Associate Professor Kristine Barlow-Stewart

Director, Master of Genetic Counselling
Genetic Medicine, Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 99264553
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Research interests

genetics and ethics, public policy and genetics, genetic counselling

Selected grants

2012

  • Cluster randomised controlled trial of a psycho-educational intervention for people with a family history of depression for use in general practice; Meiser B, Mitchell P, Schofield P, Barlow-Stewart K, Trevena L, Dobbins T, Christensen H; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2010

  • Randomised trial of consumer-led familiar cancer risk tool & GP triage on risk-appropriate colorectal cancer screening; Trevena L, Meiser B, Meiser B, Kirk J, Barlow-Stewart K, Dobbins T, Goodwin A; Cancer Australia/Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.
  • The Development and Trial of tailored psycho-educational resources for melanoma patients; Kasparian N, Meiser B, Menzies S, Mann G, Butow P, Barlow-Stewart K; Cancer Council New South Wales/Project Support.
  • Cluster-Randomised trial of a colorectal cancer family history assessment website for use in general practice; Trevena L, Meiser B, Kirk J, Barlow-Stewart K, Dobbins T, Goodwin A; Cancer Australia/Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.

2006

  • Preimplantation genetic diagnosis: Psychological impact.; Barlow-Stewart K; Fertility Society of Australia/Research Grants Program.

Selected publications & creative works

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Edited Books

  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Gayathri, P. (2007). The Australasian Genetics Resource Book:The Australian and New Zealand Directory of Genetics Support Groups, Services and Information. Australia: Centre for Genetics Education.

Book Chapters

  • Barlow-Stewart, K. (2011). Genetic Conditions. In Phelps K, Hassed C (Eds.), General Practice: the integrative approach, (pp. 412-428). Sydney: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Taylor, S., Treloar, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Otlowski, M., Stranger, M. (2007). Consumer experiences and predictive genetic testing. In Mark Stranger (Eds.), Human Biotechnology and Public Trust: Trends, Perceptions and Regulation. Australia: University of Tasmania - Centre for Law and Genetics.
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Taylor, S., Otlowski, M. (2005). Knowing your genes. In Wilson, S., Meagher G., Gibson, R., Denemark, D. & Western, M. (Eds.), Australian social attitudes : the first report, (pp. 204-219). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.

