Dr Seeta Durvasula

Lecturer in Developmental Disability
Centre for Developmental Disability Studies (CDDS), Northern Clinical School

K25 - Medical Foundation Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 8878 0505
F: +61 2 9807 7053
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Research interests

nutrition problems, mortality in people with intellectual disability; health services/health policy for people with intellectual disability


2014 | 2012 | 2010 | 2008


  • Cahill, S., Stancliffe, R., Clemson, L., Durvasula, S. (2014), Reconstructing the fall: individual, behavioural and contextual factors associated with falls in individuals with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 58(4), 321-332. [Abstract]


  • Sambrook, P., Cameron, I., Chen, J., Cumming, R., Durvasula, S., Herrmann, M., Kok, C., Lord, S., Macara, M., March, L., Mason, R., Seibel, M., Wilson, N., Simpson, J. (2012), Does increased sunlight exposure work as a strategy to improve vitamin D status in the elderly: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Osteoporosis International. 23(2), 615-624. [Abstract]
  • Durvasula, S., Sambrook, P., Cameron, I. (2012), Factors influencing adherence with therapeutic sunlight exposure in older people in intermediate care facilities. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 54(2), e234-e241. [Abstract]


  • Cox, C., Clemson, L., Stancliffe, R., Durvasula, S., Sherrington, C. (2010), Incidence of and risk factors for falls among adults with an intellectual disability. Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR. 54(12), 1045-57. [Abstract]
  • Durvasula, S., Kok, C., Sambrook, P., Cumming, R., Lord, S., March, L., Mason, R., Seibel, M., Simpson, J., Cameron, I. (2010), Sunlight and health: Attitudes of older people living in intermediate care facilities in southern Australia. Archives of gerontology and geriatrics. 51(3), e94-9. [Abstract]


  • Vanlint, S., Nugent, M., Durvasula, S. (2008), Vitamin D and people with intellectual disability. Australian Family Physician. 37(5), 348-51. [Abstract]
  • Vanlint, S., Nugent, M., Durvasula, S., Downs, J., Leonard, H. (2008), A guide for the assessment and management of vitamin D status in people with intellectual disability (developed as an AADDM Working Party initiative). Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability. 33, 184-188. [Abstract]