Rebecca Mitchell

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

  • 1307 Citations
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1995 …2021
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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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Projects 2015 2021

CareTrack Aged: appropriate care delivered to Australians living in residential aged care

Braithwaite, J., Cameron, I., Kitson, A., Reed, R., Georgiou, A., Gray, L., Rapport, F., Arnolda, G., Westbrook, J., Wiles, L., Ting, P., Hibbert, P., Mitchell, R., Gordon, S. & Runciman, W.


Project: Research

Research Output 1995 2019

Hospitalization due to assault injury across different age groups, 2010 to 2014: a population-based study in New South Wales, Australia

Seah, R., Draper, B. & Mitchell, R., 1 Jan 2019, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 31, 1, p. 39-50 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

South Australia
New South Wales
Age Groups
Wounds and Injuries

Identifying areas for improvement in paediatric trauma care in NSW Australia using a clinical, system and human factors peer-review tool

Curtis, K., Kennedy, B., Holland, A. J. A., Tall, G., Smith, H., Soundappan, S. S. V., Burns, B., Mitchell, R. J., Wilson, K., Loudfoot, A., Dinh, M., Lyons, T., Gillen, T. & Dickinson, S., 16 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Injury.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Peer Review
Wounds and Injuries
Injury Severity Score
New South Wales
Athletic Injuries
Cohort Studies
Costs and Cost Analysis

Models of care that avoid or improve transitions to hospital services for residential aged care facility residents: an integrative review

Testa, L., Seah, R., Ludlow, K., Braithwaite, J. & Mitchell, R. J., 12 Mar 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Geriatric Nursing.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Quality Improvement
Patient Transfer
Information Services
Primary Health Care

Occupational injury and disease in the Australian aquaculture industry

Mitchell, R. J. & Lystad, R. P., 1 Jan 2019, In : Marine Policy. 99, p. 216-222 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

service industry
occupational disease
occupational injury
aquaculture industry