Click here to read my latest effort for Western Alliance.
One of my tasks for the Burnet Institute is the production of an annual report for the Victorian Illicit Drugs Reporting System (IDRS). It combines data from an annual survey of 150 people who inject drugs with data on drug-related hospitalisations, treatment, overdoses, arrests, drug seizures and other sources to give a comprehensive picture of injecting drug use in Victoria.
My latest article for Western Alliance’s In Brief looks at how heatwaves affect health and what can be done to prevent heat stress as heatwaves increase in frequency and severity in coming years.
My latest article for Western Alliance’s In Brief series: to read it, click here.
Luckily I survived all the dumpings I received in the surf at Aireys Inlet and Kennett River over the past couple of weeks – otherwise this piece would be rather ironic. Read it here.
Read my latest In Brief article by clicking here.
I’ve maintained a longstanding interest in steroid use, particularly relating to bodybuilding and sport (see my publications in 2002 and 1998). So, I’m very pleased to report that co-investigators Suzanne Fraser and David Moore (Curtin University), Kate Seear (Monash University) and Kay Stanton (Darebin Community Health Service) and I have been awarded an ARC Discovery Grant to investigate the use of performance and image-enhancing drugs in Australia, beginning in 2017. Read more about the grant here.
Here’s my latest piece, on barriers to seeking health care, for Western Alliance’s In Brief …
Read my latest In Brief article for Western Alliance.