fisher RW, Taylor-Brown J, Hayward L, Wang XS, Turner D, 'The Cancer Support Person's Unmet Needs Survey: Psychometric properties', Cancer, 115 3351-3359 (2009) [C1]
2009Gilligan C, Sanson-Fisher RW, Eades S, D'Este CA, Kay-Lambkin FJ, Scheman S, 'Identifying pregnant women at risk of poor birth outcomes', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 29 181-187 (2009) [C1]
2009Hawkins NG, Sanson-Fisher RW, Shakeshaft A, Webb GR, 'Differences in licensee, police and public opinions regarding interventions to reduce alcohol-related harm associated with licensed premises', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33 160-166 (2009) [C1]
2009Paul CL, Clinton-Mcharg TL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Douglas HE, Webb G, 'Are we there yet? The state of the evidence base for guidelines on breaking bad news to cancer patients', European Journal of Cancer, 45 2960-2966 (2009) [C1]
2009Sanson-Fisher RW, Carey ML, Paul CL, 'Measuring the unmet needs of those with cancer: A critical overview', Cancer Forum, 33 198-201 (2009) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2009Sanson-Fisher RW, Carey M, Mackenzie LJ, Hill D, Campbell S, Turner D, 'Reducing inequities in cancer care: The role of cancer registries', Cancer, 115 3597-3605 (2009) [C1]
2009Rainbird K, Perkins JJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Rolfe IE, Anseline P, 'The needs of patients with advanced, incurable cancer', British Journal of Cancer, 101 759-764 (2009) [C1]
2009Carey M, Buchan H, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The cycle of change: Implementing best-evidence clinical practice', International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 21 37-43 (2009) [C1]
2009Buchan H, Lourey E, D'Este CA, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Effectiveness of strategies to encourage general practitioners to accept an offer of free access to online evidence-based information: A randomised controlled trial', Implementation Science, 4 1-8 (2009) [C1]
2009Webb GR, Shakeshaft A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Havard A, 'A systematic review of work-place interventions for alcohol-related problems', Addiction, 104 365-377 (2009) [C1]
2009Lynagh MC, Sanson-Fisher RW, Shakeshaft A, 'Reducing alcohol-related harm: The untapped potential of pre-hospital care workers', International Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2 237-240 (2009) [C3]

Co-authors: Marita Lynagh

2009Kypri K, Walsh RA, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Australian universities' open door policies on alcohol industry research funding', Addiction, 104 1765-1767 (2009) [C3]
2008Pearce NJM, Sanson-Fisher RW, Campbell HS, 'Measuring quality of life in cancer survivors: A methodological review of existing scales', Psycho-Oncology, 17 629-640 (2008) [C1]
2008Havard A, Shakeshaft A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Systematic review and meta-analyses of strategies targeting alcohol problems in emergency departments: Interventions reduce alcohol-related injuries', Addiction, 103 368-376 (2008) [C1]
2008Macvean ML, White VM, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'One-to-one volunteer support programs for people with cancer: A review of the literature', Patient Education and Counseling, 70 10-24 (2008) [C1]
2008Adams J, Parkinson L, Sanson-Fisher RW, Walsh RA, 'Enhancing self-report of adolescent smoking: The effects of bogus pipeline and anonymity', Addictive Behaviors, 33 1291-1296 (2008) [C1]
2008Sanson-Fisher RW, Williams N, Outram S, 'Health inequities: The need for action by schools of medicine', Medical Teacher, 30 389-394 (2008) [C1]
2008Sanson-Fisher RW, Campbell EM, Htun AT, Bailey LJ, Millar C, 'We are what we do: Research outputs of public health', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 3 380-385 (2008) [C1]
2008Petrie D, Doran C, Shakeshaft A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The relationship between alcohol consumption and self-reported health status using the EQ5D: Evidence from rural Australia', Social Science and Medicine, 67 1717-1726 (2008) [C1]
2007Gilligan C, Sanson-Fisher RW, Eades S, D'Este CA, 'Antenatal smoking in vulnerable population groups: An area of need', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 27 664-671 (2007) [C1]
2007Lynagh MC, Burton R, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'A systematic review of medical skills laboratory training: Where to from here?', Medical Education, 41 879-887 (2007) [C1]
2007Hawkins NG, Sanson-Fisher RW, Shakeshaft A, D'Este CA, Green LW, 'The Multiple Baseline Design for Evaluating Population-Based Research', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 33 162-168 (2007) [C1]
2007Sanson-Fisher RW, Bonevski B, Green LW, D'Este CA, 'Limitations of the Randomized Controlled Trial in Evaluating Population-Based Health Interventions', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 33 155-161 (2007) [C1]
2007Macvean ML, White VM, Pratt S, Grogan S, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Reducing the unmet needs of patients with colorectal cancer: a feasibility study of The Pathfinder Volunteer Program', Supportive Care in Cancer, 15 293-299 (2007) [C1]
2006Wood E, Shakeshaft A, Gilmour S, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'A systematic review of school-based studies involving alcohol and the community', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 30 541-549 (2006) [C1]
2006Campbell E, Walsh RA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Burrows S, Stojanovski E, 'A group randomised trial of two methods for disseminating a smoking cessation programme to public antenatal clinics: effects on patient outcomes', Tobacco Control, 15 97-102 (2006) [C1]
2006Schofield P, Carey M, Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Barriers to the provision of evidence-based psychosocial care in oncology', Psycho-Oncology, 15 863-872 (2006) [C1]
2006Sanson-Fisher RW, Campbell EM, Perkins JJ, Blunden SV, Davis BB, 'Indigenous health research: a critical review of outputs over time', Medical Journal of Australia, 184 502-505 (2006) [C1]
2006Kable SA, Henry R, Sanson-Fisher RW, Ireland M, Cockburn JD, 'Is a computer questionnaire of childhood asthma acceptable in general practice?', Family Practice, 23 88-90 (2006) [C1]
2006Boyes AW, Newell SA, Girgis A, McElduff P, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Does routine assessment and real-time feedback improve cancer patients' psychosocial well-being?', European Journal of Cancer Care, 15 163-171 (2006) [C1]
2005Rainbird KJ, Perkins JJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The needs assessment for advanced cancer patients (NA-ACP): A measure of the perceived needs of patients with advanced, incurable cancer. A study of validity, reliability and acceptability', Psycho-Oncology, 14 297-306 (2005) [C1]
2005Sanson-Fisher RW, Lynagh MC, 'Problem-based learning: A dissemination success story?', Medical Journal of Australia, 183 258-260 (2005) [C1]

Co-authors: Marita Lynagh

2005Sanson-Fisher RW, Baitch L, Peterson E, 'From bland to grand: An approach to classification of interprofessional education for undergraduate health sciences', Focus on Health Professional Education: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal, 7 34-48 (2005) [C1]
2005Sanson-Fisher RW, Rolfe IE, Williams N, 'Competency based teaching: the need for a new approach to teaching clinical skills in the undergraduate medical education course', Medical Teacher, 27 29-36 (2005) [C1]
2005Carey M, Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Barriers to the provision of evidence-based psychosocial care in oncology', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, 57 189-189 (2005)
2004Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Diffusion of innovation theory for clinical change', MJA, 180 S55-S56 (2004) [C1]
2004Paul CL, Redman S, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'A cost-effective approach to the development of printed materials: a randomized controlled trial of three strategies', Health Education Research: theory and practice, 19 698-706 (2004) [C1]
2004Sanson-Fisher RW, Grimshaw J, Eccles MP, 'The science of changing providers' behaviour: the missing link in evidence-based practice', MJA, 180 205-206 (2004) [C1]
2004Redman S, Butow P, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'A celebration of the achievements of Professor Jill Cockburn', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 28 590-591 (2004) [C3]
2004Davidson P, Cockburn JD, Daly J, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Patient-centered needs assessment: rationale for a psychometric measure for assessing needs in heart failure', Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 19 164-172 (2004) [C3]
2003Paul CL, Redman S, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Print material content and design: is it relevant to effectiveness?', Health Education Research:, 18 181-190 (2003) [C1]
2003Baratiny GY, Campbell EM, Sanson-Fisher RW, Cockburn JD, 'Hospital patients receptive to quit smoking advice', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 14 69 (2003) [C3]
2002Newell SA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, Davey HM, 'Can personal health record booklets improve cancer screening behaviors?', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 22(1) 15-22 (2002) [C1]
2002Sanson-Fisher RW, Rolfe IE, Jones PD, Ringland C, Agrez MV, 'Trialling a new way to learn clinical skills: systematic clinical appraisal and learning', Medical Education, 36(11) 1028-1034 (2002) [C1]
2002Shakeshaft A, Bowman JA, Burrows S, Doran C, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Community-based alcohol counselling: a randomized clinical trial', Addiction, 97 1449-1463 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: Jenny Bowman

2002Sanson-Fisher RW, Rolfe IE, Jones PD, 'A New Method of Clinical Learning', Medical Education, 36 1028-1034 (2002) [C1]
2002Newell SA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Savolainen N, 'Systematic review of psychological therapies for cancer patients: overview and recommendations for future research', Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 94(8) 558-584 (2002) [C1]
2002Rolfe IE, Pearson S-A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Ringland CL, Bayley S, Hart A, Kelly S, 'Which common clinical conditions should medical students be able to manage by graduation? A perspective from Australian interns', Medical Teacher, 24(1) 16-22 (2002) [C1]
2002Shakeshaft A, Bowman J, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Community-based drug and alcohol counselling: who attends and why?', Drug and Alcohol Review, 21 153-162 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: Jenny Bowman

