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Associate Professor Trish Livingston is Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Health at Deakin University. She also holds a joint partnership position at Deakin – Eastern Health.
Assoc Prof Livingston has a BA (Hons) and PhD (Ophthalmology); is a public health researcher with over 20 years’ experience in public health research, including 15 years in cancer control. She has extensive expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research methodology. She has established partnerships with academic, industry and governments; partnerships which have involved successful collaborations on previous translational research in the areas of ophthalmology and cancer control. Her programs of research have involved significant collaborations that are cross-disciplinary, cross-Faculty, and cross-institutional.
Assoc Prof Livingston has generated over $3,000,000 in successful grant applications including NHMRC, ARC, Department of Health and Vichealth; published 85 research articles in refereed international and national journals and contributed to 100 presentations at international, national and local conferences. Assoc Prof Livingston’s publications tracked in the Scopus database have been cited over 990 times (on average, 19 times each) and she has an h-index score of 14.
Assoc Prof Livingston has co-supervised 5 Higher Degree scholars to completion, with 1 PhD student awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Alfred Deakin Award for Best Doctoral Thesis (2011), and 8 Honours students, 4 of which received a 85% or higher thesis result and one student was awarded the Pro Vice-Chancellor’s prize for the top Honours thesis in the Faculty of Health, Deakin University (2011).
Assoc Prof Livingston’s key research focus is in the implementation of clinical and community based interventions, programs, policy initiatives and guidelines to improve health delivery and outcomes for people with cancer and their caregivers. Knowledge gained from her research has been translated to advance the development of policy initiatives, education and clinical programs to improve health outcomes for cancer consumers.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship awarded by the National Health & Medical Research Council (Public Health)
Sutherland Foundation Scholarship (1996)
High Commendation for the inaugural Premier's Award for Medical Research awarded by the Premier of Victoria (1995)
Clinical Oncological Society of Australia
Public Health Association of Australia
Assoc Prof Livingston is involved in a wide range of Departmental, Faculty and University committees:
Faculty Executive Group
Faculty Research and Leadership Group
Faculty Research & Research Training (Chair)
Faculty Grants Subcommittee (Chair)
Faculty Central Grants Panel (Chair)
Faculty HDR Scholarships Panel (Chair)
Outside Studies Program
Academic Promotions Committee
Strategic Research Centre meetings (on request)
Panel member for the Cancer Institute Clinical Trials (NSW) Grants Review
Assessor for NHMRC, ARC, UK Project Grant Review Board, and Health Review Board of Ireland
1. Hose K, Craike M, Livingston PM. Participation in Physical Activity by People with Myeloma: Improving Health Outcomes? CNSA; Hobart, Australia, 26 – 28 July 2011.
2. Barker A, Landgren F, Brand C, Botti M, Livingston PM, Morello R. Nurse and senior management perceived barriers to effective falls prevention in acute Australian hospitals. 5th Biennial Australian and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference; Oct 2012; Adelaide, Australia.
3. Maunsell E, Lauzier S, Campbell S, Livingston PM. Indicators for evaluating cancer organizations’ support services. Performance and associations with patient empowerment. United International Cancer Congress; Aug 2012; Montreal; Canada.
4. Riddell K, Livingston PM, Kent B. Constant Observation: no place for a sitter. RCN International Nursing Research Conference, April 2012; London, UK.
5. Fraser S, Livingston PM, Salmon J, Courneya K, Gaskin C, Craike M, Botti M, Broadbent S, Kent B, Gardner J. Efficacy of a Referral and Physical Activity Program for Survivors of Prostate Cancer [ENGAGE]: Rationale and design for a cluster randomised controlled trial. 5th Exercise and Sports Science Australia; April 2012.
6. Yuen EYN, Livingston PM, Batterham R, Chirgwin J, Dodson S, Osborne R. Development of a framework for measuring health literacy among caregivers of people with cancer: Insights from concept mapping. COSA-IACR and ANZGOSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2011; November 2011; Perth.
7. Livingston PM, Salmon J, Courneya K, Gaskin C, Craike M, Botti M, Broadbent S, Kent B. Efficacy of a Referral and Physical Activity Program for Survivors of Prostate Cancer [ENGAGE]: Rationale and design for a cluster randomised controlled trial. 12th Australasian Prostate Cancer Conference; Melbourne; August 2011.
8. Wilkinson J-A; Marriott J; Fullerton S, Street M, Livingston P. Returning dying nursing home patients from emergency department back to nursing homes for end of life care. Eastern Health Research Week; 26 October 2011; Melbourne.
9. Craike M, Spellman C, Livingston PM. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) of Cancer specialists in Promoting Physical Activity to Prostate Cancer Survivors. 12th Australasian Prostate Cancer Conference; Melbourne; August 2011. Winner, 2nd prize; Psycho-Oncology poster section.
10. Maunsell E, Lauzier, S, Campbell S, Livingston PM. Indicators for evaluating cancer organizations’ support services: Performance and associations with patient empowerment. Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology; Toronto, Ontario, May 4 – 6, 2011.