Rebecca Mitchell

Associate Professor, PhD, MOHS, MA (Psych), BA (Psych)

  • 1604 Citations
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1995 …2023

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Rebecca Mitchell is an Associate Professor with the Centre for Healthcare Resilience and Implementation Science in the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University and leads the Health Outcomes research stream.  A/Prof Mitchell is a psychologist and injury epidemiologist and her research focuses on the conduct of large-scale epidemiological and mixed-methods research to guide improvements in health service delivery and health policy. A/Prof Mitchell has established a research program examining injury across the lifespan, often using record linkage techniques, to conduct population-based health outcome studies. She has extensive experience in analysing large health-related administrative data collections, and linked data collections, to investigate health outcomes following injury. A/Prof Mitchell has a strong history of conducting research that has informed public health policy and health service practice, particularly in the areas of hip fracture among older people, paediatric trauma, patient safety, fall injury prevention, work-related injury, water safety, and road safety.

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Research Outputs

An 11-year review of hip fracture hospitalisations, health outcomes, and predictors of access to in-hospital rehabilitation for adults ≥ 65 years living with and without dementia: a population-based cohort study

Mitchell, R., Draper, B., Brodaty, H., Close, J., Ting, H. P., Lystad, R., Harris, I., Harvey, L., Sherrington, C., Cameron, I. D. & Braithwaite, J., Mar 2020, In : Osteoporosis International. 31, 3, p. 465-474 10 p.

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  • AquaSafe: aquaculture occupational safety and health in the palm of your hand

    Marques, F. B., Bettoni, G. N., dos Santos, B. G. T., Adeoye, A. A., de Brito, B. G., de Brito, K. C. T., Buketov, K., Cazella, S., Fermino, M. H., Hellebrandt, L., Jeebhay, M. F., Mitchell, R., Ngajilo, D., Watterson, A. & Cavalli, L. S., 2020, In : Pesquisa Agropecuária Gaúcha. 26, 1, p. 46-54 9 p.

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  • Hospital service utilization trajectories of individuals living with epilepsy in New South Wales, Australia, 2012–2016: a population-based study

    Lystad, R. P., Rapport, F., Bleasel, A., Herkes, G., Nikpour, A. & Mitchell, R., 1 Apr 2020, In : Epilepsy and Behavior. 105, p. 1-7 7 p., 106941.

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  • Prizes

    Publication of the month award, Australia and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry

    Rebecca Mitchell (Recipient), Brian Draper (Recipient), J. C T Close (Recipient), Lara Harvey (Recipient), Vu Do (Recipient), Henry Brodaty (Recipient), Tim Driscoll (Recipient) & Jeffrey Braithwaite (Recipient), 2019