Dr Kathleen O’Brien

BSc GDipStats MBBS DCH FRACGP AFHEA

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

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: 4 Sep 2019