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Qualifications

  • PhD (Oral Health), University of Newcastle, 05/08/2009
  • Bachelor of Science in Dentistry (Honours), University of Adelaide, 30/04/1984
  • Graduate Certificate Practice of Tertiary Teaching, University of Newcastle, 13/07/2007
  • Bachelor of Science (Dentistry), University of Adelaide, 02/05/1988
  • Master of Science in Dentistry, University of Adelaide, 01/05/1992

Research

Research keywords

  • Forensic Odontology

Research expertise

Forensic Odontology including identification techiniques, disaster victim identification and age assessment.

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
110599Dentistry Not Elsewhere Classified80
110399Clinical Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified10
060699Physiology Not Elsewhere Classified10

Memberships

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • Member - Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society

Appointments

Deputy Chair - Scientific
Australasian Disaster Victim Identification Committee (Australia)
01/01/2001

Awards

Award for Service

2001Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society
South Australian Branch (Australia)

Medal of the Order of Australia

2002Medal of the Order of Australia
Commonwealth of Australia (Australia)
Awarded for service in Operation Alliance in identifying victims of the Bali Bombings

Overseas Humanitarian Service Award

2006Overseas Humaniarian Service Award
Commonwealth of Australia (Australia)
For service given in the identiication of victims of the Asian Tsunami

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Dental
  • Oral Health

Teaching expertise

Clincial general dentistry, in particular primary care and endodontics, and oral health (dental hygiene).

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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2006Ranjitkar S, Lin N-H, MacDonald R, Taylor JA, Townsend GC, 'Stature and skeletal maturation of two cohorts of Australian children and young adults over the past two decades', Australian Orthodontic Journal, 22 47-58 (2006) [C1]
2006Lin N-H, Ranjitkar S, MacDonald R, Hughes T, Taylor JA, Townsend GC, 'New growth references for assessment of stature and skeletal maturation in Australians', Australian Orthodontic Journal, 22 1-10 (2006) [C1]

Publications

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Book (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Taylor JA, Developing Protocols for Disaster Victim Identification: The Australian experience, Lambert Academic Publishing., Germany, 292 (2010) [A2]

Chapter (3 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011James H, Taylor JA, 'Australasian and multinational disaster victim identification', Forensic Dental Evidence, Academic Press, San Diego 273-286 (2011) [B2]
2010Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'Age evaluation and odontology in the living', Age Estimation in the Living: The Practitioner's Guide, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ 176-201 (2010) [B2]
2008Stephan CN, Taylor RG, Taylor JA, 'Methods of facial approximation and skull-face superimposition, with special consideration of method development in Australia', Forensic Approaches to Death, Disaster and Abuse, Australian Academic Press, Bowen Hills, Queensland 133-154 (2008) [B1]