2002Newell SA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Savolainen NJ, 'Re: Systematic review of psychological therapies for cancer patients: Overview and recommendations for future research - Response', JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, 94 1811-1812 (2002)
2002Rolfe IE, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Translating learning principles into practice: a new strategy for learning clinical skills', MEDICAL EDUCATION, 36 345-352 (2002)
2002Brédart A, Cayrou S, Dolbeault S, Newell SA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Savolainen NJ, 'Re: Systematic review of psychological therapies for cancer patients: Overview and recommendations for future research (multiple letters) [4]', Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 94 1810-1812 (2002)
2001Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Walsh RA, 'Preventive and other interactional skills of general practitioners, surgeons, and physicians: perceived competence and endorsement of postgraduate training', Preventive Medicine, 32 73-81 (2001) [C1]
2001Parkinson L, Sanson-Fisher RW, Perkins JJ, Girgis A, Howley P, Schofield M, 'The effect of a community action intervention on adolescent smoking rates in rural Australian Towns: the CART project', Preventive Medicine, 32 332-340 (2001) [C1]
2001Walsh RA, Roche A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Saunders J, 'Interactional skills of students from traditional and non-traditional medical schools before and after alcohol education', Medical Education, 35 211-216 (2001) [C1]
2001Hancock L, Sanson-Fisher R, Perkins J, McClintock A, Howley PP, Gibberd R, 'Effect of a Community Action Program on Adult Quit Smoking Rates in Rural Australian Towns: The CART Project', Preventive Medicine, 32 118-127 (2001) [C1]
2001Kable SA, Henry R, Sanson-Fisher RW, Ireland M, Corkrey SR, Cockburn JD, 'Childhood asthma: can computers aid detection in general practice?', British Journal of General Practice, 51 112-116 (2001) [C1]
2001Campbell EM, Sanson-Fisher RW, Walsh B, 'Smoking status in pregnant women Assessment of self-report against carbon monoxide (CO)', Addictive Behaviors, 26 1-9 (2001) [C1]
2001Parkinson L, Sanson-Fisher RW, Perkins JJ, Corkrey SR, Burton R, Reid S, 'Effect of a community action intervention on cervical cancer screening rates in rural Australian towns: The CART Project', Preventive Medicine, 32 109-117 (2001) [C1]

Co-authors: Lynne Parkinson

2001Rolfe IE, Pearson S, Sanson-Fisher RW, Ringland C, 'Identifying Medical School Learning Needs: A Survey of Australian Interns', Education for Health, 14 395-404 (2001) [C1]
2000Baratiny GY, Campbell EM, Sanson-Fisher RW, Graham J, Cockburn JD, 'Collecting cancer risk factor data from hospital outpatients: use of touch-screen computers', Cancer Prevention and Detection, 24(6) 501-507 (2000) [C1]
2000Newell SA, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Australian oncologists' self-reported knowledge and attitudes about non-traditional therapies used by cancer patients', Medical Journal of Australia, 172 110-113 (2000) [C1]
2000Newell S, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher R, Ireland M, 'Accuracy of Patients' recall of pap and Cholesterol Screening', American Journal of Public Health, 90 5 (2000) [C1]
2000Carter SE, Campbell EM, Sanson-Fisher RW, Gillespie W, 'Accidents in older people living at home: a community-based study assessing prevalence, type, location and injuries', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 24(6) 633-636 (2000) [C1]
2000Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, Boyes A, Bonevski B, Burton L, Cook P, et al., 'The unmet supportive care needs of patients with cancer', Cancer, 88 225-236 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Billie Bonevski

2000Girgis A, Boyes A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Burrows SA, 'Perceived needs of women diagnosed with breast cancer: rural versus urban location', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 24(2) 166-173 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Allison Boyes

2000Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, Burton L, Cook P, Boyes A, et al., 'Evaluation of an instrument to assess the needs of patients with cancer', Cancer, 88 217-225 (2000) [C1]
2000Rankin NM, Newell SA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, 'Consumer participation in the development of psychosocial clinical practice guidelines: opinions of women with breast cancer', European Journal of Cancer Care, 9 97-104 (2000) [C1]
2000Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Improving outcomes for cancer patients: Using unmet needs as a screening tool', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, 9 S39-S39 (2000)
2000Perkins JJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Rainbird KJ, Tzelepis F, 'Unmet needs: The challenge of caring for people with advanced cancer', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, 9 S40-S40 (2000)
2000Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Improving doctor-patient communication skills: The continuing challenge of the new millennium', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, 9 S14-S14 (2000)
2000Sanson-Fisher R, Rolfe I, 'The content of undergraduate health professional courses: a topic largely ignored?', MEDICAL TEACHER, 22 564-567 (2000)
2000Boyes AW, Newell SA, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Meiners CF, Stewart J, 'Improving psychosocial outcomes of cancer patients: Trial of a feedback strategy', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, 9 S40-S40 (2000)
1999Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Hersey P, Paul C, Foot G, 'Assessing the perceived needs of patients attending an outpatient melanoma clinic', Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 17(3/4) 101-118 (1999) [C1]
1999Girgis A, Bonevski B, Perkins JJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Self-reported cervical screening practices and beliefs of women from urban, rural and remote regions', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 19(2) 172-179 (1999) [C1]

Co-authors: Billie Bonevski

1999Walsh RA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Low A, Roche A, 'Teaching medical students alcohol intervention skills: results of a controlled trial', Medical Education, 33 559-565 (1999) [C1]
1999Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Schofield P, 'Is there consensus between breast cancer patients and providers on guidelines for breaking bad news?', Behavioral Medicine, 25(2) 69-77 (1999) [C1]
1999Haertsch MF, Campbell EM, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'What is recommended for healthy women during pregnancy? An examination of the consistency between seven antenatal clinical practice guideline documents', Birth, 26(1) 24-30 (1999) [C1]
1999Clover K, Hazell T, Stanbridge V, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Dentists' attitudes and practice regarding smoking', Australian Dental Journal, 44(1) 46-50 (1999) [C1]
1999Newell SA, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, Savolainen NJ, 'The accuracy of self-reported health behaviors and risk factors relating to cancer and cardiovascular disease in the general population: A critical review', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 17(3) 211-229 (1999) [C1]
1999Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, Perkins JJ, 'Women's experiences of having a colposcopic examination: Self-reported satisfaction with care, perceived needs and consequences', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 18(5) 462-470 (1999) [C1]

Co-authors: Billie Bonevski

1999Perkins JJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Byles J, Tiller K, 'Factors relating to cervical screening in New South Wales, Australia', Health and Place, 5 223-233 (1999) [C1]

Co-authors: Julie Byles

1999Shakeshaft AP, Bowman JA, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'A comparison of two retrospective measures of weekly alcohol consumption: Diary and quantity/frequency index', ALCOHOL AND ALCOHOLISM, 34 636-645 (1999) [C1]
1999Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Campbell EM, Curruthers A, Reid A, Ireland M, 'Randomized controlled trial of a computer strategy to increase general practitioner preventive care', Preventive Medicine, 29 478-486 (1999) [C1]

Co-authors: Billie Bonevski

1999Newell SA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, Ackland S, 'The physical and psycho-social experiences of patients attending an outpatient medical oncology department: a cross-sectional study', European Journal of Cancer Care, 8 73-82 (1999) [C1]

Co-authors: Stephen Ackland

1999Clover KA, Dobbins TA, Smyth TJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Factors associated with waiting time for surgery - In reply', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 170 511-511 (1999)
1999Zwar N, Wolk J, Sanson-Fisher R, Kehoe L, Gordon J, 'Influencing antibiotic prescribing in general practice: A trial of prescriber feedback and management guidelines', Family Practice, 16 495-500 (1999)
1999Haertsch M, Campbell E, Sanson-Fisher R, 'What is recommended for healthy women during pregnancy? A comparison of seven prenatal clinical practice guideline documents', BIRTH-ISSUES IN PERINATAL CARE, 26 24-30 (1999)
1998Dietrich A, Olson A, Sox C, Stevens M, Tosteson T, Ahles T, et al., 'A Community-based Randomized Trial Encouraging Sun Protection for Children', Pediatrics, 102(6) E641-E648 (1998) [C1]
1998Walsh R, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Breaking Bad News 2: what evidence is available to guide clinicians?', Behavioral Medicine, 24(2) 61-72 (1998) [C1]
1998Shakeshaft AP, Bowman JA, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Computers in community-based drug and alcohol clinical settings: Are they acceptable to respondents?', Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 50 177-180 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Jenny Bowman

1998Lower AG, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The prevalence and predictors of solar protection use among adolescents', Preventive Medicine, 27 391-399 (1998) [C1]
1998Perkins JJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'An examination of self- and telephone- administered modes of administration for the Australian SF-36', Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 51(11) 969-973 (1998) [C1]
1998Campbell EM, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Breaking Bad News 3: Encouraging the adoption of best practices', Behavioral Medicine, 24(2) 73-80 (1998) [C1]
1998Carrick S, Bonevski B, Redman S, Simpson J, Sanson-Fisher RW, Webster F, 'Surgeons' opinions about the NHMRC clinical practice guidelines for the management of early breast cancer', Medical Journal of Australia, 169 300-305 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Billie Bonevski

1998Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Breaking Bad News 1: Current best advice for clinicians', Behavioral Medicine, 24(2) 53-59 (1998) [C1]
1998Doran CM, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Smoking by adolescents: Three years later, there's even larger revenue but little for prevention', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 22(3) 321-323 (1998) [C1]
1998Schofield M, Lattimore-Foot G, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'SF-36 health profiles of recently discharged hospital patients in Australia', Journal of Health Psychology, 3(4) 551-563 (1998) [C1]
1998Doran CM, Pekarsky B, Gordon M, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'General practitioners' role in preventive medicine: Scenario analysis using smoking as a case study', Addiction, 93(7) 1013-1022 (1998) [C1]
1998Newell SA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, Bonaventura A, 'How well do medical oncologists' perceptions reflect their patients' reported physical and psychosocial problems? Data from a survey of five oncologists', Cancer, 83(8) 1640-1651 (1998) [C1]
1998Sanson-Fisher RW, Perkins JJ, 'Adaptation and validation of the SF-36 health survey for use in Australia', Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 51(1) 961-967 (1998) [C1]
1998Haertsch MF, Campbell EM, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Who can provide antenatal care? The views of obstetricians and midwives', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 22(4) 471-475 (1998) [C1]
1998Perkins JJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Clarke S, Youman KV, 'An exploration of screening practices for prostate cancer and the associated community expenditure', British Journal of Urology, 82 524-529 (1998) [C1]
1998Lower AG, Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'How valid is adolescent's self-report as a way of assessing sun protection practices?', Preventive Medicine, 27 385-390 (1998) [C1]
1998Paul CL, Redman S, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Print material as a public health education tool', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 22(1) 146-148 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

1998Parkinson L, Sanson-Fisher RW, Kentish LM, 'Cervical cancer screening in rural NSW: Health Insurance Commission data compared with self-report', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 22 307-312 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Lynne Parkinson

