Professor Timothy Usherwood

General Practice, Westmead Clinical School

C24 - Westmead Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9845 8163
F: +61 2 9845 8166

Biographical details

Research interests

Evaluation of clinical, educational and systemic interventions to improve health outcomes in general practice and primary care, using quantitative, qualitative and mixed methodologies, especially in chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, asthma and depression.

Current national competitive grants*


Consumer Navigation of Electronic Cardiovascular Tools - The CONNECT study
Peiris D, Usherwood T, Harris M, Rodgers A, Hayman N, Panaretto K, Chow C, Redfern J, Lau A
National Health and Medical Research Council / Project Grant ($1,852,716 over 3 years)


The effect of a coordinated care intervention, Care Navigation, on the readmission rate of chronically ill patients at Nepean Hospital.
Leeder S, Gillespie J, Usherwood T, Boyages S
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant ($702,630 over 4 years)


RCT of polypill versus usual care among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with high cardivascular risk
Cass A, Brown A, Rodgers A, Hayman N, Usherwood T, Peiris P
NHMRC Project Grant ($1,812,175 over 5 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney

International links

Nepal. (Patan Academy of Health Sciences Visiting consultant in curriculum development; Member, International Advisory Board.