Honorary Associate Professor Lucie Rychetnik

Honorary Associate Professor
Centre for Values, Ethics & Law in Medicine (VELIM), School of Public Health

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Grants | Publications


Current national competitive grants*


Evaluating cancer screening: context, evidence, values and ethics
Carter S, Rychetnik L, Barratt A, Kerridge I
NHMRC Project Grants ($552,350 over 4 years)

Characteristics of intervention research that progresses to 'real-world' implementation
Chapman S, Redman S, Rychetnik L, King L, Milat A
NHMRC Project Grants ($537,020 over 3 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009


  • Williams, J., Carter, S., Rychetnik, L. (2014), 'Organised' cervical screening 45 years on: How consistent are organised screening practices?. European Journal of Cancer. 50(17), 3029¿3038. [Abstract]
  • Williams, J., Carter, S., Rychetnik, L. (2014), Information provision in cervical screening in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia. 201(5), 295-297. [Abstract]
  • Rychetnik, L., Doust, J., Thomas, R., Gardiner, R., Mackenzie, G., Glasziou, P. (2014), A Community Jury on PSA screening: what do well-informed men want the government to do about prostate cancer screening--a qualitative analysis. BMJ Open. 4(4), e004682. [Abstract]


  • Rychetnik, L., McCaffery, K., Morton, R., Thompson, J., Menzies, S., Irwig, L. (2013), Follow-up of early stage melanoma: Specialist clinician perspectives on the functions of follow-up and implications for extending follow-up intervals. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 107(5), 463-468. [Abstract]
  • Rychetnik, L., Carter, S., Abelson, J., Thornton, H., Barratt, A., Entwistle, V., Mackenzie, G., Salkeld, G., Glasziou, P. (2013), Enhancing citizen engagement in cancer screening through deliberative democracy. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 105(6), 380-386. [Abstract]
  • Rychetnik, L., McCaffery, K., Morton, R., Irwig, L. (2013), Psychosocial aspects of post-treatment follow-up for stage I/II melanoma: a systematic review of the literature. Psycho-Oncology. 22(4), 721-736. [Abstract]
  • Carter, S., Rychetnik, L. (2013), A public health ethics approach to non-communicable diseases. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 10(1), 17-18. [Abstract]
  • Laws, R., King, L., Hardy, L., Milat, A., Rissel, C., Newson, R., Rychetnik, L., Bauman, A. (2013), Utilization of a population health survey in policy and practice: a case study. Health Research Policy and Systems. 11, 4. [Abstract]
  • Milat, A., Laws, R., King, L., Newson, R., Rychetnik, L., Rissel, C., Bauman, A., Redman, S., Bennie, J. (2013), Policy and practice impacts of applied research: a case study analysis of the New South Wales Health Promotion Demonstration Research Grants Scheme 2000-2006. Health Research Policy and Systems. 11, 5. [Abstract]
  • Morton, R., Rychetnik, L., McCaffery, K., Thompson, J., Irwig, L. (2013), Patients' perspectives of long-term follow-up for localised cutaneous melanoma. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 39(39), 297-303. [Abstract]
  • Rychetnik, L., Carter, S., Barratt, A., Irwig, L. (2013), Expanding the evidence on cancer screening: the value of scientific, social and ethical perspectives. The Medical Journal of Australia. 198(10), 536-539. [Abstract]


  • Laws, R., St George, A., Rychetnik, L., Bauman, A. (2012), Diabetes prevention research: a systematic review of external validity in lifestyle interventions. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 43(2), 205-214. [Abstract]
  • Rychetnik, L., Bauman, A., Laws, R., King, L., Rissel, C., Nutbeam, D., Colagiuri, S., Caterson, I. (2012), Translating research for evidence-based public health: key concepts and future directions. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 66(12), 1187-1192. [Abstract]
  • Carter, S., Klinner, C., Kerridge, I., Rychetnik, L., Li, V., Fry, D. (2012), The ethical commitments of health promotion practitioners: an empirical study from New South Wales, Australia. Public Health Ethics. 5(2), 128-139.
  • Carter, S., Kerridge, I., Rychetnik, L., King, L. (2012), The ethical implications of intervening in bodyweight. In: A Modern Epidemic. (pp.191-206).Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Rychetnik, L., Morton, R., McCaffery, K., Thompson, J., Menzies, S., Irwig, L. (2012), Shared care in the follow-up of early-stage melanoma: a qualitative study of Australian melanoma clinicians' perspectives and models of care. BMC Health Services Research. 12, 468. [Abstract]


  • Little, M., Gordon, J., Markham, P., Rychetnik, L., Kerridge, I. (2011), Virtuous acts as practical medical ethics: an empirical study. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 17(5), 948-953. [Abstract]
  • Carter, S., Entwistle, V., McCaffery, K., Rychetnik, L. (2011), Shared health governance: the potential danger of oppressive "healthism". The American Journal of Bioethics. 11(7), 57-59. [Abstract]
  • Carter, S., Rychetnik, L., Lloyd, B., Kerridge, I., Baur, L., Bauman, A., Hooker, C., Zask, A. (2011), Evidence, ethics, and values: a framework for health promotion. American Journal of Public Health. 101(3), 465-472. [Abstract]
  • Rychetnik, L., Madronio, C. (2011), The health and social effects of drinking water-based infusions of kava: A review of the evidence. Drug and Alcohol Review. 30(1), 74-83. [Abstract]


  • Rychetnik, L. (2010), Is an 'evaluation jigsaw' a feasible way forward?. Journal of Public Health. 32(1), 10-11. [Abstract]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Rychetnik, L., Walker, R., Frommer, M., Craig, J. (2010), Nephrologists' Perspectives on the Effect of Guidelines on Clinical Practice: A Semistructured Interview Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 55(2), 241-249. [Abstract]
  • Cardona-Morrell, M., Rychetnik, L., Morrell, S., Espinel, P., Bauman, A. (2010), Reduction of diabetes risk in routine clinical practice: Are Physical Activity and Nutrition Interventions feasible and are the outcomes from reference trials replicable? A Systematic Review and meta-analysis. BMC public health. 10(1), 653. [Abstract]


  • Waters, D., Rychetnik, L., Crisp, J., Barratt, A. (2009), Views on evidence from nursing and midwifery opinion leaders. Nurse education today. 29(8), 829-34. [Abstract]
  • Lloyd, B., Rychetnik, L., Maxwell, M., Nove, T. (2009), Building capacity for evidence-based practice in the health promotion workforce: evaluation of a train-the-trainer initiative in NSW. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 20(2), 151-154. [Abstract]
  • Waters, D., Crisp, J., Rychetnik, L., Barratt, A. (2009), The Australian experience of nurses' preparedness for evidence-based practice. Journal of Nursing Management. 17(4), 510-518. [Abstract]
  • Campbell, D., Redman, S., Jorm, L., Cooke, M., Zwi, A., Rychetnik, L. (2009), Increasing the use of evidence in health policy: practice and views of policy makers and researchers. Australia and New Zealand health policy. 6(1), 21. [Abstract]