1998Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, Perkins JJ, 'Women's experiences of having a colposcopic examination: self-reported satisfaction with care, perceived needs and consequences', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 19(5) 462-470 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Billie Bonevski

1998Walsh RA, Low A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Researchers' views about priorities for research on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs', Drug and Alcohol Review, 17 111-115 (1998) [C1]
1998Perkins JJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Anseline P, Gillespie WJ, Lowe A, 'A preliminary exploration of the interactional skills of trainee surgeons', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 68 670-674 (1998)
1998Sanson-Fisher R, Considine R, 'Preaching by the unconverted', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 28 417-418 (1998)
1998Rainbird KJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Perkins JJ, Rolfe IE, Anseline PF, 'The perceived needs of patients with advanced incurable cancer', JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE CARE, 14 107-107 (1998)
1998Keller SD, Ware JE, Gandek B, Aaronson NK, Alonso J, Apolone G, et al., 'Testing the equivalence of translations of widely used response choice labels: Results from the IQOLA project', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, 51 933-944 (1998)
1998Clover KA, Dobbins TA, Smyth TJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Factors associated with waiting time for surgery', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 169 464-468 (1998)
1998Shakeshaft AP, Bowman JA, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Comparison of three methods to assess binge consumption: One-week retrospective drinking diary, AUDIT, and quantity/frequency', Substance Abuse, 19 191-203 (1998)
1998Rolfe IE, Pearson S, Sanson-Fisher R, Fardell SD, Kay FJ, Gordon J, 'Measuring the hospital experiences of junior doctors', MEDICAL EDUCATION, 32 312-319 (1998)
1997Wiggers J, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Practitioner provision of preventive care in general practice consultations: association with patient educational and occupational status.', Social Science and Medicine, 44(2) 137-146 (1997) [C1]

Co-authors: John Wiggers

1997Hancock L, SansonFisher RW, Redman S, Burton R, Burton L, Butler J, et al., 'Community action for health promotion: A review of methods and outcomes 1990-1995', AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 13 229-239 (1997)
1997Bowman JA, SansonFisher R, Redman S, 'The accuracy of self-reported Pap smear utilisation', SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, 44 969-976 (1997)
1997Wiggers JH, SansonFisher R, 'Duration of general practice consultations: Association with patient occupational and educational status', SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, 44 925-934 (1997)
1997Shakeshaft AP, Bowman JA, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Behavioural alcohol research: New directions or more of the same?', Addiction, 92 1411-1422 (1997)

Co-authors: Jenny Bowman

1997Lynagh M, Schofield MJ, SansonFisher RW, 'School health promotion programs over the past decade: A review of the smoking, alcohol and solar protection literature', HEALTH PROMOTION INTERNATIONAL, 12 43-60 (1997)
1997Sanson-Fisher R, Cockburn J, 'Effective teaching of communication skills for medical practice: Selecting an appropriate clinical context', Medical Education, 31 52-57 (1997)
1997Schofield MJ, Walkom S, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Patient-provider agreement on guidelines for preparation for breast cancer treatment', Behavioral Medicine, 23 36-45 (1997)
1997Girgis A, SansonFisher RW, McCarthy WH, 'Communicating with patients: Surgeons' perceptions of their skills and need for training', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 67 775-780 (1997)
1997Schofield MJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Gulliver S, 'Interventions with retailers to reduce cigarette sales to minors: a randomised controlled trial', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 21 590-596 (1997)
1996Paul CL, SansonFisher RW, 'Experts' agreement on the relative effectiveness of 29 smoking reduction strategies', PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 25 517-526 (1996)
1996Hancock L, SansonFisher R, Redman S, Burton R, Burton L, Butler J, et al., 'Community action for cancer prevention: Overview of the cancer action in rural towns (CART) project, Australia', HEALTH PROMOTION INTERNATIONAL, 11 277-290 (1996)
1996Haertsch M, Campbell E, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Important components of antenatal care: Midwives' and obstetricians' views', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 36 411-416 (1996)
1996Girgis A, Clarke P, Burton RC, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Screening for melanoma by primary health care physicians: a cost-effectiveness analysis.', J Med Screen, 3 47-53 (1996)
1996Hancock L, SansonFisher R, Redman S, Reid A, Tripodi T, 'Knowledge of cancer risk reduction practices in rural towns of New South Wales', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 20 529-537 (1996)
1996Byles JE, SansonFisher RW, 'Mass mailing campaigns to promote screening for cervical cancer: Do they work, and do they continue to work?', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 20 254-260 (1996)
1996Campbell EM, Redman S, Moffitt PS, SansonFisher RW, 'The relative effectiveness of educational and behavioral instruction programs for patients with NIDDM: A randomized trial', DIABETES EDUCATOR, 22 379-386 (1996)
1996Campbell E, Weeks C, Walsh R, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Training medical students in HIV/AIDS test counselling: Results of a randomized trial', Medical Education, 30 134-141 (1996)
1996Byles JE, SansonFisher RW, Redman S, 'Promoting screening for cervical cancer: Realising the potential for recruitment by general practitioners', HEALTH PROMOTION INTERNATIONAL, 11 299-308 (1996)
1996Doran CM, SansonFisher RW, Gordon M, 'A cost-benefit analysis of the average smoker: A government perspective', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 20 607-611 (1996)
1996McDonald R, Vechi C, Bowman J, SansonFisher R, 'Mental health status of a Latin American community in New South Wales', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, 30 457-462 (1996)
1996Clover K, Redman S, Forbes J, SansonFisher R, Callaghan T, 'Two sequential randomized trials of community participation to recruit women for mammographic screening', PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 25 126-134 (1996)
1996Schofield MJ, Sanson-Fisher R, 'How to prepare cancer patients for potentially threatening medical procedures: Consensus guidelines', Journal of Cancer Education, 11 153-158 (1996)
1996Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Community based health education: general practitioners' perceptions of their role and willingness to participate.', Aust N Z J Public Health, 20 381-385 (1996)
1996SansonFisher R, Redman S, Hancock L, Halpin S, Clarke P, Schofield M, et al., 'Developing methodologies for evaluating community-wide health promotion', HEALTH PROMOTION INTERNATIONAL, 11 227-236 (1996)
1995Wiggers J, Sanson-Fisher R, Halpin S, 'Prevalence and frequency of health service utilisation: association with occupational status and educational attainment', Australian Journal of Public Health, 19 512-519 (1995) [C1]

Co-authors: John Wiggers

1995BYLES JE, REDMAN S, SANSONFISHER RW, BOYLE CA, 'EFFECTIVENESS OF 2 DIRECT-MAIL STRATEGIES TO ENCOURAGE WOMEN TO HAVE CERVICAL (PAP) SMEARS', HEALTH PROMOTION INTERNATIONAL, 10 5-16 (1995)
1995Girgis A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Breaking bad news: consensus guidelines for medical practitioners.', J Clin Oncol, 13 2449-2456 (1995)
1995Schofield MJ, Byles JE, Sanson-Fisher R, 'What are women told about Pap smears that lack endocervical cells?', Journal of medical screening, 2 105-108 (1995)

Co-authors: Julie Byles

1995SANSONFISHER RW, CLOVER K, 'COMPLIANCE IN THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION - A NEED FOR ACTION', AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, 8 S82-S88 (1995)
1995NEWELL S, GIRGIS A, SANSONFISHER RW, 'RECALL, RETENTION, UTILIZATION AND ACCEPTABILITY OF WRITTEN HEALTH-EDUCATION MATERIALS', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 19 368-374 (1995)
1995Bowman J, Sanson-Fisher R, Boyle C, Pope S, Redman S, 'A randomised controlled trial of strategies to prompt attendance for a Pap smear.', Journal of medical screening, 2 211-218 (1995)

Co-authors: Jenny Bowman

1995Girgis A, SansonFisher RW, Howe C, Raffan B, 'A skin cancer training programme: Evaluation of a postgraduate training for family doctors', MEDICAL EDUCATION, 29 364-371 (1995)
1994Wiggers J, Sanson-Fisher R, 'General practitioners as agents of health risk behaviour change: opportunities for behavioural science in patient smoking cessation', Behaviour Change, 11(3) 167-176 (1994) [C1]

Co-authors: John Wiggers

1994Walsh RA, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Allocation of research funds in the drug and alcohol field: report of the Consensus Workshop.', Drug Alcohol Rev, 13 79-85 (1994)
1994BYLES JE, HENNRIKUS D, SANSONFISHER R, HERSEY P, 'RELIABILITY OF NEVUS COUNTS IN IDENTIFYING INDIVIDUALS AT HIGH-RISK OF MALIGNANT-MELANOMA', BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, 130 51-56 (1994)
1994Byles JE, Sanson-Fisher RW, Redman S, Dickinson JA, Halpin S, 'Effectiveness of three community based strategies to promote screening for cervical cancer.', Journal of medical screening, 1 150-158 (1994)

Co-authors: Julie Byles

1994SCHOFIELD MJ, SANSONFISHER R, HALPIN S, REDMAN S, 'NOTIFICATION AND FOLLOW-UP OF PAP TEST-RESULTS - CURRENT PRACTICE AND WOMENS PREFERENCES', PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 23 276-283 (1994)
1994Webb GR, Redman S, Hennrikus DJ, Kelman GR, Gibberd RW, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The relationships between high-risk and problem drinking and the occurrence of work injuries and related absences', Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 55 434-446 (1994)

