Prof James Dunbar

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Honorary Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Medicine

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

james.dunbar@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 43054

Biography

Qualifications:
1990   Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of Dundee, Scotland
1972   Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), University of St Andrews, Scotland
Fellowships:
2002   Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practioners, Melbourne
2001   Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine, London
1999   Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Scotland

Professor James Dunbar is Honorary Professor in Deakin Rural Health, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, Deakin University and Research Advisor to the Australian Health Policy Collaboration, Victoria University.  He was inaugural Director of the Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health from 2001-2014.  Medical Director at Borders Primary Care National Health Services Trust in the United Kingdom 1999-2001.  He is the author of books, book chapters and over 200 original peer reviewed articles.  He held grants from the NHMRC and had a Centre of Excellence in Primary Health Care Research.  He was Australia's most productive primary care researcher in 2012-2016.  Professor Dunbar taught Clinical Governance and Risk Management for Flinders University in Adelaide, Singapore and China.  He was the Inaugural Director of the National Primary Care Collaboratives.

His research interests include the prevention of diabetes and quality improvement in health care, especially for multimorbidity; depression, diabetes and heart disease.  He is one of Australia's leading thinkers in primary care development.  In 2011 he was invited to be one of three Australian representatives to the Commonwealth Fund meeting on International Learning on Increasing Value and Effectiveness of Primary Care to which three leading GPs were invited from each of seven OECD countries.  In 2012 he contributed to the Primary Care White Paper as part of Lord Darzi's Global Health Strategy and in the same year he was one of the inaugural founders of the International Implementation Research Network in Primary Care.

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Biography summary

Professor James Dunbar is Honorary Professor in Deakin Rural Health, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, Deakin University and Research Advisor to the Australian Health Policy Collaboration, Victoria University.

Knowledge areas

Prevention of diabetes and quality improvement in health care, especially for multimorbidity; depression, diabetes and heart disease.

Publications

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2020

Implementing screening interventions in community pharmacy to promote interprofessional coordination of primary care - a mixed methods evaluation

K Mc Namara, I Krass, G Peterson, H Alzubaidi, R Grenfell, B Freedman, J Dunbar

(2020), Vol. 16, pp. 160-167, Research in social and administrative pharmacy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2019

GooD4Mum: a general practice-based quality improvement collaborative for diabetes prevention in women with previous gestational diabetes

S O'Reilly, J Dunbar, J Best, V Versace, D Ford, D Young, S Shih, R Bills, W Shepherdley, E Janus, MAGDA Study Group

(2019), Vol. 13, pp. 134-141, Primary care diabetes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Weight change and cardiometabolic outcomes in postpartum women with history of gestational diabetes

Siew Lim, Vincent Versace, Sharleen O'Reilly, Edward Janus, James Dunbar

(2019), Vol. 11, pp. 1-13, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

The effect of a diabetes prevention program on dietary quality in women with previous gestational diabetes

S O'Reilly, V Versace, M Mohebbi, S Lim, E Janus, J Dunbar

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 1-12, BMC Women's Health, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

Screening for diabetes prevention with diabetes risk scores - A balancing act

C Lee, V Versace, J Malo, J Shaw, J Dunbar, S Colagiuri

(2018), Vol. 135, pp. 120-127, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, Shannon, Ireland, C1

journal article

Peer support to improve diabetes care: an implementation evaluation of the Australasian Peers for Progress Diabetes Program

Zahra Aziz, Michaela Riddell, Pilvikki Absetz, Margaret Brand, Brian Oldenburg, Australasian Peers for Progress Diabetes Project I, James Dunbar, Rob Carter, Virginia Hagger

(2018), Vol. 18, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Transient epigenomic changes during pregnancy and early postpartum in women with and without type 2 diabetes

A Michalczyk, E Janus, A Judge, P Ebeling, J Best, M Ackland, D Asproloupos, J Dunbar, M Ackland

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 419-431, Epigenomics, London, Eng., C1

journal article

What attributions do Australian high-performing general practices make for their success? Applying the clinical microsystems framework: a qualitative study.

Annette Dunham, James Dunbar, Julie Johnson, Jeff Fuller, Mark Morgan, Dale Ford

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 1-10, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Results of the first recorded evaluation of a national gestational diabetes mellitus register: challenges in screening, registration, and follow-up for diabetes risk

Douglas Boyle, Vincent Versace, James Dunbar, Wendy Scheil, Edward Janus, Jeremy Oats, Timothy Skinner, Sophy Shih, Sharleen O'Reilly, Ken Sikaris, Liza Kelsall, Paddy Phillips, James Best, MAGDA Study Group

(2018), Vol. 13, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article
2017

Improving follow-up care for women with a history of gestational diabetes: perspectives of GPs and patients

A Pennington, S O'Reilly, D Young, J Dunbar

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 66-74, Australian journal of primary health, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article

Health professional perspectives on the management of multimorbidity and polypharmacy for older patients in Australia

