Anna Barker

Assoc Professor

20082020
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Biography

Anna has recently completed her PhD through the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland. Her thesis investigated current and novel methods for the assessment of fall and fracture risk in residential aged care.

Past roles have included working as a senior researcher at the Northern Clinical Research Centre where she led, and was involved in, clinical research projects in the areas of patient safety including in hospital falls, pressure ulcers and risk adjusted mortality monitoring; efficacy of chronic disease programs and development and validation of clinical assessment instruments. Anna's principal interest is in the prevention of fall related harm.

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Projects 2010 2020

Research Output 2008 2019

Evaluation of RESPOND, a patient-centred program to prevent falls in older people presenting to the emergency department with a fall: A randomised controlled trial

Barker, A., Cameron, P., Flicker, L., Arendts, G., Brand, C., Etherton-Beer, C., Forbes, A., Haines, T., Hill, A-M., Hunter, P., Lowthian, J., Nyman, S. R., Redfern, J., De Villiers Smit, Waldron, N., Boyle, E., MacDonald, E., Ayton, D., Morello, R. & Hill, K., 1 May 2019, In : PLoS Medicine. 16, 5, 18 p., e1002807.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Multifactorial falls prevention programmes for older adults presenting to the emergency department with a fall: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Morello, R. T., Soh, S. E., Behm, K., Egan, A., Ayton, D., Hill, K., Flicker, L., Etherton-Beer, C. D., Arendts, G., Waldron, N., Redfern, J., Haines, T., Lowthian, J., Nyman, S. R., Cameron, P., Fairhall, N. & Barker, A. L., 9 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Injury Prevention.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Parkinson's disease prevalence and the association with rurality and agricultural determinants

Ayton, D., Ayton, S., Barker, A. L., Bush, A. I. & Warren, N., Apr 2019, In : Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 61, p. 198-202 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Validity of the Falls Risk for Older People in the Community (FROP-Com) tool to predict falls and fall injuries for older people presenting to the emergency department after falling

Mascarenhas, M., Hill, K. D., Barker, A. & Burton, E., 21 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Ageing. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review