Associate Professor David Peiris

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India

(George Institute for Global Health, India) Collaboration on India based primary health care projects

Selected grants

2015

  • Nurse-led tailored risk reduction in atrial fibrillation; Neubeck A, Sanders P, Hendriks J, Peiris D; Heart Foundation of Australia/Vanguard Grant.
  • An integrated general practice and pharmacy-based intervention to promote the prescription and use of appropriate preventive medications among individuals at high cardiovascular risk.; Patel A, Peiris D, Saini B, Joshi R, Usherwood T, Armour C, Webster R, Lo S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2013

  • Consumer Navigation of Electronic Cardiovascular Tools - The CONNECT study; Peiris D, Usherwood T, Harris M, Hayman N, Rodgers A, Panaretto K, Chow C, Redfern J, Lau A, Heeley E; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Multi-faceted e-health interventions for primary health care; Peiris D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Early Career Fellowships (ECF).

2012

  • A smartphone-based clinical decision support system for primary health care workers to improve the detection and management of hypertension and associated cardiovascular risk in rural India; Peiris D, Patel A, MacMahon S, Clifford G, Prabhakaran D, Maulik P, Joshi R, Jan S, Heritier S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Strategic Awards: Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases.

2011

  • PULSE: an electronic decision support system for vascular disease management and prevention in primary health care; Peiris D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) Fellowship.
  • What Determines Patients Adherence to Treatment in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention A Process Evaluation of The Kanyini-GAP Trial; Jan S, Rose J, Usherwood T, Brien J, Peiris D, Rose J, Hayman N, Howard K; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Evaluation of a novel electronic decision support tool for cardiovascular risk management - the TORPEDO study; Patel A, Peiris D, Usherwood T, Harris M, Hayman N, Panaretto K, Redfern J, Zwar N, Colagiuri S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2010

  • RCT of polypill versus usual care among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with high cardivascular risk; Cass A, Brown A, Rodgers A, Hayman N, Usherwood T, Peiris D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Redfern, J., Usherwood, T., Harris, M., Rodgers, A., Hayman, N., Panaretto, K., Chow, C., Lau, A., Neubeck, A., Coorey, G., Heeley, E., Patel, A., Jan, S., Peiris, D., et al (2014). A randomised controlled trial of a consumer-focused e-health strategy for cardiovascular risk management in primary care: The Consumer Navigation of Electronic Cardiovascular Tools (CONNECT) study protocol. BMJ Open, 4(2), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Williams, C., Holbrook, R., Lindner, R., Reeve, J., Das, A., Maher, C. (2014). A web-based clinical decision support tool for primary health care management of back pain: development and mixed methods evaluation. JMIR Research Protocols, 3(2), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Orchard, J., Freedman, B., Lowres, N., Peiris, D., Neubeck, A. (2014). iPhone ECG screening by practice nurses and receptionists for atrial fibrillation in general practice: the GP-SEARCH qualitative pilot study. Australian Family Physician, 43(5), 315-319.
  • Joshi, R., Alim, M., Kengne, A., Jan, S., Maulik, P., Peiris, D., Patel, A. (2014). Task Shifting for Non-Communicable Disease Management in Low and Middle Income Countries - A Systematic Review. PLoS One, 9(8), e103754. [More Information]
  • Praveen, D., Patel, A., MacMahon, S., Prabhakaran, D., Clifford, G., Maulik, P., Joshi, R., Jan, S., Heritier, S., Peiris, D. (2013). A multifaceted strategy using mobile technology to assist rural primary healthcare doctors and frontline health workers in cardiovascular disease risk management: protocol for the SMARTHealth India cluster randomised controlled trial. Implementation Science, 8(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Agaliotis, M., Patel, B., Patel, A. (2013). Validation of a general practice audit and data extraction tool. Australian Family Physician, 42(11), 816-819. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Brown, A., Howard, M., Rickards, B., Tonkin, A., Ring, I., Hayman, N., Cass, A. (2012). Building better systems of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: findings from the Kanyini health systems assessment. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Anderson, C., Patel, A., Cass, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Chalmers, J. (2012). Disparities between prescribing of secondary prevention therapies for stroke and coronary artery disease in general practice. International Journal of Stroke, 7(8), 649-654. [More Information]
  • Burns, K., Turnbull, F., Patel, A., Peiris, D. (2012). Opinions of community pharmacists on the value of a cardiovascular polypill as a means of improving medication compliance. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 20(3), 155-163. [More Information]
  • Turnbull, F., Arima, H., Heeley, E., Cass, A., Chalmers, J., Morgan, C., Patel, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Anderson, C. (2011). Gender disparities in the assessment and management of cardiovascular risk in primary care: the AusHEART study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 18(3), 498-503. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Weekes, A., Morgan, C., Anderson, C., Chalmers, J. (2010). Cardiovascular risk perception and evidence-practice gaps in Australian general practice (the AusHEART study). Medical Journal of Australia, 192(5), 254-259. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Mohsin, M., Jenkins, A., Hughes, C., Cass, A. (2010). Robust data to close the gap: current vascular and maternal/newborn indicators as measures of progress in Aboriginal health in New South Wales. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 34(6), 563-571. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Joshi, R., Webster, R., Groenestein, P., Usherwood, T., Heeley, E., Turnbull, F., Lipman, A., Patel, A. (2009). An electronic clinical decision support tool to assist primary care providers in cardiovascular disease risk management: Development and mixed methods evaluation. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 11(4, Article number e51), e51. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Howard, M., Tchan, M., Brady, J., De Vries, J., Rickards, B., Yarnold, D., Hayman, N., et al (2009). Cardiovascular disease risk management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in primary health care settings: findings from the Kanyini Audit. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 304-309. [More Information]
  • Webster, R., Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Bayram, C., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2009). Gaps in cardiovascular disease risk management in Australian general practice. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 324-329. [More Information]