K Mc Namara, B Breken, H Alzubaidi, J Bell, J Dunbar, C Walker, A Hernan

(2017), Vol. 46, pp. 291-299, Age and ageing, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Comparing a telephone- and a group-delivered diabetes prevention program: characteristics of engaged and non-engaged postpartum mothers with a history of gestational diabetes

S Lim, J Dunbar, V Versace, E Janus, C Wildey, T Skinner, S O'Reilly

(2017), Vol. 126, pp. 254-262, Diabetes research and clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Diabetes prevention in Australia: 10 years results and experience

J Dunbar

(2017), Vol. 41, pp. 160-167, Diabetes & metabolism journal, Seoul, Republic of Korea, C1-1

journal article

Using local clinical educators and shared resources to deliver simulation training activities across rural and remote South Australia and south-west Victoria: a distributed collaborative model

Stacey Masters, Sandi Elliott, Sarah Boyd, James Dunbar

(2017), Vol. 25, pp. 311-316, Australian journal of rural health, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2016

Developing a primary care patient measure of safety (PC PMOS): a modified Delphi process and face validity testing

A Hernan, S Giles, J O'Hara, J Fuller, J Johnson, J Dunbar

(2016), Vol. 25, pp. 273-280, BMJ quality and safety, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Epigenetic markers to predict conversion from gestational diabetes to type 2 diabetes

A Michalczyk, J Dunbar, E Janus, J Best, P Ebeling, M Ackland, D Asproloupos, L Ackland

(2016), Vol. 101, pp. 2396-92404, Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, Washington D.C., United States, C1

journal article

Mothers after gestational diabetes in Australia (MAGDA): a randomised controlled trial of a postnatal diabetes prevention program

S O'Reilly, J Dunbar, V Versace, E Janus, J Best, R Carter, J Oats, T Skinner, M Ackland, P Phillips, P Ebeling, J Reynolds, S Shih, V Hagger, M Coates, C Wildey

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 1-21, PLoS medicine, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

Cardiovascular risk outcome and program evaluation of a cluster randomised controlled trial of a community-based, lay peer led program for people with diabetes

M Riddell, J Dunbar, P Absetz, R Wolfe, H Li, M Brand, Z Aziz, B Oldenburg

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-13, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Cardiovascular disease risk assessment in Australian community pharmacy

K Mc Namara, G Peterson, J Hughes, I Krass, V Versace, R Clark, J Dunbar

(2016), pp. 1-10, Heart, lung and circulation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Improving follow-up care for women with a history of gestational diabetes: perspectives of GPs and patients.

Andrew Pennington, Sharleen O'Reilly, Doris Young, James Dunbar

(2016), Australian journal of primary health, C1

journal article
2015

Utilisation of general practitioner services and achievement of guideline targets by people with diabetes who joined a peer-support program in Victoria, Australia

L Rawal, R Wolfe, C Joyce, M Riddell, J Dunbar, H Li, B Oldenburg

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 205-213, Australian journal of primary health, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article

Socio-cultural disparities in GDM burden differ by maternal age at first delivery

M Abouzeid, V Versace, E Janus, M-A Davey, B Philpot, J Oats, J Dunbar

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-11, PloS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

Processes of behavior change and weight loss in a theory-based weight loss intervention program: a test of the process model for lifestyle behavior change

F Gillison, A Stathi, P Reddy, R Perry, G Taylor, P Bennett, J Dunbar, C Greaves

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 12-15, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Waste the waist: a pilot randomised controlled trial of a primary care based intervention to support lifestyle change in people with high cardiovascular risk

C Greaves, F Gillison, A Stathi, P Bennett, P Reddy, J Dunbar, R Perry, D Messom, R Chandler, M Francis, M Davis, C Green, P Evans, G Taylor

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 1-13, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Patient and carer identified factors which contribute to safety incidents in primary care: a qualitative study

A Hernan, S Giles, J Fuller, J Johnson, C Walker, J Dunbar

(2015), Vol. 24, pp. 583-593, BMJ quality and safety, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Using care plans to better manage multimorbidity

M Morgan, M Coates, J Dunbar

(2015), Vol. 8, pp. 208-215, Australasian medical journal, Sorrento, W.A., C1

journal article

Effective strategies for weight loss in post-partum women: a systematic review and meta-analysis

S Lim, S O'Reilly, H Behrens, T Skinner, I Ellis, J Dunbar

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 972-987, Obesity reviews, London, Eng, C1

journal article

Challenges of diabetes prevention in the real world: results and lessons from the Melbourne diabetes prevention study

J Dunbar, A Hernan, E Janus, E Vartiainen, T Laatikainen, V Versace, J Reynolds, J Best, T Skinner, S O'Reilly, K Mc Namara, E Stewart, M Coates, C Bennett, R Carter

(2015), Vol. 3, pp. 1-13, BMJ open diabetes research and care, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Evaluation of AUSDRISK as a screening tool for lifestyle modification programs: international implications for policy and cost-effectiveness

