A/Prof. Liliana Orellana

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor Of Biostatistics

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

Office of Faculty of Health

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatics, Harvard University, 2007
Master of Arts in Biostatistics, Harvard University, 2005

Contact

l.orellana@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17096

Research interests

Major empirical areas of interest include cancer prevention and surveillance, palliative care, HIV epidemiology and treatment, nutrition and eating disorders in children and adolescents.

Major methodological areas of interest include causal inference, optimal dynamic regimes, complex epidemiological surveys and robust multivariate methods.

Teaching interests

Broad experience teaching introductory and intermediate courses in Statistics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Postgraduate students/attendees included statisticians, epidemiologists, physicians, psychologists, nutritionists, biologists, chemists and social scientists.

Subjects: Probability and Statistics, Topics on Inference, Applied Regression and Analysis of Variance, Linear Models, Applied Multivariate Analysis, Statistics for Medical Research, Applied Longitudinal Analysis, Logistic Regression, Categorical Data Analysis, Diagnostic Tests, Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials,  Epidemiology, Causal Inference.

Publications

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2019

Effectiveness of a culturally tailored SMS alcohol intervention for same-sex attracted women: protocol for an RCT

Rachel Bush, Rhonda Brown, Ruth McNair, Liliana Orellana, Dan Lubman, Petra Staiger

(2019), Vol. 19, BMC womens health, London, Eng., C1

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Mixed-methods approach to evaluate an mHealth intervention to increase adherence to triage of human papillomavirus-positive women who have performed self-collection (the ATICA study): study protocol for a hybrid type I cluster randomized effectiveness-implementation trial

Silvina Arrossi, Melisa Paolino, Liliana Orellana, Laura Thouyaret, Racquel Kohler, Kasisomayajula Viswanath

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 1-12, Trials, London, Eng., C1

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Associations between patient and system characteristics and MET review within 48?h of admission to a teaching hospital: a retrospective cohort study

Joshua Allen, Liliana Orellana, Daryl Jones, Julie Considine, Judy Currey

(2019), Vol. 66, pp. 62-68, European journal of internal medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Resistance training and skeletal muscle protein metabolism in eumenorrheic females: implications for researchers and practitioners

O Knowles, B Aisbett, L Main, E Drinkwater, L Orellana, S Lamon

(2019), pp. 1-14, Sports medicine, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal

Recreation centre managers' perceptions of pricing interventions to promote healthy eating

Oliver Huse, Christina Zorbas, Alethea Jerebine, Ari Kurzeme, Miranda Blake, Megan Ferguson, Claire Palermo, Anna Peeters, Liliana Orellana, Julie Brimblecombe, Marj Moodie, Kathryn Backholer

(2019), pp. 1-10, Health promotion international, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Anaemia and its relation to demographic, socio-economic and anthropometric factors in rural primary school children in Hai Phong City, Vietnam

N Hoang, L Orellana, T Le, R Gibson, A Worsley, A Sinclair, N Hoang, E Szymlek-Gay

(2019), Vol. 11, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Associations between school food environments, body mass index and dietary intakes among regional school students in Victoria, Australia: a cross-sectional study

L Alston, N Crooks, C Strugnell, L Orellana, S Allender, C Rennie, M Nichols

(2019), Vol. 16, pp. 1-13, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Specialty cardiac nurses' work satisfaction is influenced by the type of coronary care unit: a mixed methods study

Judy Currey, Stephanie Sprogis, Liliana Orellana, Anusha Chander, Sharon Meagher, Rhoda Kennedy, Andrea Driscoll

(2019), Vol. 18, BMC nursing, London, Eng., C1

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2018

Exploring knowledge, attitudes, and practice associated with meditation among patients with melanoma

L Russell, L Orellana, A Ugalde, D Milne, M Krishnasamy, R Chambers, P Livingston

(2018), Vol. 17, pp. 237-247, Integrative cancer therapies, London, Eng., C1

journal

Effects of breaking up sitting on adolescents' postprandial glucose after consuming meals varying in energy: a cross-over randomised trial

E Fletcher, J Salmon, S McNaughton, L Orellana, G Wadley, C Bruce, P Dempsey, K Lacy, D Dunstan

