Conjoint Prof. Parker Magin
|Work Phone||(02) 4968 6734|
|Fax||(02) 4968 6727|
School of Medicine and Public Health
The University of Newcastle, Australia
|Office||NEWA113, Newbolds Administration|
I have worked as a GP since 1986, was awarded fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1996, and have postgraduate qualifications (graduate diploma/coursework masters) in family medicine, dermatology, epidemiology, and psychiatry.
I have been involved in general practice research since 2000, and was awarded a PhD in 2006. I held an NHMRC Medical Postgraduate Scholarship 2003-2006 and was a member of the 2007 cohort of the Brisbane International Initiative in in Primary Care Research Leadership Programme 2007-2010.
- Master of General Practice Psychiatry (Clinical), Monash University, 2001
- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of New South Wales
- Diploma of Practical Dermatology, University of Wales
- Graduate Diploma of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Newcastle
- Diploma in Paediatrics, Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute - JHH
- Master of Family Medicine (Clinical), Monash University, 1999
- General Practice
- Occupational violence
Have experience in quantitative and qualitative research in general practice/primary health care.
Qualitative research experience includes focus group studies and studies employing semi-structured interviews.
Quantitative research experience includes cross-sectional and cohort study designs.
Research experience has included studies involving occupational violence in general practice, the psychological effects of skin disease, use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines in skin disease and the health effects of unemployment.
Areas of research interest are occupational violence in General Practice, psychodermatology, cerebrovascular disease in general practice and medication use in the elderly.
Fields of Research
|160500||Policy And Administration||50|
|111700||Public Health And Health Services||40|
|110499||Complementary And Alternative Medicine Not Elsewhere Classified||10|
Centres and Groups
Course co-ordinator of Year 3 courses in the University of Newcastle B Med. Designed, implemented and co-ordinated first year of both courses.
2004 Subspecialty Clinical Practice
2005 Professional Practice 4
Director, Primary Health Care Research and Evaluation Development Program, Discipline of General Practice, University of Newcastle. 2006 - present.
Teaching experience includes extensive undergraduate Problem Based Learning tutoring, and lectures and workshops on a range of topics in general practice, especially skin disease.
Extensive experience in postgraduate (vocational General Practice training) teaching - especially in skin diseases, psychiatry and critical evaluation.
Extensive experience teaching primary health care professionals on topics such as critical evaluation & literature searching, research methodology.