Journals

  • Quinn, V., Meiser, B., Wilde, A., Cousins, Z., Barlow-Stewart, K., Mitchell, P., Schofield, P. (2014). Preferences Regarding Targeted Education and Risk Assessment in People with a Family History of Major Depressive Disorder. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 23(5), 785-795. [More Information]
  • Meiser, B., Schofield, P., Trevena, L., Wilde, A., Barlow-Stewart, K., Proudfoot, J., Peate, M., Dobbins, T., Christensen, H., Sherman, K., et al (2013). Cluster randomized controlled trial of a psycho-educational intervention for people with a family history of depression for use in general practice. BMC Psychiatry, 13(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Gleeson, M., Meiser, B., Barlow-Stewart, K., Trainer, A., Tucker, K., Watts, K., Friedlander, M., Kasparian, N. (2013). Communication and information needs of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer regarding treatment-focused genetic testing. Oncology Nursing Forum, 40(3), 275-283. [More Information]
  • Xu, M., Zou, L., Wilde, A., Meiser, B., Barlow-Stewart, K., Chan, B., Mitchell, P., Sousa, M., Schofield, P. (2013). Exploring Culture-Specific Differences in Beliefs about Causes, Kinship and the Heritability of Major Depressive Disorder: The Views of Anglo-Celtic and Chinese-Australians. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 22(5), 613-624. [More Information]
  • McLoone, J., Watts, K., Menzies, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Mann, G., Kasparian, N. (2013). Melanoma survivors at high risk of developing new primary disease: a qualitative examination of the factors that contribute to patient satisfaction with clinical care. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 22(9), 1994-2000. [More Information]
  • Burcher, S., Meiser, B., Mitchell, G., Saunders, C., Rahman, B., Tucker, K., Barlow-Stewart, K., Watts, K., Gleeson, M., Kirk, J. (2013). Oncology health professionals attitudes toward treatment-focused genetic testing for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Personalized Medicine, 10(5), 431-440. [More Information]
  • Meiser, B., Gleeson, M., Watts, K., Peate, M., Zilliacus, E., Barlow-Stewart, K., Saunders, C., Mitchell, G., Kirk, J. (2012). Getting to the Point: What Women Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Want to Know About Treatment-Focused Genetic Testing. Oncology Nursing Forum, 39(2), E101-E111. [More Information]
  • Watts, K., Meiser, B., Mitchell, G., Kirk, J., Saunders, C., Peate, M., Duffy, J., Kelly, P., Gleeson, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., et al (2012). How should we discuss genetic testing with women newly diagnosed with breast cancer? Design and implementation of a randomized controlled trial of two models of delivering education about treatment-focused genetic testing to younger women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. BMC Cancer, 12(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Saleh, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., Tucker, K., Eisenbruch, M., Kirk, J. (2012). Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of Arabic-Australians concerning cancer. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 21(2), 195-202. [More Information]
  • Meiser, B., Gleeson, M., Kasparian, N., Barlow-Stewart, K., Ryan, M., Watts, K., Menon, D., Mitchell, G., Tucker, K. (2012). There is no decision to make: Experiences and attitudes toward treatment-focused genetic testing among women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Gynecologic Oncology, 124(1), 153-157. [More Information]
  • Rahman, B., Meiser, B., Sachdev, P., Barlow-Stewart, K., Otlowski, M., Zilliacus, E., Schofield, P. (2012). To Know or Not to Know: An Update of the Literature on the Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Genetic Testing for Alzheimer Disease Risk. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, 16(8), 935-942. [More Information]
  • Dunlop, K., Barlow-Stewart, K., Butow, P., Heinrich, P. (2011). A Model of Professional Development for Practicing Genetic Counselors: Adaptation of Communication Skills Training in Oncology. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 20(3), 217-230. [More Information]
  • Saleh, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., Kirk, J., Tucker, K. (2011). An Exploration of the Cultural Context of Kinship and Genetics Amongst Arabic-Australians: Implications for Practice. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 20(5), 465-475. [More Information]
  • Zilliacus, E., Meiser, B., Lobb, E., Kelly, P., Barlow-Stewart, K., Kirk, J., Spigelman, A., Warwick, L., Tucker, K. (2011). Are videoconferenced consultations as effective as face-to-face consultations for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer genetic counseling? Genetics in Medicine, 13(11), 933-941. [More Information]
  • Dunlop, K., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2010). 'Start the Conversation': The New South Wales (Australia) Family Health History Campaign. Public Health Genomics, 13(5), 301-309. [More Information]
  • Karatas, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., McMahon, C., Strong, K., Hill, W., Roberts, C., Kelly, P. (2010). A prospective study assessing anxiety, depression and maternal-fetal attachment in women using PGD. Human Reproduction, 26(1), 148-156. [More Information]
  • Dunlop, K., Barlow-Stewart, K., Giffin, M. (2010). Family health history - a role in prevention. Australian Family Physician, 39(10), 793-794. [More Information]
  • Karatas, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., McMahon, C., Strong, K., Hill, W., Roberts, C., Kelly, P. (2010). Psychological adjustment, knowledge and unmet information needs in women undergoing PGD. Human Reproduction, 25(6), 1481-1489. [More Information]
  • Karatas, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., McMahon, C., Meiser, B., Roberts, C. (2010). Psychological impact of preimplantation genetic diagnosis: a review of the literature. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 20(1), 83-91. [More Information]
  • Zilliacus, E., Meiser, B., Lobb, E., Dudding, T., Barlow-Stewart, K., Tucker, K. (2010). The virtual consultation: practitioners' experiences of genetic counseling by videoconferencing in Australia. Telemedicine and e-Health, 16(3), 350-357. [More Information]
  • Karatas, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Strong, K., Meiser, B., McMahon, C., Roberts, C. (2010). Women's experience of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis: a qualitative study. Prenatal diagnosis, 30(8), 771-777. [More Information]
  • Zilliacus, E., Meiser, B., Lobb, E., Barlow-Stewart, K., Tucker, K. (2009). A Balancing Act-Telehealth Cancer Genetics and Practitioners' Experiences of a Triadic Consultation. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 18(6), 598-605. [More Information]
  • Saleh, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., Muchamore, I. (2009). Challenges faced by genetics service providers' practicing in a culturally and linguistically diverse population: an Australian experience. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 18(5), 436-446. [More Information]
  • Emery, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Metcalfe, S. (2009). There's cancer in the family. Australian Family Physician, 38, 194-198.
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Lobb, E., Suthers, G., Hallowell, N. (2009). Treatment-focused DNA testing for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients: some implications for clinical practice. Clinical Genetics, 77, 350-354. [More Information]
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Taylor, S., Treloar, S., Stranger, M., Otlowski, M. (2009). Verification of consumers' experiences and perceptions of genetic discrimination and its impact on utilization of genetic testing. Genetics in Medicine, 11(3), 193-201. [More Information]
  • Axler, R., Strong, K., Jordens, C., Ankeny, R., Barlow-Stewart, K., Kerridge, I. (2009). What's in a name? Searching the web for information about ethically contentious and emerging healthcare technologies. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 2(2), 173-183.
  • Meiser, B., Irle, J., Lobb, E., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2008). Assessment of the Content and Process of Genetic Counseling: A Critical Review of Empirical Studies. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 17(5), 434-451. [More Information]
  • Meiser, B., Tucker, K., Friedlander, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Lobb, E., Saunders, C., Mitchell, G. (2008). Genetic counselling and testing for inherited gene mutations in newly diagnosed patients with breast cancer: a review of the existing literature and a proposed research agenda. Breast Cancer Research, 10(6), 216. [More Information]
  • Taylor, S., Treloar, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Stranger, M., Otlowski, M. (2008). Investigating genetic discrimination in Australia: a large-scale survey of clinical genetics clients. Clinical Genetics, 74(1), 20-30. [More Information]
  • Wakefield, C., Meiser, B., Homewood, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Tucker, K. (2007). A comparison of community, clinician, and patient preferences for naming a cancer-related mutation. Clinical Genetics, 71(2), 140-147. [More Information]
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Gaff, C., Emery, J., Metcalfe, S. (2007). Family genetics. Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 802-805. [More Information]
  • Metcalfe, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Campbell, J., Emery, J. (2007). Genetics and blood--haemoglobinopathies and clotting disorders. Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 812-819. [More Information]
  • Emery, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Metcalfe, S., Sullivan, D. (2007). Genetics and preventive health care. Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 808-11. [More Information]
  • Taylor, S., Treloar, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Stranger, M., Otlowski, M. (2007). Investigating genetic discrimination in Australia: Perceptions and experiences of clinical genetics service clients regarding coercion to test, insurance and employment. Australian Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society, 5, 63.
  • Otlowski, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Taylor, S., Stranger, M., Treloar, S. (2007). Investigating genetic discrimination in the Australian life insurance sector: the use of genetic test results in underwriting, 1999-2003. Journal of Law and Medicine, 14(3), 367-396. [More Information]
  • Metcalfe, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Delatycki, M., Emery, J. (2007). Population genetic screening. Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 794-800. [More Information]
  • Otlowski, M., Taylor, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Stranger, M., Treloar, S. (2007). The use of legal remedies in Australia for pursuing allegations of genetic discrimination: Findings of an empirical study. International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, 9(1), 3-35.
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Burnett, L. (2006). Ethical considerations in the use of DNA for the diagnosis of diseases. Clinical Biochemist Reviews, 27(1), 53-61. [More Information]
  • Muchamore, I., Morphett, L., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2006). Exploring existing and deliberated community perspectives of newborn screening: informing the development of state and national policy standards in newborn screening and the use of dried blood spots. Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, 3, 14-14. [More Information]
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Yeo, S., Meiser, B., Goldstein, D., Tucker, K., Eisenbruch, M. (2006). Toward cultural competence in cancer genetic counseling and genetics education: lessons learned from Chinese-Australians. Genetics in Medicine, 8(1), 24-32. [More Information]
  • Warren, E., Anderson, R., Proos, A., Burnett, L., Barlow-Stewart, K., Hall, J. (2005). Cost-effectiveness of a school-based Tay-Sachs and cystic fibrosis genetic carrier screening program. Genetics in Medicine, 7(7), 484-494. [More Information]
  • Saleh, M., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2005). Genetics education in a culturally diverse population--lessons learnt, future directions. Annals of Human Biology, 32(2), 211-217. [More Information]
  • Yeo, S., Meiser, B., Barlow-Stewart, K., Goldstein, D., Tucker, K., Eisenbruch, M. (2005). Understanding community beliefs of Chinese-Australians about cancer: initial insights using an ethnographic approach. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 14(3), 174-186. [More Information]
  • Taylor, S., Otlowski, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Treloar, S., Stranger, M., Chenoweth, K. (2004). Investigating genetic discrimination in Australia: Opportunities and challenges in the early stages. New Genetics and Society, 23(2), 225-239. [More Information]
  • Eisenbruch, M., Yeo, S., Meiser, B., Goldstein, D., Tucker, K., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2004). Optimising clinical practice in cancer genetics with cultural competence: lessons to be learned from ethnographic research with Chinese-Australians. Social Science and Medicine, 59(2), 235-248. [More Information]
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Burnett, L., Proos, A., Howell, V., Huq, F., Lazarus, R., Aizenberg, H. (2003). A genetic screening programme for Tay-Sachs disease and cystic fibrosis for Australian Jewish high School students. Journal of Medical Genetics, 40(e45), 1-8.
  • Gason, A., Sheffield, E., Bankier, A., Aitken, M., Metcalfe, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Delatycki, M. (2003). Evaluation of a Tay-Sachs disease screening program. Clinical Genetics, 63(5), 386-392. [More Information]
  • Burnett, L., Barlow-Stewart, K., Proos, A., Aizenberg, H. (2003). The "GeneTrustee": a universal identificaiton system that ensures privacy and confidentiality for human genetic databases. Journal of Law and Medicine, 10(4), 506-513.
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Gaff, C. (2003). Working in partnership with support services in the ear of the "new genetics". Medical Journal of Australia, 11, 515-519.

