Projects per year
Associate Professor Basia Diug is the Head of Undergraduate Courses and the Head (Quality and Innovation) of the Medical Education Research and Quality (MERQ) unit at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. She joined the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (SPHPM) in 2006.
Assoc. Prof Diug has experience in both quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as research design and project management. She was awarded her PhD in 2013 for her work on an NHMRC funded study; a case-control study investigating the factors contributing to bleeding risk in patients receiving warfarin therapy in the community. Assoc. Prof Diug has a particular interest in medication safety through the identification of adverse events both at an individual and systems level.
Assoc. Prof Diug research in medical education has a strong focus on improving research literacy amongst health professionals. Further, her interests include assessments with a particular focus on authentic assessment, progress testing and the failing student.
Assoc. Prof Diug has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including:
- 2019 Dean's Award in Excellence in Education - Technological Innovation in Learning and Teaching
- 2019 Monash Warwick Alliance Educator Exchange Scheme
- 2017 Australian Medical Council (AMC) Commendation - Pedagogical principles and learning technology use
- 2016 Monash Teacher Accelerator Award – Office of Vice-Provost (Learning and teaching)
- 2015 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence
- 2015 Monash Education Academy Fellowship.
In addition, to this Assoc. Prof Diug has received recognition for her excellence in teaching with a national commendation by the Council of Academic Public Health Institutes Australasia (CAPHIA) for Public Health Teaching Excellence and Innovation in 2014, the 2013 SPHPM Teaching Excellence Award and 2012 SPHPM Tutoring Excellence Award.
Assoc. Prof Diug has served as the treasurer of the international organization CAPHIA since 2017.
Research area keywords
- Medical Education
- Social Media
- Curriculum Design
- Warfarin Therapy
- Warfarin Related Adverse Events
- Warfarin Knowledge
- Medication Compliance
Implementation of faculty evaluation strategy: Impact and outcomes of Monash University health science and health profession courses using Contribution Analysis
1/04/18 → 31/03/19
Cultural Competence Program for Local and International Students going on Placement and Studying Locally and Abroad.
1/01/17 → 3/03/19
Research Output per year
An exploration of the use of contribution analysis to evaluate health sciences and health professional coursesChoi, T., Sarkar, M., Ilic, D., Diug, B., Morphet, J., Brooks, I., Kumar, A., Lindley, J., Wright, C., Simmons, M., Powell, A., Bonham, M., Volders, E., Brock, T., White, P., Wee Ming, L. & Palermo, C. E., 2019, p. 108-108. 1 p.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Abstract
Research output: Contribution to journal › Editorial › Other › peer-review
An Empirical Study Of Student Engagement With Professional And Ethical Issues In Medical Television DramasKendal, E. & Diug, B., Oct 2017, Teaching Medicine and Medical Ethics Using Popular Culture. Kendal, E. & Diug, B. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 99-114 16 p. (Palgrave Studies in Science and Popular Culture).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (Book) › Research › peer-review
Clinical Outcomes Associated with Medication Regimen Complexity in Older People: A Systematic ReviewWimmer, B. C., Cross, A. J., Jokanovic, N., Wiese, M. D., George, J., Johnell, K., Diug, B. & Bell, J. S., 1 Apr 2017, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 65, 4, p. 747-753 7 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Research › peer-review
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (Book) › Other › peer-review
Diug, Basia (Recipient), 2017
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)
Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia (CAPHIA) Award for Excellence and Innovation in Public Health Teaching
Diug, Basia (Recipient), 2014
Prize: National/international honour
Diug, Basia (Recipient), 2019
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)
Activities per year
Basia Diug (Organiser)
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Contribution to conference
1 item of Media coverage