J Malo, V Versace, E Janus, T Laatikainen, M Peltonen, E Vartiainen, M Coates, J Dunbar

(2015), Vol. 3, pp. 1-8, BMJ open diabetes research and care, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Intervention fidelity for a complex behaviour change intervention in community pharmacy addressing cardiovascular disease risk

K Mc Namara, S O'Reilly, J George, G Peterson, S Jackson, G Duncan, H Howarth, J Dunbar

(2015), Vol. 30, pp. 897-909, Health education research, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

General practices' perspectives on Medicare Locals' performance are critical lessons for the success of Primary Health Networks

A Abou Elnour, J Dunbar, D Ford, P Dawda

(2015), Vol. 8, pp. 320-324, Australasian medical journal, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2014

Scaling up diabetes prevention in Victoria, Australia: Policy development, implementation, and evaluation

J Dunbar, A Jayawardena, G Johnson, K Roger, A Timoshanko, V Versace, J Shill, B Philpot, E Vartiainen, T Laatikainen, J Best, E Janus

(2014), Vol. 37, pp. 934-942, Diabetes Care, C1

journal article

Patient engagement strategies used for hypertension and their influence on self-management attributes

K McNamara, V Versace, J Marriott, J Dunbar

(2014), Vol. 31, pp. 437-444, Family practice, Oxford, England, C1

journal article

Surveyors' perceptions of the impact of accreditation on patient safety in general practice

A Abou Elnour, A Hernan, D Ford, S Clark, J Fuller, J Johnson, J Dunbar

(2014), Vol. 201, pp. 56-59, Medical journal of Australia, Strawberry Hills, N.S.W., C1

journal article

Association of weight misperception with weight loss in a diabetes prevention program

A Hernan, V Versace, T Laatikainen, E Vartiainen, E Janus, J Dunbar

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 1-5, BMC public health, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Who's responsible for the care of women during and after a pregnancy affected by gestational diabetes?

S Wilkinson, S Lim, S Upham, A Pennington, S O'Reilly, D Asproloupos, H McIntyre, J Dunbar

(2014), Vol. 201, pp. 78-81, Medical journal of Australia, Strawberry Hills, NSW, C1

journal article

Type 2 diabetes care in North Karelia Finland: do area-level socio-economic factors affect processes and outcomes?

M Siki, M Tykkylinen, H Tirkkonen, P Keklinen, J Dunbar, T Laatikainen

(2014), Vol. 106, pp. 496-503, Diabetes research and clinical practice, Shannon, Ireland, C1

journal article

A population-based observational study of diabetes during pregnancy in Victoria, Australia, 1999-2008

M Abouzeid, V Versace, E Janus, M-A Davey, B Philpot, J Oats, J Dunbar

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 1-9, BMJ Open, London, England, C1

journal article

Patient safety collaborative manual

A Elnour, M Morgan, P Dawda, D Ford, J Dunbar

(2014), [Canberra, A.C.T.], A6-1

research report/technical paper
2013

The Melbourne Diabetes Prevention Study (MDPS): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

N Davis-Lameloise, A Hernan, E Janus, E Stewart, R Carter, C Bennett, S O'Reilly, B Philpot, E Vartiainen, J Dunbar

(2013), Vol. 14, Trials, C1

journal article

Safety and acceptability of practice-nurse-managed care of depression in patients with diabetes or heart disease in the Australian TrueBlue study

K Schlicht, M Morgan, J Fuller, M Coates, J Dunbar

(2013), Vol. 3, BMJ Open, C1-1

journal article

The potential for measuring ethnicity and health in a multicultural milieu - the case of type 2 diabetes in Australia

M Abouzeid, R Bhopal, J Dunbar, E Janus

(2013), Vol. 19, pp. 1-16, Ethnicity & health, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Type 2 diabetes prevalence varies by socio-economic status within and between migrant groups: analysis and implications for Australia

M Abouzeid, B Philpot, E Janus, M Coates, J Dunbar

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 1-9, BMC Public Health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The TrueBlue model of collaborative care using practice nurses as case managers for depression alongside diabetes or heart disease: A randomised trial

M Morgan, M Coates, J Dunbar, P Reddy, K Schlicht, J Fuller

(2013), Vol. 3, BMJ Open, C1-1

journal article

A comparison of Australian rural and metropolitan cardiovascular risk and mortality: The Greater Green Triangle and North West Adelaide population surveys

P Tideman, A Taylor, E Janus, B Philpot, R Clark, E Peach, T Laatikainen, E Vartiainen, R Tirimacco, A Montgomerie, J Grant, V Versace, J Dunbar

(2013), Vol. 3, BMJ Open, C1

journal article

Does the shortage of diabetes specialists in regional and rural Australia matter? Results from Diabetes MILES-Australia