Conferences

  • Meiser, B., Gleeson, M., Watts, K., Tucker, K., Kirk, J., Saunders, C., Barlow-Stewart, K., Lobb, E., Mitchell, G. (2010). Acceptance, experiences and information preferences of young women newly diagnosed with breast cancer regarding treatment-focused genetic testing. kConFab.
  • Dunlop, K., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2010). Adaptation of a cancer communication skills training model for professional development in genetic counselling: description and evaluation. European Human Genetics Conference 2010. Nature Publishing Group.
  • Watts, K., Kasparian, N., McLoone, J., Meiser, B., Butow, P., Barlow-Stewart, K., Menzies, S., Mann, G. (2010). Attitudes towards hypothetical genetic testing, satisfaction and clinical care, and information needs among high risk melanoma survivors: A mixed methods study. European Meeting on Psychosocial Aspects of Human Genetics.
  • Zilliacus, E., Meiser, B., Lobb, E., Barlow-Stewart, K., Kelly, P., Kirk, J., Spigelman, A., Warwick, L., Tucker, K. (2010). Is telegenetics as effective as face-to-face consultations for hereditary breast/ovarian cancer genetic counselling? European Human Genetics Conference 2010. Nature Publishing Group.
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Forrest, L., Purser, L., Metcalfe, S., Emery, J. (2010). Producing genetics education resources for primary care practitioners is just the beginning: challenges in dissemination and engagement. European Human Genetics Conference 2010. Nature Publishing Group.
  • Karatas, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., McMahon, C., Strong, K., Roberts, C. (2010). Psychological impact of preimplantation genetic diagnosis: A prospective Australian study. European Human Genetics Conference 2010. Nature Publishing Group.
  • Strong, K., Kerridge, I., Jordens, C., Ankeny, R., Shaw, P., O'Brien, T., Carter, S., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2008). Creating 'Saviour Siblings' for transplantation-discrepancy between parental wishes and clinical practice. 50th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition ASH 2008, United States: American Society of Hematology.

