Associate Professor Maree Hackett
C37 - The George Institute for International Health
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Maree leads a program of research at The George Institute for Global Health focusing on developing simple, cost effective strategies (which can be integrated with other secondary prevention strategies) to prevent depression and significantly improve the outcome for people with cardiovascular disease. She has a particular interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. This is in concordance with her current National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship (Level 2) on Improving the identification and management of depression in people with cardiovascular disease, our APHCRI centre of research excellence grant, and our NHMRC program and capacity building grants.[Hide detail]
Maree's longstanding area of interest is in health outcomes research, in particular, psychological problems in people with physical illness. Her publications are predominantly on mood and quality of life following stroke.
In addition she co-ordinates and lectures for the Mental Disorders in a Global Context block course for the Masters of International Public Health.
MIPH 5127 Mental disorders in a global context
Current national competitive grants*
The validation of a culturally-specific measure to identify depression in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with or without chronic disease
Hackett M, Cass A, Glozier N, Skinner T, Teixeira-Pinto A, Askew
NHMRC Project Grant ($641,456 over 3 years)
Head Position in Stroke Trial (HeadPoST)
Arima H, Lavados P, Middleton S, Watkins , Robinson T, Heritier S, Hackett M, Olavarria , Heeley E
NHMRC Project Grant ($1,709,567 over 3 years)
Improving the identification and management of depression in people with cardiovascular disease
Heart Foundation of Australia Future Leader Fellowship ($640,000 over 4 years)
Family-Led Rehabilitation after Stroke in India - The ATTEND Trial
Lindley R, Pandian J, Langhorne P, Murphy G, Maulik P, Hackett M, Harvey L
NHMRC Project Grant ($1,533,893 over 4 years)
* Grants administered through the University of Sydney
PhD and Masters' project opportunities
+ indicates the opportunity is full and unavailable.
United Kingdom. (University of Central Lancashire) Reader in Epidemiology.