Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Research Fellow, Biostatistics

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

Office of Faculty of Health

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Research interests

Mohammadreza Mohebbi joined the DBSU in April 2013 as a senior research fellow. As a biostatistician he was involved in design and analysis of large occupational cohort studies, clinical trials and statistical issues related to survey data.

He received his Ph.D. from Monash University.  In 2012 he went to the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University as a biostatistician research fellow. Prior to that Mohammadreza was involved in collaborative research in medical and public health fields and has been responsible for the design, monitoring, and analysis of clinical trials, population based surveys and observational studies. 

Mohammadreza’s research has focused on the development of statistical methods for the analysis of large observational data with the ultimate goal of addressing important questions in environmental epidemiology, health related impacts of climate change, and spatial disease mapping. He is an expert in Bayesian methods, longitudinal data analysis, geo-spatial modelling, and Bayesian hierarchical models. He has extensive experience on the development of statistical methods and their applications to environmental epidemiology, cluster randomised trials, spatial epidemiology, and epidemiological study designs. Mohammadreza has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications.

Mohammadreza taught Introductory Biostatistics, Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health, Analysis of Longitudinal Data, and Multilevel Statistical Models. He has been co-supervisor of 6 PhD students and 9 post-graduates.
 

Publications

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Prioritising Responses of Nurses To deteriorating patient Observations (PRONTO)

Prof Tracey Bucknall, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Gillian Harvey, Prof Julie Considine, Prof Imogen Mitchell, Prof Jo Rycroft-Malone, Prof Ian Graham, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, A/Prof Jennifer Watts

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2018: $81,475
  • 2017: $241,576
  • 2016: $148,287

Other Public Sector Funding

Prioritising Responses of Nurses To deteriorating patient Observations (PRONTO)

Prof Tracey Bucknall, Prof Alison Hutchinson, Prof Gillian Harvey, Prof Julie Considine, Prof Imogen Mitchell, Prof Jo Rycroft-Malone, Prof Ian Graham, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, A/Prof Jennifer Watts

  • 2017: $45,000
  • 2016: $68,400

Health Economic Evaluation of the Partnered Pharmacy Medication Charting Program

A/Prof Andrew Dalton, Prof Elizabeth Manias, A/Prof Kevin Mc Namara, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Ms Elena Gospodarevskaya

  • 2018: $60,958
  • 2017: $97,533
  • 2016: $85,340

Diabetes Health Check Risk Assessment, Screening and Referral

A/Prof Kevin Mc Namara, Emeritus Professor Rob Carter, Dr Sophy Shih, A/Prof Vincent Versace, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi

  • 2018: $49,362
  • 2017: $328,676

Development of MyMAPS, an innovative blended face-to-face and mobile application psychosocial intervention for bipolar disorder

Prof Michael Berk, Dr Lesley Berk, Prof David Castle, Prof Malcolm Hopwood, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Prof Greg Murray, Prof John Grundy, Dr Mary Lou Chatterton, Dr Sue Lauder, Dr Emma Gliddon

  • 2018: $99,872

Industry and Other Funding

Cost of illness for high prevalence mental disorders in Australia

Prof Cathy Mihalopoulos, Dr Mary Lou Chatterton, Ms Yu-Chen Lee, Ms Anne Magnus, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi

  • 2014: $50,000

Development of MyMAPS, an innovative blended face-to-face and mobile application psychosocial intervention for bipolar disorder

Prof Michael Berk, Dr Lesley Berk, Prof David Castle, Prof Malcolm Hopwood, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Prof Greg Murray, Prof John Grundy, Dr Mary Lou Chatterton, Dr Sue Lauder, Dr Emma Gliddon

  • 2018: $100,000

"Resuming Employment after Stroke: Enhancement through Telecoordination" - RESET Rural Expansion

Dr Alyna Turner, A/Prof Olivia Dean, Dr Alison Kennedy, Dr Mohammadreza Mohebbi, A/Prof Lan Gao

  • 2021: $74,945

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2020

Melina Magsumbol

Thesis entitled: Association of Plasma Lead (Pb) with Incident Hypertension among Non-Occupationally Exposed Residents of New Delhi, India

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

Lelia Abreu

Thesis entitled: Dysglycaemia, Skeletal Morbidity and Mortality

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

Ashleigh Sarah Zuccolo

Thesis entitled: Exploring Coaches' Understanding of the Game Sense Approach to Coaching

MAppSc, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

2019

Uracha Wanich

Thesis entitled: Cross-cultural comparison of food liking in Australian and Thai young adult

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

Muhammad Amber Sajjad

Thesis entitled: Acute health service utilisation in diabetes mellitus in western Victoria, Australia

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

Sarah Kate Ainsley Wynton

Thesis entitled: Subtask Learning, Strategy Acquisition, and Dynamic Ability-Performance Relationships: Decomposing Skill Acquisition Using Bayesian Hierarchical Models

Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), School of Psychology

2018

Elizabeth Oldland

Thesis entitled: Measurement of Nurses' Perceived Responsibilities and Skills for Healthcare Quality

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

2017

Alexandra Flowers

Thesis entitled: Perinatal Mental Health: The Impact on Mother-Infant Bonding and Attachment

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical), School of Psychology

Ashmyra Voogt

Thesis entitled: Perceptions of Victim Credibility in Child Sexual Assault Cases

Doctor of Psychology (Forensic), School of Psychology

Ngoc Bich Van Nguyen

Thesis entitled: Measuring Nurse Educator Confidence in Clinical Teaching Competence

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