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Prof Tammy Hoffmann  

BOccThy (Hons1), PhD,

Prof Tammy Hoffmann
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Bond University QLD 4229

Professor of Clinical Epidemiology

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
  • Enhancing the usability of systematic reviews by improving the consideration and description of interventions
  • Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions
  • Focus on sharing individual patient data distracts from other ways of improving trial transparency
  • Exploring the use of graphics in written health information for people with aphasia
  • Management of patients with cognitive impairment after stroke: A survey of Australian occupational therapists
  • What education do stroke patients receive in Australian hospitals?
  • Patients' expectations of acute low back pain management: Implications for evidence uptake
  • Poor description of non-pharmacological interventions: analysis of consecutive sample of randomised trials
  • Shared decision making in australia in 2017
  • Exploration of the methodological quality and clinical usefulness of a cross-sectional sample of published guidance about exercise training and physical activity for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease