Associate Professor Lucie Rychetnik

Honorary Associate Professor
Centre for Values, Ethics & Law in Medicine (VELIM), School of Public Health
Head, Synthesis Capacity
The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre, located at the Sax Institute


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Selected grants

2012

  • Evaluating cancer screening: context, evidence, values and ethics; Carter S, Rychetnik L, Barratt A, Kerridge I; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Characteristics of intervention research that progresses to real-world implementation; Chapman S, Milat A, Redman S, Rychetnik L, King L, Milat A, Milat A; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2010

  • Reconceptualising health promotion: the role of values, ethics and evidence in obesity; Carter S, Hooker C, Kerridge I, Rychetnik L; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2009

  • Independent reviews of projects funded by the research and development program; Frommer M, Jenkin R, Rychetnik L, Tomlinson J, Bennett J, Madronio C, Reitano R; Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Commissioned Projects.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Carter, S., Kerridge, I., Rychetnik, L., King, L. (2012). The ethical implications of intervening in bodyweight. In Louise A. Baur, Stephen M. Twigg, Roger S.Magnusson (Eds.), A Modern Epidemic: Expert Perspectives on Obesity and Diabetes, (pp. 191-206). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Frommer, M., Rychetnik, L. (2003). From Evidence-Based Medicine to Evidence-Based Public Health. In Vivian Lin, Brendan Gibson (Eds.), Evidence-Based Health Policy: Problems and Possibilities, (pp. 56-69). UK: Oxford University Press.

