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Mac Phail, Catherine L. Dr

Associate Professor and Head of Research, School of Health and Society

Overview


Dr Catherine MacPhail's research examines the health of adolescents in both South Africa and Australia. Her particular interest is in the social determinants of health - focusing specifically on the impacts of gender, poverty and education.

Top Publications


Selected Publications


Other Research Activities


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Gender Violence
    Gender Norms
    HIV/AIDS
    Community Mobilization
    Social Grants
    Adolescent Health
    Social Determinants of Health
    Health in Migrant Populations

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Nutrition and oral health education in preschool years
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Parental Attitudes to Toothpaste Use in Children, and Investigation of Factors Involved in the Selection of Fluoridated and Non-Fluoridated Toothpaste Smith, Barry
    Doctor of Philosophy Empowering vulnerable youth through participatory action research Grozdanovski, Laura
    Doctor of Philosophy Using the Health Belief Model (HBM) to address racial and ethnic disparities in access and utilization of dental services among children in Islamabad, Pakistan Abbas, Tanveer
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Parents Attitudes towards Preventing Cervical Cancer through Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Wijayanti, Kurnia
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Deaf Consumers and Mental Health Service Delivery Rozsa-Brown, Dalia
    Master of Philosophy -SOC Meeting the Psycho-Social Needs of Patients and Families in an Acute Hospital: Evaluating Social Work Intervention During End of Llife Care McIlveen, Joanna
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring Social Determinants of Health in the Cardiovascular Health of Urban-Living Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Lord, Heidi

Top Publications


Selected Publications


Other Research Activities


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Gender Violence
    Gender Norms
    HIV/AIDS
    Community Mobilization
    Social Grants
    Adolescent Health
    Social Determinants of Health
    Health in Migrant Populations

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Nutrition and oral health education in preschool years
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Parental Attitudes to Toothpaste Use in Children, and Investigation of Factors Involved in the Selection of Fluoridated and Non-Fluoridated Toothpaste Smith, Barry
    Doctor of Philosophy Empowering vulnerable youth through participatory action research Grozdanovski, Laura
    Doctor of Philosophy Using the Health Belief Model (HBM) to address racial and ethnic disparities in access and utilization of dental services among children in Islamabad, Pakistan Abbas, Tanveer
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Parents Attitudes towards Preventing Cervical Cancer through Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Wijayanti, Kurnia
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Deaf Consumers and Mental Health Service Delivery Rozsa-Brown, Dalia
    Master of Philosophy -SOC Meeting the Psycho-Social Needs of Patients and Families in an Acute Hospital: Evaluating Social Work Intervention During End of Llife Care McIlveen, Joanna
    Doctor of Philosophy Exploring Social Determinants of Health in the Cardiovascular Health of Urban-Living Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Lord, Heidi
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