Journal article (32 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Hayes MJ, Osmotherly PG, Taylor JA, Smith DR, Ho A, 'The effect of wearing loupes on upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders among dental hygienists', International Journal of Dental Hygiene, 12 174-179 (2014) [C1]
2014Hayes MJ, Smith DR, Taylor JA, 'Musculoskeletal Disorders in a 3 Year Longitudinal Cohort of Dental Hygiene Students', Journal of Dental Hygiene, 88 37-42 (2014)
2014Khamis MF, Taylor JA, Malik SN, Townsend GC, 'Odontometric sex variation in Malaysians with application to sex prediction', Forensic Science International, 234 (2014)
2014Franki J, Hayes MJ, Taylor JA, 'The provision of dietary advice by dental practitioners: a review of the literature', COMMUNITY DENTAL HEALTH, 31 9-14 (2014)
2014Khamis MF, Taylor JA, Malik SN, Townsend GC, 'Odontometric sex variation in Malaysians with application to sex prediction', FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, 234 (2014)
2013Page M, Taylor J, Blenkin M, 'Expert Interpretation of Bitemark Injuries-A Contemporary Qualitative Study', JOURNAL OF FORENSIC SCIENCES, 58 664-672 (2013) [C1]
2013Hayes MJ, Smith DR, Taylor JA, 'Musculoskeletal disorders and symptom severity among Australian dental hygienists', BMC Research Notes, 6 (2013) [C1]
2012Taylor JA, Hayes MJ, Wallace LG, 'Dental hygiene student experiences in external placements in Australia', Journal of Dental Education, 76 651-655 (2012) [C1]
2012Blenkin M, Taylor JA, 'Age estimation charts for a modern Australian population', Forensic Science International, 221 106-112 (2012) [C1]
2012Page M, Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'Reality bites: A ten-year retrospective analysis of bitemark casework in Australia', Forensic Science International, 216 82-87 (2012) [C1]
2012Page M, Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'Context effects and observer bias-implications for forensic odontology', Journal of Forensic Sciences, 57 108-112 (2012) [C1]
2012Wallace JP, Taylor JA, Blinkhorn FA, 'An assessment of a service-learning placement programme in residential aged care facilities for final year dental hygiene', Journal of Disability and Oral Health, 13 163-167 (2012) [C1]
2012Hayes MJ, Taylor JA, Smith DR, 'Predictors of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among dental hygienists', International Journal of Dental Hygiene, 10 265-269 (2012) [C1]
2012Page M, Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'Commentary on: De Luca S, Bautista J, Aleman I, Cameriere R. Age-at-death estimation by pulp/tooth area ratio in canines: study of a 20th-century Mexican sample of prisoners to test Cameriere's method. J Forensic Sci 2011;56(5):1302-9', Journal of Forensic Sciences, 57 556 (2012) [C3]
2012Page M, Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'Authors' Response', Journal of Forensic Sciences, 57 1143 (2012) [C3]
2011Page M, Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'Forensic identification science evidence since Daubert: Part I-A quantitative analysis of the exclusion of forensic identification science evidence', Journal of Forensic Sciences, 56 1180-1184 (2011) [C1]
2011Page M, Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'Uniqueness in the forensic identification sciences-Fact or fiction?', Forensic Science International, 206 12-18 (2011) [C1]
2011Page M, Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'Forensic identification science evidence since Daubert: Part II-judicial reasoning in decisions to exclude forensic identification evidence on grounds of reliability', Journal of Forensic Sciences, 56 913-917 (2011) [C1]
2011Lain R, Taylor JA, Croker S, Craig P, Graham J, 'Comparative dental anatomy in Disaster Victim Identification: Lessons from the 2009 Victorian Bushfires', Forensic Science International, 205 36-39 (2011) [C2]
2010Wallace 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]
2010Wallace 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]
2009Taylor JA, 'A brief history of forensic odontology and disaster victim identification practices in Australia', Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology, 27 64-74 (2009) [C1]
2009Taylor JA, 'Development of the Australian Society of Forensic Odontology Disaster Victim Identification Forensic Odontology Guide', Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology, 27 56-63 (2009) [C1]
2007Kawai Y, Taylor JA, 'Effect of loading time on the success of complete mandibular titanium implant retained overdentures: A systematic review', Clinical Oral Implants Research, 18 399-408 (2007) [C1]
2006Ranjitkar S, Lin N-H, MacDonald R, Taylor JA, Townsend GC, 'Stature and skeletal maturation of two cohorts of Australian children and young adults over the past two decades', Australian Orthodontic Journal, 22 47-58 (2006) [C1]
2006Lin N-H, Ranjitkar S, MacDonald R, Hughes T, Taylor JA, Townsend GC, 'New growth references for assessment of stature and skeletal maturation in Australians', Australian Orthodontic Journal, 22 1-10 (2006) [C1]
2006Liversidge HM, Chaillet N, Momstad H, Nystrom M, Rowlings K, Taylor J, Willems G, 'Timing of Demirjian's tooth formation stages', Annals of Human Biology, 33 454-470 (2006) [C1]
2003Acharya AB, Taylor JA, 'Are a minimum number of concordant matches needed to establish identity in forensic odontology?', Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology, 21 6-13 (2003) [C1]
2002James H, Acharya A, Taylor J, Freak MJ, 'A case of bitten bettongs', Journal of Forensic Odontostmatology, 20 10-12 (2002) [C1]
2002McKenna CJ, James H, Taylor J, Townsend GC, 'Tooth development standards for South Australia', Australian Dental Journal, 47 223-227 (2002) [C1]
2002Ranjitkar S, Taylor J, Townsend GC, 'A radiographic assessment of the prevalence of pulp stones in Australians.', Australian Dental Journal, 47 36-40 (2002) [C1]
1998Alexander PMV, Taylor JA, Szuster FSP, Brown KA, 'An assessment of attitudes to, and extent of, the practice of denture marking in South Australia', AUSTRALIAN DENTAL JOURNAL, 43 337-341 (1998)
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Review (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Lain R, Taylor J, 'Legal Medicine and Dentistry (2013) [D1]

Conference (9 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Hayes MJ, Osmotherly PG, Taylor JA, Smith DR, Ho A, 'Does the use of surgical magnification (loupes) effect upper extremity pain, and disability among dental hygienists.', Proceedings of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference 2013, Melbourne (2013) [E3]
2013Hayes MJ, Osmotherly PG, Taylor JA, Smith DR, Ho A, 'The effect of surgical magnification (loupes) on neck pain and disability among dental hygienists.', Proceedings of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference 2013, Melbourne (2013) [E3]
2010Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'An Australian age estimation chart', 20th International Symposium of the Forensic Sciences (ANZFSS), Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Page M, Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'The exclusion of forensic identification science evidence since Daubert v Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.', 20th International Symposium of the Forensic Sciences (ANZFSS). Symposium Program and Abstract Book, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Page M, Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'De-mystifying Daubert: Implications for forensic odontology', 20th International Symposium of the Forensic Sciences (ANZFSS). Symposium Program and Abstract Book, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Page M, Taylor JA, Blenkin M, 'The uniqueness of the human dentition: Fact or fiction?', 20th International Symposium of the Forensic Sciences (ANZFSS). Symposium Program and Abstract Book, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Lain R, Middleton A, Taylor JA, Griffiths C, 'A decade of odontology at the Department of Forensic Medicine', 20th International Symposium of the Forensic Sciences (ANZFSS). Symposium Program and Abstract Book, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Wallace LG, Taylor JA, 'Saving smiles in Soe: Volunteer placement for dental hygiene students', Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Linda Wallace

