Professor Michael Frommer

Adjunct Professor , Chair & Assoc Dean, Sydney Medical Program
Public Health, School of Public Health

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Selected grants

2013

  • Report on needs assessment; Frommer M; Northern Sydney Medicare Local Ltd/Research Grant.

2012

  • Review of the implementation and effectiveness of the Statewide cancer services framework; Frommer M; Victorian Department of Health/Research Grant.

2011

  • Evaluation of national general practice trainee selection processes; Frommer M; General Practice Education & Training Ltd/Research Support.

2010

  • Preparation of a National Immunisation Strategy; Frommer M; Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing/Research Grant.

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.
  • Research assessments; Frommer M; Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Research Grant.
  • Guide for credentialling of medical practitioners for the diagnosis and management of melanoma; Frommer M; NSW Melanoma Network/Rsearch Grant.
  • Criteria for the education of medical practitioners for the diagnosis and management of melanoma; Frommer M; NSW Melanoma Network/Rsearch Grant.
  • Review of research and development of a research strategy; Frommer M; Family Planning Health New South Wales/Research Grant.
  • Organisational options for a NSW data linkage facility (Data Linkage NSW); Frommer M; Sax Institute/Research Support.
  • Analysis of trends in the occurrence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Frommer M; Sydney South West Area Health Service/Research Support.
  • Advice on the development of clinical registries; Frommer M; NSW Clinical Excellence Commission/Research Grant.
  • Development of a green paper on the future of pharmacy in Australia; Frommer M; Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Ltd/Research Support.
  • Survey of potential employers of BCA graduates; Frommer M; Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia/Research Grant.
  • Organisational options for development of a national mesothelioma registry; Frommer M; National Mesothelioma Network/Research Grant.

2008

  • Review of ethics processes in the South Australian health system; Frommer M; South Australia Health/Research Support.
  • Strategic review of opportunities to build health economics capacity in NSW; Frommer M; Sax Institute/Research Support.
  • Research and monitoring methods to measure tobacco use among disadvantaged populations; Frommer M; Cancer Council New South Wales/Research Grant.
  • Preparation of technical paper on opportunities for action by government and industry in Australia to reduce salt consumption; Frommer M; Australian Division of World Action on Salt and Health/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • 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

  • Roberts, C., Clark, T., Burgess, A., Frommer, M., Grant, M., Mossman, K. (2014). The validity of a behavioural multiple-mini-interview within an assessment centre for selection into specialty training. BMC Medical Education, 14(1), 169. [More Information]
  • Clark, T., Freedman, B., Croft, A., Dalton, H., Luscombe, G., Brown, A., Tiller, D., Frommer, M. (2013). Medical graduates becoming rural doctors: rural background versus extended rural placement. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(11), 779-782. [More Information]
  • Jorm, C., Frommer, M. (2011). Government plans for public reporting of performance data in health care: the case for. Medical Journal of Australia, 195(1), 40-40. [More Information]
  • Frommer, M., Raik, E. (2011). Is the autopsy dead? Medical Education, 45(5), 511-512. [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]
  • Irving, M., Johnson, D., McDonald, S., Walker, R., Frommer, M., Fetherstonhaugh, D., Deans, P., Craig, J. (2010). Opinions on the content and effects of the Caring for Australasians with Renal Impairment (CARI) Guidelines: a survey of renal nurses and comparison with the opinions of nephrologists in Australasia. Nephrology, 15(1), 48-53. [More Information]
  • Irving, M., Johnson, D., McDonald, S., Walker, R., Frommer, M., Craig, J. (2009). Opinions on the content and effects of clinical practice guidelines for CKD: a survey of nephrologists in Australia and New Zealand. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 53(6), 1082-1090. [More Information]
  • Barton, M., Frommer, M., Shafiq, J. (2006). Role of radiotherapy in cancer control in low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet Oncology, 7(7), 584-595.
  • Barton, M., Gabriel, G., Frommer, M., Holt, P., Thompson, J. (2006). Surgical procedures for melanoma in public and private New South Wales hospitals, 2001-2002. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 76(5), 318-324.
  • 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.
  • Benrimoj, S., Frommer, M. (2004). Community Pharmacy In Australia. Australian Health Review, 28(2), 238-246.
  • Chalmers, J., Todd, A., Chapman, N., Beilin, L., Davis, S., Donnan, G., Frommer, M., Huxley, R., Lenfant, C., MacMahon, S., et al (2003). International Society of hypertension (ISH): Statement on blood pressure lowering and stroke prevention. Journal of Hypertension, 21(4), 651-663.
  • 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.

Conferences

  • Holt, P., Frommer, M., Colagiuri, R. (2001). Implementing Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diabetes Care: Applying the Results of a Systematic Review. 4th International Conference on the Scientific Basis of Health Services.

Patents

  • Thompson, J., Armstrong, B., Barbour, A., Barnetson, R., Beanland, H., Beer, T., Brookshank, M., Burmeister, B., Butow, P., Clark, K., Conway, R., Damian, D., Frommer, M., Kefford, R., Lee, S., Mason, R., Mann, G., McCarthy, W., Menzies, S., Olver, I., Quinn, M., Saw, R., Shaw, H., Stretch, J., Barraclough, B., Holt, P., Reeve, T., et al (2008).

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

  • Roberts, C., Clark, T., Burgess, A., Frommer, M., Grant, M., Mossman, K. (2014). The validity of a behavioural multiple-mini-interview within an assessment centre for selection into specialty training. BMC Medical Education, 14(1), 169. [More Information]

2013

  • Clark, T., Freedman, B., Croft, A., Dalton, H., Luscombe, G., Brown, A., Tiller, D., Frommer, M. (2013). Medical graduates becoming rural doctors: rural background versus extended rural placement. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(11), 779-782. [More Information]

2011

  • Jorm, C., Frommer, M. (2011). Government plans for public reporting of performance data in health care: the case for. Medical Journal of Australia, 195(1), 40-40. [More Information]
  • Frommer, M., Raik, E. (2011). Is the autopsy dead? Medical Education, 45(5), 511-512. [More Information]

2010

  • 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]
  • Irving, M., Johnson, D., McDonald, S., Walker, R., Frommer, M., Fetherstonhaugh, D., Deans, P., Craig, J. (2010). Opinions on the content and effects of the Caring for Australasians with Renal Impairment (CARI) Guidelines: a survey of renal nurses and comparison with the opinions of nephrologists in Australasia. Nephrology, 15(1), 48-53. [More Information]

2009

  • Irving, M., Johnson, D., McDonald, S., Walker, R., Frommer, M., Craig, J. (2009). Opinions on the content and effects of clinical practice guidelines for CKD: a survey of nephrologists in Australia and New Zealand. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 53(6), 1082-1090. [More Information]

2008

  • Thompson, J., Armstrong, B., Barbour, A., Barnetson, R., Beanland, H., Beer, T., Brookshank, M., Burmeister, B., Butow, P., Clark, K., Conway, R., Damian, D., Frommer, M., Kefford, R., Lee, S., Mason, R., Mann, G., McCarthy, W., Menzies, S., Olver, I., Quinn, M., Saw, R., Shaw, H., Stretch, J., Barraclough, B., Holt, P., Reeve, T., et al (2008).

2006

  • Barton, M., Frommer, M., Shafiq, J. (2006). Role of radiotherapy in cancer control in low-income and middle-income countries. Lancet Oncology, 7(7), 584-595.
  • Barton, M., Gabriel, G., Frommer, M., Holt, P., Thompson, J. (2006). Surgical procedures for melanoma in public and private New South Wales hospitals, 2001-2002. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 76(5), 318-324.

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.
  • Benrimoj, S., Frommer, M. (2004). Community Pharmacy In Australia. Australian Health Review, 28(2), 238-246.

2003

  • 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.
  • Chalmers, J., Todd, A., Chapman, N., Beilin, L., Davis, S., Donnan, G., Frommer, M., Huxley, R., Lenfant, C., MacMahon, S., et al (2003). International Society of hypertension (ISH): Statement on blood pressure lowering and stroke prevention. Journal of Hypertension, 21(4), 651-663.

2002

  • 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

  • Holt, P., Frommer, M., Colagiuri, R. (2001). Implementing Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diabetes Care: Applying the Results of a Systematic Review. 4th International Conference on the Scientific Basis of Health Services.

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