2014

  • Redfern, J., Usherwood, T., Harris, M., Rodgers, A., Hayman, N., Panaretto, K., Chow, C., Lau, A., Neubeck, A., Coorey, G., Heeley, E., Patel, A., Jan, S., Peiris, D., et al (2014). A randomised controlled trial of a consumer-focused e-health strategy for cardiovascular risk management in primary care: The Consumer Navigation of Electronic Cardiovascular Tools (CONNECT) study protocol. BMJ Open, 4(2), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Williams, C., Holbrook, R., Lindner, R., Reeve, J., Das, A., Maher, C. (2014). A web-based clinical decision support tool for primary health care management of back pain: development and mixed methods evaluation. JMIR Research Protocols, 3(2), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Orchard, J., Freedman, B., Lowres, N., Peiris, D., Neubeck, A. (2014). iPhone ECG screening by practice nurses and receptionists for atrial fibrillation in general practice: the GP-SEARCH qualitative pilot study. Australian Family Physician, 43(5), 315-319.
  • Joshi, R., Alim, M., Kengne, A., Jan, S., Maulik, P., Peiris, D., Patel, A. (2014). Task Shifting for Non-Communicable Disease Management in Low and Middle Income Countries - A Systematic Review. PLoS One, 9(8), e103754. [More Information]

2013

  • Praveen, D., Patel, A., MacMahon, S., Prabhakaran, D., Clifford, G., Maulik, P., Joshi, R., Jan, S., Heritier, S., Peiris, D. (2013). A multifaceted strategy using mobile technology to assist rural primary healthcare doctors and frontline health workers in cardiovascular disease risk management: protocol for the SMARTHealth India cluster randomised controlled trial. Implementation Science, 8(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Agaliotis, M., Patel, B., Patel, A. (2013). Validation of a general practice audit and data extraction tool. Australian Family Physician, 42(11), 816-819. [More Information]

2012

  • Peiris, D., Brown, A., Howard, M., Rickards, B., Tonkin, A., Ring, I., Hayman, N., Cass, A. (2012). Building better systems of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: findings from the Kanyini health systems assessment. BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Heeley, E., Anderson, C., Patel, A., Cass, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Chalmers, J. (2012). Disparities between prescribing of secondary prevention therapies for stroke and coronary artery disease in general practice. International Journal of Stroke, 7(8), 649-654. [More Information]
  • Burns, K., Turnbull, F., Patel, A., Peiris, D. (2012). Opinions of community pharmacists on the value of a cardiovascular polypill as a means of improving medication compliance. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 20(3), 155-163. [More Information]

2011

  • Turnbull, F., Arima, H., Heeley, E., Cass, A., Chalmers, J., Morgan, C., Patel, A., Peiris, D., Weekes, A., Anderson, C. (2011). Gender disparities in the assessment and management of cardiovascular risk in primary care: the AusHEART study. European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, 18(3), 498-503. [More Information]

2010

  • Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Weekes, A., Morgan, C., Anderson, C., Chalmers, J. (2010). Cardiovascular risk perception and evidence-practice gaps in Australian general practice (the AusHEART study). Medical Journal of Australia, 192(5), 254-259. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Mohsin, M., Jenkins, A., Hughes, C., Cass, A. (2010). Robust data to close the gap: current vascular and maternal/newborn indicators as measures of progress in Aboriginal health in New South Wales. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 34(6), 563-571. [More Information]

2009

  • Peiris, D., Joshi, R., Webster, R., Groenestein, P., Usherwood, T., Heeley, E., Turnbull, F., Lipman, A., Patel, A. (2009). An electronic clinical decision support tool to assist primary care providers in cardiovascular disease risk management: Development and mixed methods evaluation. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 11(4, Article number e51), e51. [More Information]
  • Peiris, D., Patel, A., Cass, A., Howard, M., Tchan, M., Brady, J., De Vries, J., Rickards, B., Yarnold, D., Hayman, N., et al (2009). Cardiovascular disease risk management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in primary health care settings: findings from the Kanyini Audit. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 304-309. [More Information]
  • Webster, R., Heeley, E., Peiris, D., Bayram, C., Cass, A., Patel, A. (2009). Gaps in cardiovascular disease risk management in Australian general practice. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(6), 324-329. [More Information]

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