(2018), Vol. 21, pp. 280-285, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Active (Opt-In) consent underestimates mean BMI-z and the prevalence of overweight and obesity compared to passive (Opt-Out) consent. Evidence from the healthy together victoria and childhood obesity study

C Strugnell, L Orellana, J Hayward, L Millar, B Swinburn, S Allender

(2018), Vol. 15, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, C1

journal

Feasibility of an online mindfulness-based program for patients with melanoma: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Lahiru Russell, Anna Ugalde, Donna Milne, Meinir Krishnasamy, Eric O Seung Chul, David Austin, Richard Chambers, Liliana Orellana, Patricia Livingston

(2018), Vol. 19, Trials, London, Eng., C1

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Effect of dietary fat intake and genetics on fat taste sensitivity: a co-twin randomized controlled trial

Andrew Costanzo, Caryl Nowson, Liliana Orellana, Dieuwerke Bolhuis, Konsta Duesing, Russell Keast

(2018), Vol. 107, pp. 683-694, American journal of clinical nutrition, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Factors associated with physical activity and sedentary behavior in older adults from six low- and middle-income countries

Cadeyrn Gaskin, Liliana Orellana

(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 1-24, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal

Protocol for an economic evaluation of WHO STOPS childhood obesity stepped-wedge cluster randomised controlled trial

Rohan Sweeney, Marj Moodie, Phuong Nguyen, Penny Fraser, Kristy Bolton, Andrew Brown, Jennifer Marks, Nic Crooks, Claudia Strugnell, Colin Bell, Lynne Millar, Liliana Orellana, Steven Allender

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

journal

A telephone outcall program to support caregivers of people diagnosed with cancer: utility, changes in levels of distress, and unmet needs

L Heckel, K Fennell, L Orellana, A Boltong, M Byrnes, P Livingston

(2018), Vol. 26, pp. 3789-3799, Supportive care in cancer, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Depression and chronic diseases: co-occurrence and communality of risk factors

Mojtaba Lotfaliany, Steven Bowe, Paul Kowal, Liliana Orellana, Michael Berk, Mohammadreza Mohebbi

(2018), Vol. 241, pp. 461-468, Journal of affective disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Anthropometric status among 6-9-year-old school children in rural areas in Hai Phong City, Vietnam

Ngan Hoang, Liliana Orellana, Tuyen Le, Rosalind Gibson, Anthony Worsley, Andrew Sinclair, Ewa Szymlek-Gay

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 1-14, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal

Self-reported fatigue in children with advanced cancer: results of the PediQUEST study

Christina Ullrich, Veronica Dussel, Liliana Orellana, Tammy Kang, Abby Rosenberg, Chris Feudtner, Joanne Wolfe

(2018), Vol. 124, pp. 3776-3783, Cancer, London, Eng., C1

journal

Point-of-care ultrasound-guided cannulation versus standard cannulation in haemodialysis vascular access: protocol for a controlled random order crossover pilot and feasibility study

M Schoch, J Currey, L Orellana, P Bennett, V Smith, A Hutchinson

(2018), Vol. 4, Pilot and feasibility studies, London, Eng., C1

journal
2017

Tumor talk and child-well being: perceptions of 'good' and 'bad' news among parents of children with advanced cancer

A Feraco, V Dussel, L Orellana, T Kang, J Geyer, A Rosenberg, C Feudtner, J Wolfe

(2017), Vol. 53, pp. 833-841, Journal of pain and symptom management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

MicroRNA expression patterns in post-natal mouse skeletal muscle development

S Lamon, E Zacharewicz, L Butchart, L Orellana, J Mikovic, M Grounds, A Russell

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 1-13, BMC genomics, London, Eng., C1

journal

Why sample selection matters in exploratory factor analysis: implications for the 12-item World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0

C Gaskin, S Lambert, S Bowe, L Orellana

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 1-9, BMC medical research methodology, London, Eng., C1

journal

Study protocol of MINI SALTEN: a technology-based multi-component intervention in the school environment targeting healthy habits of first grade children and their parents

