Nikki is a health economist with a professional background in pharmacy, and has been successful as:-
PhD - Flinders University (2013)
Modelling joint cost and multiple outcomes uncertainty on the cost-disutility plane: case studies in palliative care
Graduate Diploma in Health Ecomomics & Policy - Monash University (2008)
Level IV Master Trainer - Australian Institute of Fitness (2006)
Epidemiological Research Methods - University of Adelaide (2005)
Introduction to Epidemiology & Biostatistic - University of Adelaide (2005)
Masters of Prescribing Sciences - University of Liverpool, UK (2002)
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy - De Montford University, UK (1999)
Honours Degree in Pharmacy - Sunderland University (1990)
2016-19 Cancer Research UK, Marie Curie Research Programme: UK£454,701
The MENAC Trial-A randomised, open-label trial of a Multimodal Intervention (Exercise, Nutrition and Anti-inflammatory Medication) plus standard care versus standard care alone to prevent / attenuate Cachexia in advanced cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.Fearon, Haswell, Banks, Mulatero, Laird, Wall, Graham, Hatton, McCaffrey, Maddocks, Fayers, Price, Fallon.
2015-18 NSW Government Department of Health sponsored clinical trials for cannabis/ cannabis products:$1,905,498
Evaluation of oromucosal nabiximols and vaporised botanical leaf cannabis in cancer-related anorexia cachexia syndrome. Phase III double-blind randomised controlled trial. Agar, Currow, Lintzeris, Solowij, Quinn, McCaffrey, Phillips, Martin, Lovell, McGregor, Martin, Allsop.
2014-17 National Breast Cancer Foundation Accelerator grant: $939,139
Implementing a national clinical pathway for pain to ensure equitable, cost-effective,evidence-based,person-centred care for people with advanced breast and other cancers. Lovell, Phillips, Agar, Boyle, Davidson, Luckett, Currow, Ryan, McCaffrey,Shaw.
2014-16 NHMRC Project Grant: $860,807
Improving morphine prescribing for breathlessness - a phase III clinical effectiveness trial of sustained release morphine for the symptomatic treatment of chronic refractory breathlessness. Currow, Abernethy, McDonald, Quinn, Kirkpatrick, Somogyi, Miner, Davidson, Kilbreath, Denehy, Johnson, McCaffrey, Agar.
2014-19 NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in End of Life Care: $2,495,543
Yates, Mitchell, Currow, Eagar, Edwards, Gardner, Willmott, Bonner, Clark, Tieman, Beattie, Broom, Johnson, McCaffrey, McCarthy, McDonald, White.
2013-14 Flinders University Faculty of Health Sciences Early Career Research grant: $16,000
Measuring the benefits of palliative care to inform equitable and efficient healthcare funding and policy decisions. McCaffrey, Currow, Ratcliffe.
2009-10 Australian Government Department of Health & Ageing Research Grant: $131,887
Palliative Extended and Care at home Packages (PEACH) evaluation project. National Palliative Care programme, Palliative Care for people at home. Agar, Harlum, Wiltshire, Currow, Eckermann, McCaffrey, Girotto.