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This year, there are four successful applications for research projects by both novice and experienced researchers, detailed below.
Dr Sheila Cook – Experienced Researcher.
Team – Roisin Rafferty and Dr Marcella Kwan.
What effect does a reduced carbohydrate diet have on clinical outcomes for people with Type 1 Diabetes? A longitudinal observational study.
Grant of $6,515.00
Professor Scott Kitchener – Experienced Researcher
Team – Dr Janani Pinidiyapathirage, Dr Brendan Carrigan.
Understanding the complexity of acute heart disease related admissions to hospitals in the Darling Downs Region.
Grant amount $17,008.43
Dr Alex King – Novice Researcher
Team – Helena King, Raelene Ward, Prof Don Gorman, Matthew Boyd, Assoc Prof Srinivas Kondalsomy-Chennakes, Richard Henshaw.
A comparative, quantitative study on Indigenous and non-indigenous retrospective Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) data in Rural and Regional Emergency Departments in South West Queensland.
Grant of $9,350.00
Dr Lucy-Anne Tolcher – Novice Researcher
Team – Dr Annabel Cavanagh, Remo Ostini.
The outcome of children presenting with Upper Respiratory Tract infections in urban vs rural settings – antibiotic prescription and readmission rates.
We cannot thank our mates at Pure Land Learning College enough for their support of the Toowoomba Hospital Foundation and our dedicated staff members who receive the research scholarships.