I Kovalskys, C Rausch Herscovici, P Indart Rougier, M De Gregorio, L Zonis, L Orellana

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 1-10, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal

The relationship between weight change and daytime sleepiness: the Sleep Heart Health Study

W Ng, L Orellana, J Shaw, E Wong, A Peeters

(2017), Vol. 36, pp. 109-118, Sleep medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Effects of progressive resistance training combined with a protein-enriched lean red meat diet on health-related quality of life in elderly women: secondary analysis of a 4-month cluster randomised controlled trial

S Torres, S Robinson, L Orellana, S O'Connell, C Grimes, N Mundell, D Dunstan, C Nowson, R Daly

(2017), Vol. 117, pp. 1550-1559, British journal of nutrition, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal

Fat taste sensitivity is associated with short-term and habitual fat intake

A Costanzo, L Orellana, C Nowson, K Duesing, R Keast

(2017), Vol. 9, pp. 1-12, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal

Impact of informal caregiving on older adults' physical and mental health in low-income and middle-income countries: a cross-sectional, secondary analysis based on the WHO's Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE).

S Lambert, S Bowe, P Livingston, L Heckel, S Cook, P Kowal, L Orellana

(2017), Vol. 7, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal

A self-care, problem-solving and mindfulness intervention for informal caregivers of people with motor neurone disease: a pilot study

A Ugalde, S Mathers, N Hennessy, P Hudson, L Orellana, C Gluyas

(2017), Vol. 32, pp. 726-732, Palliative medicine, London, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Clinical outcomes of first-line antiretroviral therapy in Latin America: analysis from the LATINA retrospective cohort study

F Angriman, W Belloso, J Sierra-Madero, J Snchez, R Moreira, L Kovalevski, L Orellana, S Wagner Cardoso, B Crabtree-Ramirez, A La Rosa, M Losso

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 118-126, International journal of STD & AIDS, London, Eng., C1

journal

Fitness outcomes from a randomised controlled trial of exercise training for men with prostate cancer: the ENGAGE study

C Gaskin, S Fraser, P Owen, M Craike, L Orellana, P Livingston

(2016), Vol. 10, pp. 972-980, Journal of cancer survivorship, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Quality of life in children with advanced cancer: a report from the PediQUEST study

A Rosenberg, L Orellana, C Ullrich, T Kang, J Geyer, C Feudtner, V Dussel, J Wolfe

(2016), Vol. 52, pp. 243-253, Journal of pain and symptom management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

HPV testing: a mixed-method approach to understand why women prefer self-collection in a middle-income country

S Arrossi, S Ramos, C Straw, L Thouyaret, L Orellana

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-11, BMC Public Health, London, Eng., C1

journal

Whole of systems trial of prevention strategies for childhood obesity: WHO STOPS childhood obesity

S Allender, L Millar, P Hovmand, C Bell, M Moodie, R Carter, B Swinburn, C Strugnell, J Lowe, K de la Haye, L Orellana, S Morgan

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 1-12, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal

Childhood obesity and bullying in schools of Argentina: analysis of this behaviour in a context of high prevalence

I Kovalskys, C Rausch Herscovici, P Indart Rougier, E Anez, L Zonis, L Orellana

(2016), Vol. 1, pp. 1-9, Journal of childhood obesity, Wilmington, Del., C1

journal
2015

Effect of self-collection of HPV DNA offered by community health workers at home visits on uptake of screening for cervical cancer (the EMA study): a population-based cluster-randomised trial

S Arrossi, L Thouyaret, R Herrero, A Campanera, A Magdaleno, M Cuberli, P Barletta, R Laudi, L Orellana

(2015), Vol. 3, pp. e85-e94, The lancet global health, London, England, C1-1

journal

Feasibility of conducting a palliative care randomized controlled trial in children with advanced cancer: assessment of the PediQUEST study

V Dussel, L Orellana, N Soto, K Chen, C Ullrich, T Kang, J Geyer, C Feudtner, J Wolfe

(2015), Vol. 49, pp. 1059-1069, Journal of pain and symptom management, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Symptoms and distress in children with advanced cancer: prospective patient-reported outcomes from the PediQUEST Study