Research Reports

  • Trent, R., Otlowski, M., Ralston, M., Lonsdale, L., Young, M., Suthers, G., Griffiths, P., Delatycki, M., Christodoulou, J., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2010). Working to Build a Healthy Australia - Medical Genetic Testing: Information for health professionals, NHMRC Publication reference: E99, (pp. 1 - 98). Canberra, Australia: Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council.

2014

  • Quinn, V., Meiser, B., Wilde, A., Cousins, Z., Barlow-Stewart, K., Mitchell, P., Schofield, P. (2014). Preferences Regarding Targeted Education and Risk Assessment in People with a Family History of Major Depressive Disorder. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 23(5), 785-795. [More Information]

2013

  • Meiser, B., Schofield, P., Trevena, L., Wilde, A., Barlow-Stewart, K., Proudfoot, J., Peate, M., Dobbins, T., Christensen, H., Sherman, K., et al (2013). Cluster randomized controlled trial of a psycho-educational intervention for people with a family history of depression for use in general practice. BMC Psychiatry, 13(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Gleeson, M., Meiser, B., Barlow-Stewart, K., Trainer, A., Tucker, K., Watts, K., Friedlander, M., Kasparian, N. (2013). Communication and information needs of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer regarding treatment-focused genetic testing. Oncology Nursing Forum, 40(3), 275-283. [More Information]
  • Xu, M., Zou, L., Wilde, A., Meiser, B., Barlow-Stewart, K., Chan, B., Mitchell, P., Sousa, M., Schofield, P. (2013). Exploring Culture-Specific Differences in Beliefs about Causes, Kinship and the Heritability of Major Depressive Disorder: The Views of Anglo-Celtic and Chinese-Australians. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 22(5), 613-624. [More Information]
  • McLoone, J., Watts, K., Menzies, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Mann, G., Kasparian, N. (2013). Melanoma survivors at high risk of developing new primary disease: a qualitative examination of the factors that contribute to patient satisfaction with clinical care. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 22(9), 1994-2000. [More Information]
  • Burcher, S., Meiser, B., Mitchell, G., Saunders, C., Rahman, B., Tucker, K., Barlow-Stewart, K., Watts, K., Gleeson, M., Kirk, J. (2013). Oncology health professionals attitudes toward treatment-focused genetic testing for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Personalized Medicine, 10(5), 431-440. [More Information]

2012

  • Meiser, B., Gleeson, M., Watts, K., Peate, M., Zilliacus, E., Barlow-Stewart, K., Saunders, C., Mitchell, G., Kirk, J. (2012). Getting to the Point: What Women Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Want to Know About Treatment-Focused Genetic Testing. Oncology Nursing Forum, 39(2), E101-E111. [More Information]
  • Watts, K., Meiser, B., Mitchell, G., Kirk, J., Saunders, C., Peate, M., Duffy, J., Kelly, P., Gleeson, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., et al (2012). How should we discuss genetic testing with women newly diagnosed with breast cancer? Design and implementation of a randomized controlled trial of two models of delivering education about treatment-focused genetic testing to younger women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. BMC Cancer, 12(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Saleh, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., Tucker, K., Eisenbruch, M., Kirk, J. (2012). Knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of Arabic-Australians concerning cancer. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 21(2), 195-202. [More Information]
  • Meiser, B., Gleeson, M., Kasparian, N., Barlow-Stewart, K., Ryan, M., Watts, K., Menon, D., Mitchell, G., Tucker, K. (2012). There is no decision to make: Experiences and attitudes toward treatment-focused genetic testing among women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Gynecologic Oncology, 124(1), 153-157. [More Information]
  • Rahman, B., Meiser, B., Sachdev, P., Barlow-Stewart, K., Otlowski, M., Zilliacus, E., Schofield, P. (2012). To Know or Not to Know: An Update of the Literature on the Psychological and Behavioral Impact of Genetic Testing for Alzheimer Disease Risk. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, 16(8), 935-942. [More Information]

2011

  • Dunlop, K., Barlow-Stewart, K., Butow, P., Heinrich, P. (2011). A Model of Professional Development for Practicing Genetic Counselors: Adaptation of Communication Skills Training in Oncology. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 20(3), 217-230. [More Information]
  • Saleh, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., Kirk, J., Tucker, K. (2011). An Exploration of the Cultural Context of Kinship and Genetics Amongst Arabic-Australians: Implications for Practice. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 20(5), 465-475. [More Information]
  • Zilliacus, E., Meiser, B., Lobb, E., Kelly, P., Barlow-Stewart, K., Kirk, J., Spigelman, A., Warwick, L., Tucker, K. (2011). Are videoconferenced consultations as effective as face-to-face consultations for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer genetic counseling? Genetics in Medicine, 13(11), 933-941. [More Information]
  • Barlow-Stewart, K. (2011). Genetic Conditions. In Phelps K, Hassed C (Eds.), General Practice: the integrative approach, (pp. 412-428). Sydney: Churchill Livingstone.

2010

  • Dunlop, K., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2010). 'Start the Conversation': The New South Wales (Australia) Family Health History Campaign. Public Health Genomics, 13(5), 301-309. [More Information]
  • Karatas, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., McMahon, C., Strong, K., Hill, W., Roberts, C., Kelly, P. (2010). A prospective study assessing anxiety, depression and maternal-fetal attachment in women using PGD. Human Reproduction, 26(1), 148-156. [More Information]
  • Meiser, B., Gleeson, M., Watts, K., Tucker, K., Kirk, J., Saunders, C., Barlow-Stewart, K., Lobb, E., Mitchell, G. (2010). Acceptance, experiences and information preferences of young women newly diagnosed with breast cancer regarding treatment-focused genetic testing. kConFab.
  • Dunlop, K., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2010). Adaptation of a cancer communication skills training model for professional development in genetic counselling: description and evaluation. European Human Genetics Conference 2010. Nature Publishing Group.
  • Watts, K., Kasparian, N., McLoone, J., Meiser, B., Butow, P., Barlow-Stewart, K., Menzies, S., Mann, G. (2010). Attitudes towards hypothetical genetic testing, satisfaction and clinical care, and information needs among high risk melanoma survivors: A mixed methods study. European Meeting on Psychosocial Aspects of Human Genetics.
  • Dunlop, K., Barlow-Stewart, K., Giffin, M. (2010). Family health history - a role in prevention. Australian Family Physician, 39(10), 793-794. [More Information]
  • Zilliacus, E., Meiser, B., Lobb, E., Barlow-Stewart, K., Kelly, P., Kirk, J., Spigelman, A., Warwick, L., Tucker, K. (2010). Is telegenetics as effective as face-to-face consultations for hereditary breast/ovarian cancer genetic counselling? European Human Genetics Conference 2010. Nature Publishing Group.
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Forrest, L., Purser, L., Metcalfe, S., Emery, J. (2010). Producing genetics education resources for primary care practitioners is just the beginning: challenges in dissemination and engagement. European Human Genetics Conference 2010. Nature Publishing Group.
  • Karatas, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., McMahon, C., Strong, K., Hill, W., Roberts, C., Kelly, P. (2010). Psychological adjustment, knowledge and unmet information needs in women undergoing PGD. Human Reproduction, 25(6), 1481-1489. [More Information]
  • Karatas, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., McMahon, C., Strong, K., Roberts, C. (2010). Psychological impact of preimplantation genetic diagnosis: A prospective Australian study. European Human Genetics Conference 2010. Nature Publishing Group.
  • Karatas, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., McMahon, C., Meiser, B., Roberts, C. (2010). Psychological impact of preimplantation genetic diagnosis: a review of the literature. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 20(1), 83-91. [More Information]
  • Zilliacus, E., Meiser, B., Lobb, E., Dudding, T., Barlow-Stewart, K., Tucker, K. (2010). The virtual consultation: practitioners' experiences of genetic counseling by videoconferencing in Australia. Telemedicine and e-Health, 16(3), 350-357. [More Information]
  • Karatas, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Strong, K., Meiser, B., McMahon, C., Roberts, C. (2010). Women's experience of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis: a qualitative study. Prenatal diagnosis, 30(8), 771-777. [More Information]
  • Trent, R., Otlowski, M., Ralston, M., Lonsdale, L., Young, M., Suthers, G., Griffiths, P., Delatycki, M., Christodoulou, J., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2010). Working to Build a Healthy Australia - Medical Genetic Testing: Information for health professionals, NHMRC Publication reference: E99, (pp. 1 - 98). Canberra, Australia: Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council.

2009

  • Zilliacus, E., Meiser, B., Lobb, E., Barlow-Stewart, K., Tucker, K. (2009). A Balancing Act-Telehealth Cancer Genetics and Practitioners' Experiences of a Triadic Consultation. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 18(6), 598-605. [More Information]
  • Saleh, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Meiser, B., Muchamore, I. (2009). Challenges faced by genetics service providers' practicing in a culturally and linguistically diverse population: an Australian experience. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 18(5), 436-446. [More Information]
  • Emery, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Metcalfe, S. (2009). There's cancer in the family. Australian Family Physician, 38, 194-198.
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Lobb, E., Suthers, G., Hallowell, N. (2009). Treatment-focused DNA testing for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients: some implications for clinical practice. Clinical Genetics, 77, 350-354. [More Information]
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Taylor, S., Treloar, S., Stranger, M., Otlowski, M. (2009). Verification of consumers' experiences and perceptions of genetic discrimination and its impact on utilization of genetic testing. Genetics in Medicine, 11(3), 193-201. [More Information]
  • Axler, R., Strong, K., Jordens, C., Ankeny, R., Barlow-Stewart, K., Kerridge, I. (2009). What's in a name? Searching the web for information about ethically contentious and emerging healthcare technologies. Journal of Communication in Healthcare, 2(2), 173-183.

2008

  • Meiser, B., Irle, J., Lobb, E., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2008). Assessment of the Content and Process of Genetic Counseling: A Critical Review of Empirical Studies. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 17(5), 434-451. [More Information]
  • Strong, K., Kerridge, I., Jordens, C., Ankeny, R., Shaw, P., O'Brien, T., Carter, S., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2008). Creating 'Saviour Siblings' for transplantation-discrepancy between parental wishes and clinical practice. 50th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition ASH 2008, United States: American Society of Hematology.
  • Meiser, B., Tucker, K., Friedlander, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Lobb, E., Saunders, C., Mitchell, G. (2008). Genetic counselling and testing for inherited gene mutations in newly diagnosed patients with breast cancer: a review of the existing literature and a proposed research agenda. Breast Cancer Research, 10(6), 216. [More Information]
  • Taylor, S., Treloar, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Stranger, M., Otlowski, M. (2008). Investigating genetic discrimination in Australia: a large-scale survey of clinical genetics clients. Clinical Genetics, 74(1), 20-30. [More Information]

2007

  • Wakefield, C., Meiser, B., Homewood, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Tucker, K. (2007). A comparison of community, clinician, and patient preferences for naming a cancer-related mutation. Clinical Genetics, 71(2), 140-147. [More Information]
  • Taylor, S., Treloar, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Otlowski, M., Stranger, M. (2007). Consumer experiences and predictive genetic testing. In Mark Stranger (Eds.), Human Biotechnology and Public Trust: Trends, Perceptions and Regulation. Australia: University of Tasmania - Centre for Law and Genetics.
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Gaff, C., Emery, J., Metcalfe, S. (2007). Family genetics. Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 802-805. [More Information]
  • Metcalfe, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Campbell, J., Emery, J. (2007). Genetics and blood--haemoglobinopathies and clotting disorders. Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 812-819. [More Information]
  • Emery, J., Barlow-Stewart, K., Metcalfe, S., Sullivan, D. (2007). Genetics and preventive health care. Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 808-11. [More Information]
  • Taylor, S., Treloar, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Stranger, M., Otlowski, M. (2007). Investigating genetic discrimination in Australia: Perceptions and experiences of clinical genetics service clients regarding coercion to test, insurance and employment. Australian Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society, 5, 63.
  • Otlowski, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Taylor, S., Stranger, M., Treloar, S. (2007). Investigating genetic discrimination in the Australian life insurance sector: the use of genetic test results in underwriting, 1999-2003. Journal of Law and Medicine, 14(3), 367-396. [More Information]
  • Metcalfe, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Delatycki, M., Emery, J. (2007). Population genetic screening. Australian Family Physician, 36(10), 794-800. [More Information]
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Gayathri, P. (2007). The Australasian Genetics Resource Book:The Australian and New Zealand Directory of Genetics Support Groups, Services and Information. Australia: Centre for Genetics Education.
  • Otlowski, M., Taylor, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Stranger, M., Treloar, S. (2007). The use of legal remedies in Australia for pursuing allegations of genetic discrimination: Findings of an empirical study. International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, 9(1), 3-35.

