Associate Professor Chris Roberts
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Chris is Associate Professor in Primary Care and Medical Education. He is Deputy Director at the Sydney Medical School - Northern's Hornsby Campus. He has recently been working as Associate Director (Education) at the Charles Perkins Centre, where he was responsible for developing the educational strategy.[Hide detail]
His particular research interests in primary care include evaluating complex interventions in primary care for example multi-disciplinary approaches to falls prevention, musculo-skeletal problems, hypertension management, and mental health. He is more well known for his medical education research; including community-engaged learning and teaching, selection focussed assessment, professionalism, clinical competence and career choice.
He has a group of PhD students in medical and health science education research.
He teaches and innovates in Stage 1 and stage 2 medical students' clinical day at Hornsby, and into the Stage 3 community term block.
In 2013, he shared the Vice Chancellor's Award for Support of the Student Experieince for the Peer Assisted Learning program at the Central Clinical School, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
United Kingdom. (University of Sheffield, UK) Worked there for many years. On going research projects..
Netherlands. (University of Maastricht) International educational research project.
Canada. (University of British Columbia) Ongoing relationship re student selection procedures for graduate entry medicine.