J Wolfe, L Orellana, C Ullrich, E Cook, T Kang, A Rosenberg, R Geyer, C Feudtner, V Dussel

(2015), Vol. 33, pp. 1928-1935, Journal of clinical oncology, Baltimore, Md., C1

journal

An exploratory evaluation of the family meal intervention for adolescent anorexia nervosa

C Herscovici,, I Kovalskys,, L Orellana

(2015), Vol. 56, pp. 364-375, Family process, London, Eng., C1

journal

Childhood cancer in Argentina: survival 2000-2007

F Moreno, V Dussel, L Orellana

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 505-510, Cancer epidemiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2014

Disparities in pediatric leukemia early survival in Argentina: a population-based study

G Garibotti, F Moreno, V Dussel, L Orellana

(2014), Vol. 36, pp. 248-256, Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica (Pan American Journal of Public Health), Washington, DC, C1-1

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What's missing in missing data? Omissions in survey responses among parents of children with advanced cancer

A Rosenberg, V Dussel, L Orellana, T Kang, J Geyer, C Feudtner, J Wolfe

(2014), Vol. 17, pp. 953-956, Journal of Palliative Medicine, C1-1

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Differences in parent-provider concordance regarding prognosis and goals of care among children with advanced cancer

A Rosenberg, L Orellana, T Kang, J Geyer, C Feudtner, V Dussel, J Wolfe

(2014), Vol. 32, pp. 3005-3011, Journal of clinical oncology, Alexandria, VA, C1-1

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A population-based study of retinoblastoma incidence and survival in Argentine children

F Moreno, B Sinaki, A Fandio, V Dussel, L Orellana, G Chantada

(2014), Vol. 61, pp. 1610-1615, Pediatric Blood and Cancer, Hoboken, United States, C1-1

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Economic impact of advanced pediatric cancer on families

K Bona, V Dussel, L Orellana, T Kang, R Geyer, C Feudtner, J Wolfe

(2014), Vol. 47, pp. 594-603, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Philadelphia, United States, C1-1

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Improving the care of children with advanced cancer by using an electronic patient-reported feedback intervention: results from the PediQUEST randomized controlled trial.

J Wolfe, L Orellana, E Cook, C Ullrich, T Kang, J Geyer, C Feudtner, J Weeks, V Dussel

(2014), Vol. 32, pp. 1119-1126, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria VA., C1-1

journal
2012

Mating success depends on rearing substrate in cactophilic Drosophila

J Hurtado, E Soto, L Orellana, E Hasson

(2012), Vol. 26, pp. 733-743, Evolutionary Ecology, Dordrecht , Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2011

International study to evaluate PCR methods for detection of Trypanosoma cruzi DNA in blood samples from Chagas disease patients.

A Schijman, M Bisio, L Orellana, M Sued, T Duffy, A Mejia Jaramillo, C Cura, F Auter, V Veron, Y Qvarnstrom, S Deborggraeve, G Hijar, I Zulantay, R Lucero, E Velazquez, T Tellez, Z Sanchez Leon, L Galvo, D Nolder, M Monje Rumi, J Levi, J Ramirez, P Zorrilla, M Flores, M Jercic, G Crisante, N Aez, A De Castro, C Gonzalez, K Acosta Viana, P Yachelini, F Torrico, C Robello, P Diosque, O Triana Chavez, C Aznar, G Russomando, P Bscher, A Assal, F Guhl, S Sosa Estani, A DaSilva, C Britto, A Luquetti, J Ladzins

(2011), Vol. 5, pp. 1-13, Neglected tropical diseases, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

journal
2010

Validation and development of a clinical prediction rule in clinically suspected community-acquired pneumonia

M Bilkis, N Gorgal, M Carbone, M Vazquez, P Albanese, M Branda, E Alterman, D Rodriguez, L Orellana, O Pedrosa

(2010), Vol. 26, pp. 1-6, Pediatric Emergency Care, Philadelphia, P. A., C1-1

journal

Analysis of serious non-AIDS events among HIV-infected adults at Latin American sites

