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Research Nurse Moira Allison has extensive experience as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in heart failure and arrhythmia management, and is currently working on the SUPPORT-HF Study.

To explain to people what I do I say …

That is always a bit of a struggle! I tell them we are going to change the concept of cardiac rehabilitation by using Telemedicine. We are utilising mobile phone text messages, an innovative concept for cardiac rehab and knowledge translation.  So far so good, the majority of participants have provided positive feedback. 

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Kate Hunter is a Senior Research Fellow in the Injury Division at The George Institute, has over ten years’ experience in injury prevention research and has produced several reports and guidelines for government and non-government organisations. Kate is a recipient of a Poche Centre for Indigenous Health Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

Chris Maher  is the Director of the Musculoskeletal Division at The George Institute for Global Health, leading a program of research focusing on the management of musculoskeletal conditions in primary care and community settings. The Division has a strong program of research around low back pain; with studies such as PACE and TRIGGERS, receiving international media attention recently. 

Sarah Coggan has been working at the George Institute since 2012 on a number of academic collaborations. She has experience in clinical trials as well as non-interventional health systems research in Chronic Kidney Disease and Diabetes. At TGI, Sarah facilitates qualitative and quantitative research studies, including randomised clinical trials, data linkage based projects and a needs-based analysis of current health-care models.

Jing is a research fellow at The George institute for Global Health China. He joined this big family in April, 2011. What does he think about research work? Please check below the Q & A with him.

Severine is a Senior Statistical Programmer at The George Institute. Severine has a Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems and Piloting and an Associate Degree in Statistics and Data Management from the University of South-Brittany, France.

How long have you been working at The George Institute/George Clinical? 2½ years

Xuejun YIN is a research assistant at The George Institute China. She’s been with the institute for over 2 years. For the next 3 years, she has a clear plan--“work hard to become a senior researcher.”

Emma is a Senior Research Fellow at The George Institute and a conjoint Senior Lecturer within the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Sydney. Emma is an epidemiologist with over 10 years’ experience in health related research.

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