Journals

  • Rychetnik, L., Doust, J., Thomas, R., Gardiner, R., Mackenzie, G., Glasziou, P. (2014). A Community Jury on PSA screening: what do well-informed men want the government to do about prostate cancer screening - a qualitative analysis. BMJ Open, 4(4), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Klinner, C., Carter, S., Rychetnik, L., Li, V., Daley, M., Zask, A., Lloyd, B. (2014). Integrating relationship- and research-based approaches in Australian health promotion practice. Health Promotion International, In Press. [More Information]
  • Carter, S., Rychetnik, L. (2013). A public health ethics approach to non-communicable diseases. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 10(1), 17-18. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Carter, S., Abelson, J., Thornton, H., Barratt, A., Entwistle, V., Mackenzie, G., Salkeld, G., Glasziou, P. (2013). Enhancing citizen engagement in cancer screening through deliberative democracy. National Cancer Institute. Journal, 105(6), 380-386. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Carter, S., Barratt, A., Irwig, L. (2013). Expanding the evidence on cancer screening: the value of scientific, social and ethical perspectives. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(10), 536-539. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., McCaffery, K., Morton, R., Thompson, J., Menzies, S., Irwig, L. (2013). Follow-Up of Early Stage Melanoma: Specialist Clinician Perspectives on the Functions of Follow-Up and Implications for Extending Follow-Up Intervals. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 107(5), 463-468. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Rychetnik, L., McCaffery, K., Thompson, J., Irwig, L. (2013). Patients' perspectives of long-term follow-up for localised cutaneous melanoma. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 39, 297-303. [More Information]
  • Milat, A., Laws, R., King, L., Newson, R., Rychetnik, L., Rissel, C., Bauman, A., Redman, S., Bennie, J. (2013). Policy and practice impacts of applied research: a case study analysis of the New South Wales Health Promotion Demonstration Research Grants Scheme 2000-2006. Health Research Policy and Systems, 11(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., McCaffery, K., Morton, R., Irwig, L. (2013). Psychosocial aspects of post-treatment follow-up for stage I/II melanoma: a systematic review of the literature. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 22(4), 721-736. [More Information]
  • Laws, R., King, L., Hardy, L., Milat, A., Rissel, C., Newson, R., Rychetnik, L., Bauman, A. (2013). Utilization of a population health survey in policy and practice: a case study. Health Research Policy and Systems, 11(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Laws, R., St George, A., Rychetnik, L., Bauman, A. (2012). Diabetes Prevention Research: A Systematic Review of External Validity in Lifestyle Interventions. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 43(2), 205-214. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Morton, R., McCaffery, K., Thompson, J., Menzies, S., Irwig, L. (2012). Shared care in the follow-up of early-stage melanoma: a qualitative study of Australian melanoma clinicians' perspectives and models of care. BMC Health Services Research, 12, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Carter, S., Klinner, C., Kerridge, I., Rychetnik, L., Li, V., Fry, D. (2012). The ethical commitments of health promotion practitioners: an empirical study from New South Wales, Australia. Public Health Ethics, 5(2), 128-139. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Bauman, A., Laws, R., King, L., Rissel, C., Nutbeam, D., Colagiuri, S., Caterson, I. (2012). Translating research for evidence-based public health: key concepts and future directions. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(12), 1187-1192. [More Information]
  • Carter, S., Rychetnik, L., Lloyd, B., Kerridge, I., Baur, L., Bauman, A., Hooker, C., Zask, A. (2011). Evidence, Ethics, and Values: A Framework for Health Promotion. American Journal of Public Health, 101(3), 465-472. [More Information]
  • Carter, S., Entwistle, V., McCaffery, K., Rychetnik, L. (2011). Shared Health Governance: The Potential Danger of Oppressive "Healthism". The American Journal of Bioethics, 11(7), 57-59. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Madronio, C. (2011). The Health and Social Effects of Drinking Water-Based Infusions of Kava: A Review of the Evidence. Drug and Alcohol Review, 30(1), 74-83. [More Information]
  • Little, J., Gordon, J., Markham, P., Rychetnik, L., Kerridge, I. (2011). Virtuous acts as practical medical ethics: an empirical study. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 17(5), 948-953. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L. (2010). Is an 'evaluation jigsaw' a feasible way forward? Journal of Public Health, 32(1), 10-11. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Rychetnik, L., Walker, R., Frommer, M., Craig, J. (2010). Nephrologists' Perspectives on the Effect of Guidelines on Clinical Practice: A Semistructured Interview Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 55(2), 241-249. [More Information]
  • Cardona-Morrell, M., Rychetnik, L., Morrell, S., Espinel Diaz, P., Bauman, A. (2010). Reduction of diabetes risk in routine clinical practice: Are Physical Activity and Nutrition Interventions feasible and are the outcomes from reference trials replicable? A Systematic Review and meta-analysis. BMC Public Health, 10(1), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Lloyd, B., Rychetnik, L., Maxwell, M., Nove, T. (2009). Building capacity for evidence-based practice in the health promotion workforce: evaluation of a train-the-trainer initiative in NSW. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 20(2), 151-154. [More Information]
  • Campbell, D., Redman, S., Jorm, L., Cooke, M., Zwi, A., Rychetnik, L. (2009). Increasing the use of evidence in health policy: practice and views of policy makers and researchers. Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, 6(21), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Waters, D., Crisp, J., Rychetnik, L., Barratt, A. (2009). The Australian experience of nurses' preparedness for evidence-based practice. Journal of Nursing Management, 17(4), 510-518. [More Information]
  • Waters, D., Rychetnik, L., Crisp, J., Barratt, A. (2009). Views on evidence from nursing and midwifery opinion leaders. Nurse Education Today, 29(8), 829-834. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Hawe, P., Waters, E., Barratt, A., Frommer, M. (2004). A Glossary For Evidence Based Public Health. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 58(7), 538-545.
  • Rychetnik, L., Wise, M. (2004). Advocating Evidence-Based Health Promotion: Reflections And A Way Forward. Health Promotion International, 19(2), 247-257.
  • Rychetnik, L. (2003). Evidence-based practice and health promotion. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 14(2), 133-136.
  • Barratt, A., Mannes, P., Irwig, L., Trevena, L., Craig, J., Rychetnik, L. (2002). Cancer screening. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(12), 899-902.
  • Barratt, A., Mannes, P., Irwig, L., Trevena, L., Craig, J., Rychetnik, L. (2002). Cancer Screening. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(12), 899-902. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Frommer, M., Hawe, P., Shiell, A. (2002). Criteria for evaluating evidence on public health interventions. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(2), 119-127.
  • Leeder, S., Rychetnik, L. (2001). Ethics and evidence-based medicine. Medical Journal of Australia, 175(3), 161-164.

