Dr Anna Wong Shee



Clinical Associate Professor


Faculty of Health


School of Medicine


Off-Campus (Home)


Anna Wong Shee is a registered Physiotherapist with over 20 years of experience in Australia and the USA.  Anna completed her PhD in 2013. Anna holds a conjoint position with Deakin University and Ballarat Health Services (BHS).  Anna's role as  Associate Professor of Allied Health is to develop Allied Health research capacity and capability at BHS and in the Grampians region.  

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Ballarat Health Services


2014    Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention Best Paper
2010    La Trobe University Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Support Grant
2010    Victorian Rural Allied Health Postgraduate scholarship


COVID-19: Geographical equity in a pandemic. 2020. $84,463 (CI: Kloot)

Reducing inappropriate knee joint replacement surgery and hospital burden. 2019. $422,971 (CI: Barton)

Optimising the useability and uptake of teach-back. 2019 $19,839 (CI: Beauchamp)

Night time nudges – impact of environmental changes on the dietary choices of healthcare workers on night-shift at a large regional health service. 2019. $2000 (CI: Wong Shee)

Evaluating the effect of a research training program on allied health clinicians’ knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to evidence-based practice: a mixed methods study. 2019. $7,462 (CI: Wong Shee)

Identifying research priorities to optimize allied health care – informed by consumers: a modified Delphi study. 2019. $79,709 (CI: Wong Shee)

Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence Data audit. 2019. $6,164 (CI: Wong Shee)

The PROTECT trial -Developing a best practice, preoperative exercise therapy ‘prehabilitation’ model for patients with prostate, colon and breast cancer, in the Grampians region of Victoria. 2018. $98,000 (CI: Grace)

Determining best practice for the management of teenage pregnancy in rural and regional health services. 2017. $65,000 (CI: Frawley)


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High-intensity interval training improves cardiorespiratory fitness in cancer patients and survivors: A meta-analysis

M Wallen, D Hennessy, S Brown, L Evans, J Rawstorn, A Wong Shee, A Hall

(2020), Vol. 29, pp. 1-21, European Journal of Cancer Care, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Implementing an intervention to promote normal labour and birth: a study of clinicians' perceptions

Anna Wong Shee, Cate Nagle, Denise Corboy, Vincent Versace, Carolyn Robertson, Natasha Frawley, AnneMarie McKenzie, Julie Lodge

(2019), Vol. 70, pp. 46-53, Midwifery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Impact of the Dementia Care in Hospitals Program on acute hospital staff satisfaction

M Murray, A Wong Shee, E West, M Morvell, M Theobald, V Versace, M Yates

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 1-7, BMC Health Services Research, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Towards good dementia care: awareness and uptake of an online dementia pathways tool for rural and regional primary health practitioners

A Ollerenshaw, A Wong Shee, M Yates

(2018), Vol. 26, pp. 112-118, Australian journal of rural health, Richmond, Vic., C1

journal article

No one said he was dying: families' experiences of end-of-life care in an acute setting

J Odgers, D Fitzpatrick, W Penney, A Wong Shee

(2018), Vol. 35, pp. 21-31, Australian journal of advanced nursing, Kingston, A.C.T., C1

journal article

Evaluating mild traumatic brain injury management at a regional emergency department

Ashlee Brown, Dara Twomey, Anna Wong Shee

(2018), Vol. 24, pp. 390-394, Injury prevention, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The evolution of multiagency partnerships for safety over the course of research engagement: experiences from the NoGAPS project

Caroline Finch, Alex Donaldson, Belinda Gabbe, Akram Muhammad, Anna Wong Shee, David Lloyd, Jill Cook

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 386-391, Injury prevention, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Identifying clusters of falls-related hospital admissions to inform population targets for prioritising falls prevention programmes

Caroline Finch, Karen Stephan, Anna Wong Shee, Keith Hill, Terry Haines, Lindy Clemson, Lesley Day

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 254-259, Injury prevention, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Feasibility and acceptability of a volunteer-mediated diversional therapy program for older patients with cognitive impairment

Anna Wong Shee, Bev Phillips, Keith Hill, Karen Dodd

(2014), Vol. 35, pp. 300-305, Geriatric nursing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Time to add a new priority target for child injury prevention? The case for an excess burden associated with sport and exercise injury: population-based study

Caroline Finch, Anna Wong Shee, Angela Clapperton

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 1-6, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of an electronic sensor bed/chair alarm in reducing falls in patients with cognitive impairment in a subacute ward

Anna Wong Shee, Bev Phillips, Keith Hill, Karen Dodd

(2014), Vol. 29, pp. 253-262, Journal of nursing care quality, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal article

Independent appraiser assessment of the quality, methodological rigour and transparency of the development of the 2008 international consensus statement on concussion in sport

Peta White, Anna Wong Shee, Caroline Finch

(2014), Vol. 48, pp. 130-135, British Journal of Sports Medicine, ,London, Eng., C1

journal article

Improving the awareness, understanding and management of concussion in community sport

C FInch, P White, A Donaldson, A Clapperton, A Wong Shee, M Makdissi, P McCrory, G Davis, J Sullivan, H Seward, J Newton, M Ewing, W Meeuwisee, C Emery

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., A6-1

research report/technical paper

Comparison of two fall risk assessment tools (FRATs) targeting falls prevention in sub-acute care.

A Wong Shee, B Phillips, K Hill

(2012), Vol. 55, pp. 653-659, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

A review of evidence on interventions to improve the availability and promotion of healthy food in rural communities.

Dr Laura Alston, A/Prof Kathryn Backholer, A/Prof Vincent Versace, Prof Steven Allender, Dr Melanie Nichols, Ms Jill Whelan, Ms Erica Reeve, Dr Anna Wong Shee

  • 2020: $10,000

Covid-19-Geographical equity in a pandemic.

Dr Kate Kloot, A/Prof Tim Baker, Dr Anna Wong Shee, A/Prof Vincent Versace

  • 2020: $42,231


No completed student supervisions to report