Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Berry

Emeritus Professor, (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
Public Health, School of Public Health


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Selected grants

2001

  • Depression and risk of coronary heart disease: a prospective study of mediating haemostatic risk factors; Tennant C, Tofler G, Ward C, Berry G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2000

  • The development of overweight and bone density among adolescent girls: A 3-year prospective cohort study; Booth M, Bass S, Cowell C, Caterson I, Berry G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Predictors of poor professional performance in junior medical staff; Willcock S, Dunn S, Tennant C, Gordon J, Berry G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Population study of antecedents and outcomes of severe morbidity in term neonates in NSW; Bajuk B, Sutton I, Henderson-Smart D, Berry G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • The relationship between cannabis use and symptoms and relapse in psychosis; Tennant C, Berry G, Hall W, Lynskey M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Gibbs, G., Berry, G. (2008). Epidemiology and Risk Assessment. In J.E. Craighead and A.R. Gibbs (Eds.), Asbestos and its Diseases, (pp. 94-119). New York: Oxford University Press.

Journals

  • de Klerk, N., Alfonso, H., Olsen, N., Reid, A., Sleith, J., Palmer, L., Berry, G., Musk, A. (2013). Familial aggregation of malignant mesothelioma in former workers and residents of Wittenoom, Western Australia. International Journal of Cancer, 132(6), 1423-1428. [More Information]
  • Berry, G., Reid, A., Aboagye-Sarfo, P., de Klerk, N., Olsen, N., Merler, E., Franklin, P., Musk, A. (2012). Malignant mesotheliomas in former miners and millers of crocidolite at Wittenoom (Western Australia) after more than 50 years follow-up. British Journal of Cancer, 106(5), 1016-1020. [More Information]
  • Alfonso, H., Reid, A., De Klerk, N., Olsen, N., Mina, R., Ambrosini, G., Beilby, J., Berry, G., Musk, A. (2010). Retinol supplementation and mesothelioma incidence in workers earlier exposed to blue asbestos (Crocidolite) at Wittenoom, Western Australia. European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 19(5), 355-359. [More Information]
  • Berry, G., Pooley, F., Gibbs, A., Harris, J., McDonald, J. (2009). Lung Fiber Burden in the Nottingham Gas Mask Cohort. Inhalation Toxicology, 21, 168-172. [More Information]
  • Reid, A., Berry, G., Heyworth, J., de Klerk, N., Musk, A. (2008). Predicted mortality from malignant mesothelioma among women exposed to blue asbestos at Wittenoom, Western Australia. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, doi:10.1136/oem.2007.038315, 1-19. [More Information]
  • Gasparrini, A., Pizzo, A., Gorini, G., Costantini, A., Silvestri, S., Ciapini, C., Innocenti, A., Berry, G. (2008). Prediction of mesothelioma and lung cancer in a cohort of asbestos exposed workers. European Journal Of Epidemiology, 23(8), 541-546. [More Information]
  • Reid, A., Berry, G., De Klerk, N., Hansen, J., Heyworth, J., Ambrosini, G., Fritschi, L., Olsen, N., Merler, E., Musk, A. (2007). Age and sex differences in malignant mesothelioma after residential exposure to blue asbestos (crocidolite). Chest, 131(2), 376-382. [More Information]
  • Berry, G., Gibbs, G. (2007). An overview of the risk of lung cancer in relation to exposure to asbestos and of taconite miners. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, online edition, 1-5. [More Information]
  • Gibbs, G., Berry, G. (2007). Mesothelioma and asbestos. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, doi:10.1016/j.yrtph.2007.10.003, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Musk, A., de Klerk, N., Reid, A., Ambrosini, G., Fritschi, L., Olsen, N., Merler, E., Hobbs, M., Berry, G. (2007). Mortality Of Former Crocidolite (Blue Asbestos) Miners And Millers At Wittenoom. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, published on November 28, 2007 as 10.1136/oem.2007, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Clements, M., Berry, G., Shi, J., Ware, S., Yates, D., Johnson, A. (2007). Projected mesothelioma incidence in men in New South Wales. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 64(11), 747-752. [More Information]
  • Hayes, L., Berry, G. (2006). Comparing the part with the whole: should overlap be ignored in public health measures? Journal of Public Health, 28(3), 278-282. [More Information]
  • Berry, G. (2006). Relative risk and acceleration in lung cancer. Statistics in Medicine, 26(18), 3511-3517. [More Information]
  • McDonald, J., Harris, J., Berry, G. (2006). Sixty years on: the price of assembling military gas masks in 1940. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 63(12), 852-855. [More Information]
  • Reid, A., De Klerk, N., Ambrosini, G., Berry, G., Musk, A. (2006). The risk of lung cancer with increasing time since ceasing exposure to asbestos and quitting smoking. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 63(8), 509-512. [More Information]
  • McLean, L., Tennant, C., Ward, C., Berry, G., Maddison, V., Chen, W., Morel-Kopp, M. (2005). Is fibrinogen a mediating risk factor between depression and cardiovascular disease? Preliminary results of a longitudinal case-control study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 39(Supplement 1, Point 309), A120-A121.
  • McLaws, M., Berry, G. (2005). Nonuniform risk of bloodstream infection with increasing central venous catheter-days. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 26(8), 715-719. [More Information]
  • Reid, A., De Klerk, N., Ambrosini, G., Olsen, N., Pang, S., Berry, G., Musk, A. (2005). The effect of asbestosis on lung cancer risk beyond the dose related effect of asbestos alone. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 62(12), 885-889. [More Information]
  • Gallagher, M., Hall, B., Craig, J., Berry, G., Tiller, D., Eris, J. (2004). A Randomized Controlled Trial Of Cyclosporine Withdrawal In Renal-Transplant Recipients: 15-Year Results. Transplantation, 78(11), 1653-1660.
  • Berry, G., De Klerk, N., Reid, A., Ambrosini, G., Fritschi, L., Olsen, N., Merler, E., Musk, A. (2004). Malignant Pleural And Peritoneal Mesotheliomas In Former Miners And Millers Of Crocidolite At Wittenoom, Western Australia. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 61(4), e14-e16.
  • Berry, G., Rogers, A., Yeung, P. (2004). Silicosis And Lung Cancer: A Mortality Study Of Compensated Men With Silicosis In New South Wales, Australia. Occupational Medicine, 54(6), 387-394.
  • Berry, G., Liddell, F. (2004). The Interaction Of Asbestos And Smoking In Lung Cancer: A Modified Measure Of Effect. Annals of occupational hygiene, 48(5), 459-462.
  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Price, M., Bennett, B., Berry, G., Tucker, K. (2003). Attitudes to Prophylactic Surgery and Chemoprevention in Australian Women at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer. Journal of Women's Health, 12(8), 769-778.
  • Tideman, R., Thompson, C., Rose, B., Gilmour, S., Marks, C., van Beek, I., Berry, G., O'Connor, C., Mindel, A. (2003). Cervical human papillomavirus infections in commercial sex workers - risk factors and behaviours. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 14(12), 840-847.
  • Benrimoj, S., Langford, J., Berry, G., Collins, D., Lauchlan, R., Stewart, K., Ward, P. (2003). Clinical intervention rates in community pharmacy: a randomised trial of the effect of education and a professional allowance. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 11(2), 71-80.
  • Benrimoj, S., Langford, J., Berry, G., Collins, D., Lauchlan, R., Stewart, K., Ward, P. (2003). Clinical significance of clinical interventions in community pharmacy: a randomised trial of the effect of education and a professional allowance. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 11(2), 81-87.
  • Beard, J., Sladden, T., Morgan, G., Berry, G., Brooks, L., McMichael, A. (2003). Health impacts of pesticide exposure in a cohort of outdoor workers. Environmental Health Perspectives, 111(5), 724-730.
  • Wiseman, V., Mooney, G., Berry, G., Tang, K. (2003). Involving the general public in priority setting: experiences from Australia. Social Science and Medicine, 56(5), 1001-1012.
  • Mindel, A., Marks, C., Tideman, R., Taylor, J., Seifert, C., Berry, G., Trudinger, B., Cunningham, A. (2003). Sexual behaviour and social class in Australian women. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 14(5), 344-349.
  • Berry, G., Smith, C., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L. (2002). Analytic methods for comparing two dichotomous screening or diagnostic tests applied to two populations of differing disease prevalence when individuals negative on both tests are unverified. Statistics in Medicine, 21(6), 853-862. [More Information]
  • Berry, G. (2002). Asbestos lung fibre analysis in the United Kingdom, 1976-96. Annals of occupational hygiene, 46(6), 523-526.
  • Everitt, A., Kofod, M., Terry, V., Murphy, C., Shorey, C., Berry, G. (2002). Differences in muscle fiber growth in slow-twitch muscles of the forelimb & hindlimb of the rat: role of the pituitary & food intake. Growth, Development and Aging, 66(2), 79-93.
  • Sutton, L., Bajuk, B., Berry, G., Sayer, G., Eagles, B., Henderson-Smart, D. (2002). Reliability of the SNAP (score of neonatal acute physiology) data collection in mechanically ventilated term babies in New South Wales, Australia. Acta Paediatrica: Nurturing the Child, 91(4), 424-429.
  • Xuan, W., Marks, G., Toelle, B., Belousova, E., Peat, J., Berry, G., Woolcock, A. (2002). Risk factors for onset and remission of atopy, wheeze, and airway hyperresponsiveness. Thorax, 57(2), 104-109.
  • Hayes, L., Berry, G. (2002). Sampling variability of the Kunst-Mackenback relative index of inequality. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(10), 762-765.
  • Sutton, L., Bajuk, B., Berry, G., Sayer, G., Richardson, V., Henderson-Smart, D. (2002). Score of neonatal acute physiology as a measure of illness severity in mechanically ventilated term babies. Acta Paediatrica: Nurturing the Child, 91(4), 415-423.
  • Hayes, L., Quine, S., Taylor, R., Berry, G. (2002). Socio-economic mortality differentials in Sydney over a quarter of a century, 1970-94. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 26(4), 311-317.
  • Sayer, G., Berry, G., Henderson-Smart, D., Sutton, L., Bajuk,, B., Riches, J. (2001). Do very sick neonates born at term have antenatal risks? 1. Infants ventilated primarily for problems of adaptation to extra-uterine life. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 80, 905-916.
  • Sayer, G., Berry, G., Henderson-Smart, D., Sutton, L., Bajuk,, B., Riches, J. (2001). Do very sick neonates born at term have antenatal risks? 2. Infants ventilated primarily for lung disease. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 80, 917-925.
  • Berry, G., Mindel, A., Tideman, R., Marks, C., Knight,, V., Fethers, K. (2001). Opting off the New South Wales Pap Test Register in a sexual health setting. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 25, 501-504.
  • Berry, G., Whitby, M., McLaws, M. (2001). Risk of death from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: a meta-analysis. Medical Journal of Australia, 175, 264-267.
  • Berry, G., Trudinger, B., Cunningham, A., Mindel, A., Tideman, R., Taylor, J., Marks, C., Seifert, C. (2001). Sexual and demographic risk factors for herpes simplex type 1 and 2 in women attending an antenatal clinic. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 77, 413-415.

2013

  • de Klerk, N., Alfonso, H., Olsen, N., Reid, A., Sleith, J., Palmer, L., Berry, G., Musk, A. (2013). Familial aggregation of malignant mesothelioma in former workers and residents of Wittenoom, Western Australia. International Journal of Cancer, 132(6), 1423-1428. [More Information]

2012

  • Berry, G., Reid, A., Aboagye-Sarfo, P., de Klerk, N., Olsen, N., Merler, E., Franklin, P., Musk, A. (2012). Malignant mesotheliomas in former miners and millers of crocidolite at Wittenoom (Western Australia) after more than 50 years follow-up. British Journal of Cancer, 106(5), 1016-1020. [More Information]

2010

  • Alfonso, H., Reid, A., De Klerk, N., Olsen, N., Mina, R., Ambrosini, G., Beilby, J., Berry, G., Musk, A. (2010). Retinol supplementation and mesothelioma incidence in workers earlier exposed to blue asbestos (Crocidolite) at Wittenoom, Western Australia. European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 19(5), 355-359. [More Information]

2009

  • Berry, G., Pooley, F., Gibbs, A., Harris, J., McDonald, J. (2009). Lung Fiber Burden in the Nottingham Gas Mask Cohort. Inhalation Toxicology, 21, 168-172. [More Information]

2008

  • Gibbs, G., Berry, G. (2008). Epidemiology and Risk Assessment. In J.E. Craighead and A.R. Gibbs (Eds.), Asbestos and its Diseases, (pp. 94-119). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Reid, A., Berry, G., Heyworth, J., de Klerk, N., Musk, A. (2008). Predicted mortality from malignant mesothelioma among women exposed to blue asbestos at Wittenoom, Western Australia. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, doi:10.1136/oem.2007.038315, 1-19. [More Information]
  • Gasparrini, A., Pizzo, A., Gorini, G., Costantini, A., Silvestri, S., Ciapini, C., Innocenti, A., Berry, G. (2008). Prediction of mesothelioma and lung cancer in a cohort of asbestos exposed workers. European Journal Of Epidemiology, 23(8), 541-546. [More Information]

2007

  • Reid, A., Berry, G., De Klerk, N., Hansen, J., Heyworth, J., Ambrosini, G., Fritschi, L., Olsen, N., Merler, E., Musk, A. (2007). Age and sex differences in malignant mesothelioma after residential exposure to blue asbestos (crocidolite). Chest, 131(2), 376-382. [More Information]
  • Berry, G., Gibbs, G. (2007). An overview of the risk of lung cancer in relation to exposure to asbestos and of taconite miners. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, online edition, 1-5. [More Information]
  • Gibbs, G., Berry, G. (2007). Mesothelioma and asbestos. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, doi:10.1016/j.yrtph.2007.10.003, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Musk, A., de Klerk, N., Reid, A., Ambrosini, G., Fritschi, L., Olsen, N., Merler, E., Hobbs, M., Berry, G. (2007). Mortality Of Former Crocidolite (Blue Asbestos) Miners And Millers At Wittenoom. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, published on November 28, 2007 as 10.1136/oem.2007, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Clements, M., Berry, G., Shi, J., Ware, S., Yates, D., Johnson, A. (2007). Projected mesothelioma incidence in men in New South Wales. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 64(11), 747-752. [More Information]

2006

  • Hayes, L., Berry, G. (2006). Comparing the part with the whole: should overlap be ignored in public health measures? Journal of Public Health, 28(3), 278-282. [More Information]
  • Berry, G. (2006). Relative risk and acceleration in lung cancer. Statistics in Medicine, 26(18), 3511-3517. [More Information]
  • McDonald, J., Harris, J., Berry, G. (2006). Sixty years on: the price of assembling military gas masks in 1940. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 63(12), 852-855. [More Information]
  • Reid, A., De Klerk, N., Ambrosini, G., Berry, G., Musk, A. (2006). The risk of lung cancer with increasing time since ceasing exposure to asbestos and quitting smoking. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 63(8), 509-512. [More Information]

2005

  • McLean, L., Tennant, C., Ward, C., Berry, G., Maddison, V., Chen, W., Morel-Kopp, M. (2005). Is fibrinogen a mediating risk factor between depression and cardiovascular disease? Preliminary results of a longitudinal case-control study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 39(Supplement 1, Point 309), A120-A121.
  • McLaws, M., Berry, G. (2005). Nonuniform risk of bloodstream infection with increasing central venous catheter-days. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 26(8), 715-719. [More Information]
  • Reid, A., De Klerk, N., Ambrosini, G., Olsen, N., Pang, S., Berry, G., Musk, A. (2005). The effect of asbestosis on lung cancer risk beyond the dose related effect of asbestos alone. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 62(12), 885-889. [More Information]

2004

  • Gallagher, M., Hall, B., Craig, J., Berry, G., Tiller, D., Eris, J. (2004). A Randomized Controlled Trial Of Cyclosporine Withdrawal In Renal-Transplant Recipients: 15-Year Results. Transplantation, 78(11), 1653-1660.
  • Berry, G., De Klerk, N., Reid, A., Ambrosini, G., Fritschi, L., Olsen, N., Merler, E., Musk, A. (2004). Malignant Pleural And Peritoneal Mesotheliomas In Former Miners And Millers Of Crocidolite At Wittenoom, Western Australia. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 61(4), e14-e16.
  • Berry, G., Rogers, A., Yeung, P. (2004). Silicosis And Lung Cancer: A Mortality Study Of Compensated Men With Silicosis In New South Wales, Australia. Occupational Medicine, 54(6), 387-394.
  • Berry, G., Liddell, F. (2004). The Interaction Of Asbestos And Smoking In Lung Cancer: A Modified Measure Of Effect. Annals of occupational hygiene, 48(5), 459-462.

2003

  • Meiser, B., Butow, P., Price, M., Bennett, B., Berry, G., Tucker, K. (2003). Attitudes to Prophylactic Surgery and Chemoprevention in Australian Women at Increased Risk for Breast Cancer. Journal of Women's Health, 12(8), 769-778.
  • Tideman, R., Thompson, C., Rose, B., Gilmour, S., Marks, C., van Beek, I., Berry, G., O'Connor, C., Mindel, A. (2003). Cervical human papillomavirus infections in commercial sex workers - risk factors and behaviours. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 14(12), 840-847.
  • Benrimoj, S., Langford, J., Berry, G., Collins, D., Lauchlan, R., Stewart, K., Ward, P. (2003). Clinical intervention rates in community pharmacy: a randomised trial of the effect of education and a professional allowance. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 11(2), 71-80.
  • Benrimoj, S., Langford, J., Berry, G., Collins, D., Lauchlan, R., Stewart, K., Ward, P. (2003). Clinical significance of clinical interventions in community pharmacy: a randomised trial of the effect of education and a professional allowance. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 11(2), 81-87.
  • Beard, J., Sladden, T., Morgan, G., Berry, G., Brooks, L., McMichael, A. (2003). Health impacts of pesticide exposure in a cohort of outdoor workers. Environmental Health Perspectives, 111(5), 724-730.
  • Wiseman, V., Mooney, G., Berry, G., Tang, K. (2003). Involving the general public in priority setting: experiences from Australia. Social Science and Medicine, 56(5), 1001-1012.
  • Mindel, A., Marks, C., Tideman, R., Taylor, J., Seifert, C., Berry, G., Trudinger, B., Cunningham, A. (2003). Sexual behaviour and social class in Australian women. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 14(5), 344-349.

2002

  • Berry, G., Smith, C., Macaskill, P., Irwig, L. (2002). Analytic methods for comparing two dichotomous screening or diagnostic tests applied to two populations of differing disease prevalence when individuals negative on both tests are unverified. Statistics in Medicine, 21(6), 853-862. [More Information]
  • Berry, G. (2002). Asbestos lung fibre analysis in the United Kingdom, 1976-96. Annals of occupational hygiene, 46(6), 523-526.
  • Everitt, A., Kofod, M., Terry, V., Murphy, C., Shorey, C., Berry, G. (2002). Differences in muscle fiber growth in slow-twitch muscles of the forelimb & hindlimb of the rat: role of the pituitary & food intake. Growth, Development and Aging, 66(2), 79-93.
  • Sutton, L., Bajuk, B., Berry, G., Sayer, G., Eagles, B., Henderson-Smart, D. (2002). Reliability of the SNAP (score of neonatal acute physiology) data collection in mechanically ventilated term babies in New South Wales, Australia. Acta Paediatrica: Nurturing the Child, 91(4), 424-429.
  • Xuan, W., Marks, G., Toelle, B., Belousova, E., Peat, J., Berry, G., Woolcock, A. (2002). Risk factors for onset and remission of atopy, wheeze, and airway hyperresponsiveness. Thorax, 57(2), 104-109.
  • Hayes, L., Berry, G. (2002). Sampling variability of the Kunst-Mackenback relative index of inequality. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 56(10), 762-765.
  • Sutton, L., Bajuk, B., Berry, G., Sayer, G., Richardson, V., Henderson-Smart, D. (2002). Score of neonatal acute physiology as a measure of illness severity in mechanically ventilated term babies. Acta Paediatrica: Nurturing the Child, 91(4), 415-423.
  • Hayes, L., Quine, S., Taylor, R., Berry, G. (2002). Socio-economic mortality differentials in Sydney over a quarter of a century, 1970-94. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 26(4), 311-317.

2001

  • Sayer, G., Berry, G., Henderson-Smart, D., Sutton, L., Bajuk,, B., Riches, J. (2001). Do very sick neonates born at term have antenatal risks? 1. Infants ventilated primarily for problems of adaptation to extra-uterine life. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 80, 905-916.
  • Sayer, G., Berry, G., Henderson-Smart, D., Sutton, L., Bajuk,, B., Riches, J. (2001). Do very sick neonates born at term have antenatal risks? 2. Infants ventilated primarily for lung disease. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 80, 917-925.
  • Berry, G., Mindel, A., Tideman, R., Marks, C., Knight,, V., Fethers, K. (2001). Opting off the New South Wales Pap Test Register in a sexual health setting. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 25, 501-504.
  • Berry, G., Whitby, M., McLaws, M. (2001). Risk of death from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: a meta-analysis. Medical Journal of Australia, 175, 264-267.
  • Berry, G., Trudinger, B., Cunningham, A., Mindel, A., Tideman, R., Taylor, J., Marks, C., Seifert, C. (2001). Sexual and demographic risk factors for herpes simplex type 1 and 2 in women attending an antenatal clinic. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 77, 413-415.

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