Andrew Tonkin


1984 …2023
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Personal profile


  • Head of Cardiovascular Research Unit - Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University.
  • Consultant Cardiologist - Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre
  • Member of the National Heart Stroke and Vascular Health Strategies Group.
  • Chair of the Steering Committee for National CVD Monitoring System Data Working Group
  • Chair of the National Cardiac Procedures Register Working Group
  • Chair of a number of NHMRC and NHF/CSANZ evidence-based clinical guidelines committees.
  • Member of the National Institute of Clinical Studies Heart Failure Advisory Group

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Projects 2002 2023

Research Output 1984 2020

Hypertension prevalence in patients attending tertiary pain management services, a registry-based Australian cohort study

Giummarra, M. J., Tardif, H., Blanchard, M., Tonkin, A. & Arnold, C. A., Jan 2020, In : PLoS ONE. 15, 1, 19 p., e0228173.

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Association Between Statin Use and Depressive Symptoms in a Large Community-Dwelling Older Population Living in Australia and the USA: A Cross-Sectional Study

Agustini, B., Mohebbi, M., Woods, R. L., McNeil, J. J., Nelson, M. R., Shah, R. C., Murray, A. M., Ernst, M. E., Reid, C. M., Tonkin, A., Lockery, J. E., Berk, M. & on behalf of the ASPREE Investigator Group, Jul 2019, In : CNS Drugs. 33, 7, p. 685-694 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Corrigendum: Baseline characteristics of participants in the ASPREE (Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly) Study (Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glw342)

McNeil, J. J., Woods, R. L., Nelson, M. R., Murray, A. M., Reid, C. M., Kirpach, B., Storey, E., Shah, R. C., Wolfe, R. S., Tonkin, A. M., Newman, A. B., Williamson, J. D., Lockery, J. E., Margolis, K. L., Ernst, M. E., Abhayaratna, W. P., Stocks, N., Fitzgerald, S. M., Trevaks, R. E., Orchard, S. G. & 5 others, Beilin, L. J., Donnan, G. A., Gibbs, P., Johnston, C. I. & Grimm, R. H., 1 May 2019, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 74, 5, 1 p.

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Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluating recruitment strategies for AUSPICE, a large Australian community-based randomised controlled trial

Peel, R., Ren, S., Hure, A., Evans, T. J., D'Este, C. A., Abhayaratna, W. P., Tonkin, A. M., Hopper, I., Thrift, A. G., Levi, C. R., Sturm, J., Durrheim, D., Hung, J., Briffa, T. G., Chew, D. P., Anderson, P., Moon, L., McEvoy, M., Hansbro, P. M., Newby, D. A. & 1 others, Attia, J. R., May 2019, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 210, 9, p. 409-415 7 p.

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