2006

  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Burnett, L. (2006). Ethical considerations in the use of DNA for the diagnosis of diseases. Clinical Biochemist Reviews, 27(1), 53-61. [More Information]
  • Muchamore, I., Morphett, L., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2006). Exploring existing and deliberated community perspectives of newborn screening: informing the development of state and national policy standards in newborn screening and the use of dried blood spots. Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, 3, 14-14. [More Information]
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Yeo, S., Meiser, B., Goldstein, D., Tucker, K., Eisenbruch, M. (2006). Toward cultural competence in cancer genetic counseling and genetics education: lessons learned from Chinese-Australians. Genetics in Medicine, 8(1), 24-32. [More Information]

2005

  • Warren, E., Anderson, R., Proos, A., Burnett, L., Barlow-Stewart, K., Hall, J. (2005). Cost-effectiveness of a school-based Tay-Sachs and cystic fibrosis genetic carrier screening program. Genetics in Medicine, 7(7), 484-494. [More Information]
  • Saleh, M., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2005). Genetics education in a culturally diverse population--lessons learnt, future directions. Annals of Human Biology, 32(2), 211-217. [More Information]
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Taylor, S., Otlowski, M. (2005). Knowing your genes. In Wilson, S., Meagher G., Gibson, R., Denemark, D. & Western, M. (Eds.), Australian social attitudes : the first report, (pp. 204-219). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • Yeo, S., Meiser, B., Barlow-Stewart, K., Goldstein, D., Tucker, K., Eisenbruch, M. (2005). Understanding community beliefs of Chinese-Australians about cancer: initial insights using an ethnographic approach. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 14(3), 174-186. [More Information]

2004

  • Taylor, S., Otlowski, M., Barlow-Stewart, K., Treloar, S., Stranger, M., Chenoweth, K. (2004). Investigating genetic discrimination in Australia: Opportunities and challenges in the early stages. New Genetics and Society, 23(2), 225-239. [More Information]
  • Eisenbruch, M., Yeo, S., Meiser, B., Goldstein, D., Tucker, K., Barlow-Stewart, K. (2004). Optimising clinical practice in cancer genetics with cultural competence: lessons to be learned from ethnographic research with Chinese-Australians. Social Science and Medicine, 59(2), 235-248. [More Information]

2003

  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Burnett, L., Proos, A., Howell, V., Huq, F., Lazarus, R., Aizenberg, H. (2003). A genetic screening programme for Tay-Sachs disease and cystic fibrosis for Australian Jewish high School students. Journal of Medical Genetics, 40(e45), 1-8.
  • Gason, A., Sheffield, E., Bankier, A., Aitken, M., Metcalfe, S., Barlow-Stewart, K., Delatycki, M. (2003). Evaluation of a Tay-Sachs disease screening program. Clinical Genetics, 63(5), 386-392. [More Information]
  • Burnett, L., Barlow-Stewart, K., Proos, A., Aizenberg, H. (2003). The "GeneTrustee": a universal identificaiton system that ensures privacy and confidentiality for human genetic databases. Journal of Law and Medicine, 10(4), 506-513.
  • Barlow-Stewart, K., Gaff, C. (2003). Working in partnership with support services in the ear of the "new genetics". Medical Journal of Australia, 11, 515-519.

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