Dr John Oldroyd - School of Behavioural and Health Sciences (Faculty of Health Sciences)
Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor
Dr John Oldroyd became Senior Lecturer in Public Health at ACU in August 2017. He brings expertise as a lecturer, public health researcher and academic leader to the role. After qualifying in nutrition at the University of Sydney, he worked in clinical dietetics in Australia before pursuing postgraduate studies in Public Health at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He undertook a PhD investigating lifestyle interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes and modification of cardiovascular risk factors. He subsequently undertook post-doctoral studies at Manchester University to establish a multi-ethnic birth cohort. His research interests are in the area of lifecourse epidemiology but now include healthy ageing, the association of cardiovascular disease and mental health, and social determinants of health. He has had research grant success from Monash Partners, the British Heart Foundation, Diabetes UK, the Wellcome Trust, Royal College of General Practitioners, UK. His impact has been recognised through awards for presentations at conferences. He has co-authored a paper which was listed as one of the most influential articles in the journal Implementation Science in 2015. He has over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals including Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, Annals of Internal Medicine, British Medical Journal. Within the School of Behavioural and Health Sciences John is the Master of Public Health coordinator. He is passionate about training the next generation of Public Health practitioners by ensuring critical thinking among the MPH student cohort. He has teaching experience in the epidemiology of chronic disease, humanitarian assistance and health, and teaching evidence based practice to medical students. His vision is to have an impact on Public Health through education and research.
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The use of journal clubs to teach evidence-based medicine to clinicians: a systematic review and meta-analysis , in Evidence Based Medicine
Sex-specific differences in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention outcomes after a cardiac event: A cohort study examining the role of depression, worry and autonomicfunction , in Heart, Lung and Circulation
Prevalence of symptomatic pelvic floor disorders in community dwelling women in low and middle income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis , in International Urogynecology Journal
The relationship between phobic anxiety and 2-year readmission after Acute Coronary Syndrome: what is the role of heart rate variability? , in Journal of Affective Disorders.
A systematic review of real-world diabetes prevention programs: Learnings from the last 15 years, in Implementation Science
Chapter 6 Social Determinants of Public Health Cambridge University Press , in Public Health 2015 Ed Pranee Liampatong.