James Dickinson, MBBS PhD CCFP

PhD in Epidemiology and Behavioural Science Newcastle Australia

James Dickinson

Areas of Research

Family Medicine
A variety of topics, about how well medical knowledge is applied in community practice. I use whatever method or mix of methods is appropriate to the question. Previous work has included prescribing, application of evidence-based medicine, epidemiology of disease in the community and preventive care, including immunization.
Screening, especially for Cancer
A range of projects and topics including secondary analyses of databases on cancer incidence, and qualitative projects about why people participate or not in screening programs.

Supervising degrees

Community Health Sciences - Doctoral: Accepting Inquiries
Community Health Sciences - Masters: Accepting Inquiries

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Graduates from many backgrounds, especially health sciences, interested in better understanding, measuring, and changing the application of health care in community practice.

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