Conjoint Associate Professor Deborah Cockrell

Conjoint Associate Professor

School of Health Sciences (Oral Health)

Career Summary

Biography

Research Expertise
PhD studies into long-term and short-term impact of a rural placement program on future career chioce for dental graduates. Previously researched issues relating to rural and remote oral health/dental workforce. NH&MRC funding to study self-preceived oral health needs in rural and remote communities in NSW.

Teaching Expertise
Awarded Fellowship in Teaching and Learning at Univeristy of Sydney. Involved 6 month secondment during which I researched and developed self-assessment strategies to promote learning in Oral Surgery.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Birmingham - UK
  • Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies, University of Sydney
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • dental education
  • reflective practice
  • rural oral health
  • rural placements
  • self-assessment

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/04/1996 - 1/09/2003 Associate Dean Curriuclum Development The University of Sydney
Specialist Oral Surgeon
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (6 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2010 Hayes MJ, Smith DR, Cockrell DJ, 'An international review of musculoskeletal disorders in the dental hygiene profession', International Dental Journal, 60 343-352 (2010) [C1]
DOI 10.1922/IDJ-2514Hayes10
Citations Scopus - 5Web of Science - 3
Co-authors Melanie Hayes, Derek Smith
2010 Wallace LG, Cockrell DJ, Taylor JA, 'The University of Newcastle's first cohort of Bachelor of Oral Health students: A social profile', Australian Dental Journal, 55 436-440 (2010) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1834-7819.2010.01266.x
Citations Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Jane Taylor, Linda Wallace
2010 Wallace JP, Taylor JA, Wallace LG, Cockrell DJ, 'Student focused oral health promotion in residential aged care facilities', International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 48 111-114 (2010) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 3
Co-authors Jane Taylor, Linda Wallace, Janet Wallace
2009 Hayes MJ, Smith DR, Cockrell DJ, 'Prevalence and correlates of musculoskeletal disorders among Australian dental hygiene students', International Journal of Dental Hygiene, 7 176-181 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1601-5037.2009.00370.x
Citations Scopus - 19Web of Science - 15
Co-authors Derek Smith, Melanie Hayes
2009 Hayes MJ, Cockrell DJ, Smith DR, 'A systematic review of musculoskeletal disorders among dental professionals', International Journal of Dental Hygiene, 7 159-165 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1601-5037.2009.00395.x
Citations Scopus - 61Web of Science - 39
Co-authors Melanie Hayes, Derek Smith
2007 Sibbritt DW, Byles JE, Cockrell DJ, 'Prevalence and characteristics of older Australian women who consult dentists', Australian Journal of Rural Health, 15 387-388 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1111/j.1440-1584.2007.00935.x
Citations Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Julie Byles
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 2
Total funding $76,585

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20031 grants / $40,000

Self-perceived oral health needs in small rural communities in NSW$40,000

Funding body: National Health & Medical Research Council

Funding body National Health & Medical Research Council
Project Team
Scheme Unknown
Role Lead
Funding Start 2003
Funding Finish 2003
GNo
Type Of Funding Not Known
Category UNKN
UON Y

20001 grants / $36,585

A study of the rural dental workforce in NSW$36,585

Funding body: Commonwealth Department of Health & Aged Care

Funding body Commonwealth Department of Health & Aged Care
Project Team
Scheme RHSET
Role Lead
Funding Start 2000
Funding Finish 2001
GNo
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed2
Current0

Past Supervision

Year Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2013 A Long Term Evaluation of Permanent Bonded Retention after Treatment with Fixed Orthodontic Appliances
Dental Studies, Faculty of Health and Medicine
Principal Supervisor
2009 Development of the Disaster Victim Identification Forensic Odontology Guide for the Australian Society of Forensic Odontology
Dental Studies, Faculty of Health and Medicine
Principal Supervisor
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Conjoint Associate Professor Deborah Cockrell

Position

Conjoint Associate Professor
School of Health Sciences
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Focus area

Oral Health

Contact Details

Email deborah.cockrell@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4349 4514
Fax (02) 4349 4567

Office

Building Health Precinct
Location Ourimbah
10 Chittaway Road
Ourimbah, NSW 2258
Australia
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