Research students



Research interest


Abdulbasit Seid

Assessment of Violence Against Women by their Intimate Partner During Pregnancy, Adverse Pregnancy Outcome and Postnatal Depression: A Prospective Cohort Study

Addisu Beyene

Causes and Consequences of Gender-Based Violence against Teenagers: The Case of Eastern Ethiopia


Alemu Melka
The influence of birth plans during pregnancy in increasing skilled care at delivery and postnatal care in rural Ethiopia: Cluster randomized control trial

Alexander Laar
Assessing the extend of the implementation of mobile-health technologies (mHealth) to improve access and use of sexual and reproductive health-related services for rural women in Ghana

Andi Pramono

The Interface Between Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF) and Acute Hospital Care for Australian Women Living in RACF, and Possible Variables that Influence the Interface

Ayele Bali
Utilisation and Quality of Emergency Obstetric Care Among Public Health Facilities of West Shewa Zone, Oromia Regional State, Central Ethiopia

Cassie Curryer

A view of home: Older people, housing and social policy in Australia


Christine Harrington

When does curative become palliative – evidence from Australia and Vietnam


Daniel Tollosa
Impact of Cancer Diagnosis on Lifestyle Behaviours: Utilization of Women's Health Australia (WHA) Data.

Desalegn Shifti
Birth interval in Ethiopia: Spatial variations, inequalities, effects on infants and child health outcomes based on national population data

Dinberu Shebeshi
Understanding the Australian Women Hospital use Dynamics at the End of Life: The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health

Edwina Mingay

Researching and promoting health enhancing behaviours to protect adolescents from nutrition-related health risks

Girmay Kiross
Does Economic Growth Reduce Infant Mortality? The determinants and a predictive model of Infant Mortality in Ethiopia.

Habtamu Bizuayehu
Adverse pregnancy outcomes among women in Australia

Kaeshaelya Thiruchelvam

Effects of medication reviews on patient and health outcomes among older women

Kailash Thapaliy

A longitudinal retrospective study of medication use and end of life care in hospital for Australian women with dementia


Karen Beattie
Improving health outcomes through challenging conversations with Aboriginal women during the perinatal and early childhood periods

Kate Morgan
Living with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome during pregnancy: A qualitative exploration of women’s experiences

Kay Khaing

The impact of weight, nutrition and physical activity on cognition in older people.

Liana Green

‘He didn’t know how to die’: Reducing pre-death anxiety and suffering for those ageing through the reclamation of social, psychological and sacred death preparation in a modern Australian society


Maereg Meazaw

Epidemiology of pre-eclampsia / eclampsia, maternal and perinatal outcomes among pre-eclamptic / eclamptic patients in Ethiopia

Melissa Pereira
'Healthy Mother, Sustainable Nation': A study into the factors averting poor perinatal mental health.

Mitiku Hambisa
The dynamics of gender based violence and its effect on prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS in Eastern Ethiopia

Nanda Jayaraman
Factors Associated with Hospital-Based Adverse Events in Older Patients – A Retrospective Study of Australian Women

Nuruzzaman Khan
Pregnancy intention and the use of family planning, maternal and post-natal health care service utilization in Bangladesh

Prisca Mbah Fongkimeh

Determinants of Contraception Uptake During Abortion and Post Abortion Care in Cameroon

Sarah Kabanoff

Creative survival: What we can learn from women who have experienced violence, and how we can better listen


Shahinoor Akter
Access to service delivery for ethnic women of reproductive age in Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHTs) in Bangladesh

Shalik Dhital

Using a Health promotion-based street drama intervention to increase maternal knowledge about household handwashing with soap in selected rural areas of Nepal


Shazia Abbas
Using Epidemiological Evidence to Aid Tailored Joint Decision Making in Areas of Clinical Uncertainty in the Management of Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) in Later Life

Stephanie Lithgow

Elder abuse: Risk factors, terminology and detection among older Australian women living with and without dementia

Tahir Hassan
Neonatal near miss in Ethiopia: Prevalence, determinants and lesson learned

Teketo Tegegne

Impact of mobile phone intervention in improving antenatal care, skilled birth attendant and postnatal care service utilisation in Ethiopia: A cluster randomised controlled trial


Tenaw Yimer
The Effect of Domestic Violence on Adverse Birth Outcomes Among Pregnant Women in East and West Gojam Zones, North West Ethiopia – Longitudinal Study

Tesfaye Feyissa

Contraception, fertility and under-five mortality in women living with HIV in Western Ethiopia

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