T Skinner, P Allen, E Peach, J Browne, F Pouwer, J Speight, J Dunbar

(2013), Vol. 100, pp. 222-229, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, C1

journal article

Effectiveness of general practice based, practice nurse led telephone coaching on glycaemic control of type 2 diabetes: The Patient Engagement and Coaching for Health (PEACH) pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial

I Blackberry, J Furler, J Best, P Chondros, M Vale, C Walker, T Dunning, L Segal, J Dunbar, R Audehm, D Liew, D Young

(2013), Vol. 347, BMJ (Online), C1

journal article

Mothers after gestational diabetes in Australia Diabetes Prevention Program (MAGDA-DPP) post-natal intervention: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

S Shih, N Davis-Lameloise, E Janus, C Wildey, V Versace, V Hagger, D Asproloupos, S O Reilly, P Phillips, M Ackland

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 1-10, Trials, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Occupational differences, cardiovascular risk factors and lifestyle habits in South Eastern rural Australia

N Davis-Lameloise, B Philpot, E Janus, V Versace, T Laatikainen, E Vartiainen, J Dunbar

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 1-7, BMC public health, London, England, C1

journal article
2012

Predicting changes in lifestyle and clinical outcomes in preventing diabetes : The Greater Green Triangle Diabetes Prevention Project

T Laatikainen, B Philpot, N Hankonen, R Sippola, J Dunbar, A Pilvikki, P Reddy, N Davis-Lameloise, E Vartiainen

(2012), Vol. 54, pp. 157-161, Preventive medicine, Maryland Heights, Mo., C1

journal article

A pilot study evaluating multiple risk factor interventions by community pharmacists to prevent cardiovascular disease: The PAART CVD pilot project

K McNamara, S O'Reilly, J Dunbar, M Bailey, J George, G Peterson, S Jackson, E Janus, S Bunker, G Duncan, H Howarth

(2012), Vol. 46, pp. 183-191, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, C1

journal article

Potential of pharmacists to help reduce the burden of poorly managed cardiovascular risk

K McNamara, J Dunbar, B Philpot, J Marriott, P Reddy, E Janus

(2012), Vol. 20, pp. 67-73, Australian Journal of Rural Health, C1

journal article

Depression and diabetes : the role and impact of models of health care systems

R Roberts, L Gask, B Arndt, P Bower, J Dunbar, C Van der Feltz-Cornelis, J Gunn, M Anderson

(2012), Vol. 142, pp. 80-88, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Sustaining modified behaviours learnt in a diabetes prevention program in regional Australia: The role of social context

C Walker, A Hernan, P Reddy, J Dunbar

(2012), Vol. 12, BMC Health Services Research, C1

journal article

Scaling-up from an implementation trial to state-wide coverage: results from the preliminary Melbourne Diabetes Prevention Study

E Janus, J Best, N Davis-Lameloise, B Philpot, A Hernan, C Bennett, S O'Reilly, R Carter, E Vartiainen, J Dunbar

(2012), Vol. 13, Trials, C1-1

journal article

Recruitment into diabetes prevention programs: What is the impact of errors in self-reported measures of obesity?

A Hernan, B Philpot, E Janus, J Dunbar

(2012), Vol. 12, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article

Cluster randomized controlled trial of a peer support program for people with diabetes: study protocol for the Australasian peers for progress study

M Riddell, C Renwick, R Wolfe, S Colgan, J Dunbar, V Hagger, P Absetz, B Oldenburg

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 1-11, BMC Public Health, London, England, C1

journal article

Implementation salvage experiences from the Melbourne diabetes prevention study

J Dunbar, A Hernan, E Janus, N Davis-Lameloise, D Asproloupos, S O'Reilly, A Timoshanko, E Stewart, C Bennett, G Johnson, R Carter

(2012), Vol. 12, BMC Public Health, C1-1

journal article
2011

Deadly Healthcare

J Dunbar, P Reddy, S May

(2011), Bowen Hills, Qld, A1

book

The projected impact of population and high-risk strategies for risk-factor control on coronary heart disease and stroke events

E Vartiainen, T Laatikainen, B Philpot, E Janus, N Davis-Lameloise, J Dunbar

(2011), Vol. 194, pp. 10-15, Medical Journal of Australia, C1

journal article

Implementation of diabetes prevention programs in rural areas: Montana and south-eastern Australia compared

P Reddy, A Hernan, K Vanderwood, D Arave, M Niebylski, T Harwell, J Dunbar

(2011), Vol. 19, pp. 125-134, Australian Journal of Rural Health, C1-1

journal article

When big isn't beautiful: Lessons from England and Scotland on primary health care organisations

J Dunbar

(2011), Vol. 195, pp. 219-221, Medical Journal of Australia, C1

journal article

The spread and uptake of diabetes prevention programs around the world: A case study from Finland and Australia

B Oldenburg, P Absetz, J Dunbar, P Reddy, A O'Neil

(2011), Vol. 1, pp. 270-282, Translational Behavioral Medicine, C1

journal article

Life! in Australia : translating prevention research into a large-scale intervention

