Dr Kathleen O’Brien

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Dr Kathleen O'Brien

Lecturer, Academic Unit of General Practice

ANU Medical School

Kathleen is a graduate of the ANU Medical School and works locally as a general practitioner. She first joined the Academic Unit of General Practice in 2017 as an academic registrar, and is continuing her research and teaching with the unit as a lecturer.

Specialisation:

  • General Practice
  • Quantitative analysis

Research Interests

  • General Practice / Primary Health Care
  • Social determinants of health
  • Children’s health
  • Preventive health

Teaching 

  • ANU Medical school, Phase 2 (ICCH): general practice teaching and academic supervision.

Publications/Conferences

Douglas, K., O'Brien, K., Hall , S., Barnes, K. (2021). Quick COVID Clinician Survey Summary (Australia), series 1-4. Annals of Family Medicine, Covid - 19 collection. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7302/383

Douglas, K., O'Brien, K., Hall , S., Barnes, K. (2021). Quick COVID Clinician Survey Summary (Australia), series 5-8. Annals of Family Medicine, Covid - 19 Collection. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7302/384

Douglas, K., O'Brien, K., Hall , S., Barnes, K. (2021). Quick COVID Clinician Survey Summary (Australia), series 9-13. Annals of Family Medicine, Covid 19 - Collection. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7302/385

Sturgiss E, O’Brien K, Elmitt N, Agostino J, ArdouinS, Douglas K, Clark, A. (2021). Obesity management in primary care: systematic review exploring the influence of therapeutic alliance. Family Practice,, cmab026, Published: 21 April 2021. doi:https://doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmab026

O'Brien K, Agostino J, Ciszek K, Douglas K: Physical activity and risk of behavioural and mental health disorders in kindergarten children: analysis of a series of cross-sectional complete enumeration (census) surveys. BMJ Open 2020, 10(3).

O'Brien K, Australian hospitalisations for Kawasaki disease, 1993–1994 to 2017–2018. Journal of paediatrics and child health 2020.

O'Brien, K., Agostino, J.,Ciszek, K.,Douglas, K. (2018). Physical activity and risk of behavioural and mental health disorders in ACT Kindergarten children. GP18. Gold Coast Queensland.

O’Brien K, Cherbuin N & Anstey K 2014. Depression as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease—systematic review and meta-analysis. Medical Student Journal of Australia 5(2):8–20. [URL http://press.anu.edu.au/node/1682]

Poster:  Physical activity & risk of behavioural & mental health disorders in kindergarten children.  CHARM 2019
Dr Kathleen O’Brien, Dr Jason Agostino, Ms Karen Ciszek, Professor Kirsty Douglas.

Oral presentation:  Risk of behavioural and mental health disorders and developmental delay in Kindergarten boys and girls. CHARM 2019
Dr Kathleen O’Brien, Dr Jason Agostino, Ms Karen Ciszek, Professor Kirsty Douglas
 

Related sites:

ANU Medical

Contact:                                                                        

Email: Kathleen.O’Brien@anu.edu.au

Phone: +61 2 5124 5592

Location:  Canberra Hospital, Bdg 4, Level 2, Garran ACT 2605

Centre: Academic Unit of General Practice

Page last updated on: 25 May 2021