Dr Joanne Gale

Research Fellow
Public Health, School of Public Health

Telephone +61 2862 71844

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Biographical details

Dr Joanne Gale is a research fellow and biostatistician within the Prevention Research Collaboration (PRC) based in the Charles Perkins Centre. Her work centres around the analysis of large population based data sets in order to better understand the influence of lifestyle and behaviour on obesity. She works regularly on prevention program evaluations in the areas of nutrition, sedentary behaviour, tobacco control and physical activity. Joanne has a keen interest in data linkage studies and using large key data bases collected over time to better understand the triggers of obesity and cardiovascular disease. She also has experience in measurement and scale validation within the area of physical activity. Most recently, Joanne was the senior statistician on the NSW Schools Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey 2015.

Previously to working at the PRC, she has worked as an analyst in the government, private and academic sectors for close to 20 years.

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Journals

  • Hardy, L., Mihrshahi, S., Gale, J., Drayton, B., Bauman, A., Mitchell, J. (2017). 30-year trends in overweight, obesity and waist-to-height ratio by socioeconomic status in Australian children, 1985 to 2015. International Journal of Obesity, 41(1), 76-82. [More Information]
  • Mahady, S., Gale, J., Macaskill, P., Craig, J., George, J. (2017). Prevalence of elevated alanine transaminase in Australia and its relationship to metabolic risk factors: A cross-sectional study of 9,447 people. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 32(1), 169-176. [More Information]
  • Mihrshahi, S., Ding, D., Gale, J., Allman-Farinelli, M., Banks, E., Bauman, A. (2017). Response to a letter received about our paper Vegetarian diet and all-cause mortality: Evidence from a large population-based Australian cohort- the 45 and Up Study"". Preventive Medicine, 100, 277-278. [More Information]
  • Mihrshahi, S., Ding, D., Gale, J., Allman-Farinelli, M., Banks, E., Bauman, A. (2017). Vegetarian diet and all-cause mortality: Evidence from a large population-based Australian cohort - the 45 and Up Study. Preventive Medicine, 97, 1-7. [More Information]
  • O'Hara, B., Gale, J., McGill, B., Bauman, A., Hebden, L., Allman-Farinelli, M., Maxwell, M., Phongsavan, P. (2017). Weight-Related Goal Setting in a Telephone-Based Preventive Health-Coaching Program: Demonstration of Effectiveness. American Journal of Health Promotion, In press, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Engelen, L., Gale, J., Chau, J., Hardy, L., Mackey, M., Johnson, N., Shirley, D., Bauman, A. (2017). Who is at risk of chronic disease? Associations between risk profiles of physical activity, sitting and cardio-metabolic disease in Australian adults. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41(2), 178-183. [More Information]
  • Nguyen, B., Bauman, A., Gale, J., Banks, E., Kritharides, L., Ding, D. (2016). Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality: Evidence from a large Australian cohort study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 13(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Foley, B., Engelen, L., Gale, J., Bauman, A., Mackey, M. (2016). Sedentary Behavior and Musculoskeletal Discomfort Are Reduced When Office Workers Trial an Activity-Based Work Environment. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58(9), 924-931. [More Information]
  • Bennie, J., Pedisic, Z., Van Uffelen, J., Gale, J., Banting, L., Vergeer, I., Stamatakis, E., Bauman, A., Biddle, S. (2016). The descriptive epidemiology of total physical activity, muscle-strengthening exercises and sedentary behaviour among Australian adults - results from the National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey. BMC Public Health, 16(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Hardy, L., Mihrshahi, S., Gale, J., Nguyen, B., Baur, L., O'Hara, B. (2015). Translational research: are community-based child obesity treatment programs scalable? BMC Public Health, 15(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Milton, K., Gale, J., Stamatakis, E., Bauman, A. (2015). Trends in prolonged sitting time among European adults: 27 country analysis. Preventive Medicine, 77(11), 11-16. [More Information]
  • Bauman, A., Gale, J., Milton, K. (2014). Are "armchair socialists" still sitting? Cross sectional study of political affiliation and physical activity. BMJ, 349, 1-4. [More Information]

2017

  • Hardy, L., Mihrshahi, S., Gale, J., Drayton, B., Bauman, A., Mitchell, J. (2017). 30-year trends in overweight, obesity and waist-to-height ratio by socioeconomic status in Australian children, 1985 to 2015. International Journal of Obesity, 41(1), 76-82. [More Information]
  • Mahady, S., Gale, J., Macaskill, P., Craig, J., George, J. (2017). Prevalence of elevated alanine transaminase in Australia and its relationship to metabolic risk factors: A cross-sectional study of 9,447 people. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 32(1), 169-176. [More Information]
  • Mihrshahi, S., Ding, D., Gale, J., Allman-Farinelli, M., Banks, E., Bauman, A. (2017). Response to a letter received about our paper Vegetarian diet and all-cause mortality: Evidence from a large population-based Australian cohort- the 45 and Up Study"". Preventive Medicine, 100, 277-278. [More Information]
  • Mihrshahi, S., Ding, D., Gale, J., Allman-Farinelli, M., Banks, E., Bauman, A. (2017). Vegetarian diet and all-cause mortality: Evidence from a large population-based Australian cohort - the 45 and Up Study. Preventive Medicine, 97, 1-7. [More Information]
  • O'Hara, B., Gale, J., McGill, B., Bauman, A., Hebden, L., Allman-Farinelli, M., Maxwell, M., Phongsavan, P. (2017). Weight-Related Goal Setting in a Telephone-Based Preventive Health-Coaching Program: Demonstration of Effectiveness. American Journal of Health Promotion, In press, 1-11. [More Information]
  • Engelen, L., Gale, J., Chau, J., Hardy, L., Mackey, M., Johnson, N., Shirley, D., Bauman, A. (2017). Who is at risk of chronic disease? Associations between risk profiles of physical activity, sitting and cardio-metabolic disease in Australian adults. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41(2), 178-183. [More Information]

2016

  • Nguyen, B., Bauman, A., Gale, J., Banks, E., Kritharides, L., Ding, D. (2016). Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality: Evidence from a large Australian cohort study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 13(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Foley, B., Engelen, L., Gale, J., Bauman, A., Mackey, M. (2016). Sedentary Behavior and Musculoskeletal Discomfort Are Reduced When Office Workers Trial an Activity-Based Work Environment. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58(9), 924-931. [More Information]
  • Bennie, J., Pedisic, Z., Van Uffelen, J., Gale, J., Banting, L., Vergeer, I., Stamatakis, E., Bauman, A., Biddle, S. (2016). The descriptive epidemiology of total physical activity, muscle-strengthening exercises and sedentary behaviour among Australian adults - results from the National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey. BMC Public Health, 16(1), 1-13. [More Information]

2015

  • Hardy, L., Mihrshahi, S., Gale, J., Nguyen, B., Baur, L., O'Hara, B. (2015). Translational research: are community-based child obesity treatment programs scalable? BMC Public Health, 15(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Milton, K., Gale, J., Stamatakis, E., Bauman, A. (2015). Trends in prolonged sitting time among European adults: 27 country analysis. Preventive Medicine, 77(11), 11-16. [More Information]

2014

  • Bauman, A., Gale, J., Milton, K. (2014). Are "armchair socialists" still sitting? Cross sectional study of political affiliation and physical activity. BMJ, 349, 1-4. [More Information]

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