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 Chris Roberts is Associate Director (Education) at the Charles Perkins Centre, where he is responsible for developing the educational strategy.
His particular research interests in primary care include evalauting 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 include community-engaged learning and teaching, selection focussed assessment, professionalism, clinical competence and career choice.
He teaches and innovates in Stage 1 and stage 2 medical students' clinical day at Hornsby, teaches into the Stage 3 community term block. He is supervisor to several doctoral students in medical and health science education.
Current national competitive grants*
Can we achieve better clinical and economic outcomes for chronic disease management in primary care asthma and hypertension?
Armour C, Bajorek B, Krass I, Hayes A, Roberts C
National Heart Foundation of Australia Grant-in-Aid ($130,000 over 2 years)
* Grants administered through the University of Sydney
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.