P Reddy, D Rankins, A Timoshanko, J Dunbar

(2011), Vol. 11, pp. 193-197, The British journal of diabetes and vascular disease, London, England, C1

journal article

The delivery of a telephone coaching programme to people with type 2 diabetes by practice nurses in Victoria, Australia: a qualitative evaluation

Christine Walker, John Furler, Irene Blackberry, James Dunbar, Doris Young, James Best

(2011), Vol. 3, pp. 419-426, Journal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness, C1

journal article
2010

Diabetes prevention in practice

P Schwarz, P Reddy, C Greaves, J Dunbar, J Schwarz

(2010), Dresden, Germany, A1-1

book

Practice nurses as case managers in a collaborative care model for managing depression among patients with heart disease or diabetes : The D_TECT and TrueBlue studies in primary care

M Morgan, P Reddy, M Coates, R Leahy, K Schlicht, J Dunbar

(2010), pp. 48-51, A bright future for rural health : evidence-based policy and practice in rural and remote Australian health care, Deakin West, A.C.T., B1

book chapter

Preventing diabetes through a lifestyle modification program that works

N Davis-lameloise, J Dunbar, P Reddy, E Janus

(2010), pp. 17-19, A bright future for rural health : evidence-based policy and practice in rural and remote Australian health care, Deakin West, A.C.T., B1

book chapter

Scaling up type 2 diabetes prevention programs. National and state interventions in Australia

J Dunbar, S Colagiuri, P Reddy, P Vita, A Timoshanko, R Audehm, A Milat

(2010), pp. 45-56, Diabetes prevention in practice, Dresden, Germany, B1-1

book chapter

Training facilitators of group-based diabetes prevention programs : recommendations from a public health intervention in Australia

P Reddy, C Vaughan, J Dunbar

(2010), pp. 57-67, Diabetes prevention in practice, Dresden, Germany, B1-1

book chapter

Greater Green Triangle Diabetes Prevention Program: remaining treatment gaps in hypertension and dyslipidaemia

K Mc Namara, K Mc Namara, B Philpot, B Philpot, E Janus, E Janus, J Dunbar, J Dunbar

(2010), Vol. 18, pp. 43-44, Australian journal of rural health, Carlton, Vic., C1

journal article

Dyslipidaemia in rural Australia: Prevalence, awareness, and adherence to treatment guidelines in the Greater Green Triangle Risk Factor Study

E Janus, P Tideman, J Dunbar, A Kilkkinen, S Bunker, B Philpot, R Tirimacco, K Mc Namara, S Heistaro, T Laatikainen

(2010), Vol. 192, pp. 127-132, Medical Journal of Australia, C1

journal article

Should capillary blood glucose measurements be used in population surveys?

R Tirimacco, P Tideman, J Dunbar, P Simpson, B Philpot, T Laatikainen, E Janus

(2010), Vol. 2, pp. 24-27, International Journal of Diabetes Mellitus, C1

journal article

From rural beginnings to statewide roll-out: Evaluation of facilitator training for a group-based diabetes prevention program

Clare Vaughan, Prasuna Reddy, James Dunbar

(2010), Vol. 18, pp. 59-65, Australian Journal of Rural Health, C1

journal article

Identification of depression in diabetes: The efficacy of PHQ-9 and HADS-D

P Reddy, B Philpot, D Ford, J Dunbar

(2010), Vol. 60, British Journal of General Practice, C1

journal article

Sustained gains from a diabetes prevention program and the role of telephone support

J Dunbar, N Davis-Lameloise, B Philpot, P Reddy, S Bunker, S Heistaro, T Laatikainen, E Janus

(2010), Vol. 2, pp. 95-100, International Journal of Diabetes Mellitus, C1

journal article

Improving the quality of diabetes care in general practice

P Reddy, D Ford, J Dunbar

(2010), Vol. 18, pp. 187-193, Australian Journal of Rural Health, C1

journal article

Engaging community pharmacists in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: Protocol for the pharmacist assessment of adherence, risk and treatment in cardiovascular disease (PAART CVD) pilot study

K Mc Namara, J George, S O'Reilly, S Jackson, G Peterson, H Howarth, M Bailey, G Duncan, P Trinder, E Morabito, J Finch, S Bunker, E Janus, J Emery, J Dunbar

(2010), Vol. 10, BMC Health Services Research, C1

journal article
2009

Integration and coordination of care

James Dunbar, Prasuna Reddy

(2009), Vol. 17, pp. 27-33, AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF RURAL HEALTH, C1

journal article

Collaborative care: The role of practice nurses

M Morgan, J Dunbar, P Reddy

(2009), Vol. 38, pp. 925-926, Australian Family Physician, C1

journal article

Chronic disease risk factors in rural Australia: Results from the greater green triangle risk factor surveys

T Laatikainen, E Janus, A Kilkkinen, S Heistaro, P Tideman, A Baird, R Tirimacco, M Whiting, L Franklin, A Chapman, A Kao-Philpot, J Dunbar

