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  • Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

  • 5348 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
20032020

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Personal profile

Research interests

I am currently the Professor of Clinical Epidemiology in the Centre for Research in Evidence Based Practice at Bond University (0.5 FTE), and work in general practice half-time.

I was a member of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (2008-2012), the Economic Sub-Committee of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (2005-2013), and Therapeutic Guidelines (Cardiovascular) advisory group (2011-12). I am a member of the advisory group for the National Prescribing Service and the editorial board of Diagnostic Imaging Pathways.

My research areas of interest are improving the use of diagnostic, screening and monitoring tests in general practice.

I have published 82 ISI listed articles, with an average citation rate of 21 (average in health services research is 4 and in internal medicine is 9), including in BMJ (9), PLOS medicine (2), Archives of Internal Medicine (1) and MJA (9). My total grant income is approximately $4 million.

I have also presented invited talks for the:

  • International Laboratory Clinical Chemists Scientific Conference in Grainau, Germany
  • Royal College of Pathologists Australia scientific conference
  • Sydney's School of Public Health
  • Melbourne University School of Population and Global Health
  • St Luke's International Hospital annual scientific meeting, Tokyo, Japan.

Statement for HDR students

I have supervised higher degree research students investigating:

  • Novel diagnostic tests for dengue fever
  • Methods for preventing over diagnosis
  • Methods for improving the use of clinical prediction rules in clinical settings

Education/Academic qualification

Medicine, PhD, University of Queensland

Award Date: 15 Jun 2006

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Research Output

Clinicians' perspectives on diagnosing polycystic ovary syndrome in Australia: a qualitative study

Copp, T., Muscat, D. M., Hersch, J., McCaffery, K. J., Doust, J., Mol, B. W., Dokras, A. & Jansen, J., 26 Feb 2020, In : Human Reproduction. 35, 3, p. 660-668 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • Impact of a diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome on diet, physical activity and contraceptive use in young women: findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women's Health

    Copp, T., Cvejic, E., McCaffery, K., Hersch, J., Doust, J., Mol, B. W., Dokras, A., Mishra, G. & Jansen, J., Feb 2020, In : Human Reproduction. 35, 2, p. 394-403 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • In patients with hypertension, taking all BP-lowering drugs at bedtime vs in the morning reduced CV events

    Glasziou, P. & Doust, J., 17 Mar 2020, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 172, 6, p. JC29-JC29 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearchpeer-review

  • Lack of a significant legacy effect of baseline blood pressure 'treatment naivety' on all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial

    Ho, C. L. B., Breslin, M., Chowdhury, E. K., Doust, J., Reid, C. M., Davis, B. R., Simpson, L. M. & Nelson, M. R., 1 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Hypertension. 38, 3, p. 519-526 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • Legacy effect of delayed blood pressure lowering drug treatment in middle-aged adults with mildly elevated blood pressure: systematic review and meta-analysis

    Ho, C. L. B., Sanders, S., Breslin, M., Doust, J., Reid, C. M., Davis, B. R., Simpson, L. M., Brouwers, F. P. & Nelson, M. R., 1 Apr 2020, In : Journal of Human Hypertension. 34, 4, p. 261-270 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • Press / Media

    New blood pressure guidelines could put lives at risk

    Paul P Glasziou & Jenny Doust

    17/04/1812/06/18

    6 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    New BP guidelines not necessarily good for all, say experts

    Paul P Glasziou & Jenny Doust

    14/05/18

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    New BP target not necessarily good for all, say experts

    Paul P Glasziou & Jenny Doust

    14/05/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    New blood pressure guidelines can be harmful for many, scientists say

    Jenny Doust

    20/04/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Student theses

    Clinical prediction rules for assisting diagnosis

    Author: Sanders, S. L., 18 Jun 2016

    Supervisor: Doust, J. A. (Supervisor) & Glasziou, P. P. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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    Preventing Overdiagnosis

    Author: Moynihan, R., 13 Jun 2016

    Supervisor: Glasziou, P. P. (Supervisor) & Doust, J. A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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