Dr Seeta Durvasula

Lecturer in Developmental Disability
Centre for Developmental Disability Studies (CDDS), Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 8878 0505
Fax +61 2 9807 7053

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Research interests

nutrition problems, mortality in people with intellectual disability; health services/health policy for people with intellectual disability

Selected grants

2002

  • NIH through RFMH (Award 002458 Project 100622 Task 1) - Multicenter Vitamin E Trial in Aging Persons with Down Syndrome; Durvasula S, Parmenter T; Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene (USA)/Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Hemsley, B., Durvasula, S., Stewart, L. (2005). Dysphagia. In Nicholas Lennox, Justine Diggens (Eds.), Management Guidelines: Developmental Disability, (pp. 173-178). Melbourne: Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Stewart, L., Hemsley, B., Durvasula, S. (2005). Nutritional disorders. In Nicholas Lennox, Justine Diggens (Eds.), Management Guidelines: Developmental Disability, (pp. 163-172). Melbourne: Therapeutic Guidelines.

Journals

  • Cahill, S., Stancliffe, R., Clemson, L., Durvasula, S. (2014). Reconstructing the fall: individual, behavioural and contextual factors associated with falls in individuals with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58(4), 321-332. [More Information]
  • Sambrook, P., Cameron, I., Chen, J., Cumming, R., Durvasula, S., Herrmann, M., Kok, C., Lord, S., Macara, M., March, L., Mason, R., Seibel, M., Wilson, N., Simpson, J. (2012). Does increased sunlight exposure work as a strategy to improve vitamin D status in the elderly: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Osteoporosis International, 23(2), 615-624. [More Information]
  • Durvasula, S., Sambrook, P., Cameron, I. (2012). Factors influencing adherence with therapeutic sunlight exposure in older people in intermediate care facilities. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 54(5), e234-e241. [More Information]
  • Cox, C., Clemson, L., Stancliffe, R., Durvasula, S., Sherrington, C. (2010). Incidence of and risk factors for falls among adults with an intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54(12), 1045-1057. [More Information]
  • Durvasula, S., Kok, C., Sambrook, P., Cumming, R., Lord, S., March, L., Mason, R., Seibel, M., Simpson, J., Cameron, I. (2010). Sunlight and health: Attitudes of older people living in intermediate care facilities in southern Australia. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 51(3), e94-e99. [More Information]
  • Vanlint, S., Nugent, M., Durvasula, S., Downs, J., Leonard, H. (2008). A guide for the assessment and management of vitamin D status in people with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 33(2), 184-188.
  • Vanlint, S., Nugent, M., Durvasula, S. (2008). Vitamin D and people with intellectual disability. Australian Family Physician, 37(5), 348-350. [More Information]
  • Emerson, E., Durvasula, S. (2005). Health inequalities and people with intellectual disabilities: an introduction to the special issue (Editorial). Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 18(2), 95-96.
  • Durvasula, S., Beange, H., Baker, W. (2002). Mortality of people with intellectual disability in northern Sydney. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 27(4), 255-264.

2014

  • Cahill, S., Stancliffe, R., Clemson, L., Durvasula, S. (2014). Reconstructing the fall: individual, behavioural and contextual factors associated with falls in individuals with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 58(4), 321-332. [More Information]

2012

  • Sambrook, P., Cameron, I., Chen, J., Cumming, R., Durvasula, S., Herrmann, M., Kok, C., Lord, S., Macara, M., March, L., Mason, R., Seibel, M., Wilson, N., Simpson, J. (2012). Does increased sunlight exposure work as a strategy to improve vitamin D status in the elderly: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Osteoporosis International, 23(2), 615-624. [More Information]
  • Durvasula, S., Sambrook, P., Cameron, I. (2012). Factors influencing adherence with therapeutic sunlight exposure in older people in intermediate care facilities. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 54(5), e234-e241. [More Information]

2010

  • Cox, C., Clemson, L., Stancliffe, R., Durvasula, S., Sherrington, C. (2010). Incidence of and risk factors for falls among adults with an intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54(12), 1045-1057. [More Information]
  • Durvasula, S., Kok, C., Sambrook, P., Cumming, R., Lord, S., March, L., Mason, R., Seibel, M., Simpson, J., Cameron, I. (2010). Sunlight and health: Attitudes of older people living in intermediate care facilities in southern Australia. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 51(3), e94-e99. [More Information]

2008

  • Vanlint, S., Nugent, M., Durvasula, S., Downs, J., Leonard, H. (2008). A guide for the assessment and management of vitamin D status in people with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 33(2), 184-188.
  • Vanlint, S., Nugent, M., Durvasula, S. (2008). Vitamin D and people with intellectual disability. Australian Family Physician, 37(5), 348-350. [More Information]

2005

  • Hemsley, B., Durvasula, S., Stewart, L. (2005). Dysphagia. In Nicholas Lennox, Justine Diggens (Eds.), Management Guidelines: Developmental Disability, (pp. 173-178). Melbourne: Therapeutic Guidelines.
  • Emerson, E., Durvasula, S. (2005). Health inequalities and people with intellectual disabilities: an introduction to the special issue (Editorial). Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 18(2), 95-96.
  • Stewart, L., Hemsley, B., Durvasula, S. (2005). Nutritional disorders. In Nicholas Lennox, Justine Diggens (Eds.), Management Guidelines: Developmental Disability, (pp. 163-172). Melbourne: Therapeutic Guidelines.

2002

  • Durvasula, S., Beange, H., Baker, W. (2002). Mortality of people with intellectual disability in northern Sydney. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 27(4), 255-264.

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