Co-authors: Robert Gibberd

1994GIRGIS A, SANSONFISHER RW, WATSON A, 'A WORKPLACE INTERVENTION FOR INCREASING OUTDOOR WORKERS USE OF SOLAR PROTECTION', AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 84 77-81 (1994)
1994Schofield MJ, Weeks C, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Alcohol sales to minors: a surrogate study.', Prev Med, 23 827-831 (1994)
1994Schofield MJ, Walsh RA, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Training medical students in behavioural and cognitive strategies', Behaviour Change, 11 6-18 (1994)
1993FOOT G, GIRGIS A, BOYLE CA, SANSONFISHER RW, 'SOLAR PROTECTION BEHAVIORS - A STUDY OF BEACHGOERS', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 17 209-214 (1993) [C1]
1993Schofield MJ, Considine R, Boyle CA, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Smoking control in restaurants: the effectiveness of self-regulation in Australia.', Am J Public Health, 83 1284-1288 (1993)
1993Redman S, Henrikus D, Clover K, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Responses of women and their doctors to the occurrence of a breast symptom: A community study', Health Promotion International, 8 177-187 (1993)
1993GIRGIS A, SANSONFISHER RW, TRIPODI DA, GOLDING T, 'EVALUATION OF INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE SOLAR PROTECTION IN PRIMARY-SCHOOLS', HEALTH EDUCATION QUARTERLY, 20 275-287 (1993)
1993Schofield MJ, Coxall A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Skin cancer: Do early childcare centres provide protection?', Health Promotion International, 8 243-247 (1993)
1993WALSH RA, SANSONFISHER RW, REID ALA, 'AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPMENTS IN MEDICAL-EDUCATION ABOUT ALCOHOL', JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE, 86 313-314 (1993)
1992HANCOCK L, WALSH R, HENRY DA, REDMAN S, SANSONFISHER R, 'DRUG-USE IN AUSTRALIA - A COMMUNITY PREVALENCE STUDY', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 156 759-764 (1992)
1992Gordon JJ, Saunders NA, Hennrikus D, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Interns' performances with simulated patients at the beginning and the end of the intern year', Journal of General Internal Medicine, 7 57-62 (1992)
1992Sanson-Fisher R, Bowman J, Armstrong S, 'Factors affecting nonadherence with antibiotics', Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 15 (1992)

Co-authors: Jenny Bowman

1992Ward J, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Pap smear tests in general practice. An update.', Australian family physician, 21 465-466 (1992)
1992HANCOCK L, HENRY DA, SANSONFISHER RW, 'ASPIRIN USE IN CHILDREN - HEEDING THE WARNING', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 16 35-37 (1992)
1992CLOVER KA, REDMAN S, FORBES JF, SANSONFISHER RW, DICKINSON JA, 'PROMOTION OF ATTENDANCE FOR MAMMOGRAPHIC SCREENING THROUGH GENERAL-PRACTICE - A RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF 2 STRATEGIES', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 156 91-94 (1992)
1992BYLES JE, REDMAN S, HENNRIKUS D, SANSONFISHER RW, DICKINSON J, 'DELAY IN CONSULTING A MEDICAL PRACTITIONER ABOUT RECTAL BLEEDING', JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 46 241-244 (1992)
1992Webb GR, Redman S, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Work injury experience at an industrial worksite', Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand, 8 143-153 (1992)
1992Rydon P, Redman S, Sanson-Fisher RW, Reid ALA, 'Detection of alcohol-related problems in general practice', Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 53 197-202 (1992)
1992Sanson-Fisher RW, Schofield MJ, See M, 'Availability of cigarettes to minors.', Aust J Public Health, 16 354-359 (1992)
1992SANSONFISHER RW, BOWMAN JA, LEEDER S, 'PREVENTION IN CLINICAL-PRACTICE', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 156 397-& (1992)
1992Cockburn J, Hennrikus D, Scott R, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Erratum: Adolescent use of sun-protection measures (Med J. Aust. (1989) 151 (136-140))', Medical Journal of Australia, 157 216-216 (1992)
1992BYLES JE, SANSONFISHER RW, REDMAN S, REID ALA, AGREZ M, 'EARLY DETECTION OF COLORECTAL-CANCER - A PROFILE OF CURRENT PRACTICE', CANCER DETECTION AND PREVENTION, 16 245-252 (1992)
1992WEBB GR, REDMAN S, HENNRIKUS D, SANSONFISHER RW, 'THE RELIABILITY AND STABILITY OF THE MORTIMER-FILKINS TEST', JOURNAL OF STUDIES ON ALCOHOL, 53 561-567 (1992)
1992Aaronson NK, Acquadro C, Alonso J, Apolone G, Bucquet D, Bullinger M, et al., 'International quality of life assessment (IQOLA) project', Quality of Life Research, 1 349-351 (1992)
1991Clover K, Redman S, Wiggers J, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Community knowledge of cancer', Health Promotion International, 6 93-101 (1991) [C1]

Co-authors: John Wiggers

1991SCHOFIELD MJ, TRIPODI DA, GIRGIS A, SANSONFISHER RW, 'SOLAR PROTECTION ISSUES FOR SCHOOLS - POLICY, PRACTICE AND RECOMMENDATIONS', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 15 135-141 (1991) [C1]
1991HANCOCK L, HENNRIKUS D, HENRY DA, SANSONFISHER R, WALSH R, LEWIS JH, 'AGREEMENT BETWEEN 2 MEASURES OF DRUG-USE IN A LOW-PREVALENCE POPULATION', ADDICTIVE BEHAVIORS, 16 507-516 (1991)
1991GIRGIS A, CAMPBELL EM, REDMAN S, SANSONFISHER RW, 'SCREENING FOR MELANOMA - A COMMUNITY SURVEY OF PREVALENCE AND PREDICTORS', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 154 338-343 (1991)
1991WARD JE, BOYLE K, REDMAN S, SANSONFISHER RW, 'INCREASING WOMENS COMPLIANCE WITH OPPORTUNISTIC CERVICAL-CANCER SCREENING - A RANDOMIZED TRIAL', AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 7 285-291 (1991)
1991Schofield MJ, Redman S, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'A community approach to smoking prevention: A review', Behaviour Change, 8 17-25 (1991)
1991WEBB GR, REDMAN S, GIBBERD RW, SANSONFISHER RW, 'THE RELIABILITY AND STABILITY OF A QUANTITY-FREQUENCY METHOD AND A DIARY METHOD OF MEASURING ALCOHOL-CONSUMPTION', DRUG AND ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE, 27 223-231 (1991)
1991HENNRIKUS D, GIRGIS A, REDMAN S, SANSONFISHER RW, 'A COMMUNITY STUDY OF DELAY IN PRESENTING WITH SIGNS OF MELANOMA TO MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS', ARCHIVES OF DERMATOLOGY, 127 356-361 (1991)
1991BOWMAN JA, REDMAN S, DICKINSON JA, GIBBERD R, SANSONFISHER RW, 'THE ACCURACY OF PAP SMEAR UTILIZATION SELF-REPORT - A METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATION IN CERVICAL SCREENING RESEARCH', HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, 26 97-107 (1991)
1991Ward J, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Cancer prevention: what's worth doing in general practice?', Australian family physician, 20 1437-1443 (1991)
1991Ward JE, Gordon J, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Strategies to increase preventive care in general practice', Medical Journal of Australia, 154 523-531 (1991)
1991SANSONFISHER RW, REDMAN S, WALSH R, MITCHELL K, REID ALA, PERKINS JJ, 'TRAINING MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS IN INFORMATION-TRANSFER SKILLS - THE NEW CHALLENGE', MEDICAL EDUCATION, 25 322-333 (1991)
1991REDMAN S, WEBB GR, HENNRIKUS DJ, GORDON JJ, SANSONFISHER RW, 'THE EFFECTS OF GENDER ON DIAGNOSIS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTURBANCE', JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 14 527-540 (1991)
1991SCHOFIELD MJ, HENNRIKUS DJ, REDMAN S, SANSONFISHER RW, 'PREVALENCE AND CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMEN WHO HAVE HAD A HYSTERECTOMY IN A COMMUNITY SURVEY', AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY, 31 153-158 (1991)
1991SCHOFIELD MJ, BENNETT A, REDMAN S, WALTERS WAW, SANSONFISHER RW, 'SELF-REPORTED LONG-TERM OUTCOMES OF HYSTERECTOMY', BRITISH JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, 98 1129-1136 (1991)
1990Wiggers J, Donovan KO, Redman S, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Cancer patient satisfaction with care', Cancer, 66 610-616 (1990) [C1]

Co-authors: John Wiggers

1990WEBB GR, REDMAN S, HENNRIKUS D, ROSTAS JAP, SANSONFISHER RW, 'THE PREVALENCE AND SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC CORRELATES OF HIGH-RISK AND PROBLEM DRINKING AT AN INDUSTRIAL WORKSITE', BRITISH JOURNAL OF ADDICTION, 85 495-507 (1990)
1990Sanson-Fisher R, Bridges-Webb C, Coates R, Crotty M, Dammery D, Dickinson J, et al., 'Attitudes, knowledge and behaviour of general practitioners in relation to HIV infection and AIDS', Medical Journal of Australia, 153 5-12 (1990)
1990Redman S, Spencer EA, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The role of mass media in changing health-related behaviour: A critical appraisal of two models', Health Promotion International, 5 85-113 (1990)
1990SLAMA K, REDMAN S, PERKINS J, REID ALA, SANSONFISHER RW, 'THE EFFECTIVENESS OF 2 SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAMS FOR USE IN GENERAL-PRACTICE - A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL-TRIAL', BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 300 1707-1709 (1990)
1990AGREZ MV, REDMAN S, SANSONFISHER R, HENNRIKUS D, 'FEASIBILITY OF SIGMOIDOSCOPIC SCREENING FOR COLORECTAL-CANCER IN THE HUNTER REGION', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 60 87-92 (1990)
1990BOWMAN JA, REDMAN S, REID ALA, SANSONFISHER RW, 'GENERAL-PRACTITIONERS AND THE PROVISION OF PAPANICOLAOU SMEAR-TESTS - CURRENT PRACTICE, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 152 178-183 (1990)
1990REDMAN S, REID ALA, CAMPBELL E, SANSONFISHER RW, 'BREAST SELF-EXAMINATION AND BREAST EXAMINATION BY A HEALTH-CARE PROVIDER - PREVALENCE AND PREDICTORS OF SCREENING IN A RANDOMLY SELECTED SAMPLE OF AUSTRALIAN WOMEN', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 152 640-& (1990)
1990REDMAN S, WEBB GR, OAK S, SANSONFISHER RW, 'DRUG RESEARCH - A COMPARISON OF ONGOING RESEARCH AND PERCEIVED RESEARCH PRIORITIES', BRITISH JOURNAL OF ADDICTION, 85 943-952 (1990)
1990WEBB GR, REDMAN S, SANSONFISHER RW, GIBBERD RW, 'COMPARISON OF A QUANTITY-FREQUENCY METHOD AND A DIARY METHOD OF MEASURING ALCOHOL-CONSUMPTION', JOURNAL OF STUDIES ON ALCOHOL, 51 271-277 (1990)
1990Webb G, Jurisich R, Sanson-Fisher R, 'A critical review of Australian cancer organizations' public eduction material', Community Health Studies, 14 171-178 (1990)
1989Dickinson J, Wiggers J, Leeder S, Sanson-Fisher R, 'General practitioners'' detection of patients'' smoking status', Medical Journal of Australia, 150 420-426 (1989) [C1]

Co-authors: John Wiggers

1989SLAMA KJ, REDMAN S, COCKBURN J, SANSONFISHER RW, 'COMMUNITY VIEWS ABOUT THE ROLE OF GENERAL-PRACTITIONERS IN DISEASE PREVENTION', FAMILY PRACTICE, 6 203-209 (1989)
1989Gordon JJ, Saunders NA, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Evaluating interns' performance using simulated patients in a casualty department', Medical Journal of Australia, 151 18-21 (1989)
1989DONOVAN K, SANSONFISHER RW, REDMAN S, 'MEASURING QUALITY OF LIFE IN CANCER-PATIENTS', JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 7 959-968 (1989)
1989WEBB GR, REDMAN S, WILKINSON C, SANSONFISHER RW, 'FILTERING EFFECTS IN REPORTING WORK INJURIES', ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND PREVENTION, 21 115-123 (1989)
1989COCKBURN J, HENNRIKUS D, SCOTT R, SANSONFISHER R, 'ADOLESCENT USE OF SUN-PROTECTION MEASURES', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 151 136-140 (1989)
1988REDMAN S, SANSONFISHER R, COCKBURN J, 'REHABILITATION PROGRAMS FOR DRINK DRIVERS - A CRITICAL-APPRAISAL', COMMUNITY HEALTH STUDIES, 12 418-427 (1988) [C1]
1988Gordon J, Sanson-Fisher R, Saunders NA, 'Identification of stmulated patients by interns in a casualty setting', Medical Education, 22 533-538 (1988)
1988Cockburn J, Campbell E, Gordon JJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Response bias in a study of general practice', Family Practice, 5 18-23 (1988)
1988REDMAN S, HENNRIKUS DJ, BOWMAN JA, SANSONFISHER RW, 'ASSESSING WOMENS HEALTH NEEDS', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 148 123-127 (1988)
1988Dickinson JA, Leeder SR, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Frequency of cervical smear-tests among patients of general practitioners', Medical Journal of Australia, 148 128-131 (1988)
1988MITCHELL AS, HENRY DA, SANSONFISHER R, OCONNELL DL, 'PATIENTS AS A DIRECT SOURCE OF INFORMATION ON ADVERSE DRUG-REACTIONS', BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 297 891-893 (1988)
1988Gordon JJ, Fahey P, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Interns' identification of patients' health risks in a casualty department', Medical Journal of Australia, 148 615-619 (1988)
1988WEBB GR, SANSONFISHER RW, BOWMAN JA, 'PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS RELATED TO PARENTAL RESTRAINT OF PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN IN MOTOR VEHICLES', ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND PREVENTION, 20 87-94 (1988)
1988WEBB GR, BOWMAN JA, SANSONFISHER RW, 'STUDIES OF CHILD SAFETY RESTRAINT USE IN MOTOR VEHICLES - SOME METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS', ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND PREVENTION, 20 109-115 (1988)
1988SANSONFISHER RW, REDMAN S, OAK S, WEBB G, 'THE BURDEN OF ILLNESS THAT IS IMPOSED BY DRUG-ABUSE AND THE ALLOCATION OF RESEARCH MONIES IN THE FIELD - 3 VIEWS', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 149 134-138 (1988)
1987Cockburn J, Fahey P, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Construction and validation of a questionnaire to measure the health beliefs of general practice patients', Family Practice, 4 108-116 (1987)
1987COCKBURN J, GIBBERD RW, REID AL, SANSONFISHER RW, 'DETERMINANTS OF NONCOMPLIANCE WITH SHORT-TERM ANTIBIOTIC REGIMENS', BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 295 814-818 (1987)
1987Cockburn J, Killer D, Campbell E, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Measuring general practitioners' attitudes towards medical care', Family Practice, 4 192-199 (1987)
1987COCKBURN J, REID AL, BOWMAN JA, SANSONFISHER RW, 'EFFECTS OF INTERVENTION ON ANTIBIOTIC COMPLIANCE IN PATIENTS IN GENERAL-PRACTICE', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 147 324-& (1987)
1987Cockburn J, Reid AL, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The process and content of general-practice consultations that involve prescription of antibiotic agents', Medical Journal of Australia, 147 321-324 (1987)
1987REDMAN S, SANSONFISHER RW, WILKINSON C, FAHEY PP, GIBBERD RW, 'AGREEMENT BETWEEN 2 MEASURES OF ALCOHOL-CONSUMPTION', JOURNAL OF STUDIES ON ALCOHOL, 48 104-108 (1987)
1986Feletti G, Firman D, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Patient satisfaction with primary-care consultations', Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 9 389-399 (1986)
1986Reid ALA, Webb GR, Hennrikus D, Fahey PP, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Detection of patients with high alcohol intake by general practitioners', British Medical Journal, 293 735-737 (1986)
1985Sanson-Fisher R, 'Commentary: Behavioural science and its relation to medicine: A need for positive action', Community Health Studies, 9 275-283 (1985) [C1]
1985Feletti GI, Sanson-Fisher RW, Vidler M, 'Evaluating a new approach to selecting medical students', Medical Education, 19 276-284 (1985)
1983Feletti GI, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Measuring tutor ratings in relation to curriculum implementation', Higher Education, 12 145-154 (1983)
1982Feletti GI, Doyle E, Petrovic A, Sanson Fisher R, 'Medical students' evaluation of tutors in a group-learning curriculum', Medical Education, 16 319-325 (1982)
1981Sanson-Fisher RW, Martin CJ, 'Standardized interviews in psychiatry: Issues of reliability', British Journal of Psychiatry, 138-143 ) (1981)
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Conference (41 outputs)

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2013Hall A, D'Este C, Tzelepis F, Lynagh M, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Survivor Unmet Needs Survey (SUNS) for Hematological Cancer Survivors: A Psychometric Assessment', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY (2013) [E3]
2013Hall A, Lynagh M, Sanson-Fisher R, Tzelepis F, D'Este C, 'Unmet Needs: What do Hematological Cancer Survivors Want Help With?', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY (2013) [E3]
2013Bryant J, Sanson-Fisher R, Stevenson W, Henskens F, Smits R, 'Build it, but will They Come? Development and patient use of an Online Information Tool Designed to Reduce Psychosocial Distress', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY (2013) [E3]
2013Lynagh MC, Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher R, Symonds I, Scott A, Hall A, Oldmeadow C, 'Should we pay pregnant smokers to quit? Preliminary findings of a feasibility trial.', Journal of Smoking Cessation, Sydney (2013) [E3]
2013Tzelepis F, Sanson-Fisher R, Hall A, Carey M, Paul C, Clinton-McHarg T, 'Development and Psychometric Evaluation of a Quality of Patient-Centred Cancer Care Measure', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY (2013) [E3]
2013Tzelepis F, Rose S, Sanson-Fisher R, Clinton-McHarg T, Carey M, Paul C, 'A Systematic Review of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Assessing Quality of Patient-Centred Cancer Care', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY (2013) [E3]
2013Bryant J, Sanson-Fisher R, Boyes A, Jones K, Carey M, 'The Evidence-Practice Gap in Oncology: Are We Contributing to Implementation Science?', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY (2013) [E3]
2012Suzuki E, Mackenzie LJ, Ogura M, Sanson-Fisher RW, Carey ML, Asada H, et al., 'Acceptability of touch screen computer psychosocial survey to Japanese radiation therapy patients', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Brisbane, Qld. (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2012Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The system's contribution to psycosocial problems in cancer patient: A neglected area', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology: Special Issue: Abstracts of the Joint Meeting of the COSA 39th Annual Scientific Meeting and IPOS 14th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology, Brisbane, Qld (2012) [E3]
2012Schofield P, Lotfi-Jam K, Gough K, Dudgeon P, Bergin R, Crellin W, et al., 'A nurse-led group consultation intervention to reduce psychological morbidity and unmet needs in men with prostate cancer during radiotherapy: A randomised controlled trial', Supportive Care in Cancer: Abstracts of the 2012 International MASCC/ISOO Symposium, New York (2012) [E3]
2012Mackenzie LJ, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, Paul CL, D'Este CA, 'ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION DURING RADIOTHERAPY TREATMENT: A COMPARISON OF TOUCHSCREEN COMPUTER ADMINISTRATION OF THE HOSPITAL ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION SCALE AND SINGLE-ITEM SELF-REPORT MEASURES', ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY (2012) [E3]
2012Mackenzie LJ, Suzuki E, Ogura M, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, Asada H, et al., 'Japanese cancer patients' preferences for life expectancy discussions', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Brisbane, Qld (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2012Mackenzie LJ, Suzuki E, Ogura M, Sanson-Fisher RW, Carey ML, Asada H, et al., 'Perceptions of psychological distress in Japanese cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy treatment', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Brisbane, Qld (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2012Yoong SL, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Paul CL, Inder KJ, et al., 'A cross-sectional study of the prevalence of multiple risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in overweight or obese general practice patients', International Journal of Behavioral Medicine: Abstracts from the ICBM 2012 Meeting, Budapest, Hungary (2012) [E3]
2012Mackenzie LJ, Suzuki E, Ogura M, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, Asada H, et al., 'Agreement between cancer patients and their radiation oncologist regarding diagnosis and prognosis disclosure experiences in Japan', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Brisbane, Queensland (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2012Mackenzie LJ, Carey ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, 'Perceptions of patient-centred cancer care during radiotherapy treatment: A cross sectional survey', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, Brisbane, Qld (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2011Stewart JM, Sanson-Fisher RW, Eades S, 'Rates of agreement between general practitioners and patients of an Aboriginal community controlled health organisation on risk status for chronic disease', Proceedings of the 3rd Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health (CRIAH) Aboriginal Health Research Conference, Sydney, NSW (2011) [E3]
2011Gale J, Passey M, Stirling J, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Tobacco, cannabis and alcohol use: Changes among pregnant Aboriginal women in NSW', Proceedings of the 3rd Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health (CRIAH) Aboriginal Health Research Conference, Sydney, NSW (2011) [E3]
2011Courtney RJ, Paul CL, Sanson-Fisher RW, Macrae FA, Carey ML, Attia JR, McEvoy MA, 'Colorectal cancer screening in Australia: A community-level perspective', Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology: COSA 38th Annual Scientific Meeting Poster Abstracts, Perth, WA (2011) [E3]
2011Breen C, Shakeshaft A, Mattick R, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, 'Identifying community factors associated with risky alcohol consumption and alcohol-related crime in regional NSW', Drug and Alcohol Review, Hobart, Australia (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2011Mackenzie LJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, Carey ML, Hall AE, 'Who should make disclosure decisions? Cancer patients' preferences for life expectancy disclosure', Psycho-Oncology, Antalya, Turkey (2011) [E3]
2010Paul CL, Bonevski B, Bryant JL, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Approaches to tobacco control and population effects: how good is the evidence that standard approaches are equitable', 12th Annual Meeting of the SRNT Europe Programme, Bath, UK (2010) [E3]
2010Schofield P, Gough K, Carey ML, Ugalde A, Aranda S, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Cancer treatment survey (CaTS): A new instrument to assess the adequacy of communication to prepare patients for chemotherapy and radiotherapy', International Conference on Communication in Healthcare 2010, Verona, Italy (2010) [E3]
2010Sanson-Fisher RW, 'If you thought that was hard, try changing health care providers clinical behaviour!', Abstracts of the 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Vic (2010) [E3]
2010Lynagh M, Symonds I, Sanson-Fisher R, Bonevski B, 'THE ACCEPTABILITY OF PERSONAL FINANCIAL INCENTIVES(PFI) FOR REDUCING ANTENATAL SMOKING', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE (2010) [E3]
2009Breen C, Shakeshaft A, Mattick R, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, 'Alcohol use in NSW country towns: Exploring the individual and community factors associated with harmful consumption', Drug and Alcohol Review, Darwin, NT (2009) [E3]
2009Passey M, Gale J, Holt B, Leatherday C, Martin R, Sanson-Fisher RW, et al., 'Providing smoking cessation care for pregnant Aboriginal women - Service provider views', 3rd Rural Health Research Colloquium: Building a Healthier Future Through Research: Program and Abstract Book, Ballina, NSW (2009) [E3]
2008Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Accelerating the development of evidence for drug and alcohol practice and policy', The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Conference: Abstracts, Sydney, NSW (2008) [E3]
2008Taylor-Brown J, Campbell S, Turner D, Sanson-Fisher RW, Hayward L, 'Prevalence of unmet needs of cancer survivors and their primary support person', Psycho-Oncology, Madrid, Spain (2008) [E3]
2007Campbell HS, Sanson-Fisher RW, Corbin SJ, Joza J, 'Measuring the unmet needs of cancer survivors and their significant others', Psycho-Oncology, London (2007) [E3]
2007Clinton-Mcharg T, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Shakeshaft A, Girgis A, 'The prevalence of unmet needs of adolescent survivors of cancer', Psycho-Oncology, London (2007) [E3]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2007Schofield P, Sanson-Fisher RW, Bailey LJ, Aranda SK, 'Quality of life research: How should we be targeting our efforts?', Psycho-Oncology (Volume 16, Issue 9), London (2007) [E3]
2007Clinton-Mcharg T, Sanson-Fisher RW, D'Este CA, Shakeshaft A, Girgis A, 'The unmet needs of parents and carers of adolescent cancer survivors', Psycho-Oncology, London (2007) [E3]

