Professor Jan Radford has a passion for undertaking research in rural and regional Tasmania with the aim of adding to efforts to improve the health of Tasmanians. Her research projects involve collaborations across Australia and across health care disciplines.
Professor Radford is a practicing general practitioner of 35 years from Launceston, Tasmania. She is also Acting Director of the Launceston Clinical School, a role covering the training of medical students and the undertaking of general practice-based research.
She has a particular research interest in the secondary use of electronic health record data which was the topic of her Churchill Fellowship. She also has a research interest in the development of a Tasmanian general practice-based research network.
Since her Churchill Fellowship she has been a co-researcher with various groups using deidentified general practice electronic health record data. Some of these projects have also linked other data sources to expand the understanding of patterns of patient care or health outcomes. Particular research interests are in the area of chronic kidney disease, atrial fibrillation, familial hypercholesterolaemia, and quality care in general practice.
Visit https://www.utas.edu.au/profiles/staff/health/janette-radford for an update on Professor Radford’s research outputs.
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