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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • Master of Medical Science (Clinical Epidemiology), University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery, University of Western Australia
  • Diploma of Child Health, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons - London
  • Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Newcastle

Research

Research keywords

  • Aboriginal Health

Research expertise

Clinical research on health problems of Aboriginal children, particularly aetiology of chronic ear disease.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111403Paediatrics40
111701Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health30
110800Medical Microbiology30

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Team Leader, Child and Family Health Team, Kaleidoscope Children's Network from 2004 to . Principal investigator on a number of research Grants.

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Paediatrics

Teaching expertise

General and behavioral paediatrics, Aboriginal Health,, Spina Bifida.

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Publications

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Journal article (30 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Ashhurst-Smith C, Hall ST, Burns CJ, Stuart J, Blackwell CC, 'In vitro inflammatory responses elicited by isolates of Alloiococcus otitidis obtained from children with otitis media with effusion.', Innate Immun, 20 320-326 (2014)
2014Ashhurst-Smith C, Hall ST, Burns CJ, Stuart J, Blackwell CC, 'Induction of inflammatory responses from THP-1 cells by cell-free filtrates from clinical isolates of Alloiococcus otitidis.', Innate Immun, 20 283-289 (2014)
2012Ashhurst-Smith CIJ, Hall ST, Stuart J, Burns CJ, Liet E, Walker PJ, et al., 'Alloiococcus otitidis: An emerging pathogen in otitis media', Journal of Infection, 64 233-235 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Caroline Blackwell

2007Stuart JE, 'Research Note: The Antiquity of Chronic Ear Disease in Australian Aboriginal Children', Health and History, 9 1-4 (2007) [C1]
2007Adams MC, Lucock MD, Stuart JE, Fardell S, Baker K, Ng X, 'Preliminary evidence for involvement of the folate gene polymorphism 19 bp deletion-DHFR in occurrence of autism', Neuroscience Letters, 422 24-29 (2007) [C1]
2007Ashhurst-Smith CIJ, Hall ST, Walker PJ, Stuart JE, Hansbro PM, Blackwell CC, 'Isolation of Alloiococcus otitidis from Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian children with chronic otitis media with effusion', FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, 51 163-170 (2007) [C1]
2003Hazell P, Stuart JE, 'A Randomized Controlled Trial of Clonidine Added to Psychostimulant Medication for Hyperactive and Aggressive Children', Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 42 886-894 (2003) [C1]
2003Stuart JE, Butt HL, Walker PJ, 'The microbiology of glue ear in Australian Aboriginal children', Journal of Pediatrics & Child Health, 39 665-667 (2003) [C1]
2002Mamoon H, Henry R, Stuart JE, Gibson PG, 'House dust mite allergen levels in carpeted sleeping accommodation are higher in private houses than public places', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 38 568-570 (2002) [C1]

Co-authors: Peter Gibson

2001Walker PJ, Stuart JE, 'The screening value of tympanometry in Aboriginal children', Australian Journal of Otolaryngology, 4 (2) 107-110 (2001) [C1]
1996Chayarpham S, Chinpairoj S, Stuart J, Chongsuvivatwong V, Lim A, 'A study of the prevalence of and risk factors for ear diseases and hearing loss in primary school children in Hat Yai, Thailand', Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, 79 (1996)
1996Gibson PG, Stuart JE, Wlodarczyk J, Olson LG, Hensley MJ, 'Nasal inflammation and chronic ear disease in Australian Aboriginal children', JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH, 32 143-147 (1996)
1995Stuart J, 'The History and Epidemiology of ear disese in Australian Aboriginal children', Australian Journal of Otolaryngology, 2 6-10 (1995) [C1]
1994STUART J, 'GUIDELINES ON THE MANAGEMENT OF PEDIATRIC MIDDLE-EAR DISEASE', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 160 451-451 (1994)
1992Stuart J, Hensley, Olson L, 'A Randomised Double Blind Controlled Trial of Nasal Beclomethasone in Ear Disease in Aboriginal Children', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 28 112-112 (1992)
1989Stuart J, 'Aboriginal Health Has there Been any Progress?', Australian Medicine, 1 114-115 (1989)
1987stuart J, burgess M, 'acute abdominal distension following cryptosporidium infection', Australian Paediatric Journal, 23 257-258 (1987)
1985Stuart J, 'Aboriginal Child Health', Australian Family Physician, 14 677-680 (1985) [C3]
1983Procopis PG, Stuart J, Kan A, 'Amoebic Meningitis also Occurs in NSW', Clinical and Experimental Neurology, 19 77-80 (1983)
1978STUART J, 'DEVELOPMENT OF SERUM IMMUNOGLOBULINS G, A AND M IN AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL INFANTS', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 1 4-5 (1978)
1975Stuart JE, Quayle CJ, Lewis AN, 'Follow up studies of aboriginal children with ear disease and hearing loss at Cherbourg (Queensland)', Medical Journal of Australia, 1 38-40 (1975)
1975STUART J, HARGREAVES D, 'BACTERIAL-FLORA OF EAR, NOSE AND THROAT IN ABORIGINAL INFANTS FROM BRISBANE AND CHERBOURG', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 1 S40-S44 (1975)
1975WELCH JS, STUART JE, 'LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF PARASITE INFECTIONS IN 120 QUEENSLAND ABORIGINAL INFANTS', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 1 14-16 (1975)
1974Lewis AN, Barry M, Stuart J, 'Screening Procedures for the Identification of Hearing and Ear Disorders in Australian Aboriginal Children', The Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 88 335-347 (1974)
1973Stuart JE, Connellan P, 'Ascorbic Acid Studies in Aborigines', Australian Paediatric Journal, 9 159-163 (1973)
1973Stuart JE, Lewis AN, Barry M, 'HEARING AND EAR DISEASE IN PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN ON THREE QUEENSLAND ABORIGINAL SETTLEMENTS', Australian Paediatric Journal, 9 164-171 (1973)
1973Stuart JE, 'Dr John Stuart', Identity, 11-11 (1973)
1973Stuart JE, Welch JS, 'Trial of Thiabendazole and Viprynium Embonate in Combination for Trichuriasis in Aboriginal Children', Medical Journal of Australia, 2 1017-1019 (1973)
1973Stuart JE, Dugdale AE, Prestwood U, 'NEONATAL AND INFANT MORTALITY RATES AMONG AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES', Medical Journal of Australia, 2 633-635 (1973)
1966Close G, Murphy E, Goodwin A, Sherwood J, Blunden S, Carter P, et al., 'Guidelines for the prevention and control of otitis media and its sequelae in Aboriginal children', Medical Journal of Australia, 164 S1-S17 (1966)
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Conference (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Ashhurst-Smith CIJ, Hall ST, Stuart JE, Walker PJ, Dorrington R, Eisenberg R, et al., 'Antibiotic resistance among alloiococcus otitidis isolates from Indigenous and non-Indigenous children with otitis media with effusion (OME)', Proceedings of the 3rd Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health (CRIAH) Aboriginal Health Research Conference, Sydney, NSW (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Caroline Blackwell