Co-authors: Catherine DEste

2007Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Translating guidelines into practice: Does it work?', 3rd Biennial General Practice Conference: Pushing the Boundaries: Conference Program, Prato, Italy (2007) [E3]
2007Sanson-Fisher RW, White VM, Macvean M, Grogan S, Akkerman D, 'Testing an intervention to reduce unmet needs and distress among cancer patients: Preliminary findings from the Pathfinder Program', Psycho-Oncology, London (2007) [E3]
2006Hawkins NG, Shakeshaft A, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'A community-based attempt to reduce alcohol-related harms in rural New South Wales', ALCOHOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH, Sydney, AUSTRALIA (2006)
2004Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Diffusion of innovation theory for clinical change', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, Hobart, AUSTRALIA (2004)
2003Rivett DA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Chiarelli PE, Murphy BM, 'Musculoskeletal Skills Required by New Physiotherapy Graduates: Pruning the Dead Wood in Undergraduate Curricula', New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association, Auckland, New Zealand (2003) [E3]
2003Rivett DA, Sanson-Fisher RW, Chiarelli PE, Murphy BM, 'Distinguishing Essential and Non-Essential Generic Skills in Clinical Practice: Perceptions Of Recent Physiotherapy Graduates', ANZAME Inaugural NSW State Conference, Newcastle (2003) [E3]
2002Baratiny GY, Campbell ML, Sanson-Fisher RW, Graham J, Cockburn JD, 'Optimising disease prevention in hospital settings: use of an interactive health risk assessment computer programme', International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, Helsinki Finland (2002) [E3]
2002Kable SA, Henry RL, Ireland M, Sanson-Fisher RW, Cockburn JD, 'Using interactive software to promote best practice in the management of childhood asthma in general practice', International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, Helsinki Finland (2002) [E3]
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Report (3 outputs)

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2008Sanson-Fisher RW, Paul CL, Stewart J, Courtney R, 'Strategies for Improving the Health of Aboriginal Populations: A Critical Review', NSW Department of Health, 47 (2008) [R1]
2007Sanson-Fisher RW, Brand M, Mackenzie L, 'Rapid Reviews of the Effectiveness of Interventions for Autism', Department of Ageing, Disability and Health Care, 51 (2007) [R1]
2007Sanson-Fisher RW, Carey M, Jack G, Tavener M, 'Review of Cervical Cancer Screening in New South Wales', NSW Cancer Institute, 93 (2007) [R1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants93
Total funding$22,433,069

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2014 (8 grants)

Improving alcohol treatment outcomes$1,435,804
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Associate Professor Anthony Shakeshaft, Professor Michael Farrell, Professor Richard Mattick, Doctor Jamie Bryant, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Professor Paul Haber
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,435,80420142018
GNo:G1300166

Who decides and at what cost? Comparing patient, surrogate and oncologist perspectives on end of life care$256,038
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Emeritus Professor Neil Rees, Ms Gill Batt, Doctor Charles Douglas, Professor Ian Olver, Doctor Nick Zdenkowski, Doctor Scott Twaddell, Associate Professor Frans Henskens
SchemeRole
NHMRC Partnership Projects Partner Funding Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$256,03820142016
GNo:G1300851

Who decides and at what cost? Comparing patient, surrogate and oncologist perspectives on end of life care$256,038
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Emeritus Professor Neil Rees, Ms Gill Batt, Doctor Charles Douglas, Professor Ian Olver, Doctor Nick Zdenkowski, Associate Professor Frans Henskens
SchemeRole
Partnership ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$256,03820142016
GNo:G1300011

End-of-life care: An investigation of advance care planning amongst haematological cancer patients$30,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Ms Lisa Mackenzie, Doctor Amy Waller, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Mariko Carey
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020142014
GNo:G1301373

Develop and evaluate a three-year strategic plan addressing sun exposure, skin cancer prevention, and vitamin D$25,000
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Jamie Bryant, Doctor Mariko Carey, Doctor Luke Wolfenden, Doctor Amy Waller, Mrs Elizabeth Tracey, Miss Alix Hall
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,00020142015
GNo:G1400744

Interrogating and using the Cancer Registry$24,000
Funding Body: Hunter New England Local Health District

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$24,00020142016
GNo:G1400802

Quality of cancer care from the patient perspective: An international comparison study$20,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Mariko Carey, Dr Megumi Uchida, Doctor Flora Tzelepis, Ms Alison Zucca, Miss Alix Hall, Miss Lisa Mackenzie
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020142014
GNo:G1400058

A regional primary care based intervention to encourage colorectal cancer screening in those not responding to current national screening initiatives. $10,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Christopher Oldmeadow, Associate Professor Frans Henskens, Doctor Marita Lynagh
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020142014
GNo:G1301403

2013 (5 grants)

HMRI MRSP Infrastructure (12-16) - HEALTH BEHAVIOUR$314,961
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
NSW MRSP Infrastructure GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$314,96120132016
GNo:G1300785

Proof of Concept Study Examining the Impact of Introducing the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards from the Perspective of Patients and Healthcare Consumers$108,357
Funding Body: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Mrs Robyn Considine, Doctor Jamie Bryant, Doctor Amy Waller
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$108,35720132014
GNo:G1301048

Developing a Priority Setting Framework for Reducing Evidence-Practice Gaps in Cancer Control$60,582
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Community of Practice ProgramChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$60,58220132013
GNo:G1300890

Providing tailored web-based information to support colorectal cancer patients in their preparation for and recovery from surgery: A feasibility study$48,656
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Dr Stephen Smith, Doctor Sancha Robinson, Ms Gill Batt, Associate Professor Frans Henskens, Conjoint Associate Professor Ross Kerridge, Doctor Christopher Oldmeadow, Doctor Peter Pockney, Doctor Christopher Hayes
SchemeRole
Evidence to Practice GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$48,65620132013
GNo:G1300868

Reducing psychosocial burden among women diagnosed with breast cancer and their support persons: A randomised controlled trial of a web-based intervention.$20,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Charles Douglas, Doctor Jamie Bryant, Doctor Mariko Carey, Associate Professor Frans Henskens
SchemeRole
Near MissChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020132013
GNo:G1300705

2012 (4 grants)

Improving cancer treatment systems: An RCT of a consumer action model for cancer patients receiving chemotherapy$249,408
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Ms A Tang, Doctor Mariko Carey, Doctor Jamie Bryant, Doctor Flora Tzelepis, Ms Kathryn Chapman, Ms Paula Vallentine, Conjoint Professor Christopher Doran, Doctor Patrick McElduff
SchemeRole
Linkage ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$249,40820122014
GNo:G1100618

Increasing rates of organ donor registration: An RCT to determine the differential effectiveness of electronic and interpersonal information interventions.$237,682
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Conor Gilligan, Doctor Heidi Turon, Doctor Tara Clinton-Mcharg, Doctor Flora Tzelepis
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$237,68220122013
GNo:G1100421

Multiple substance use, mental health and other health risk behaviours among patients of Aboriginal Medical Services: Patient priorities for change and preferences for models of support$39,324
Funding Body: NSW Ministry of Health

Project Team
Associate Professor Christine Paul, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Mr Steve Blunden, Doctor Mariko Carey, Doctor Jamie Bryant, Associate Professor Kate Conigrave, Ms Natasha Noble
SchemeRole
Drug and Alcohol Grants ProgramInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$39,32420122012
GNo:G1200697

Make A Difference Award Nomination$20,000
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Make a Difference AwardChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020122012
GNo:G1200806

2011 (12 grants)

Hunter translational cancer research unit$1,693,333
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Stephen Ackland, Conjoint Professor Leonie Ashman, Professor John Forbes, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Conjoint Associate Professor Anthony Proietto, Professor Rodney Scott
SchemeRole
Translational Cancer Research UnitInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,693,33320112014
GNo:G1100545

Behavioural Science Strategic Research Partnership (STREP)$1,200,000
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,200,00020112014
GNo:G1100848

Improving psychosocial outcomes for haematological cancer patients: An RCT$583,475
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Dr William Stevenson
SchemeRole
Translational Health Service Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$583,47520112013
GNo:G1000797

A cluster randomised trial to test a systems based collaborative for type 2 diabetes among Indigenous Australians$542,240
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Professor Sandra Eades, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Professor Paul Zimmet, Doctor Mariko Carey, Dr Mark Wenitong
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$542,24020112015
GNo:G1100186

The role of individual patient, social support and treatment centre variables in the psychosocial outcomes of cancer patients$494,604
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Mariko Carey, Professor Ian Olver, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Associate Professor Frans Henskens
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$494,60420112013
GNo:G1000303

HMRI MRSP Infrastructure (11-12) Health Behaviour $314,961
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
NSW MRSP Infrastructure GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$314,96120112011
GNo:G1101166

Randomised controlled trial of a personal financial incentive (PFI) intervention to reduce antenatal smoking in women receiving public antenatal care$129,000
Funding Body: National Heart Foundation of Australia

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Marita Lynagh, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Conjoint Professor Ian Symonds, Professor Robert Carter, Professor Anthony Scott
SchemeRole
Grant-In-AidChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$129,00020112012
GNo:G1000355

Centre for informing policy in health with evidence from research (CIPHER)$105,313
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Sally Redman, Professor Louisa Jorm, Professor Sally Green, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Ms Deborah Frew, Conjoint Associate Professor Anthony Shakeshaft, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Professor Huw Davies, Professor Jordan Louviere
SchemeRole
Centres of Research Excellence (CRE) - Centres of Health Services Research ExcellenceInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$105,31320112015
GNo:G1100197

Quality of care in blood cancer: Patients' perception about the quality of care they receive$85,333
Funding Body: Cure Cancer Australia Foundation

Project Team
Doctor Flora Tzelepis, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Postdoctoral FellowshipInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$85,33320112011
GNo:G1000760

Cancer Survival Study$70,000
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$70,00020112011
GNo:G1100853

Type 2 Diabetes among Indigenous Australians Project$45,000
Funding Body: Baker IDI

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Professor Sandra Eades, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Doctor Mariko Carey, Dr Mark Wenitong
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$45,00020112011
GNo:G1001070

Acceptability and feasibility of providing feedback to ACCHO patients and their GPs about patients' risky alcohol, tobacco and drug use.$34,490
Funding Body: NSW Ministry of Health

Project Team
Doctor Mariko Carey, Associate Professor Kate Conigrave, Ms Jessica Stewart, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Mr Steve Blunden, Associate Professor Christine Paul
SchemeRole
Drug and Alcohol Council Research Grants ProgramInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$34,49020112011
GNo:G1100306

2010 (6 grants)

Evaluating the effectiveness of a strategy to increase the adoption of best evidence practice. A cluster randomised controlled trial in acute stroke care$772,950
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Conjoint Professor Chris Levi, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Professor Mark Parsons, Dr C Bladin, Professor Richard Lindley, Professor John Attia
SchemeRole
Partnership ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$772,95020102014
GNo:G0189781

HMRI MRSP Infrastructure Grant (2010-11) Health Behaviour$252,219
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Associate Professor John Hall
SchemeRole
NSW MRSP Infrastructure GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$252,21920102010
GNo:G1100409

Psychosocial outcomes in blood cancer: role of treatment centre structures/processes$171,878
Funding Body: Leukaemia Foundation

Project Team
Doctor Tara Clinton-Mcharg, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
National Research Program (Postdoctoral Fellowship)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$171,87820102011
GNo:G0190539

Evaluating the effectiveness of a strategy to increase the adoption of best evidence practice. A cluster randomised controlled trial in acute stroke care $50,000
Funding Body: Victorian Department of Health

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Conjoint Professor Chris Levi, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Professor Mark Parsons, Dr C Bladin, Professor Richard Lindley, Professor John Attia
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50,00020102014
GNo:G1100824

Delay in seeking treatment for symptoms of bowel cancer: a community survey of self-reported delay timeframes and triggers for seeking treatment among those aged 55+$21,485
Funding Body: Hunter Children`s Research Foundation

Project Team
Associate Professor Christine Paul, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Mariko Carey, Mr Ryan Courtney, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Mr Mark McEvoy
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$21,48520102010
GNo:G0900147

Providing accessible support for the support persons of people with haematological cancers$7,500
Funding Body: Psycho-Oncology Co-operative Research Group

Project Team
Associate Professor Christine Paul, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Mariko Carey, Dr Anna Williamson
SchemeRole
Pilot Study GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$7,50020102010
GNo:G0190650

2009 (4 grants)

Blood cancer survivors and support persons: A national survey of rural/urban unmet needs and psychological disturbance$518,838
Funding Body: Cancer Australia

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Professor Kenneth Bradstock, Dr Anna Williamson, Doctor Mariko Carey
SchemeRole
Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research SchemeChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$518,83820092011
GNo:G0188899

Health Behaviour Research Centre (HBRC)$267,361
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Professor John Wiggers, Conjoint Professor Alison Jones, Conjoint Professor David Durrheim, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Associate Professor Erica James, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Conjoint Associate Professor Colin Bell, Doctor Allison Boyes, Professor Kypros Kypri, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Professor John Attia, Doctor Luke Wolfenden, Doctor Frank Tuyl, Ms Lyn Francis, Ms Megan Freund, Dr Claire Johnson, Doctor Josephine Gwynn, Associate Professor Jennifer Bowman, Doctor Sue Outram, Doctor Marita Lynagh, Doctor Natalie Johnson, Doctor Conor Gilligan, Conjoint Professor David Sibbritt, Doctor Edouard Tursan D'Espaignet, Doctor Libby Campbell
SchemeRole
Priority Research CentreChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$267,36120092012
GNo:G0189877

The acceptability and effectiveness of a system based approach to reducing CV risk, including depression and lifestyle risk factors in rural and remote general practices. A RCT.$189,422
Funding Body: National Heart Foundation of Australia

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Professor Leon Piterman, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Doctor Kerry Inder
SchemeRole
Cardiovascular Disease and Depression Strategic Research ProgramChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$189,42220092010
GNo:G0189464

Testing the acceptability of a system-oriented intervention, involving touch screen computers, for reducing cancer risk status among general practice patients$49,970
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Christine Paul, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Professor Nicholas Zwar
SchemeRole
Research Innovation GrantsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$49,97020092009
GNo:G0189635

2008 (5 grants)

Increasing appropriate screening for colorectal cancer patients and first degree relatives. A RCT.$1,303,750
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Professor Finlay Macrae, Professor David Hill, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Associate Professor Christopher Doran, Professor Robert Thomas
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,303,75020082012
GNo:G0187633

Yr 4 & 5 of a randomised controlled trial of an intensive intervention to reduce smoking among pregnant indigenous women$314,875
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Sandra Eades, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Dr K Panaretto, Dr Mark Wenitong, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$314,87520082009
GNo:G0187650

Assessing the value and usefulness of a cancer-registry based systematic approach to advising first degree relatives of colorectal cancer patients about their risks and need for screening$64,000
Funding Body: Australian Rotary Health

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Professor Finlay Macrae, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este
SchemeRole
Bowel Cancer ScholarshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$64,00020082011
GNo:G0189045

Case studies and policy analysis for the primary prevention of chronic disease among Indigenous Australians$18,264
Funding Body: The Sax Institute

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$18,26420082009
GNo:G0189870

Development and psychometric evaluation of two measures of perceived needs: one for adolescents with cancer; one for their parents and carers. $10,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Post Graduate Support GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00020082008
GNo:G0188481

2007 (4 grants)

HMRI - Health Behaviour Research Program$493,278
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Professor John Wiggers
SchemeRole
NSW MRSP Infrastructure GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$493,27820072009
GNo:G0187933

Influencing CT ordering for acute low back pain.$267,244
Funding Body: Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Quality Use of Diagnostic Imaging ProgramChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$267,24420072010
GNo:G0187365

Liquor industry sponsorship at Australian Universities$18,882
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Professor Kypros Kypri, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$18,88220072007
GNo:G0187245

Special Research Grant$15,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Special Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020072007
GNo:G0187377

2006 (2 grants)

Case studies and policy analysis for the primary prevention of chronic disease among Indigenous Australians$28,630
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Training Scholarship for Indigenous Australian Health ResearchChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$28,63020062009
GNo:G0185713

A randomised controlled trial of consumer-driven multi-disciplinary care to manage the needs of men with prostrate cancer$20,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Dr Penelope Schofield, Professor Sanchia Aranda
SchemeRole
Near Miss GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020062006
GNo:G0186058

2005 (1 grants)

A randomised controlled trial of a high intensity intervention to reduce smoking among pregnant Indigenous women$685,500
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Sandra Eades, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Dr K Panaretto, Dr Mark Wenitong
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$685,50020052007
GNo:G0185346

2004 (5 grants)

Reducing alcohol related harm in rural communities: A randomised controlled trial$2,443,962
Funding Body: Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Conjoint Associate Professor Anthony Shakeshaft, Professor Richard Mattick, Professor Ann Roche
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,443,96220042008
GNo:G0183142

