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Dr Chrissy Imai has a background in infectious disease epidemiology and statistical methodology. Previously, she researched environmental impacts on infectious diseases in various international collaborative projects in the Pacific region and Africa. She was a recipient of the national research grants and fellowships in Japan (JSPS) and Australia (Endeavor Research Fellowship of the Australian Award) during her PhD.
Her primary interest includes infectious disease control and management, and statistical methodology for longitudinal analysis. Since she joined the Centre for Health System and Safety Research at Macquarie University, she has been involved in projects using large datasets of electronic health records collected from Australian general practices. She is currently a principal investigator of the Digital Health CRC-funded project to assess the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on general practice.
Public Health, Infectious disease, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health evaluation,
Medical Science and Infection Research, PhD, Influenza infection and tropical climate
Oct 2011 → Sept 2015
Award Date: 18 Sept 2015
Research Epidemiology, MPH, The effects of early detection of breast cancer in situ on breast cancer mortality
Aug 2008 → Mar 2010
Honorary Researcher, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
Oct 2015 → Mar 2020
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The Emergency Department Pathology Order Support Tool (ED POST) – an intelligent and dynamic electronic tool to facilitate appropriate and effective use of pathology
23/06/22 → 29/09/23
COVID-19 – utilising near real-time electronic General Practice data to establish effective care and best-practice policy
17/06/20 → 31/12/21
A framework for conducting policy-relevant primary care research: a COVID-19 case study in AustraliaThomas, J., Imai, C., Sezgin, G., Hardie, R-A., Weeding, S., Pearce, C., McLeod, A., McGuire, P., Datta, S., Li, J., Wabe, N., Saffi Franco, G., Dai, Z., De Mel, G., Gault, E., Sheikh, M. K. & Georgiou, A., 1 Feb 2023, In: Australian Journal of Primary Health. 29, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.
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Patient and practice factors associated with HbA1c testing frequency in patients with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective cohort study in Australian general practiceImai, C. C., Li, L., Hardie, R-A., Pearce, C. & Georgiou, A., Oct 2023, In: Australian Journal of Primary Health. 29, 5, p. 520-526 7 p.
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Vitamin D testing in children and adolescents in Victoria, Australia: are testing practices in line with global recommendations?Zurynski, Y., Munns, C. F., Sezgin, G., Imai, C. & Georgiou, A., 1 Sept 2023, In: Archives of Disease in Childhood. 108, 9, p. 742-747 6 p.
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An increase in antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections through telehealth consultations: retrospective study in Australian general practiceImai, C., Amin, J., Prgomet, M., Pearce, C. & Georgiou, A., 18 Oct 2022, In: Journal of Medical Internet Research. 24, 10, p. 1-4 4 p., e40876.
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Antibiotic prescribing through telehealth for patients with respiratory infections in general practiceImai, C., Amin, J. & Georgiou, A., 22 Jun 2022.
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