Zwar, Nicholas Arnold. Professor

Dean of Medicine, Head of School of Medicine

Overview


Professor Zwar has a national and international reputation in health services research research for prevention and management of chronic illness with a focus on chronic respiratory disease and tobacco control as well as collaborating in projects in prevention in practice, teamwork, cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes. His work on chronic disease care planning in general practice and on asthma care has had an important influence on Australian health care policy.

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Research Interests:

    Chronic disease management in general practice and primary health care, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, intervention on risk factors for chronic disease in particular smoking cessation programs; health promotion in primary care; cardiovascular disease, travel medicine, quality use of medicines.

    Broad Research Areas:

    Primary Health Care, Preventive Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Health Services Research.

Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Sleep disorders in primary care

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Understanding Lifestyle Risk Factors in Australian Women Stephen, Catherine

Keywords


  • Chronic Disease, Preventative Medicine, Smoking Cessation, Respiratory Medicine, Health Services Research, Cardiovascular Disease, Travel Medicine
    chronic disease
    health services research
    preventative medicine
    respiratory medicine
    smoking cessation

Full Name


  • Nicholas Zwar

Mailing Address


  • University of Wollongong

    Northfields Avenue

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Top Publications


Research Overview


  • Research Interests:

    Chronic disease management in general practice and primary health care, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, intervention on risk factors for chronic disease in particular smoking cessation programs; health promotion in primary care; cardiovascular disease, travel medicine, quality use of medicines.

    Broad Research Areas:

    Primary Health Care, Preventive Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Health Services Research.

Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Sleep disorders in primary care

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Understanding Lifestyle Risk Factors in Australian Women Stephen, Catherine

Keywords


  • Chronic Disease, Preventative Medicine, Smoking Cessation, Respiratory Medicine, Health Services Research, Cardiovascular Disease, Travel Medicine
    chronic disease
    health services research
    preventative medicine
    respiratory medicine
    smoking cessation

Full Name


  • Nicholas Zwar

Mailing Address


  • University of Wollongong

    Northfields Avenue

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia