Publications

Elaro A, Bosnic-Anticevich S, Kraus K, Farris KB, Shah S, Armour C, Patel MR. Pharmacists' perspectives of the current status of pediatric asthma management in the U.S. community pharmacy setting.Int.J.Clin.Pharm. 2017. DOI 10.1007/s11096-017-0471-1

McCallum G, Chang, AB, Wilson C, Petsky H, Saunders J, Pizzutto S, Su SC, Shah S. Feasibility of a peer-led asthma and smoking prevention project in Australian schools with high Indigenous youth.Front.Pediatr. 2017; 5(33) https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2017.00033

Al-sheyab NA, Alomari MA, Shah S, Gallagher R. “Class smoke-free” pledge impacts on nicotine dependence in male adolescents: A cluster randomized controlled trial.J Subst Use 2016; 21(6): 566-574. DOI: 10.3109/14659891.2015.1112848

Elaro A, Shah S, Armour CL, Bosnic-Anticevich S. A snapshot of pharmacist attitudes and behaviors surrounding the management of pediatric asthma.J Asthma 2015;52(9):957-68. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2015.1020387

Towns S, DiFranza JR, Jayasuriya G, Marshall T, Shah S. Smoking Cessation in Adolescents: targeted approaches that work.Paediatr Respir Rev. 2015. pii: S1526-0542(15)00039-1. doi: 10.1016/j.prrv.2015.06.001.

Wood L, Lagleva L, Shah S, Berthon B, Galbraith S, Henry R, Kepreotes H Gibson PG. Dietary changes in migrant adolescents with increasing length of stay in Australia and associated risk of wheeze – a retrospective, cross sectional study.BMC Pediatrics 2015; 15:102 DOI 10.1186/s12887-015-0420-x

Elaro A, Shah S, Pomare LN, L Armour C, Z Bosnic-Anticevich S. PACE: Pharmacists use the power of communication in paediatric asthma.International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy 2014; 36 (5) DOI: 10.1007/s11096-014-9984-z

Al-Sheyab N, Alomari MA, Shah S, Gallagher P, Gallagher. Prevalence, Patterns and Correlates of Cigarette Smoking in Male Adolescents in Northern Jordan, and the Influence of Waterpipe Use and Asthma Diagnosis: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study.Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014; 11, 9008-9023; doi:10.3390/ijerph110909008

Otim M, Jayasinha R, Forbes H, Shah S. Building evidence for Peer-led interventions: Assessing the cost of the Adolescent Asthma Action program in Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health 2014; 21(4) 438-443 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY14066

Shah S et al 2013. Improving outcomes in Aboriginal and disadvantaged school communities. Children’s Council Newsletter.

Al-Sheyab et al. Cigarette smoking in adolescents with asthma in Jordan: Impact of peer-led education in high schools. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 2013 3(9).

Donelly A, Shah S, Bosni-Anticevich S. Effect of two educational interventions on pharmacy students’ confidence and skills in dealing with adolescents with asthma. Health Education Journal, 2012 0(0) 1-8 DOI: 10.1177/0017896912438310.

Al-sheyab N, Gallagher R, Crisp J, Shah S. Peer-led Asthma Education for Adolescents with Asthma in Jordan: A Cluster-RCT. Pediatrics 2012; 129; e106-e112. Full Text

Al-sheyab N, Gallagher R, Shah S, Roydhouse J, Crisp J. Peer-led Health Education Program for adolescents with asthma: Does it work for high schools in Jordan? EMHJ. 2011; 18(5): 468-473.

Saini B, Shah S, Keary P, Bosnic-Anticevich S, Grootjans J, Armour C. An Interprofessional Learning Module on Asthma Health Promotion. Am. J. Pharm. Edu 2011; 75(2): Article 30.

Shah S, Roydhouse JK, Sawyer S. Medical Students go back to school: The Triple A Journey. Australian Family Physician 2008; 37(11): 952-4.

Kritikos V, Saini B, Bosnic-Anticevich, Krass I, Shah S, Taylor S and Armour C. Innovative asthma health promotion by rural community pharmacists: a feasibility study. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 2005: 16 (1) 69-73.

Shah S, Peat JK, Marzurski EJ, Wan H, Sindhusake D, Bruce C, Henry RL, Gibson PG. Peer-led asthma education improves quality of life and asthma morbidity in adolescents: a randomised controlled trial. BMJ 2001; 322:583-5.

Shah S, Cantwell G. Adolescent Asthma Action Project 1993-2000, Final Report, Commonwealth of Australia 2001. ISBN 0 642 73566 2.

Triple A Educator's Kit, Commonwealth of Australia 2000. ISBN 1 876109831.

AAA Champion’s Guide, 2001.

Boulet LP. A peer led asthma education programme in adolescents was more effective than no programme for improving quality of life. Evid Based Med 2001;6 148.

Gibson PG, Shah S, Mamoon HA. Peer-led asthma education for adolescents: Impact evaluation. Journal of Adolescent Health 1998; 22: 66-72.

Shah S, Mamoon HA, Gibson PG. Peer-led asthma education for adolescents: Development and formative evaluation. Health Promotion Journal of Australia 1998; 8: 177-181.

Shah S, Mazurski E, Wang H, G Cantwell, Gibson P. Asthma morbidity in young people in rural NSW: A Time for Action. 5th National Rural Health Conference, Adelaide. National Rural Health Alliance Publication 1999.

Shah S. The Adolescent Asthma Action Program. Masters of Community Health thesis University of Sydney Library, 1994

Presentations

Local Meetings

Shah S. Triple A & Smoking Cessation Brief Intervention in High Schools. Children’s Hospital Westmead, Journal Club. 2014.

Shah S, Triple A & Smoking Cessation Brief Intervention in High Schools. Aboriginal Health Research Symposium. Poche Centre, Sydney University, Sydney. 2013. (Oral)

Shah S, Jayasinha R, Lagleva M, Saini, B, Al-Sheyab N, Chang AB. University students educate youth about asthma. Westmead Association Hospital Week, Westmead Hospital, Sydney. 2013. (Poster)

Jayasinha R, Brown N, Towns S, Gibson P, Jaffe A, Chang AB, Shah S. Can we prevent uptake of tobacco smoking in disadvantaged and Aboriginal young people? Westmead Association Hospital Week, Westmead Hospital, Sydney. 2013. (Poster)

Shah S. Adolescent Asthma Action: Improving health and educational outcomes in adolescents through peer-led education. World Asthma Day Symposium. 2013. (Plenary speaker).

Conference presentations

Waks S, Pretlove N, Bruny J, Towns S and Chang AB, Shah S. Peer-led Asthma and Smoking Prevention Program for Disadvantaged and Indigenous Youth. PHCRIS conference 2014. Canberra.(Oral)

Nori A, Brown N, Piovesan R, O'Connor J, Shah S, McMillan M, Newham J. Aboriginal Youth no longer forgotten - the “Y Health- Staying Deadly” Project. PHAA National Social Inclusion and Complex Needs Conference, 2013, Canberra

Shah S, Adolescents Smoking at the Australian Smoking Cessation Conference 2013, Brain and Mind Institute. 2013. (Plenary speaker)

Shah S, Jayasinha R, Lagleva M, Sani B, Al-Sheyab N, Chang AB. University students educate youth about asthma. TSANZ. 2013.(Oral)

Jayasinha R, Shah S, Brown N, Towns S, Gibson P, Jaffe A, Chang AB. Preventing the uptake of tobacco smoking in disadvantaged and Aboriginal young people. TSANZ. 2013.(Oral)