10th Health Services and Policy Research Competition – Three Minute Thesis Competition

The Three Minute Thesis Competition was one of the highlights of the 10th Health Services and Policy Research Conference.  Entrants had 3 minutes to present their work with the assistance of a single power point slide.

Competition prizes were sponsored by:

Congratulations to:

JUDGES' CHOICE - Nurse practitioners and pharmacist prescribers in primary health care:  A realist evaluation of the New Zealand experience
Tara Officer, Health Services Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington

Tara Officer (left) receiving her 3MT prize

PEOPLE'S CHOICE - A data linkage and patient outcome study of aeromedical retrieval services in Central Queensland
Kristin Edwards, James Cook University


Kristin Edwards (right) receiving her 3MT Award


JHOM Editor Suzanne Robinson with the 3MT Winners

Congratulations to all Competitors 

Persistence of healthy lifestyle change, and barriers and facilitators to engagement in Whanau Pakari: a multi-disciplinary intervention for children and adolescents with weight issues
Cervantée Wild, The University of Auckland

Modelling the cost-effectiveness of strategies to treat end-stage heart failure using discrete event simulation

Sopany Saing, University of Technology Sydney, CHERE

The role of academic health centres in improving health equity
Alexandra Edelman, James Cook University

Measuring the Uptake of Research Evidence into Mental Health Policy in Australia: A Retrospective Content Analysis
Kristel Alla, University of Queensland, School of Public Health

Invisibility of the older person as a partner in health care
Anna Gregory, University of South Australia

Transversal Leadership Training in Health Information Management in Australia
Sarah Low, University of Tasmania