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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
Australia


Title
Clinical Epidemiologist

Department
Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

Telephone
Office Telephone Number
Within Australia:
From overseas:

7 559 55522
+61 7 559 55522
Location
Building Level: 2
Building: 5. Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Location: Bond University
Qualifications
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

Publications
Tammy Hoffmann
(Link to personal researcher page)

Recent Publications
  • Stroke patientsí and carersí perceptions of barriers to accessing stroke information
  • A randomized trial comparing digital video disc with written delivery of falls prevention education for older patients in hospital
  • Evaluation of the effect of patient education on rates of falls in older hospital patients: Description of a randomised controlled trial
  • Interventions for stroke rehabilitation: Analysis of the research contained in the OTseeker Evidence Database
  • How completely are physiotherapy interventions described in reports of randomised trials?
  • The TIDieR checklist will benefit the physiotherapy profession
  • Reducing the psychosocial impact of aphasia on mood and quality of life in people with aphasia and the impact of caregiving in family members through the Aphasia Action Success Knowledge (Aphasia ASK) program: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
  • Moving rehabilitation research forward: Developing consensus statements for rehabilitation and recovery research
  • Urinary alkalisation for symptomatic uncomplicated urinary tract infection in women (Review)
  • Exercise training characteristics in cardiac rehabilitation programmes: A cross-sectional survey of Australian practice