W Belloso, L Orellana, B Grinsztejn, J Madero, A La Rosa, V Veloso, J Sanchez, R Ismerio Moreira, B Crabtree-Ramirez, O Garcia Messina, M Lasala, J Peinado, M Losso

(2010), Vol. 11, pp. 554-564, HIV medicine, Chichester, England, C1-1

journal

Dynamic regime marginal structural mean models for estimation of optimal dynamic treatment regimes, Part I: main content

L Orellana, A Rotnitzky, J Robins

(2010), Vol. 6, pp. 1-48, International journal of biostatistics, Berkeley, Calif., C1-1

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Dynamic regime marginal structural mean models for estimation of optimal dynamic treatment regimes, Part II: proofs of results

L Orellana, A Rotnitzky, J Robins

(2010), Vol. 6, pp. 1-19, International journal of biostatistics, Berkeley, Calif., C1-1

journal
2009

Sex differences in the Toll-like receptor-mediated response of plasmacytoid dendritic cells to HIV-1

A Meier, J Chang, E Chan, R Pollard, H Sidhu, S Kulkarni, T Wen, R Lindsay, L Orellana, D Mildvan, S Bazner, H Streeck, G Alter, J Lifson, M Carrington, R Bosch, G Robbins, M Altfeld

(2009), Vol. 15, pp. 955-959, Nature medicine, New York, NY, C1-1

journal
2008

Estimation and extrapolation of optimal treatment and testing strategies

J Robins, L Orellana, A Rotnitzky

(2008), Vol. 27, pp. 4678-4721, Statistics in medicine, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2007

Influence functions of two families of robust estimators under proportional scatter matrices

G Boente, F Critchley, L Orellana

(2007), Vol. 15, pp. 295-327, Statistical methods and applications, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal
2006

Assessment of delay in age-appropriate vaccination using survival analysis

G Dayan, K Shaw, A Baughman, L Orellana, R Forlenza, A Ellis, J Chaui, S Kaplan, P Strebel

(2006), Vol. 163, pp. 561-570, American journal of epidemiology, Cary, NC, C1-1

journal
2004

Robust plug-in estimators in proportional scatter models

G Boente, L Orellana

(2004), Vol. 122, pp. 95-110, Journal of statistical planning and inference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Vaccination coverage among children aged 13 to 59 months in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2002

G Dayan, L Orellana, R Forlenza, A Ellis, J Chaui, S Kaplan, P Strebel

(2004), Vol. 16, pp. 158-167, Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal
2003

Applications of redundancy analysis for the detection of chemical response patterns to air pollution in lichen

C Gonzlez, M Pignata, L Orellana

(2003), Vol. 312, pp. 245-253, Science of the total environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2002

Atmospheric quality and distribution of heavy metals in Argentina employing Tillandsia capillaris as a biomonitor.

M Pignata, G Gudio, E Wannaz, R Pl, C Gonzlez, H Carreras, L Orellana

(2002), Vol. 120, pp. 59-68, Environmental pollution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2001

A robust approach to common principal components

G Boente, L Orellana

(2001), pp. 117-146, Statistics in genetics and in the environmental sciences, Berlin, Swtzerland, B1-1

chapter
1999

Relationship between foliar chemical parameters measured in Melia Azedarach L. and environmental conditions in urban areas

M Pignata, G Gudio, M Caas, L Orellana

(1999), Vol. 243/244, pp. 85-96, Science of the total environment, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
1998

Environmental conditions and chemical response of a transplanted lichen to an urban area

C Gonzalez, L Orellana, S Casanovas, M Pignata

(1998), Vol. 53, pp. 73-81, Journal of environmental management, Cambridge, Mass., C1-1

journal
1997

Exploring chemical variables in Ligustrum lucidum Ait. F. Tricolor (Rehd.) Rehd. in relation to air pollutants and environmental conditions

M Pignata, M Canas, H Carreras, L Orellana

(1997), Vol. 21, pp. 793-801, Environmental management, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Los jvenes y la salud. Construccin de grupos en funcin de representaciones sobre salud y enfermedad

S Weller, L Orellana

(1997), Vol. 13, pp. 397-404, Cadernos de Sade Pblica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, C1-1

journal

Chemical response of the lichens Parmotrema austrosinense and P. conferendum transplanted to urban and non-polluted environments

