Position

Academic Status
Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity

Biography

Dr Marlene Wiese is a Senior Research Officer, Research Fellow in the SA Community Health Research Unit and Southgate Institute, Flinders University. MW has been employed in health research since 2002 and is a member of: Australian Society for Medical Research, National Institute of Complementary Medicine, Certified Practising Naturopath Association and the Complementary Medicine Association.
MW's PhD is titled: "Becoming Accepted: the complementary medicine practitioner's response to the uptake and practice of traditional CAM and its therapies by the mainstream health care sector.", and was conducted using a Glaserian grounded theory framework. Her research interests are medical and health sociology, particularly CAM and CAM professionalization.

MW's research activity includes project management roles and she is currently employed on a number of evaluation projects within SACHRU. MW is a member of review board for the peer reviewed journal, Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies (FACT).

Qualifications

PhD, BSc, Dip Nat.

Key responsibilities

Evaluation Research

Research interests

CAM, Medical Sociology, Grounded Theory Approach (Glaserian), Professionalisation

Publications

  • Jolley, G., Wiese, M., Freeman, T., Baum, F., Kidd, M. and Lawless, A. (2011). Never the twain shall meet? Health reform and two systems of primary health care. In 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. Brisbane. Jul 2011.
  • Wiese, M., Jolley, G., Freeman, T., Baum, F. and Kidd, M. (2011). Multidisciplinary care and general practice: can we achieve better interprofessional collaboration? In 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. Brisbane. Jul 2011.
  • Wiese, M., Jolley, G., Freeman, T., Baum, F. and Kidd, M. (2010). Evaluating the effectiveness of comprehensive health care in local communities: how do general practitioner swork with and perceive primary health care services directly funded by government.
  • Wiese, M., Freeman, T., Jolley, G., Baum, F. and Kidd, M. (2011). Australia's systems of primary health care: the need for improved co-ordination and implications for Medicare Locals. Australian Family Physician, 40(12) pp. 995-999.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Wiese, M.L. and Oster, C. (2010). Becoming Accepted: the complementary and alternative medicine practitioner's response to the uptake and practice of traditional medicine therapies by the mainstream health sector. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 14(4) pp. 415-433.
    [10.1177/1363459309359718] [Scopus]
  • Pincombe, J., mckellar, L., Wiese, M.L., Grinter, E. and Beresford, G. (2010). ePortfolio in Midwifery Practice: "The way of the Future" Women and Birth, 23(3) pp. 94-102.
    [10.1016/j.wombi.2009.05.001] [Scopus]
  • Wiese, M.L., Oster, C. and Pincombe, J. (2010). Understanding the emerging relationship between complementary medicine and mainstream health care: A review of the literature. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 14(3) pp. 326-342.
    [10.1177/1363459309358594] [Scopus]
  • Wiese, M., Freeman, T., Jolley, G., Baum, F. and Kidd, M. (2011). Australia's systems of primary health care: the need for improved co-ordination and implications for Medicare Locals. Australian Family Physician, 40(12) pp. 995-999.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Wiese, M.L. and Oster, C. (2010). Becoming Accepted: the complementary and alternative medicine practitioner's response to the uptake and practice of traditional medicine therapies by the mainstream health sector. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 14(4) pp. 415-433.
    [10.1177/1363459309359718] [Scopus]
  • Pincombe, J., mckellar, L., Wiese, M.L., Grinter, E. and Beresford, G. (2010). ePortfolio in Midwifery Practice: "The way of the Future" Women and Birth, 23(3) pp. 94-102.
    [10.1016/j.wombi.2009.05.001] [Scopus]
  • Wiese, M.L., Oster, C. and Pincombe, J. (2010). Understanding the emerging relationship between complementary medicine and mainstream health care: A review of the literature. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 14(3) pp. 326-342.
    [10.1177/1363459309358594] [Scopus]
  • Jolley, G., Wiese, M., Freeman, T., Baum, F., Kidd, M. and Lawless, A. (2011). Never the twain shall meet? Health reform and two systems of primary health care. In 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. Brisbane. Jul 2011.
  • Wiese, M., Jolley, G., Freeman, T., Baum, F. and Kidd, M. (2011). Multidisciplinary care and general practice: can we achieve better interprofessional collaboration? In 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. 2011 Primary Health Care Research Conference: Inspirations, collaborations, solutions. Brisbane. Jul 2011.
  • Wiese, M., Jolley, G., Freeman, T., Baum, F. and Kidd, M. (2010). Evaluating the effectiveness of comprehensive health care in local communities: how do general practitioner swork with and perceive primary health care services directly funded by government.

Professional and community engagement

Northern Foothills Biodiversity Project, Landcare, TFL, CFS member

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