(2009), Vol. 21, pp. 51-62, Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, C1

journal article

The association of levels of physical activity with metabolic syndrome in rural Australian adults

C Vaughan, A Schoo, E Janus, B Philpot, N Davis-Lameloise, S Lo, T Laatikainen, E Vartiainen, J Dunbar

(2009), Vol. 9, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article

Metabolic syndrome and depression : implications for clinical management

J Dunbar, P Reddy

(2009), Vol. September, pp. 14-15, MetS insights, [Cheno?ve, France], C1

journal article

Rural smokers: A prevention opportunity

A Chapman, S Bunker, J Dunbar, B Philpot, K McNamara, A Baird, E Vartiainen, T Laatikainen, E Janus

(2009), Vol. 38, Australian Family Physician, C1

journal article

The trueblue study: Is practice nurse-led collaborative care effective in the management of depression for patients with heart disease or diabetes?

M Morgan, J Dunbar, P Reddy, M Coates, R Leahy

(2009), Vol. 10, BMC Family Practice, C1

journal article

History of diabetes prevention in the Greater Green Triangle and the Diabetes Prevention Project - telephone support follow-up study : a report for the Uebergang Foundation

J Dunbar, N Davis-Lameloise, B Philpot, P Reddy, S Bunker, S Heistaro, T Laatikainen, E Janus

(2009), Adelaide, S.A., A6-1

research report/technical paper
2008

Coronary heart disease and depression: Getting evidence into clinical practice

P Reddy, J Dunbar, M Morgan, A O'Neil

(2008), Vol. 24, pp. 223-230, Stress and Health, C1

journal article

Physical activity behaviours of adults in the Greater Green Triangle region of rural Australia

C Vaughan, A Kilkkinen, B Philpot, J Brooks, A Schoo, T Laatikainen, A Chapman, E Janus, J Dunbar

(2008), Vol. 16, pp. 92-99, Australian Journal of Rural Health, C1

journal article

Prevalence, detection and drug treatment of hypertension in a rural Australian population: The Greater Green Triangle Risk Factor Study 2004-2006

E Janus, S Bunker, A Kilkkinen, K Namara, B Philpot, P Tideman, R Tirimacco, T Laatikainen, S Heistaro, J Dunbar

(2008), Vol. 38, pp. 879-886, Internal Medicine Journal, C1

journal article

Depression: An important comorbidity with metabolic syndrome in a general population

J Dunbar, P Reddy, N Davis-Lameloise, B Philpot, T Laatikainen, A Kilkkinen, S Bunker, J Best, E Vartiainen, S Lo, E Janus

(2008), Vol. 31, pp. 2368-2373, Diabetes Care, C1

journal article

Diabetes prevention

N Davis-Lameloise, B Philpot, P Reddy, J Dunbar

(2008), Vol. 58, pp. 887-888, British Journal of General Practice, C1-1

journal article

The emotional context of self-management in chronic illness: A qualitative study of the role of health professional support in the self-management of type 2 diabetes

J Furler, C Walker, I Blackberry, T Dunning, N Sulaiman, J Dunbar, J Best, D Young

(2008), Vol. 8, BMC Health Services Research, C1

journal article

Organisational developmental approaches in primary care. A report to the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI)

J Dunbar, P Reddy

(2008), Canberra, A.C.T., A6-1

research report/technical paper

Organisational developmental approaches in primary care. Three-page summary

J Dunbar, P Reddy

(2008), Canberra, A.C.T., A6-1

research report/technical paper

Organisational developmental approaches in primary care. One-page summary

J Dunbar, P Reddy

(2008), Canberra, A.C.T., A6-1

research report/technical paper

Detection and treatment of hypertension in rural Australia

P Tideman, E Janus, S Bunker, A Kilkkinen, K McNamara, B Philpot, R Tirimacco, S Heistaro, T Laatikainen, J Dunbar

(2008), ANZET 2008 : Proceedings of the 2nd Australian and New Zealand Endovascular Therapies Annual Meeting 2008, Adelaide, S.A., E1-1

conference
2007

Workforce trends in specialist and GP obstetric practice in Victoria

C Loy, R Warton, J Dunbar

(2007), Vol. 186, pp. 26-30, Medical Journal of Australia, C1

journal article

The dietary, physical activity and sedentary behaviours of Victorian regional secondary school students

C Vaughan, A Kilkkinen, S Heistaro, T Laatikainen, J Dunbar

(2007), Vol. 13, pp. 81-88, Australian Journal of Primary Health, C1

journal article

Prevalence of psychological distress, anxiety and depression in rural communities in Australia

A Kilkkinen, A Kao-philpot, A O'neil, B Philpot, P Reddy, S Bunker, J Dunbar

(2007), Vol. 15, pp. 114-119, Australian Journal of Rural Health, C1

journal article

Prevention of type 2 diabetes in a primary health care setting - Interim results from the Greater Green Triangle (GGT) Diabetes Prevention Project

Annamari Kilkkinen, Sami Heistaro, Tiina Laatikainen, Edward Janus, Anna Chapman, Pilvikki Absetz, James Dunbar

(2007), Vol. 76, pp. 460-462, DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, C1

journal article

Patient Engagement and Coaching for Health: The PEACH study - A cluster randomised controlled trial using the telephone to coach people with type 2 diabetes to engage with their GPs to improve diabetes care: A study protocol

D Young, J Furler, M Vale, C Walker, L Segal, P Dunning, J Best, I Blackberry, R Audehm, N Sulaiman, J Dunbar, P Chondros

(2007), Vol. 8, BMC Family Practice, C1

journal article

New money for mental health: Will it make things better for rural and remote Australia?

J Dunbar, I Hickie, J Wakerman, P Reddy

(2007), Vol. 186, pp. 587-589, Medical Journal of Australia, C1

journal article

In the wake of hospital inquiries: impact on staff and safety

James Dunbar, Prasuna Reddy, Bill Beresford, Wayne Ramsey, Reginald Lord

(2007), Vol. 186, pp. 80-83, MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, C1

journal article

Identifying depression in patients following admission for acute coronary syndrome

P Reddy, J Dunbar, E Janus, A Wolff, S Bunker, M Morgan, A O'neil

(2007), Vol. 15, pp. 137-138, Australian Journal of Rural Health, C1

journal article

Prevention of type 2 diabetes by lifestyle intervention in an Australian primary health care setting: Greater Green Triangle (GGT) Diabetes Prevention Project

T Laatikainen, J Dunbar, A Chapman, A Kilkkinen, E Vartiainen, S Heistaro, B Philpot, P Absetz, S Bunker, A O'Neil, P Reddy, J Best, E Janus

(2007), Vol. 7, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article

Overweight, obesity and metabolic syndrome in rural southeastern Australia

E Janus, T Laatikainen, J Dunbar, A Kilkkinen, S Bunker, B Philpot, P Tideman, R Tirimacco, S Heistaro

(2007), Vol. 187, pp. 147-152, Medical Journal of Australia, C1

journal article

Where is the evidence that rural exposure increases uptake of rural medical practice?

G Ranmuthugala, J Humphreys, B Solarsh, L Walters, P Worley, J Wakerman, J Dunbar, G Solarsh

(2007), Vol. 15, pp. 285-288, Australian Journal of Rural Health, Richmond, Vic., C1-1

journal article

The contribution of approaches to organisational change in optimising the primary health care workforce

J Dunbar, P Reddy, B McAvoy, R Carter, A Schoo, S Colgan, D Weller, I Torneus

(2007), Canberra, A.C.T, A6-1

research report/technical paper

The contribution of approaches to organisational change in optimising the primary health care workforce

J Dunbar, P Reddy, B McAvoy, R Carter, A Schoo, S Colgan, D Weller, I Torneus

(2007), Canberra, A6-1

research report/technical paper
2006

An exploration of issues of management and intention to stay: Allied health professionals in South West Victoria, Australia

K Stagnitti, A Schoo, J Dunbar, C Reid

(2006), Vol. 35, pp. 226-232, Journal of Allied Health, C1

journal article

Evidence-based best practice model clinical pathways for people with co-morbod depression and coronary heart disease

J Dunbar, P Reddy

(2006), Burwood, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Evaluation of the rural health boards of management development program : recommendations

J Dunbar, P Reddy, R Leahy

(2006), Burwood, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Greater Green Triangle risk factor study: Limestone Coast and Corangamite Shire surveys. Basic report

S Heistaro, E Janus, J Dunbar, T Laatikainen, A Kilkkinen

(2006), Warrnambool, Vic., A6-1

research report/technical paper
2005

Retention of allied health professionals in the south-west of Victoria

K Stagnitti, A Schoo, C Reid, J Dunbar

(2005), Vol. 13, pp. 364-365, Australian Journal of Rural Health, C1

journal article

A conceptual model for recruitment and retention: allied health workforce enhancement in Western Victoria, Australia.

A Schoo, K Stagnitti, C Mercer, J Dunbar

(2005), Vol. 5, pp. 477-, Rural and remote health, C1

journal article

Access and attitude of rural allied health professionals to CPD and training

K Stagnitti, A Schoo, C Reid, J Dunbar

(2005), Vol. 12, pp. 355-361, International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, C1

journal article
2004

Food cost and availability in a rural setting in Australia.

C Burns, P Gibbon, R Boak, S Baudinette, J Dunbar

(2004), Vol. 4, pp. 311-, Rural Remote Health, Australia, C1

journal article

A virtual clinic: telemetric assessment and monitoring for rural and remote areas.