Report

  • Benrimoj, S., Frommer, M., Rychetnik, L., Holt, P., Heinke, M., Madronio, C., George, M., Reitano, R. (2005). Report 1: The Value of Professional Pharmacist Services in the Community Setting: A Systematic Review of the Literature Oct 2002 - March 2005.

2014

  • Rychetnik, L., Doust, J., Thomas, R., Gardiner, R., Mackenzie, G., Glasziou, P. (2014). A Community Jury on PSA screening: what do well-informed men want the government to do about prostate cancer screening - a qualitative analysis. BMJ Open, 4(4), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Klinner, C., Carter, S., Rychetnik, L., Li, V., Daley, M., Zask, A., Lloyd, B. (2014). Integrating relationship- and research-based approaches in Australian health promotion practice. Health Promotion International, In Press. [More Information]

2013

  • Carter, S., Rychetnik, L. (2013). A public health ethics approach to non-communicable diseases. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 10(1), 17-18. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Carter, S., Abelson, J., Thornton, H., Barratt, A., Entwistle, V., Mackenzie, G., Salkeld, G., Glasziou, P. (2013). Enhancing citizen engagement in cancer screening through deliberative democracy. National Cancer Institute. Journal, 105(6), 380-386. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Carter, S., Barratt, A., Irwig, L. (2013). Expanding the evidence on cancer screening: the value of scientific, social and ethical perspectives. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(10), 536-539. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., McCaffery, K., Morton, R., Thompson, J., Menzies, S., Irwig, L. (2013). Follow-Up of Early Stage Melanoma: Specialist Clinician Perspectives on the Functions of Follow-Up and Implications for Extending Follow-Up Intervals. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 107(5), 463-468. [More Information]
  • Morton, R., Rychetnik, L., McCaffery, K., Thompson, J., Irwig, L. (2013). Patients' perspectives of long-term follow-up for localised cutaneous melanoma. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 39, 297-303. [More Information]
  • Milat, A., Laws, R., King, L., Newson, R., Rychetnik, L., Rissel, C., Bauman, A., Redman, S., Bennie, J. (2013). Policy and practice impacts of applied research: a case study analysis of the New South Wales Health Promotion Demonstration Research Grants Scheme 2000-2006. Health Research Policy and Systems, 11(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., McCaffery, K., Morton, R., Irwig, L. (2013). Psychosocial aspects of post-treatment follow-up for stage I/II melanoma: a systematic review of the literature. Psycho-Oncology: journal of the psychological, social and behavioral dimensions of cancer, 22(4), 721-736. [More Information]
  • Laws, R., King, L., Hardy, L., Milat, A., Rissel, C., Newson, R., Rychetnik, L., Bauman, A. (2013). Utilization of a population health survey in policy and practice: a case study. Health Research Policy and Systems, 11(1), 1-11. [More Information]

2012

  • Laws, R., St George, A., Rychetnik, L., Bauman, A. (2012). Diabetes Prevention Research: A Systematic Review of External Validity in Lifestyle Interventions. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 43(2), 205-214. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Morton, R., McCaffery, K., Thompson, J., Menzies, S., Irwig, L. (2012). Shared care in the follow-up of early-stage melanoma: a qualitative study of Australian melanoma clinicians' perspectives and models of care. BMC Health Services Research, 12, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Carter, S., Klinner, C., Kerridge, I., Rychetnik, L., Li, V., Fry, D. (2012). The ethical commitments of health promotion practitioners: an empirical study from New South Wales, Australia. Public Health Ethics, 5(2), 128-139. [More Information]
  • Carter, S., Kerridge, I., Rychetnik, L., King, L. (2012). The ethical implications of intervening in bodyweight. In Louise A. Baur, Stephen M. Twigg, Roger S.Magnusson (Eds.), A Modern Epidemic: Expert Perspectives on Obesity and Diabetes, (pp. 191-206). Sydney, Australia: Sydney University Press.
  • Rychetnik, L., Bauman, A., Laws, R., King, L., Rissel, C., Nutbeam, D., Colagiuri, S., Caterson, I. (2012). Translating research for evidence-based public health: key concepts and future directions. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 66(12), 1187-1192. [More Information]