M Canas, L Orellana, M Pignata

(1997), Vol. 34, pp. 27-34, Annales Botanici Fennici, Helsinki, Finland, C1-1

journal

Correlation between environmental conditions and Foliar chemical parameters in Ligustrum lucidum Ait. exposed to urban air pollutants

M Canas, H Carreras, L Orellana, M Pignata

(1997), Vol. 49, pp. 167-181, Journal of environmental management, Cambridge, Mass., C1-1

journal
1994

Subclinic effect of administration of T-2 toxin and nivalenol in mice

A Pacin, C Reale, H Mirengui, L Orellana, G Boente

(1994), Vol. 10, pp. 85-96, Mycotoxin research, Mainz, Germany, C1-1

journal
1985

The influence of an essential fatty acid deficient-diet on the reproductive performance of female rats

I Parlanti, L Orellana

(1985), Vol. 25, pp. 851-860, Reproduction, nutrition, development, Les Ulis, France, C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

M-Health: Efficacy and Cost-effectiveness of a smartphone App to reduce unmet needs and distress in people with cancer (ACE): a randomized controlled trial

Prof Trish Livingston, Prof David Ashley, Prof Suzanne Chambers, A/Prof Victoria White, Jacqui Chirgwin, A/Prof Meinir Krishnasamy, Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Prof Mari Botti, A/Prof Liliana Orellana

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2019: $10,978
  • 2018: $131,124
  • 2017: $135,032
  • 2016: $117,321

A multi-component supermarket intervention to promote healthy eating

A/Prof Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Gary Sacks, A/Prof Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Fabrice Etile, A/Prof Liliana Orellana

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2019: $96,677
  • 2018: $211,711
  • 2017: $148,514

Preventing obesity and promoting healthy body image in Australian secondary schools: a web-based system tailored to individual needs

Prof Jo Williams, Prof Craig Taylor, Prof Susan Sawyer, Prof Marj Moodie, A/Prof Liliana Orellana, Dr Wei Luo, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Dr Denise Wilfley, Ms Victoria Brown

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2019: $136,081
  • 2018: $334,806
  • 2017: $228,521

Improving clinician and older people with diabetes' communication and decisions about integrating palliative and end of life care into usual diabetes care

Prof Trisha Dunning, A/Prof Peter Martin, Dr Sally Savage, A/Prof Neil Orford, A/Prof Liliana Orellana, Ms Jessica Laureano

DART Grant - Research - Diabetes Australia - Victoria (Research Trust)

  • 2017: $59,896

RESPOND: Reflexive Evidence and Systems interventions to Prevent Obesity and Non-Communicable Disease

Prof Steven Allender, Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Dr Melanie Nichols, Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Andrew Bell, Prof Marj Moodie, A/Prof Liliana Orellana

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2019: $144,535
  • 2018: $85,145

Evaluating real-world implementation of an evidence-based program addressing lifestyle behaviours from the start of life

Prof Karen Campbell, Dr Rachel Laws, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Dr Elizabeth Denney-Wilson, Prof Marj Moodie, Dr Harriet Koorts, Dr Kok-Leong Ong, A/Prof Liliana Orellana, Dr Penny Love, Dr Jennifer Browne

VicHealth - NHMRC Partnership Project Grants

  • 2019: $50,000

Maximising health potential through enhancement of movement behaviours from early life

A/Prof Kylie Hesketh, Prof Jo Salmon, A/Prof Barbara Galland, Prof Jan Nicholson, A/Prof Rachael Taylor, A/Prof Liliana Orellana, A/Prof Mohamed Abdelrazek, Dr Harriet Koorts, Ms Victoria Brown, Dr Katherine Downing, Ms Keren Best

NHMRC Project Grant

  • 2019: $139,720

Other Public Sector Funding

M-Health: Efficacy and Cost-effectiveness of a smartphone App to reduce unmet needs and distress in people with cancer (ACE): a randomized controlled trial

Prof Trish Livingston, Prof David Ashley, Prof Suzanne Chambers, A/Prof Victoria White, Jacqui Chirgwin, A/Prof Meinir Krishnasamy, Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Prof Mari Botti, A/Prof Liliana Orellana