The effectiveness of a responsible hospitality audit and feedback intervention to reduce alcohol related harm$463,126
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor John Wiggers, Professor Ann Roche, Doctor Libby Campbell, Associate Professor Jennifer Bowman, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$463,12620042006
GNo:G0182937

Reducing cancer patients psychosocial needs: A Randomised Controlled Trial$440,088
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Dr Vicki White, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Ms Suzi Grogan, Associate Professor Christopher Doran
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$440,08820042007
GNo:G0182926

Development and psychometric evaluation of 2 measures of perceived needs: 1 for young persons with cancer; 1 for parents$249,750
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor Anthony Shakeshaft, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$249,75020042006
GNo:G0182929

Independent review of draft National Health & Medical Research Council/Health Advisory Committee documents$3
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Professor Jill Cockburn, Dr Raoul Walsh, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Doctor Allison Boyes
SchemeRole
Consultancy/TenderInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$320042006
GNo:G0183848

2003 (1 grants)

Reducing alcohol-related harm in rural communities$252,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Professor Richard Mattick, Conjoint Associate Professor Anthony Shakeshaft, Professor John Wiggers, Associate Professor Christopher Doran, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$252,00020032005
GNo:G0181806

1999 (1 grants)

Award of Research Excellence.$10,000
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00019991999
GNo:G0179120

1998 (2 grants)

Community based Aboriginal health intervention$363,952
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Dr Janice Perkins, Mr Steve Blunden
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$363,95219982001
GNo:G0177188

A randomised controlled trial of a skin cancer prevention education program for general practitioners$60,626
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$60,62619981998
GNo:G0178393

1996 (2 grants)

Randomised control trial of a paediatric asthma care disemination program for general practitioners.$168,964
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Richard Henry, Doctor Malcolm Ireland, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$168,96419961998
GNo:G0175565

Optical mark reader scanner and software$10,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Associate Professor Jennifer Bowman, Dr Margot Schofield, Doctor Libby Campbell
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,00019961996
GNo:G0175474

1995 (6 grants)

95APP. Evaluation of the health promoting schools program in NSW high schools.$179,448
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Dr Margot Schofield, Conjoint Associate Professor Lynne Parkinson, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
PHRDC Project Grant (Defunct)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$179,44819951997
GNo:G0174588

95APP. A randomised trial of a hospital smoking and alcohol program.$130,250
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Doctor Libby Campbell, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
PHRDC Project Grant (Defunct)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$130,25019951997
GNo:G0174589

95 GRANT - The development of a perceived needs questionnaire for palliative care patients$47,785
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Dr Janice Perkins
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$47,78519951996
GNo:G0174725

Behavioural Science in Relation to Medicine$40,000
Funding Body: Department of Education, Training & Youth Affairs

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Research Infrastructure Block Grant (RIBG)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$40,00019951995
GNo:G0175582

Family Practitioner Screening for Melanoma$28,640
Funding Body: Lions International - Lions Melanoma Committee

Project Team
Professor Robert Burton, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Accuracy of Screening for Cutaneous Malignant MelanomaInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$28,64019951995
GNo:G0175206

95APP. Preventive medicine: a survey of postgraduate medical groups.$20,616
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
PHRDC Project Grant (Defunct)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,61619951995
GNo:G0174546

1994 (4 grants)

94 GRANT. Trial of dissemination strategies for antenatal smoking cessation programs.$177,742
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Dr Raoul Walsh, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
PHRDC Project Grant (Defunct)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$177,74219941996
GNo:G0173357

94 GRANT. Alcohol intervention by community counsellors: A randomised clinical trial.$146,277
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Jennifer Bowman, Dr Raoul Walsh, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
PHRDC Project Grant (Defunct)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$146,27719941996
GNo:G0174457

94 NH&MRC Working Party on Preventive Activities$66,580
Funding Body: Commonwealth Department of Health & Aged Care

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Research & Development Grant (RADGAC)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$66,58019941994
GNo:G0174451

94GRANT. The reliability and validity of the SF-36 health survey questionnaire.$19,994
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Libby Campbell
SchemeRole
PHRDC Small Grant (Defunct)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$19,99419941994
GNo:G0173416

1993 (6 grants)

NSW Cancer Council/NHMRC - CART Joint Project.$150,000
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Dr Margot Schofield
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$150,00019931995
GNo:G0174282

93,94 GRANT. Evaluation Of Alcohol Early Intervention Training Programs For Medical Students: A Randomised Controlled Trial$68,823
Funding Body: Commonwealth Department of Health & Aged Care

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Coordination of Alcohol & Drug Education in Med Schools (CADEMS)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$68,82319931994
GNo:G0173424

94GRANT.GP Feedback study into blood pressure and cholesterol screening.$62,000
Funding Body: Merck Sharp & Dohme Aust Pty Ltd

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Libby Campbell
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$62,00019931994
GNo:G0174452

National Task Force on Cannabis. 'Public perceptions of cannabis legislation in Australia'$47,128
Funding Body: Commonwealth Department of Health & Aged Care

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Research & Development Grant (RADGAC)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$47,12819931993
GNo:G0174398

Development & Evaluation of Instructional Brief Intervention Videotapes for Medical Students in the Areas of Cigarette Smoking & Inappropriate Benzodiazepine Us$14,300
Funding Body: Commonwealth Department of Health & Aged Care

Project Team
Dr Raoul Walsh, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Coordination of Alcohol & Drug Education in Med Schools (CADEMS)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$14,30019931993
GNo:G0173423

'WHO Working Group: National Control Programs and 1993 Couchiching Conf on Preventive Oncology', Banff and Toronto, Canada, 20 Sept - 10 Oct 1993$2,170
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,17019931993
GNo:G0174415

1992 (7 grants)

Randomised Trial Of Community Action In Preventing Cancer In Rural Communities.$1,156,497
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Conjoint Professor Sally Redman, Professor Robert Burton
SchemeRole
PHRDC Project Grant (Defunct)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,156,49719921996
GNo:G0174273

Evaluation Of Health Record Booklets In Changing Preventive Behaviours$172,958
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Conjoint Professor Sally Redman, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Emeritus Professor Alexander Reid
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$172,95819921994
GNo:G0174268

Me No Fry - Evaluation Of Skin Cancer Awareness Campaign$50,000
Funding Body: NSW Ministry of Health

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Research & Evaluation GrantsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50,00019921992
GNo:G0173778

Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of Second Round Reminder Letters To Promote Screening For Cancer Of The Uterine Cervix.$34,154
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$34,15419921992
GNo:G0173656

The NSW Cancer Councils Patient Needs Assessment Study$14,255
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$14,25519921992
GNo:G0173657

Adolescent Solar Protection Survey$6,000
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$6,00019921992
GNo:G0173658

Prevalence And Detection Of Domestic Violence In Accident And Emergency Departments In Hospitals$2,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,00019921992
GNo:G0174215

1991 (6 grants)

Patient Participation In Treatment Decisions For Menstrual Symptoms$149,067
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Sally Redman, Emeritus Professor William Walters, Dr Margot Schofield, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$149,06719911993
GNo:G0174255

Evaluation Of General Practitioners Use Of Preventive Strategies$135,107
Funding Body: Commonwealth Department of Health & Aged Care

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
General Practice Evaluation Program (GPEP) (Defunct)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$135,10719911994
GNo:G0173900

Disease Prevention/health Promotion Grant$127,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$127,00019911992
GNo:G0174084

Development And Evaluation Of A Women's Health Programme$125,687
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$125,68719911995
GNo:G0173957

Periodial Health Checks and Child Health Screening$35,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Graham Vimpani, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Special Investigator Award (Defunct)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$35,00019911991
GNo:G0174587

Prevalence And Detection Of Aids Risk Behaviours In General Practice$25,375
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Commonwealth AIDS Research Grants (CARG) (Defunct)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$25,37519911991
GNo:G0173814

1989 (1 grants)

CERP - Cancer Education Research Project.$621,100
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Dr Margot Schofield, Associate Professor Christine Paul
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$621,10019891993
GNo:G0174281

(1 grants)

The Partnership Centre on Systems Perspectives on Preventing Lifestyle-Related Chronic Health Problems, also known as The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre or (TAPPC)$120,000
Funding Body: The Sax Institute

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$120,000
GNo:G1301257
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions8
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL3

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorThe Impact of Patient-Mediated Intervention in Preventative Care Health Outcomes for Chronic Disease in Australian General Practice Patients
20132017PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorPatient Perceptions of Potentially Threatening Interventions
20132017PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorAssessing Longitudinal Recovery of Stroke Patients & their Support Persons
20132021PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorReducing High Rates of Unplanned Hospital Readmissions Among Aboriginal People with Chronic Disease
20112015PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorPatient-Centred Care in Cancer Treatment Centres
20112017PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorImpediments to the Implementation of Thrombolytic Treatment in Acute Ischaemic Stroke
20102014PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorUnmet Needs of Survivors of a Haematological Malignancy: Prevalence, Predictors, and Psychometrics
20082010PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health: Identifying Opportunities for Health Gain Through Primary Health Care and Targeted Research

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorManagement of Excess Weight in Australian General Practice Patients: Informing Practice
2014PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorUnderstanding Smoking by Pregnant Aboriginal Women
2014PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorPatient-Centred Cancer Care: A Road Less Travelled. An Investigation in Australian Radiotherapy Settings
2013PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorCancer Survivors' Psychosocial Outcomes: A Population-Based Investigation of Anxiety, Depression and Unmet Needs at Six to Twelve Months Post-diagnosis
2012PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorColorectal Cancer Screening Participation and Medical Advice Seeking for Symptoms in Australia
2011PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorDevelopment and Psychometric Evaluation of a Measure of Perceived Need for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer
2008PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women: An Examination of Smoking During Pregnancy
2005PhD (Behavioural Science)Co-SupervisorAccidents in Older People - A Cross-Sectional Study
2004PhD (Behavioural Science)Co-SupervisorThe Perceived Health Needs and Housing Status of Community-Dwelling Older Australians
2004PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorAn evidence-based approach to an evaluation of a health promoting schools intervention
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Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher

Work Phone(02) 40420713
Fax(02) 40420040
Email
PositionLaureate Professor
Health Behaviour Research Group
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaPublic Health
Office
West Wing,
HMRI Building,
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URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/rob-sanson-fisher