2011

  • Carter, S., Rychetnik, L., Lloyd, B., Kerridge, I., Baur, L., Bauman, A., Hooker, C., Zask, A. (2011). Evidence, Ethics, and Values: A Framework for Health Promotion. American Journal of Public Health, 101(3), 465-472. [More Information]
  • Carter, S., Entwistle, V., McCaffery, K., Rychetnik, L. (2011). Shared Health Governance: The Potential Danger of Oppressive "Healthism". The American Journal of Bioethics, 11(7), 57-59. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Madronio, C. (2011). The Health and Social Effects of Drinking Water-Based Infusions of Kava: A Review of the Evidence. Drug and Alcohol Review, 30(1), 74-83. [More Information]
  • Little, J., Gordon, J., Markham, P., Rychetnik, L., Kerridge, I. (2011). Virtuous acts as practical medical ethics: an empirical study. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 17(5), 948-953. [More Information]

2010

  • Rychetnik, L. (2010). Is an 'evaluation jigsaw' a feasible way forward? Journal of Public Health, 32(1), 10-11. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Tong, A., Rychetnik, L., Walker, R., Frommer, M., Craig, J. (2010). Nephrologists' Perspectives on the Effect of Guidelines on Clinical Practice: A Semistructured Interview Study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 55(2), 241-249. [More Information]
  • Cardona-Morrell, M., Rychetnik, L., Morrell, S., Espinel Diaz, P., Bauman, A. (2010). Reduction of diabetes risk in routine clinical practice: Are Physical Activity and Nutrition Interventions feasible and are the outcomes from reference trials replicable? A Systematic Review and meta-analysis. BMC Public Health, 10(1), 1-17. [More Information]

2009

  • Lloyd, B., Rychetnik, L., Maxwell, M., Nove, T. (2009). Building capacity for evidence-based practice in the health promotion workforce: evaluation of a train-the-trainer initiative in NSW. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 20(2), 151-154. [More Information]
  • Campbell, D., Redman, S., Jorm, L., Cooke, M., Zwi, A., Rychetnik, L. (2009). Increasing the use of evidence in health policy: practice and views of policy makers and researchers. Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, 6(21), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Waters, D., Crisp, J., Rychetnik, L., Barratt, A. (2009). The Australian experience of nurses' preparedness for evidence-based practice. Journal of Nursing Management, 17(4), 510-518. [More Information]
  • Waters, D., Rychetnik, L., Crisp, J., Barratt, A. (2009). Views on evidence from nursing and midwifery opinion leaders. Nurse Education Today, 29(8), 829-834. [More Information]

2005

  • Benrimoj, S., Frommer, M., Rychetnik, L., Holt, P., Heinke, M., Madronio, C., George, M., Reitano, R. (2005). Report 1: The Value of Professional Pharmacist Services in the Community Setting: A Systematic Review of the Literature Oct 2002 - March 2005.

2004

  • Rychetnik, L., Hawe, P., Waters, E., Barratt, A., Frommer, M. (2004). A Glossary For Evidence Based Public Health. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 58(7), 538-545.
  • Rychetnik, L., Wise, M. (2004). Advocating Evidence-Based Health Promotion: Reflections And A Way Forward. Health Promotion International, 19(2), 247-257.

2003

  • Rychetnik, L. (2003). Evidence-based practice and health promotion. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 14(2), 133-136.
  • Frommer, M., Rychetnik, L. (2003). From Evidence-Based Medicine to Evidence-Based Public Health. In Vivian Lin, Brendan Gibson (Eds.), Evidence-Based Health Policy: Problems and Possibilities, (pp. 56-69). UK: Oxford University Press.

2002

  • Barratt, A., Mannes, P., Irwig, L., Trevena, L., Craig, J., Rychetnik, L. (2002). Cancer screening. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(12), 899-902.
  • Barratt, A., Mannes, P., Irwig, L., Trevena, L., Craig, J., Rychetnik, L. (2002). Cancer Screening. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(12), 899-902. [More Information]
  • Rychetnik, L., Frommer, M., Hawe, P., Shiell, A. (2002). Criteria for evaluating evidence on public health interventions. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(2), 119-127.

2001

  • Leeder, S., Rychetnik, L. (2001). Ethics and evidence-based medicine. Medical Journal of Australia, 175(3), 161-164.

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