  • 2018: $25,000
  • 2017: $25,000
  • 2016: $30,000

A multi-component supermarket intervention to promote healthy eating

A/Prof Adrian Cameron, A/Prof Gary Sacks, A/Prof Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Fabrice Etile, A/Prof Liliana Orellana

  • 2019: $50,000
  • 2018: $50,000
  • 2017: $50,000

PRomoting Incentives for healthy food Choices with retailer-led Economic interventions (PRICE study)

Dr Kathryn Backholer, Prof Anna Peeters, A/Prof Liliana Orellana, Ms Claire Palermo

  • 2019: $20,000
  • 2018: $90,000
  • 2017: $80,692

RESPOND: Reflexive Evidence and Systems interventions to Prevent Obesity and Non-Communicable Disease

Prof Steven Allender, Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Dr Melanie Nichols, Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Andrew Bell, Prof Marj Moodie, A/Prof Liliana Orellana

  • 2019: $25,000
  • 2018: $25,000

Food environment inequalities and obesity in Victorian Growth Areas, from paddock to shopping centre gate

Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Steven Allender, A/Prof Gary Sacks, A/Prof Liliana Orellana, Mrs Cindy Needham

  • 2019: $90,000
  • 2018: $90,000

Industry and Other Funding

M-Health: Efficacy and Cost-effectiveness of a smartphone App to reduce unmet needs and distress in people with cancer (ACE): a randomized controlled trial

Prof Trish Livingston, Prof David Ashley, Prof Suzanne Chambers, A/Prof Victoria White, Jacqui Chirgwin, A/Prof Meinir Krishnasamy, Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Prof Mari Botti, A/Prof Liliana Orellana

  • 2018: $10,000
  • 2017: $30,000
  • 2016: $10,000

The Pediatric Quality of Life and Evaluation of Symptoms Technology (PediQUEST) Response Randomized Controlled Trial: coupling e-PROMs with palliative care to improve quality of life in children

Dr Joanne Wolfe, A/Prof Liliana Orellana

  • 2019: $12,682
  • 2018: $29,095

Mixed-Methods approach to evaluate a mHealth intervention to increase adherence to triage of HPV+ women who have performed self-collection

Dr Silvina Arrossi, Dr Melisa Paolino, A/Prof Liliana Orellana, Prof Kasisomayajula Viswanath, Dr Racquel Kohler

  • 2019: $9,205
  • 2018: $14,181

RESPOND: Reflexive Evidence and Systems interventions to Prevent Obesity and Non-Communicable Disease

Prof Steven Allender, Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Dr Melanie Nichols, Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Andrew Bell, Prof Marj Moodie, A/Prof Liliana Orellana

  • 2018: $22,500

Sampling design WHO Health Promoting School Expansion project, WHO, Fiji

A/Prof Liliana Orellana

  • 2017: $16,078

Evaluation of the amended Victorian Achievement Program for schools - Pilot study of outcomes for teachers

Prof Anna Peeters, A/Prof Liliana Orellana, Prof Tony LaMontagne, Ms Melanie Nichols, Dr Claudia Strugnell, Ms Victoria Brown, Mr Nic Crooks

  • 2019: $92,000
  • 2018: $40,000

Translate a community-based and 'systems informed' childhood obesity intervention.

Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Steven Allender, Dr Melanie Nichols, Prof Anna Peeters, Prof Colin Bell, Prof Marj Moodie, A/Prof Liliana Orellana, Dr Josh Hayward, Mr Andrew Brown

  • 2018: $70,000

WHO FIJI - Health Promoting School Expansion Project - Analysis of Phase 1 data.

A/Prof Liliana Orellana

  • 2019: $29,876

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2018

Lahiru Russell

Thesis entitled: Delivering an online mindfulness-based program for people diagnosed with melanoma

Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing), School of Nursing & Midwifery

Andrew Costanzo

Thesis entitled: The Influence of Diet and Genes in Fat Taste

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (High Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

2017

Sarah Rachel Dash

Thesis entitled: Identifying dietary-associated biological pathways in Major Depressive Disorder

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine