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Lago, Luise P. Dr

Faculty Member

  • Faculty of Business
  • Senior Research Fellow (Statistics) - Australian Health Services Research Institute

Overview


Dr Luise Lago is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Health Services Research Institute, University of Wollongong (UOW). She is the senior statistician at the Centre for Health Research Illawarra Shoalhaven Population, a collaboration between UOW and the Illawarra/Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD). In the last five years, Luise completed her PhD while working as a statistician, published in several high-impact international journals, co-authored books and provided statistical advice and support to researchers from a range of disciplines. Despite a period of career disruption in 2012 for maternity leave and ongoing carer’s responsibilities, she has presented the findings of her work at seminars, conferences, and international meetings and cross-jurisdictional and international technical working groups.

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Luise aims to use and support the use of appropriate statistical methods to complex survey data and large administrative health dataset to facilitate high quality and innovative health services and medical research and subsequent research translation. She is currently working on linked and longitudinal data analysis projects in the areas of emergency department frequent attenders, health service utilisation among resident sub-groups such as those living with dementia, mental health, self-harm/suicidality, and substance use. She is currently co-supervising higher degree research students in the areas of dementia outcomes, and side effects of oral anticoagulants.

Selected Publications


Impact Story


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Examining the impact of dementia on patterns of hospitalisation: A longitudinal analysis of hospital admissions in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven Cappetta, Kara
    Master of Philosophy To investigate the rates and contributing factors to adverse drug events for patients treated with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants versus warfarin, a vitamin K antagonist Watts, Kerry
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Evaluating the impact of the professional practice environment, staffing and care processes on five patient outcomes: A cross-sectional stud Al-ghraiybah, Tamer
    Doctor of Philosophy Improving the Evidence Base for Effective Suicide Prevention using Administrative Health Data by Combining Innovative Statistical Methods with Clinical Insight Bird, Sonia

Full Name


  • Luise Lago

Mailing Address


  • Building 234 (iC Enterprise 1)

    Innovation Campus

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Luise aims to use and support the use of appropriate statistical methods to complex survey data and large administrative health dataset to facilitate high quality and innovative health services and medical research and subsequent research translation. She is currently working on linked and longitudinal data analysis projects in the areas of emergency department frequent attenders, health service utilisation among resident sub-groups such as those living with dementia, mental health, self-harm/suicidality, and substance use. She is currently co-supervising higher degree research students in the areas of dementia outcomes, and side effects of oral anticoagulants.

Selected Publications


Impact Story


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Examining the impact of dementia on patterns of hospitalisation: A longitudinal analysis of hospital admissions in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven Cappetta, Kara
    Master of Philosophy To investigate the rates and contributing factors to adverse drug events for patients treated with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants versus warfarin, a vitamin K antagonist Watts, Kerry
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Evaluating the impact of the professional practice environment, staffing and care processes on five patient outcomes: A cross-sectional stud Al-ghraiybah, Tamer
    Doctor of Philosophy Improving the Evidence Base for Effective Suicide Prevention using Administrative Health Data by Combining Innovative Statistical Methods with Clinical Insight Bird, Sonia

Full Name


  • Luise Lago

Mailing Address


  • Building 234 (iC Enterprise 1)

    Innovation Campus

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia