PhD Candidates

PhD group photo

Left to right: Liz van Ekert, Andrea Smith, Kristen Pickles, Siun Gallagher, N.N., Jane Williams, Lisa Parker

Name

Thesis Title/Topic

Supervisor/s

Mark ARNOLD

Placebo and nocebo in medicine and medical education 

Ian Kerridge, Cameron Stewart

Paul BENNETT

Values in ENRICH, an arts-based clinical education program

Claire Hooker

Jane Elizabeth CARROLL

The ethics of TB treatment in Australia

Chris Degeling, Ian Kerridge, Lyn Gilbert

Helen CROWTHER

Epidemiology, Ethics and the Experience of Patients with Haemoglobinopathies: Creation of an Evidence-base for the Establishment of a Comprehensive Haemoglobinopathy Service in Western Sydney, NSW

Ian Kerridge

Michelle DE’SOUSA

Pre-implantation Genetic Testing: A Comparative Analysis of the Regulatory Systems of Three Countries

Cameron Stewart,  Ian Kerridge

Dave EARL

Help Us, Help Them. How Australian Parents Understood the Problem of Mental Retardation, and What They Did About It, 1945-1970

Warwick Anderson (associate supervisor)

Elizabeth van EKERT

The Silent Narrative: Understanding doctors’ experience of complaints against them

Claire Hooker, Ian Kerridge

Ryan ESSEX

Human Rights, Dual Loyalties and the Ethics: Healthcare Workers in Australian Immigration Detention

Chris Jordens

Anson FEHROSS

Autonomy of Whom? An Analysis of Personal Identity, Prior People and the Validity of Advance Directives

Chris Ryan, Sascha Callaghan and Ian Kerridge

Siun GALLAGHER

Coping with a competitive health system: learning experiences and tips for clinician lobbyists

Claire Hooker, David Isaacs

Lyn GILBERT

Is prevention of healthcare-associated infection doctors’ business? Ethics and politics of hospital infection control

Ian Kerridge, Julie Mooney-Somers

Marita HEFLER

 A Natural History of Smoking Among a Cohort of Disadvantaged Young People Aged 14 to 24

Simon Chapman, Stacy Carter

Shivaughn HEM-LEE-FORSYTH

The Feminisation of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean: Professional women as silent players in the Carnival bacchanal

Cynthia Hunter,  Julie Mooney-Somers

Stephanie JOHNSON

A Philosophical Critique of Advance Care Planning in Cancer Care.

Phyllis Butow, Martin Tattersall, Ian Kerridge

Samantha KILMORE

Made to Measure: Commercial Applications of Anthropometry in America and Australia, 1890 - 1960

Warwick Anderson

David LEVY

Homeopathic Clinical Reasoning: An Interpretative Phenomenological Investigation

Claire Hooker, Ian Kerridge

Larissa LEWIS

Social Media and Adolescent Development 

Rachel Skinner, Julie Mooney-Somers, Rebecca Guy

Vincy LI

Reconceptualising Health Promotion: the Role of Values, Ethics and Evidence in Obesity Intervention

Stacy Carter, Lucie Rychetnik

Pamela MADDOCK

John J. Pershing and American Approaches to Venereal Disease

Warwick Anderson

Sandi MITCHELL

What are the personal, social and healthcare system factors affecting attendance at hepatitis clinical services for women living with HCV?

Julie Mooney- Somers, Carolyn Day, Vicky Bungay

Bronwen MORRELL

Animal Cures? A Critical Examination of the Use of Animal Parts and Products in Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines

Ian Kerridge, Wendy Lipworth, Rob Irvine, Chris Degeling

Lisa PARKER

Understanding Developments and Controversies within Mammography Screening in Australia

Stacy Carter, Ian Kerridge 

Kristen PICKLES

Evaluating Prostate Cancer Screening: Context, Evidence, Values and Ethics

Stacy Carter, Lucie Rychetnik, Alex Barratt

Suzanne PLATER

Are we serious yet? Improving higher education access, participation and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults from welfare-embedded populations

Julie Mooney-Somers, Jo Lander

Vikrant REDDY

From Creation to Destruction of Human Embryos: Ethical Decision-Making by Embryologists

Ainsley Newson, Chris Jordens

Jindalae SKERMAN

Reclaiming childbirth: Choice, control and coercion in Australian maternity care

Ainsley Newson, Cameron Stewart

Andrea SMITH

Quitting smoking without assistance

Stacy Carter, Simon Chapman

Kathryn TICEHURST

Anthropology in ‘Mixed Race’ Aboriginal Communities in Australia, 1940–1965

Warwick Anderson

Cheryl TRAVERS

Front-line responders and animal owners during civil emergencies: assigning responsibility and accommodating vulnerability in managing animals in natural disasters.

Chris Degeling, Melanie Rock

Jane WILLIAMS

Evaluating Cervical Cancer Screening: Context, Evidence, Values and Ethics

Stacy Carter, Lucie Rychetnik, Alex Barratt


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