Category Archives: Uncategorized

The ‘flu vaccine: is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Go to my latest In Brief article for Western Alliance by clicking here.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Does elite sporting success influence public participation in sport and exercise?

My latest In Brief article for Western Alliance.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Public health and universal health care

Click here to read my latest effort for Western Alliance.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Illicit Drugs Reporting System – Victorian Report

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, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Heatwaves and health

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.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Clinical trials: why are they important?

My latest article for Western Alliance’s In Brief series: to read it, click here.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Water safety

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.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Men’s health

Read my latest In Brief article by clicking here.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A new ARC grant – PIED injecting in Australia

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Barriers to seeking health care

Here’s my latest piece, on barriers to seeking health care, for Western Alliance’s In Brief …

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment