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Dr Tammy Hoffmann  

BOccThy (Hons1), PhD,

Dr Tammy Hoffmann
Clinical Epidemiologist
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Bond University QLD 4229

Clinical Epidemiologist

Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

Office Telephone Number
Within Australia:
From overseas:

7 559 55522
+61 7 559 55522
Building Level: 2
Building: 5. Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Location: Bond University
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (1st class honours) - University of Queensland
Doctor of Philosophy - University of Queensland
Professional admission & memberships

Occupational Therapy Australia

National Stroke Foundation - Clinical Council Member

Stroke Society of Australasia

Research interests & research expertise

Research interests include: 1) facilitators of evidence-based practice from clinicians' perspective (including access to, quality and useability of research evidence); 2) shared decision making and communication of health information and evidence to patients; 3) patients' understanding of health information, adherence and behaviour change, particularly in chronic conditions (eg stroke, diabetes, falls). Her NHMRC/PHCRED Career Development Fellowship research is in stroke prevention.

Current research grants

NHMRC/PHCRED Career Development Fellowship 2012-2015

Tammy Hoffmann
(Link to personal researcher page)

Recent Publications
  • Better reporting of interventions: Template for intervention description and replication (TIDieR) checklist and guide
  • Management of patients with cognitive impairment after stroke: A survey of Australian occupational therapists
  • Educational skills for practice
  • Bringing shared decision making and evidence-based practice together
  • Do we really know what they were testing? Incomplete reporting of interventions in randomised trials of upper limb therapies in unilateral cerebral palsy.
  • Communicating with parents and children about screening results
  • Educational interventions to improve people’s understanding of key concepts in assessing the effects of health interventions: A systematic review protocol
  • Reporting and replicating trials of exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation: Do we know researchers acutally did?
  • What's in a name? The challenge of describing interventions in systematic reviews: analysis of a random sample of reviews of non-pharmacological stroke interventions
  • Interventions to facilitate shared decision making to address antibiotic use for acute respiratory infections in primary care (Review)