B Meade, J Dunbar

(2004), Vol. 4, pp. 296-, Rural Remote Health, Australia, C1

journal article

Implementing the Evidence: A Disease Management System for Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease in the Scottish Boarders

D Santos, J Gillies, E Vartiainen, J Dunbar, B Nettleton

(2004), Vol. 12, pp. 65-72, Quality in primary care, C1-1

journal article
2003

CHD and stroke : Scotland`s pandemics also need co-ordinated and vigorous primary prevention programmes

A Mordue, J Dunbar, E Vartiainen

(2003), Vol. 48, pp. 64-68, Scottish medical journal, East Linton, Scotland, C1

journal article

Checks and cheques : implementing a population health and recall system to improve coverage of patients with diabetes in a rural general practice

A Dunbar, J Johnston, L Franklin, M Nolan, J Dunbar

(2003), pp. 1-5, HIC 2003 : proceedings, Darling Harbour, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Life! diabetes prevention program: a randomised cluster control trial of its efficacy and cost effectiveness

Hon Prof James Dunbar, Emeritus Professor Rob Carter, Prof Edward Janus, Prof Catherine Bennett, Dr Sharleen O'Reilly, Prof Erkki Vartiainen

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2011: $266,875
  • 2010: $321,466
  • 2009: $277,725

Preventing diabetes in pregnancy from progressing to type 2 diabetes: macrolevel system change in South Australia and Victoria.

Hon Prof James Dunbar, Prof James Best, Prof Edward Janus, Emeritus Professor Rob Carter, Prof Jeremy Oats, Prof Michael Ackland, Prof Paddy Phillips, Prof Timothy Skinner

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2014: $248,752
  • 2013: $244,120
  • 2012: $229,899
  • 2011: $279,338
  • 2010: $193,800

Mothers and Gestational Diabetes in Australia: MaGDA-2 - Risk prediction and follow-up for prevention of pregnancy complications and type 2 diabetes

A/Prof Vincent Versace, Prof Helena Teede, Hon Prof James Dunbar, Dr Brett Sutton, A/Prof Nicola Spurrier, Prof Jane Speight, A/Prof Douglas Boyle, Prof Alex Brown, Dr Jacqueline Boyle, Prof Edward Janus

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2020: $197,021

Other Public Sector Funding

Preventing diabetes in pregnancy from progressing to type 2 diabetes: macrolevel system change in South Australia and Victoria.

Hon Prof James Dunbar, Prof James Best, Prof Edward Janus, Emeritus Professor Rob Carter, Prof Jeremy Oats, Prof Michael Ackland, Prof Paddy Phillips, Prof Timothy Skinner

  • 2014: $80,959
  • 2013: $96,313
  • 2012: $98,674
  • 2011: $138,403

Mothers and Gestational Diabetes in Australia: MaGDA-2 - Risk prediction and follow-up for prevention of pregnancy complications and type 2 diabetes

A/Prof Vincent Versace, Prof Helena Teede, Hon Prof James Dunbar, Dr Brett Sutton, A/Prof Nicola Spurrier, Prof Jane Speight, A/Prof Douglas Boyle, Prof Alex Brown, Dr Jacqueline Boyle, Prof Edward Janus

  • 2020: $141,400

Engaging and supporting women with previous gestational diabetes to screen for and prevent type 2 diabetes.

Prof Jane Speight, A/Prof Vincent Versace, Dr Christel Hendrieckx, Dr Amelia Lake, Hon Prof James Dunbar

  • 2019: $340,000

Industry and Other Funding

A controlled evaluation of the Australasian peers for progress Diabetes program (PfP-DP) and its transferability to other countries - DU component

Prof Brian Oldenburg, Hon Prof James Dunbar, Dr Prasuna Reddy, Dr Ralph Audehm, Prof Greg Johnson, A/Prof Maximillian de Courten, A/Prof Rory Wolfe, Emeritus Professor Rob Carter, Dr Pilvikki Absetz, Prof Anvar Zaini

  • 2012: $14,250
  • 2009: $45,000

Preventing diabetes in pregnancy from progressing to type 2 diabetes: macrolevel system change in South Australia and Victoria.

Hon Prof James Dunbar, Prof James Best, Prof Edward Janus, Emeritus Professor Rob Carter, Prof Jeremy Oats, Prof Michael Ackland, Prof Paddy Phillips, Prof Timothy Skinner

  • 2014: $20,000
  • 2013: $20,000
  • 2012: $20,000
  • 2011: $40,000

Absolute risk screening in Pharmacy

A/Prof Kevin Mc Namara, Hon Prof James Dunbar, Prof Ines Krass, Prof Gregory Peterson

  • 2014: $63,500

Other Funding Sources

Preventing diabetes in pregnancy from progressing to type 2 diabetes: macrolevel system change in South Australia and Victoria.

Hon Prof James Dunbar, Prof James Best, Prof Edward Janus, Emeritus Professor Rob Carter, Prof Jeremy Oats, Prof Michael Ackland, Prof Paddy Phillips, Prof Timothy Skinner

  • 2014: $5,671
  • 2011: $2,057

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report