2011Ashhurst-Smith CIJ, Hall ST, Stuart JE, Liet E, Walker PJ, Dorrington R, et al., 'Alloiococcus otitidis: The major isolate from both urban and rural/remote children with chronic otitis media with effusion (glue ear)', Proceedings of the 3rd Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health (CRIAH) Aboriginal Health Research Conference, Sydney, NSW (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Caroline Blackwell

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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants8
Total funding$226,600

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2007 (1 grants)

Development of 16s ribsome DNA for identification of bacteria causing ear infections in Aboriginal Children from rural communities$8,190
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell, Conjoint Associate Professor John Stuart
SchemeRole
Pilot GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$8,19020072007
GNo:G0187856

2004 (2 grants)

Vitamin B12 and gene interactions in autism$20,000
Funding Body: Hunter Children`s Research Foundation

Project Team
Doctor Michelle Adams, Associate Professor Mark Lucock, Conjoint Associate Professor John Stuart
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020042004
GNo:G0184142

Assessment of Allioiococcus Otitis for its potential as a pathogen in otitis media$19,000
Funding Body: Hunter Children`s Research Foundation

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor John Stuart, Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$19,00020042004
GNo:G0184566

2002 (1 grants)

The effects of cigarette smoke on immune and inflammatory responses in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children with middle ear infections.$24,000
Funding Body: John Hunter Children`s Hospital Research Foundation

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor John Stuart, Conjoint Professor Caroline Blackwell
SchemeRole
Research Grant (Defunct)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$24,00020022002
GNo:G0182334

2001 (1 grants)

Randomized double blind placebo control trial of clonidine augmentation of psychostimulant treatment for children aged 6-14 years with comorid ADHD and Oppositi$31,800
Funding Body: Australian Rotary Health

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Philip Hazell, Conjoint Associate Professor John Stuart
SchemeRole
Mental Illness Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$31,80020012001
GNo:G0180194

2000 (1 grants)

Clonidine plus psychostimulants for ADHD and Behaviour Problems.$30,000
Funding Body: Australian Rotary Health

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Philip Hazell, Conjoint Associate Professor John Stuart
SchemeRole
Mental Illness Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020002000
GNo:G0178799

1994 (1 grants)

The Patterns of Breastfeeding & Their Effect on the Time of Resumption of Menses in Urban Areas in Indonesia 1994$13,610
Funding Body: World Health Organisation

Project Team
Conjoint Associate Professor John Stuart
SchemeRole
Postdoctoral Research FellowshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$13,61019941994
GNo:G0175432

1989 (1 grants)

Upper Airway Allergy and Ear Disease in Aboriginal Children$80,000
Funding Body: GlaxoSmithKline Australia

SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$80,00019891994
GNo:6726418
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

No Supervisions.

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Conjoint Associate Professor John Stuart

Work Phone(02) 4924 6400
Fax(02) 4924 6401
Email
PositionConjoint Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaPaediatrics and Child Health
Office
Harker Building,
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URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/john-stuart