Research Centre for Injury Studies
Clare is interested in a wide range of research areas involving injury and/or older people's health and welfare. In the field of injury research she is most interested in falls surveillance and prevention, injuries involving mobility scooters, suicide and self-harm and injuries due to venomous bites and stings. Clare's current role further develops her gerontological interests and previous experiences in the area of quality service provison in the residential care setting, aged care service planning, improving older people's welfare and quality of life, and healthy ageing. Clare also maintains a strong interest in disease classification and coding, and administrative data linkage for use in epidemiologic studies.
Clare sits on the SAHMRI Animal Ethics Committee and the Executive Committee of the Flinders Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatics. She also has a long involvement representing Flinders University on committees and working groups associated with the establishment and operation of SA NT DataLink.
Clare is a member of the Australasian Epidemiological Association, the Australian Association of Gerontology and the Australian Injury Prevention Network.
Clare has been a volunteer reviewer for a wide range of academic journals including the Medical Journal of Australia, Australian Health Review, Australian Journal of Rural Health, and the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. Clare has also been a volunteer reviewer for the Health Research Council of New Zealand.
|Phone:||+61 8 82017602|
|Location:||Mark Oliphant Building|
|Postal address:||GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia|