RACGP Foundation 2019 grant recipients

The RACGP congratulates the successful recipients of the 2019 RACGP research grants and awards.

The RACGP Foundation has been awarding grants, awards and scholarships for more than 50 years, and would like to thank our funding partners joining us in investing in GPs and GP registrars to build general practice research evidence.

Therapeutic Guidelines Limited (TGL) / RACGP Foundation Research Grant

A/Prof Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis ($80,246.80) Project title – Guidance GP: A new quality improvement activity for antibiotic prescribing in general practice
Prof Nigel Stocks ($19,968) Project title – Use of Osteoarthritis Guidelines in General Practice: An Analysis of Work-as-Done Using the Functional Resonance Analysis Method

Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) / RACGP Foundation Research Grant

Dr Sean Black-Tiong ($99,189) Project title – General Practice management of physical and psychological trauma resulting from road traffic accidents, 2011-18

HCF Research Foundation / RACGP Foundation Research Grant

Dr Katrina Giskes ($59,760) Project title – AF SELF SMART- Atrial Fibrillation Self-Screening, Management And Guideline Recommended Therapy

RACGP Foundation / HCF Research Foundation Research Grant

Dr Matthew Grant ($59,949) Project title – Establishing patterns of primary care usage at the end of life in cancer: using indicators of quality end of life care in linked administrative data
Dr Oliver Frank ($56,859) Project title – Increasing immunisation in general practice invasive pneumococcal disease and influenza in people under 65 years old whose chronic conditions put them at higher risk of and from these infections

RACGP Foundation / Diabetes Australia Research Grant (DIA)

Dr Elizabeth Sturgiss ($60,000) Project title – Improving Type 2 diabetes management in general practice: A realist evaluation of the 5As framework

RACGP Foundation / BOQ Specialist Research Grant (BOQ)

A/Prof Gillian Gould ($20,000) Project title – Step towards incorporating smoking relapse prevention in smoking cessation care for Indigenous Australian women: Detecting predictors and drivers of relapse in the women of reproductive age and exploring their quitting experience

RACGP Foundation Family Medical Care Education and Research Grant (FMCER)

Dr Hilary Gorges ($19,512) Project title – Comparison of topical antibiotics with topical antiseptics and inert ointment for treatment of impetigo – protocol for a pilot prospective randomised double-blinded controlled trial for the topical treatment of impetigo in Australian general practice
Dr Michael Wright ($19,299) Project title – Exploring methods to evaluate and compare primary care spending

RACGP Foundation Chris Silagy Research Scholarship (SIL)

Dr Kylie Vuong ($14,996) Project title – Melanoma risk perceptions among Australian general prtactitioners

RACGP Foundation Indigenous Health Award (IHA)

Prof Parker Magin ($8,989) Project title – The Diploma in Practice Management in Aboriginal Medical Services - Impact on professional and personal development of graduates

RACGP Foundation Walpole Grieve Award (WGA)

Dr Melinda Choy ($5,000) Project title – Understanding international solutions to the digital health divide: a knowledge exchange to improve ehealth disparities in primary care

RACGP Foundation Charles Bridges-Webb Memorial Award

Dr Roisin Bhamjee ($1,000) Project title – Adolescent Health Provision in the Australian School Setting: Perspectives of Primary Care Physicians on their preparedness

RACGP Foundation Peter Mudge Medal

A/Prof Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis ($500) Project title – Simulation of a tool for antibiotic prescribing

RACGP Foundation Alan Chancellor Award

Dr Rita McMorrow ($500) Project title – Does r-CGM affect health service utilisation?

RACGP Foundation Iris and Edward Gawthorn Award

Dr Kate Robertson
($500) – GP registrar who has achieved the highest score on the Cardiovascular and Respiratory components on the 2019 Fellowship Examinations

RACGP Foundation Best General Practice Research Article in the AJGP Award

Dr Grace Kim (Award) Project title – The CRISP-Q study: Communicating the risks and benefits of colorectal cancer screening. (Grace Y Kim, Jennifer G Walker, Adrian Bickerstaffe, Nadira Hewabandu, Marie Pirotta, Louisa Flander, Mark Jenkins & Jon D Emery) AJGP, Volume 47, Issue 3, March 2018.

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