The Poche Adelaide team are involved in a variety of research activities.

Dennis McDermott

Current research

  • Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT), National Senior Teaching and Learning Fellowship – McDermott, D. Having the hard conversations: Strengthening pedagogical effectiveness by working with student and institutional resistance to Indigenous health curriculum. 2014-2018.
  • NHMRC CRE - APP1078046. Baum, Friel et al. McDermott (CID). Centre of Research Excellence on Social Determinants of Health Equity (CRESDHE): Policy research on the social determinants of health equity. 2015-2020.
  • ARC Discovery – APP160100244. Baum et al. McDermott (CIE). Understanding how the policies of Australian governments can promote health through action on the social determinants of health and health equity. 2016-2018.

Recent research

  • ARC Discovery – APP120101510. Baum, MacDougall, Newman, McDermott, Popay, Marmot. Theorising and understanding how policy processes affect uptake of evidence on social determinants of health and equity in Australian health policy. 2012-14.
  • NHMRC Project – APP1027561. Baum, Harris, Kickbusch, MacDougall, McDermott, Lawless. Understanding how complex policy processes influence the social determinants of health, well-being and equity: A case study of the SA Health in All Policies Initiative. 2012-16.

David Sjoberg

Co author with Dennis McDermott for the reporting outcomes of the Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT), National Senior Teaching and Learning Fellowship - Having the hard conversations: Strengthening pedagogical effectiveness by working with student and institutional resistance to Indigenous health curriculum. 2014-2018.

Monica Lawrence

PhD (in progress) and associated funding application:

  • Contextualising acute coronary syndrome standards and guidelines for Aboriginal people residing in Central Australian and Top End Aboriginal communities.
  • iECG research incorporating use of a Point of Care testing device to
    detect for prevalence of atrial fibrillation for Aboriginal people 45 years and
    over.

Jess Dawson

PhD (in progress) comprised of two major projects:

  • Critical examination of problem representation in the Closing the Gap policy framework.
  • Systematic review of current approaches to Cultural Safety-based Education, with a focus on how criticality and critical self-reflection are conceptualised, taught and assessed.