2008Taylor JA, 'Using the Delphi technique to develop the Australian Society of Forensic Odontology Disaster Victim Identification Forensic Odontology Guide', 19th International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences. Program and Abstracts, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants7
Total funding$131,332

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2014 (1 grants)

22nd International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences, Adelaide Australia, 31 August - 4 September 2014.$1,670
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Associate Professor Jane Taylor
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,67020142014
GNo:G1400695

2013 (1 grants)

Seniors Smiles - Oral health initiative for residents in Residential Aged Care Facilities$100,000
Funding Body: Central Coast NSW Medicare Local Limited

Project Team
Doctor Janet Wallace, Associate Professor Jane Taylor, Mrs Linda Wallace, Associate Professor Fiona Blinkhorn
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$100,00020132013
GNo:G1301038

2012 (3 grants)

Evaluation of a training program in care of the elderly living in residential aged care facilities by final year dental hygiene students. A randomised controlled trial.$20,000
Funding Body: NSW Ministry of Health

Project Team
Associate Professor Fiona Blinkhorn, Associate Professor Jane Taylor
SchemeRole
Centre for Oral Health StrategyInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020122012
GNo:G1200686

Digital and/or simulated learning modules for dental hygiene and dental therapy clinical practice$4,765
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Janet Wallace, Associate Professor Jane Taylor, Associate Professor Fiona Blinkhorn
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$4,76520122012
GNo:G1200711

21st International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences, Hobart, Tasmania, 23 - 27 September 2012$1,639
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Associate Professor Jane Taylor
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,63920122012
GNo:G1200589

2011 (1 grants)

Australian Society of Forensic Odontology Darwin Symposium, Crowne Plaza Darwin, 13-16th October 2011$1,558
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Associate Professor Jane Taylor
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,55820112011
GNo:G1100954

2008 (1 grants)

ANZFSS Symposium 2008, Melbourne Convention Centre, 4/10/2008 - 11/10/2008$1,700
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Jane Taylor
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,70020082008
GNo:G0189556
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions5
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL1.6

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 (Oral Health)Principal SupervisorThe Development of an Educational Package to Increase the Efficacy of Oral Health Therapists' Knowledge, Skills and Delivery of Dietary and Nutritional Advice to Service Consumers
20142018PhD (Oral Health)Principal SupervisorInvestigating the Utilisation of a Dental Hygienist in Residential Aged Care Facilities to Reduce the Oral Health Care Barriers Faced by Residents with Dementia
20142022PhD (Oral Health)Principal SupervisorIndirect Vision Training for Oral Health Students
20142017PhD (Oral Health)Principal SupervisorA Longitudinal Cohort Study of Bachelor of Oral Health Students from the University of Newcastle to Determine Employment Opportunities, Career Choices, and Job Satisfaction
20112018PhD (Oral Health)Co-SupervisorTo Investigate Clinical Preventive Oral Health Care for Adolescents Accessing NSW Public Oral Health Services: A Mixed Methods Study

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2013PhD (Oral Health)Principal SupervisorMusculoskeletal Disorders and the Australian Dental Hygiene Profession: Investigating Prevalence, Correlates and Interventions
2013PhD (Oral Health)Co-SupervisorThe Development of a Service-Learning Model of Health Promotion in the Residential Aged Care Environment for Dental Hygiene Students
2012PhD (Oral Health)Principal SupervisorA Legal, Scientific and Phenomenological Enquiry into the Reliability of Bitemark Analysis
2005PHD Dentistry
University of Adelaide
Co-SupervisorDental morphology and variation in Malaysian populations
2002Honours Dentistry
University of Adelaide
Co-Supervisor Stature and skeletal maturation of two cohorts of Australian children and young adults over the past two decades
2000Masters Dentistry
University of Adelaide
Co-SupervisorAge assessment of adolescents
1998Honours Dentistry
University of Adelaide
Co-SupervisorAccuracy in the comparison of trabecualr bone patterns and other hard tissue features visible on digital dental radiographs in forensic dental identification
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Associate Professor Jane Taylor

Work Phone(02) 4349 4545
Fax(02) 4349 4567
Email
PositionAssociate Professor of Oral Health
Oral Health
School of Health Sciences
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaOral Health
Office
BE133,
Health Precinct,
Ourimbah
10 Chittaway Road
Ourimbah NSW 2258
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/jane-taylor