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    4229 Gold Coast


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Personal profile

Research interests

I am an Associate Professor at the Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice at Bond University  and a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Liverpool Hospital, Sydney. My key interest is to improve clinical practice, especially for patients with respiratory conditions, through high quality research.

My research focuses on epidemiology and large database analysis, evidence-based medicine, knowledge synthesis (systematic reviews, meta-analysis) and knowledge translation, and medical decision-making at a system and patient encounter level (using the tools of decision analysis and decision aids for shared decision-making).

I have been supported by consecutive NHMRC fellowships since 2015 and spent two years as a visiting research scholar at the Mayo Clinic’s Evidence-Based Practice Center in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. From 2015 to 2016 I was medical chair of the respiratory network at the New South Wales Agency for Clinical Innovation, which works with clinicians, patients and managers to design and promote better healthcare. I am the Editor-in-Chief of Breathe, the educational journal of the European Respiratory Society.

Statement for HDR students

I am available to supervise HDR students in the areas of shared decision making, evidence communication, decision analysis, low value care (overtesting, overdiagnosis, overtreatment), and clinical epidemiological research in respiratory and sleep medicine.

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy , University of Sydney


Medical doctor (MD), University of Basel


Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Basel


External positions

Visiting research scholar, Evidence-Based Practice Center, Mayo Clinic Rochester MN

Jan 2017Dec 2018

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) TRIP (translating research into practice) fellow, University of Sydney

Jan 2015Dec 2016

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Research Output 2002 2019

29 Downloads (Pure)

Biomarkers in respiratory diseases

Dobler, C. C., Dec 2019, In : Breathe. 15, 4, p. 265-266 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Changing conversations in primary care for patients living with chronic conditions: pilot and feasibility study of the ICAN Discussion Aid

Boehmer, K. R., Dobler, C. C., Thota, A., Branda, M., Giblon, R., Behnken, E., Organick, P., Allen, S. V., Shaw, K. & Montori, V. M., 3 Sep 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 9, e029105.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Feasibility Studies
Primary Health Care
Medication Adherence
2 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Clinicians' cognitive biases: A potential barrier to implementation of evidence-based clinical practice

Dobler, C. C., Morrow, A. S. & Kamath, C. C., 1 Aug 2019, In : BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine. 24, 4, p. 137-140 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Evidence-Based Practice
Patient Advocacy
Evidence-Based Medicine

Do-not-intubate orders in patients with acute respiratory failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Wilson, M. E., Mittal, A., Karki, B., Dobler, C. C., Wahab, A., Curtis, J. R., Erwin, P. J., Majzoub, A. M., Montori, V. M., Gajic, O. & Murad, M. H., 28 Oct 2019, In : Intensive Care Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Respiratory Insufficiency
Noninvasive Ventilation
Decision Making

High-Flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure and Do-Not-Intubate or Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders: A Systematic Review

Wilson, M. E., Mittal, A., Dobler, C. C., Curtis, J. R., Majzoub, A. M., Soleimani, J., Gajic, O., Erwin, P. J., Montori, V. M. & Murad, M. H., 20 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Hospital Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Resuscitation Orders
Respiratory Insufficiency
Noninvasive Ventilation